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Just 26 Gifts To Buy Your Cat (Because They Deserve The World)

Just look at them — they totally deserve every good thing. 🥺

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1. A trusty box of Greenies in oven-roasted chicken flavor, because if there's one thing your cat loves more than endless pets, it's the sweet, sweet sound of a shaken treat container.

a reviewer's cat with their head stuck in a tub of greenies
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Promising review: "First of all, I am not a cat, nor have I eaten these myself. So, you'll have to take this review from the point of view of a person who feeds them to three cats. Based on no scientific evidence, I'm concluding that these are quite possibly the most delicious cat treat in existence. They quite literally lose their minds when it's treat time. Our cats have gotten in the habit of getting treats when my wife and I are finished with dinner. Now they bug me for treats while we are still EATING dinner. The treats are bite-sized, roughly textured, and very crunchy. My cats have had the chicken, catnip, and salmon flavors and it seems the most preferred by everybody is salmon. These treats were specifically recommend by my big boy Catto's veterinarian to help with his dental care. They seem reasonably good quality and are well-fortified with vitamins and minerals. The pieces stay intact quite well and there's very few crumbled/broken pieces. Our kitty trio has had a variety of other treats by other manufacturers but these are unequivocally the superior cat treat. We actually have to hide the treats in a drawer that the cats can't open. We used to keep them in a kitchen cabinet but SOMEBODY figured out how to open the cabinet and the treat box." —Christopher Lang

Get them from Amazon for $2.34+.

2. An interactive treat maze for high-energy cats who could use a lil' mental stimulation. It even has three levels of difficulty — beginner, intermediate and top-cat — so you can switch things up as their hunting skills improve.

two cats playing with the cardboard puzzle maze
Chewy

Just hide some treats or food the various compartments and let your kitty get to work!

Promising review: "I'm going out of town for the first time since the pandemic. I wanted my girls to have enough stimulation during my absence. I bought this with my younger more active/energetic cat in mind. She's not very food motivated but my oldest is. While the cat I intended to gravitate towards it isn't, I'm pleased my older and chubbier cat will be more active. She's been trying to figure this puzzle out for the last 20 minutes, moving all over the living room. I love it! Would totally recommend to other cat lovers!" —CreatorCourt

Get it from Chewy for $15.94.

3. Or an exercise wheel they can turn to whenever they get the zoomies. This way, they don't get stepped on again when they run through the kitchen while you're cooking.

a cat on a black exercise wheel
One Fast Cat

One Fast Cat is a small business based in central California. Founder Sean Farley launched a Kickstarter campaign to get their product to market and it was funded fully within seven hours!

Promising review: "My 2-year-old Sphynx is very energetic and the wheel lets her burn some of that off. Worth every penny to see my baby happy!" —Meaghan M.

Get it from One Fast Cat for $249 (available in four colors/patterns).

4. A three-tier cat toy with polka-dotted balls they can bat at. One of my cats puts her arms on both sides and essentially plays a modified version of tetherball just with herself.

a reviewer's cats playing with the ball toy
amazon.com

Both of my cats love this but one, in particular, just can't get enough of this thing — especially in the middle of the night. More than once, I've woken up to her *punching* it and sliding it across the living room floor. She also loves to flip it over so it stands on the smallest tier and idk why but sure??

Promising review: "An instant hit in the house! My two highly energetic kittens loved the toy from the moment I unpacked it. I was thinking to get a similar cat chase toy with a scratching pad but I settled for this one at last and it may have been a better idea! It's a good toy for a multiple cat household as it has three tiers. A relief to know that the kittens can occupy themselves when nobody is home as this is neither powered by batteries or their humans. If only they stop attacking and my bathtub drainer when I am gone! Eww dudes! Highly recommended." —Tammy S.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

5. A multilevel tower that you'll both love as there's plenty of room to play, but it could also easily pass an industrial bookshelf instead of a cat condo.

Urban Outfitters

Promising review: "Absolutely adore! It was kind of hard to build but my cat loves it and it’s a modern look and goes well with my interior decor!" —isabekka

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $399.

6. A Chewy Goody Box because what's better than a single new toy? A whole dang box of new toys and treats!

A Chewy Goody Box with toy mice, treats, a collar, and various toys
Chewy

What's included: Three trending toys, two full-size treat bags, a collar, and a collectible box. 

Promising review: "Butterbean loved the box! A perfect starter kitten box. We got to try different toys to see what he likes. He went straight to the balls that go around and around. He will play the top dangle but he loves batting the balls around and around more. The little pack of multiple mice are a big hit. Small enough for him to pick up and carry around everywhere. The mouse on the elastic cord is perfect. We attached a keychain ring to it and hung it on a door handle. Works perfectly him. Of course the treats are always a hit. The collar is a touch big for him but he will grow into it. The bell lets me know when he is about to attack I highly recommend this box!! A great way to get to know what your baby likes." —FrogsnFlowers

Get it from Chewy for $24.99 (originally $35.01).

7. A pack of all-natural matabi chew sticks — a catnip alternative that's somehow even more tantalizing than anything they've tried before.

Meowy Janes / Etsy

Meowy Janes is a New Jersey-based small business that specializes in catnip alternatives. They work with sustainable, family-owned farms to source their natural products.

I recently tried some of these out with my cats and they were a hit! TBH they've never really been super into catnip — they'll play with it but they don't go wild — so I was excited to see they were into these. They bat them around, rub their faces all over them, and ultimately, when they're done, hide them under a chair or in their cat condo so they can come back to them later.

Promising review: "I have two cats, one special needs almost blind kitty, and one very lovey-dovey, very vocal kitty. The special needs kitty has not warmed up to these yet, but she usually needs extra time with new things. But my talkative kitty just loves them! I scraped off some bark as instructed, and she gnawed, tossed, chased and altogether enjoyed them." —Grace Cook

Get them from Meowy Janes on Etsy for $10.86 or on Amazon for $9.97.

8. A three-story cat tree so your kitties can spy on the neighbor's children, or — in my case — the Ecuadorian food truck that's always bumping just a stone's throw from my apartment.

Chewy, Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

This is one of the first things I bought after adopting my twin cats Salty and Clementine and I'm SO happy I did. They took to it immediately and not only use it as a scratching post and people-watching perch, but they also sleep on it and chase each other up and down it.

Promising review: "I have two cats — one who's 18 pounds and one who's 10 pounds. They both love this cat tree. Received it in three days. I thought I would have to anchor it but so far no problems. They love being able to sit on top and watch everything going on outside. I have it in a corner and it is very stable and I don't think I will have to anchor it to a wall. They sleep on it and chase each other up and down on it all day. Would highly recommend this tree. I am 65 and put it together myself." —Kimmie

Get it from Chewy for $94.02 (available in two colors).

9. A tunnel bed if your bb's love for toys is only surpassed by one other thing: sleep.

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Promising review: "Just got this today and my cat LOVES it! I couldn’t even get it put together before she was running inside of it. I really love the fact that this tunnel isn’t noisy. Its so quiet! It’s made out of fabric and not the loud crinkly plastic stuff most tunnels seem to be made out of. I will never buy another cat tunnel that isn’t covered with fabric. The only downside for me was putting it together. It was hard to get the zippers connected properly with a cat paw swatting me lol. I would recommend putting this together before your cat sees it." —MikaraB

Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in two patterns).

10. A catnip-filled carrot your fur child can bunny-kick as hard as it wants. That way, your arm (or other cat) can catch a break.

Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed, Chewy

I've had this toy for ~two years now and even though the catnip has long warn off, it's still my cat Salty's favorite toy. She chases it up and down the hall (it has great weight so it's easily toss-able) and she likes to lick and groom the feathers as if they were another cat and I just find that SO freaking cute.

Promising review: "Over the years we have had several cats and every one of them has had their own carrot. I don't know what it is about these carrots but all of our cats love them. Occasionally I will see a green feather floating through the air so I know they have been playing with them. Great toy for all cats." —murrielsett

Get it from Chewy or Amazon for $3.95.

11. An interactive feather and mouse game that's basically like Whac-A-Mole for your cat. Lucky for them, they don't have to hunt down a carnival or pay $5 a pop to play.

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I bought this after seeing it in a TikTok video and if you have playful cats (or ones who love to attack your feet under the covers while you sleep), there's a good chance they'll love it as much as mine! It comes with a few different attachments and two noise settings — one for no noise (but be warned it isn't silent — it still makes a whirring mechanical noise) and one for chirping. My cats like to cheat by putting their paws into the holes and wrestling it out but it's held up well and they haven't broken it thus far!

PSA: It takes four C batteries which don't come included so make sure you buy those, too! (I got these Amazon Basics ones and they've worked well.)

Promising review: "I have a cat who is quite particular about the toys he plays with. Barely anything grabs his attention. I saw a commercial for this and then found it on Amazon. All I can say is, finally! I've finally found something that my cat is interested in! At first he was curious and watched it before deciding to pounce on it. I've noticed other reviewers stating the item they received is too fast. I didn't have that issue at all and the speed was actually perfect. My cat loves the feather attachment. I can't wait to try out the mouse attachment next." —Anthony

Get it from Amazon for $19.88+ (available in two styles).

12. A window hammock with suction cups strong enough to hold 50 pounds. If you're thinking that seems like a lot, just consider how quickly the weight of multiple cats, a blanket, their favorite toys, and a pillow adds up.

Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed, amazon.com

Sleeping and being nosy are two of my cats' favorite activities so they were instantly drawn to this hammock. I have it on a window that faces our backyard so they can watch birds, people, and trash that just floats by (<3 you Brooklyn). It's very sturdy and we haven't had any issues with it falling.

Promising review: "Epic!!! I have a cat window bed that has top cable top mount support and THIS design with bottom post mount support is soooooooooooo much better!! The bottom mount support allows for 100% unobstructed jump entry, it has a longer bed, and it just looks better without the top mount cables. Both of my cats love it so much that I’m purchasing another one to replace their old bed. I'll possibly stagger them on my sliding glass door!! Epic!!" —Diggslife

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four colors).

13. A pack of squeezable treats that are basically Gogurts — just in feline-approved flavors like tuna and chicken.

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Tbh I saw these on TikTok and bought them immediately. My cats LOVE them and immediately ambush me whenever I pull them out of the cabinet. I like that they don't have any grains, preservatives, or artificial flavors or colors. They also provide extra hydration which is great for cats who don't drink a whole lot of water.

Promising review: "Now I haven't tasted it myself but from my cat's reaction, she loves it. She does not mind her manners at all when she sees the tube come out. I think she would rip my arm off the get to it if she could. She enjoys all the flavors. I started off letting her lick it from the tube but she got a bit messy slobbering all over it and me so now I squeeze some on a little plate and let her go to town. I sometimes use it to get her to eat her food but she is clever. She licks it off the food and leaves the apparently nasty food there. Anyway, I recommend them. My cat can be picky but she loves — and that is not a strong enough word — these." —Tracy Brethorst

Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $11.97.

14. A fruit tart bed any cat should be berry into. Not only does it provide a cozy place for them to cuddle up, but is also comes with a handful of lemon, kiwi, strawberry, and blueberry-shaped cushions they can attack as soon as they wake up from a nap.

a buzzfeed writer&#x27;s hairless cat in the fruit tart bed
Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

Take it from BuzzFeed shopping writer Mallory Mower: "Not only does my cat sleep in this every day, she also loves playing fetch with the lightweight fruit. I often find her rolling the blueberries around the apartment. I dig having a pet bed that doubles as daily entertainment."

Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

15. A floppy robotic fish that only moves when your cat interacts with it. Once they get the hang of it, I guarantee they'll be karate chopping and bunny kicking the ish out of it.

a reviewer&#x27;s cat playing with the fish
amazon.com

The fish comes with a small bag of catnip as well as USB charger so you can juice it up whenever your cat kills the battery.

Promising review: "I'm never sure if a new cat toy will be received as well as I hope, but this one sure delivered! My three cats have been playing with it almost non-stop, except for when I have to take it away to charge it. One of them pretty much hogs it and the other two can't get near it, though they try. It took them a few minutes to realize that they had to touch it to get it to move when it stopped flopping, but once they understood it, they were off to the races. I can't speak to the durability of it, but since the cover can be removed for cleaning, I'm thinking it should last a long time — fingers crossed." —Amazon Gal

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in four styles).

16. A plush anti-anxiety donut bed with a raised rim that keeps your kitty feeling nice and secure. The fluffy material also mimics cat fur, so it feels like they're cuddling their mom.

a buzzfeed editor&#x27;s gray cat sleeping inside of the gray anti-anxiety bed
Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed

Both of my cats took to this as soon as we got it. They store their toys in there, nap in there, and make a wholeeee lot of biscuits. They have a few beds that they use but this one seems to be their favorite and I think the high walls are definitely why. Sometimes they use the sides as a pillow and other times they bury their heads into the interior and curl up in a little ball. My only complaint is that they don't sell one in my size. 😞

Promising review: "When I bought one of these, I thought 'They have 18 unused beds all over the place. Why do you think they'll use this one?' OMG, was I wrong! It came, I opened it and just tossed it on the floor. Immediately, Sassy was in it and slept in it all night. I put it on the couch and Magic crawled in. And Sassy cried and yowled. I ordered another. They're used every day and night. Now I need a third — Magic just had major dental work done so I put his bed on my bed so I could keep an eye on him that first night... Molly took it over, so Magic took Sassy's and Sassy tried to beat Molly up to get her bed back. Ended up with 2 a.m. zoomies. *sigh*" —oreosmeow

Get it from Amazon for $42.99+ (available in three sizes and two colors).

17. A design-forward raised bowl from Cat Person — a brand whose name I deeply identify with. Okay, so this is really more for you, but the stylish tray does keep spills at bay while the shallow bowl prevents whisker fatigue so your feline friend can fill up on wet or dry food!

a grey cat eating from the raised white, purple, and blue bowl/tray setup
Cat Person

Cat Person is a small feline-focused brand from Lambert Wang and Jimmy Wu — two cat lovers who were concerned about what was in their pet's food and why cat products were always hidden away in the back of pet stores. Aside from their ergonomic bowls, they also sell toys, accessories, and, primarily, protein-packed wet and dry food with just a handful of straightforward, healthy ingredients.

Get it from Cat Person for $40 (available in three colors).

18. A catnip-filled fortune cookie so Kitty Purry can take part in takeout nights as well. Her fortune? The always sage "blame it on the dog."

Modern Beast

Modern Beast is a woman-run LA-based small business from Lona Williams and Hope Reiners. They manufacture all of their products in the US and donate 100% of their profits to 501(c)(3) animal charities.

Get it from Modern Beast for $12.

19. A rotating sisal scratcher ball for those energetic kitties who were most definitely a DJ in their past life. The durable scratcher *should* even be enticing enough to keep them away from your couch (no promises though — you know how cats are) .

a cat playing with the sisal scratcher ball
Amazon

Promising review: "This is a super cute and cat-friendly scratcher. So many fancy-looking scratcher toys are of no interest to my cats, but they all love this one! It was very easy to put together and is super sturdy. Definitely worth it!" —MHurt

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

20. A set of robotic swimming fish if your kitties are weirdly intrigued by water. The palm-sized gadgets light up and their fins keep them on the move whether placed in a bowl, sink, or — if your babies are especially brave — bath tub.

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The toys come with eight extra LR44 batteries and an installation tool so you'll get plenty of use out of them. They also automatically turn on/off when placed in water/removed from it so no battery is wasted between play seshs.

Promising review: "These are the cutest stinkin' toys, I can’t stop admiring them myself! The packaging is clean and beautiful, complete with extra batteries and a small screw driver. The fish floats just below the surface of the water with the rubber tail sticking out just enough for the kitties to actually fish it out — which they love! The tail changes speed/tempo every few seconds, allowing it to naturally swim in different directions and make ripples — truly mimicking a real fish. That gives it a realistic touch that I think keeps the cats interested, because if it just flapped around in a circle, it would be annoying. The lasers blink, and are cute, too. Definitely a successful playtime. My cats are now so interested in the sink and tub haha, even when empty. The only thing I can’t judge yet is battery life. We’ve played with them for a little over an hour total now, so, so far so good!" —Noelle Taylor

Get the set of four from Amazon for $17.89.

21. A banana toy sure to please, as it's filled with nothing but 100 percent catnip! One reviewer said the faux fruit is so potent, their fur baby is still attacking it a full year later!

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Promising review: "I've spent a crap ton on toys for my picky cat only for him to ignore them. My co-worker gave me one of these unassuming bananas and it's like crack for cats! He cant get enough! I got three for backup. They are crazy durable (I don't clip his claws) and the right size to hold and kick. Smoosh and twist to activate the catnip and he's ready to play. This is a staple in his toy box now." —Lan

Get it from Amazon for $15.39.

22. A spherical Tuft + Paw hideout with a faux-fur blanket just your cat's size. If your bb is anything like mine, they'll hang out in there until you walk by at perfect swatting distance.

Chelsea Stuart / BuzzFeed, Tuft + Paw

Tuft + Paw is a direct-to-consumer cat brand from Jackson Cunningham. Their products are informed by both feline behavior and aesthetic design. They offer a 50% discount when you choose to donate any of their products to a shelter.

It took a few days for my cats to warm up to this, but once they did, they were enamored. Whenever I can't find them, chances are they're in here. They like to use it as a space to spy on us because they seemingly think they can see us but we can't see them? Man they're so weird but I love 'em. Also, I gotta say that I loveee that there is zero assembly required — you just pop it out of a box. The sphere is also pretty rigid, so it stands up well to scratching, rubbing, and general rough play.

Get it from Tuft + Paw for $299 (available in two colors).

23. An interactive tunnel and assortment of toys, because ~statistically speaking,~ you have a better chance of success when presenting your cat with 20 different toys instead of just one.

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Promising review: "Bought this bundle for my three cats. They love it all!!! The tunnel is bigger than I expected. It can fit all three of my 1+ year old, average weight, female, domestic short hairs. Tight fit with all three of them but bigger than I thought anyway! Room to run and turn around. The toys are super fun!!! So many fun colors and textures — there’s something in here that each of my cats likes. I think this is a great deal!!!!" —Eli

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three shapes).

24. A UFO-shaped cat box that not only looks stellar, but prevents your kitty baby from kicking litter all over the dang place.

Happy and Polly

Happy and Polly is a small business with all sorts of cutesy cat and dog products from carriers and scratching posts to water fountains and even apparel.

Get it from Happy and Polly for $189.99 (originally $269.99; available in five colors).

25. A refillable catnip mat for lazy lil' kitties who rather roll around on the floor than get in some cardio chasing after a robotic toy.

a cat lying on a blue mat
3 Kitties and 2 Humans / Etsy

The 9 x 9-inch mats come from 3 Kitties and 2 Humans, Willowick, Ohio-based shop with all sorts of cat goodies.

Promising review: "My cat LOVESSS this genius product (: She’s an odd one and doesn’t play much, catnip or not, but she does snooze around pretty much all the time so this is perfect! She won’t give it up! Shipped super fast, super soft fabric, great quality! I definitely recommend! (:" —BreAhnna Stephens

Get it from 3 Kitties and 2 Humans on Etsy for $7 (available in 26 colors/prints).

26. And a banana-shaped bed for the pet who loves "hiding" under blankets and in cardboard boxes. The top flap — or, if we're talking anatomically, the peel — offers them a private and enclosed space to nap.

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Promising review: "This is the best purchase I’ve ever made. Arthur is a 23-pound cat and finding a bed with a cover that fits him has proved challenging. This is fabulous material/quality and he loves it. Took a day and a little cat nip to get used to but now it’s his favorite." —robyn

Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in two sizes).

Reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity. 

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