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    25 Things Under $20 That’ll Help Solve Even Your Most Frustrating Cat-Owner Problems

    These items are so helpful and so affordable you'll be wondering why you didn't get them sooner.

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    1. A flopping fish rechargeable toy that will activate your cat's predatory instincts so they can refrain from jumping on you, furniture, or other pets. It's a great way to keep them stimulated and I'd argue that's an investment worth making.

    The reviewer's cat with the flopping fish toy

    2. A bottle of stain and odor eliminator, because there's no better way to keep your home smelling fresh and clean than to invest in a solid deodorizer. Yes, carpets are replaceable, but why punish yourself for your cat's leaky bladder? While you work to resolve that issue, keep your home smelling fresh and clean.

    Reviewer's before-and-after of pee-stained and then clean carpet with five-star caption "removed bright yellow pee stain from white rug!"

    3. A cat-grooming brush so you can ensure your home stays dander-free. It's a simple way to bond with your pet and to also ensure your home isn't littered with cat hair.

    Reviewer's fur-filled brush

    4. A bag of premium clumping litter for the person who's constantly looking for the best litter on the market. If your cat is picky or is still learning how to use the litterbox, this widely beloved brand may just do the trick.

    Reviewer's cat in their litter box

    5. A natural hemp cat toy so your cat can play to their heart's content. It'll actually energize your cat and help them release some excess energy that they might normally reserve for bed time.

    The door stopper-like toy

    6. A set of cat grass for the cat who often gets an upset tummy. It's a great way to settle the system and to ensure your pet's teeth, gut, and whole being stay nice and healthy.

    The reviewer's photo of their cat with the cat grass

    7. A PetFusion scratcher because if your cat has taken to your newest piece of furniture as a scratching post, you're gonna want to stop that behavior in its tracks. By giving them a designated place to scratch, perhaps placing it next to or near the couch or other offending item, it'll encourage them to channel their energy in a positive way.

    The reviewer's photo of their cat with the scratching pad with the PetFusion logo in white

    8. A jar of Meowijuana catnip that will help your cat mellow out. It's a great way to give your cat a little boost and help them relax, which we could all use from time to time.

    The jar of Meowijuana catnip

    9. A cat chew toy so you can keep your cat's teeth healthy, since they're gonna need them for life. It's a fun way to incorporate dental health into your pet's routine while ensuring they get the playtime they need.

    The reviewer's photo of their cat with the cactus toy

    10. A natural cat deterrent spray for the person who wants to discourage their pet from going places they shouldn't. It's an all-natural product made by a small business and it'll definitely get the job done.

    The spray

    11. A pair of pet nail clippers that will make the arduous process of nail trimming a whole lot easier. It's ideal for the cat who hates this process and will avoid it at all costs as it's super fast, effective, and quiet.

    The nail clippers in light blue and black

    12. A cat litter scooper that gets every last clump. It's great for clumping and unclumping litter alike and will definitely become an essential home item.

    The cat litter scooper in silver with a blue handle

    13. A set of cat de-shedding gloves for the person whose whole wardrobe has become covered in cat hair. It's also great for furniture, sheets, and taking hair directly form the source before it can spread across your whole house.

    A reviewer's photo of the set of cat deshedding gloves in blue

    14. A calming refill diffuser because there's no better way to ensure a happy and healthy cat than to keep them feeling secure and relaxed. This omits a calming scent that will make even the most anxious cat feel at ease.

    Reviewer's cat calmly sniffing the diffuser with five-star caption "calming and noticeable behavior improvements after few weeks"

    15. A Pumpkin Patch Up! cat treat, because some cats tend to get upset stomachs and this Weruva treat pouch stops tummy aches in their tracks. With all the grooming cats do, it's inevitable they'd get a few hair balls, especially the cats with longer hair, so this is a great preventative measure.

    The cat treats

    16. A super sized cat litter mat so you can make sure your cat doesn't track litter around your whole house. It's perfect for the pet who's able to get litter far and wide or makes a hobby out of jumping in and out of the litter box.

    The reviewer's photo of their cat on the litter matt in gray

    17. A 24-pack of Fancy Feast cat food that will ensure your pet never runs out of food. It's a great way to stock up before your cat inevitably starts whining for their next meal.

    The variety pack of food including turkey florentine, white meat chicken florentine, and tuna florentine

    18. A high sided cat litter pan for the cat who's able to track litter far and wide. This helpful litter tray will keep your cats litter from getting pushed out from where it should be — in their litter box.

    The reviewer's photo of the high sided cat litter pan in blue in an amazon box

    19. A cat tracks toy because take it from me, your cat will end up playing with this for hours on end. It's an ideal way to tucker out a high-energy cat and the best part is, it's a game they can play all on their own.

    Reviewer's kitten playing with the toy

    20. A pack of litter liners so you can cut down on how often you have to clean your cat's litter box. It's arguably the worst part of cat ownership so why not make it the most infrequent task, too?

    21. A cat roller toy that makes the perfect gift for the mischievous cat in your life. It rolls around and makes a perfect toy for your cat to chase and grip for a super fun playtime.

    The cat roller toy being held by an orange and white cat

    22. A box of Arm & Hammer cat litter deodorizer for the person who loves having a cat, but doesn't love all the scents that come with cat ownership. It's the perfect addition to any litter box and guests won't even know you have a cat until they see your fuzzy friend curled up on their bed.

    The reviewer's photo of the box of arm and hammer cat litter deodorizer in its packaging

    23. A pet water refiller so you'll never have to worry about your cat's bowl running dry. No matter how busy you are or how long you have to be out of the house, rest assured that this water refiller will keep your cat hydrated.

    The pet water refiller in clear and gray plastic

    24. A pet food storage container, because keeping your cat's kibble fresh should definitely be priority. If you have a picky eater, serving your cat stale food is definitely not the way to go, which is why I'm such a big fan of this product.

    Reviewer's cat playfully sitting in the storage container

    25. An ethical hunting toy that encourages your cat's baser instincts since they're sure to come out one way or another. Why not encourage positive behavior with a toy they'll love?

    The ethical hunting toy being used by a cat

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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