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    33 Cute And Practical Gifts For Cat Owners

    These feline-tastic gifts will make them smile (and their cats purr with joy).

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    1. A pair of Pusheen cat slippers that are soft and plush to keep their feet warm all winter, while a light grip on the soles also ensures they won't be slipping around their home.

    2. A set of lovable ceramic cat measuring spoons for cat-loving bakers, because one can never have too many sets of measuring spoons, and these are simply darling.

    four cat-themed measuring spoons

    3. A set of two ice cube trays with cat-shaped silicone molds so even the ice in their chilled drinks can have a feline theme. They can also use these molds for chocolate or candy!

    4. An extra tall and wide food bowl, especially for new cat owners who might not have had time to upgrade their kitty's food setup yet, or if they've had trouble with their cat's appetite. This ergonomic design helps prevent neck strain and whisker fatigue, and it's both microwave- and dishwasher-safe!

    the tall and wide food bowls with cats eating out of them
    Amazon

    Promising review: "We adopted an immunocompromised cat who's toothless, yes toothless, and she's wonderful. So she needs to eat a pate that's mixed with water so it has a more 'soupy' consistency. A friend gave us this bowl as a gift and it's worked fantastic. It has a somewhat depressed center so the food collects in the middle. It's a terrific design and I bought a second bowl to keep in reserve." —Coppermine River Canoer

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping; non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas. See Amazon's full shipping info here and check the product listing for estimated delivery dates.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in five styles). 

    5. A quirky cat mug that's sure to become a staple in their morning coffee- or tea-drinking routine.

    6. A silicone egg mold, which makes whipping up a sunny-side-up egg in the purr-fect shape a breeze. Just crack two eggs into the eye holes, and they'll catch the yolks while allowing the whites to flow out and cook in a contained shape. It's fun *and* practical.

    cat shaped silicone egg mold
    silicone egg mold used to make cat head shaped eggs

    Promising review: "I didn't think breakfast could be so cute! Sometimes I like to make this for my fiance. He just shakes his head and laughs at me. It always gets us laughing and having fun. I'm sure kids would totally love this. We sure do. Bring a smile to your table with the funny side up egg molds. I'd like to get a few more shapes. Each one is cuter than the other. It can't be any easier to use too. Just crack the eggs inside the eyes and let it cook. Super easy to make. Super easy to clean. Enjoy!" —Calamitylam

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 1-day shipping; non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas. See Amazon's full shipping info here and check the product listing for estimated delivery dates.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    7. A robotic cat toy so they can actually get through a Zoom meeting without their cat crying and begging to play. Thankfully, this rechargeable smart toy will keep them plenty entertained, with erratic movements and various accessories they can swap out to see which one their kitty likes best.

    8. A modern litter box if they've ever complained about their litter box being such an eyesore in their home — this'll eliminate *that* problem right away, since chances are no one will even know at a glance that it's where their cat *ahem* handles their business.

    a cat coming out of the moss green litter box
    the white modern litter box

    It features a simple pull-out drawer for easy cleaning and grated steps on the interior designed to keep litter tracking to a minimum. 

    Promising review: "My cat absolutely loves it. I have a hard time getting him out of that place. I think it’s turning into his man cave, rather than a place to do private business." —YY!

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping; non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas. See Amazon's full shipping info here and check the product listing for estimated delivery dates.

    Get it from Amazon for $106.59+ (available in three colors).

    9. An organic cat grass growing kit — their cats will love the flavor *and* they'll have something fun to chew on that's not your giftee's precious indoor plants (some of which can be toxic!). Give them a taste of the outdoors with this cat-safe, fiber-rich grass, which includes a healthy mix of wheat grass, oat, barley, and rye and helps with digestion and hairball control. 

    Cat chewing on cat grass in a white mug
    a cat nuzzling the cat grass in a window

    Plus, it comes in an adorable cat face mug!

    The Cat Ladies is a family-owned, southern California-based small business founded in 2015 by a mother-daughter duo, who wanted to create unique, organic, non-toxic products for other passionate cat owners.

    Promising review: "As far as the flavor goes; the kitties seem to find it top notch! Was tall enough after only five days; but we held off for day six to make sure 'little destroyer' didn't pull it out by the roots! The cup opening keeps the shoots tight together unlike some you buy in the pet store. We couldn't be more pleased. We ordered a refill at the same time and plan to order again just to have two cups so my kids don't fight for position. No mold problems if you follow watering directions." —Kathleen M.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 1-day shipping; non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas. See Amazon's full shipping info here and check the product listing for estimated delivery dates.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.94.

    10. heated, weatherproof kitty shelter if they have cats who go in and out of the house — or they're constantly taking care of the neighborhood strays. It'll offer their feline clan shelter from the elements, with a heated, waterproof mat to curl up on and two exits so kitties can come and go as they please.

    A cat laying inside the brick-style shelter
    Two cats squeezed into the wood-style shelter, tails poking out

    It's really meant for one cat, but it's so cozy they might end up with multiple cats trying to squeeze into it at once!

    Promising review: "This is by far the best thing we have purchased on Amazon yet. The thought that went into making this house is amazing. The people who made this thought of everything. It's durable, easy to put together, and it has two openings — which, if anyone knows cats, especially feral ones, they need two openings if they want to go inside something — and it heats up. What's not to love? This was something we were able to purchase because it wasn't too expensive, and now we get to help a homeless kitty stay warm for the winter. You guys rock." —Angela S.

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 1-day shipping; non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas. See Amazon's full shipping info here and check the product listing for estimated delivery dates.

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95+ (available in three styles).

    11. A set of two cat-shaped tea infusers for a cute tea time accessory they'll be able to use over and over again.

    12. A cat-shaped storage basket they can throw all their cat's toys into when they're needing to clean up. That said, they don't have to use it for cat-related storage — it's a cute solution for storing everything from blankets and clothes to magazines.

    13. An over-the-door cat hanger, especially if space is at a premium in their home (or if they've always got clothes lying around). This stoic black kitty can hold up jackets, scarves, and other clothing/accessories so it's off the ground (and away from where their REAL cat can mess with it).

    the cat hanger

    14. A castle-themed kitten tree if their feline bb is the prince or princess of their household — and their heart 👑. The scratching post is covered in durable sisal that'll withstand their frantic scratching, and their kitty can nap inside or outside the castle (plus, the cushions are machine-washable!). 

    a castle-themed kitten tree
    PetSmart

    This tower is ideal for kittens and small-breed cats!

    Promising review: "Both my cats love this tower. They love scratching the post and sleeping in all the different spots available. It also looks nice in the house. The hanging ball broke off pretty quickly but it was no big deal — I just attached a different toy to the string. My cats highly recommend this!" —cindyf1984

    Shipping info: With standard shipping, most orders arrive within 2–3 days. 2-day and next-day shipping options available at additional cost. See full shipping info here.

    Get it from PetSmart for $116.99

    15. A set of kitty cat wine charms they can break out anytime they have guests over so everyone can keep track of their own glass of wine — particularly handy as the night goes on.

    Two wine glasses with different colored kitty drink markers around the stem

    16. A super cute knit beanie so they can flex their love of all things feline while out and about.

    17. A precious suction cup cat hammock that'll give their cat the best window views for their bird-watching! It's capable of holding over 40 pounds of weight (so multiple kitties can curl up on it together) and withstanding any chewing on the stainless steel cables. Get ready for lots of adorable pics of their kitty sunbathing. 

    cat dozing on the suction cup hammock in a sunny window
    two cats hanging out in the window hammock

    Promising review: "I recently just moved out of my parents' place, where there were screened-in porches and large windows with easily accessible views for my cat, into an apartment that has few windows he can look out of. I bought this hoping it would give him a place to look outside and enjoy an afternoon nap. He typically never uses any cool stuff I buy for him, but as soon as he figured this out he fell in love with it! I find him most days lounging in it and watching all the animals that fly or walk by. I personally decked it out with a cozy blanket and some fake eucalyptus vine to make him feel like he’s in the wilderness. It’s easy to put together and hang and also comes apart easily. Would definitely recommend for an apartment kitty!" —Sara P

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 1-day shipping; non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas. See Amazon's full shipping info here and check the product listing for estimated delivery dates.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in two colors).

    18. A set of oh-so-adorable cat sticky notes to keep them organized, especially if they're still in school. These little cuties can be used to mark different sections in textbooks or folders, or even just as a regular bookmark.

    19. A cat paw mouse pad with ~squishy~ silicone cushions that'll lift and support their wrist while working. If they work long hours at a computer, this will be a much-appreciated upgrade to their setup.

    A green mouse pad with light yellow cushions in the shape of a cat paw for wrist support

    20. And on that note: A laptop-shaped scratcher if they work from home and their cat is their only IRL coworker nowadays — the very *least* someone could do is provide them with their own laptop (so they'll stop trying to nap on their keyboard). Hard at work or hardly workin'? Shh, all that matters is the cat is happy.

    a cat staring at the fake laptop screen
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I saw this when browsing Uncommon Goods and purchased it as what I thought would be a gag gift for my sister. Funny thing is... it actually works! Comments from my sister: 'My cat made my laptop keyboard unusable by treating it as a scratching post and popping the keys out. I finally gave up and purchased a cheap wireless keyboard to use with it. My sister gave me this cardboard laptop as a gift, which my cat now loves! I wish I had known about this earlier as my laptop would still be intact.'" —RedBirdWoman

    Shipping info: Economy, standard, and express (1-2 business days) shipping options are offered. See full shipping info here

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $35.

    21. cactus scratching post because it's cute enough to pass as home decor, which is always a plus. The sisal post lets them get out all their scratching urges, while the moppy fabric on the top and base will feel great for their kitty to nuzzle against. And did we mention it's CUTE??

    a reviewer's cat next to the cactus cat tree
    the cactus shaped cat tree

    If they have an area with a lot of plants in their home, this would look particularly cute near there!

    Promising review: "Wonderful! Finally a cat tree that my cats like to scratch! I tried the A-frame, flat infinity-shaped one that goes on the ground, a regular rectangular one that's cardboard-type material, and the arched triangular sisal one — the cats didn't like any of them! Can you believe it! Spoiled brats 😏 Anyway, the cactus one is the first tree that both the kitten and the one-year-old cat like! The ball attached to it was picked off in the first week. That's easy to attach back on. The rest of it is super durable. The green goes great in our house because we have a lot of plants and it just blends in with the other greenery." —The Microchik

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping; non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas. See Amazon's full shipping info here and check the product listing for estimated delivery dates.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in two sizes).

    22. Or a cactus-style ceramic water fountain, since it'll ensure their cats *always* have access to fresh, bubbling water — refilling multiple bowls on the daily quickly becomes a hassle! Cats prefer not to drink out of stale water in a bowl anyway (if you've ever seen one patting the water before drinking, that's partially why) so the gentle, quiet flow of this fountain actually encourages them to drink *more* water.

    cat drinking out of a light green cactus water fountain
    Happy & Polly

    Happy & Polly is a small business with an incredible collection of cutesy cat and dog products, from carriers and scratching posts to water fountains and even apparel.

    Promising review: "This fountain is adorable, first of all. It's also incredibly quiet. However, my biggest challenges with a water fountain is my one cat who tries to dismantle every one we try. I had hoped given that this is ceramic and heavier, she'd have a harder time knocking it over or flipping the lid. We've had this in use for about a week, and so far, so good! Even better, she actually likes to drink from it. It's a similar flow to a faucet, which is her favorite water source. I also think because most of the water is under the lid, it doesn't get as filled with fur and food as other open bowl fountains do, so the water seems a lot cleaner, too. Very happy with this purchase!" —K.H.

    Shipping info: Expedited shipping (5–12 days) available at additional cost. See full shipping info here.

    Get it from Happy & Polly for $84.99.

    23. A catnip-filled carrot that, for some reason, even cats that usually turn their nose up at toys seem to LOVE. Stimulating playtime is important for cats, so they'll be *so* grateful to finally have a toy that doesn't just lay on the floor ignored and forgotten.