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    29 Totally Unnecessary But Super Fun Things To Buy If Your Pet Has A Birthday Coming Up

    Because they deserve to be spoiled. 🎁

    1. A hot-pink tutu if your bébé is celebrating a real milestone like their first birthday, golden birthday, or even quinceañera. 💃

    2. Or a tunnel bed if your little one's love for toys is only surpassed by one other thing: sleep.

    3. 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.

    4. A completely unnecessary but oh so fun sling so you can carry your cat around like the needy lil' baby they are.

    5. A chicken-flavored nylon antler that your pup will enjoy just as much as the real thing (it has ridges that massage their gums!), but even better — you won't have to worry about them swallowing any splintered shards that could wreak havoc on their digestive system.

    the nylon antler chew toy

    6. A UFO-shaped name tag if your love for your dog is just out of this worlddddddd.

    7. 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's hairless cat in the fruit tart bed

    8. A "Woof Clicquot" plushie for the pup with champagne tastes. If you're working on a beer budget, you'll also be happy to know it's only ~15 bucks.

    9. An expandable pet backpack so you can take your indoor kitty/bunny/guinea pig/albino rats (check the reviews — someone did it LOL) outside for some time in nature.

    10. A 2-in-1 hammock/sleeping bag for ferrets, rats, guinea pigs, and sugar gliders who love to laze about between zoomie sessions.

    11. A wall-mounted cat playground if your speed demons could use a new frontier to explore. Plus, the hexagonal shelves save you some serious floor space, so it's a win-win.

    12. 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's cat playing with the fish

    13. A plush "Barkin" bag with a pup-approved addition: a squeaker, of course! Luckily, if they rip this purse apart it only costs $15 as opposed to $15,000+ for the real thing.

    the orange bag which is styled like a Burkin

    14. A cactus scratching post because they appreciate fine design just as much as you. That, and having something to claw at, of course.

    15. 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.

    16. A blinged-out collar with crystals and capped letters because, like Madonna, Rihanna, or Beyoncé, they need only go by one name.

    17. 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 — bathtub.

    18. A leather doggie sofa that's just as posh as your couch, and don't worry about stains or scratches — they'll buff right out with regular use! Oh and has a freakin' memory foam base that's probably just as comfortable as your mattress.

    a medium sized dog lounges on a brown leather dog couch

    19. A trusty super-sized 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

    20. 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

    21. A smart pet sofa so if you live with roommates or partners who have a "no dogs on the furniture" rule, your pups still have a comfy place of their own.

    a reviewer's large dog on the black pet sofa

    22. Or a coffee table cat condo if your fur babies are already prone to crawling all over your furniture anyways. Now, at least, they'll have a designated spot — in the form of a built-in condo — that's just theirs.

    three cats on top of and in the coffee table

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

    a cat playing with the sisal scratcher ball

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

    25. A triangular tug-o'-war toy for serious — and I mean serious — chewers. Get a good grip or you'll risk having your shoulder thrown out, ya hear?

    26. A macramé cat hammock so visually arresting, it may just convince your fur baby to give up the Amazon box they've been calling home for the last month. Since it's made out of a bunch of strings, I don't see how they wouldn't at least be intrigued.

    Two cats lounging on separate macrame hammock beds

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

    28. A fuzzy Sherpa "bedtime bear" hand-filled with calming lavender if you know your baby has trouble sleeping when you're not home.

    29. And zebra-print activity mat that looks exactly like a baby play mat and that just tickles me pink. If your kitten could use some tummy time, the attached hanging toys will keep them entertained.

    PS: Don't forget the birthday cuddles and positive affirmations.

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