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    27 Of The Best Gifts To Get At Chewy This Year

    For anyone whose pets are at the top of their *paw*-liday shopping list.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A cactus-shaped scratching post so your adventurous felines can pretend to be wild cats, courageously roaming through the vast desert, stopping only to mark their territory on the mighty cactus (and finally leaving your nice furniture alone).

    Kimmy / Chewy, kittylover99 / Chewy

    Promising review: "My cat fell in love with this INSTANTLY. She now ignores her scratching options in other rooms, seeking out this cactus to sharpen her nails. When I first put it together, I called her over and scratched it myself, but she needed no enticing. She jumped right in and scratched for a full minute, her body sinking lower and lower, purring as she dug her claws into the tough rope surface. She adores it! Instant favorite." —Sammi

    Price: $17.64+ (available in two sizes)

    2. A tough rubber ball that even the most...rambunctious dogs will have a tough time breaking through.

    Jess / Chewy

    Promising review: "OMG!! I have to say that these are some of the best balls around! We have a blue nose pit and, as most know, they have some pretty powerful jaws and are chewers. Well these balls have stood up way beyond what we had ever imagined! She can tear through chew toys in a matter of minutes to days and here we are three months later and they are still in perfect shape!!" —Brandy1

    Price: $4.80 (set of two, available in two sizes)

    3. A comfy perch your birds will love hanging out on so much that they might even ~tweet~ about it.

    Birdie / Chewy, jupiter / Chewy

    Some reviewers suggest gifting these to your pet rats too!

    Promising review: "For the size and quality for the price, it is a great deal. My eclectus loves it and now sleeps on this instead of his other perches. Must be more comfortable. Plus he climbs and plays on it during the day." —Crystal

    Another promising review: "I bought this for my rattos, and they really like climbing these. They make good additions for rat cages as they install easy and clean easy."— Emmm

    Price: $5.39+ (available in three sizes)

    4. A set of pet steps to help small, older, or nervous dogs and cats reach heights they never could've imagined.

    A cat walking down the steps, which are pushed against the side of a bed

    Promising review: "I purchased the pet steps for my 15-year-old kitty who was having trouble getting up on my high bed. They were easy to assemble and sturdy. It only took one training session with treats to get her used to it. Now she goes up and down like a champ. Take note, you will need to check the tightness of the bolts a few times. It takes a few days to settle and will require re-tightening. (I believe the instructions mention this). I am very happy with this purchase. I only wish it came in another color besides white, but that is my only complaint!" —Suzanne

    Price: $57.99

    5. Or a fun bed ramp in case steps kinda stress them out.

    A short-legged dog on top of a carpeted, wood ramp that is placed beside a tall bed

    You can also get a collapsible ramp if your dog needs help getting in and out of the car.

    Promising review: "This is a great ramp! It's sturdy and the carpet helps my dog get up and down without any problems. It took me approximately 10 minutes to put together. I am very happy with this ramp." —Katie

    Price: $124.95 (available in two colors)

    6. An interactive play wall designed to provide endless entertainment for small pets like rabbits and guinea pigs that just LOVE to chew on your most prized possessions.

    The play wall

    Promising review: "They love this toy. I’ve never seen a bunny like a toy this much. The baby bunny liked it so much I have to buy another one haha." —karenw

    Price: $11.99+ (available in two colors)

    7. A mini version of SpongeBob's house in case your fish would like to relocate to Bikini Bottom.

    jace / Chewy, TOS19 / Chewy

    If you want to expand the city limits a bit, consider adding Krusty Krab or Squidward's house.

    Promising review: "I got this for my three banana slugs, Chiquita Foster and Daiquiri, as part of their terrarium decor. They love crawling in and out of the windows and door, and it's so cute to see their little faces peeking out. Spongebob is a favorite here, so now the pets can get in on the fun too!" —Kidden123

    Price: $4.81

    8. A cult-favorite dog toy that includes a plush log and three squeaky chipmunks you can hide inside. Your dog will appreciate finally being allowed to be the proud chipmunk hunter they always dreamed of being.

    A dog sitting next to the toy
    Kimber / Chewy

    Promising review: "My big older Aussie also treats those little squirrels like babies. And she has never had a litter. Oh but she loves gathering them all together, she frequently carries them through the house and tosses them in the air to signal her excitement. I have had the large one for three years. The little squirrels don't squeak much anymore but they are tough and well played with without being torn. She destroys toys to get the squeaker in everything else. I have machine-washed and dried the squirrels and they come out fine. I just purchased another set for a friends sweet rambunctious pit bull."—Donna

    Price: $14.99

    9. Some toy spoons your lil' birdie will be obsessed with. Maybe they'll even sing a happy little spoon tune. :)


    Promising review: "I have an African grey and she can be extremely rough with toys. She absolutely loves these spoons and has not broken them yet!!" —Roxanne

    Another promising review: "My birds love the sounds this toy makes, they pick at it all the time. A great toy to have for your bird's entertainment." —Fran

    Price: $14.77

    10. An adorable cable knitted sweater for your stylish dog or cat. They'll love how soft and cozy it is, especially because it fits comfortably under a harness to make chilly walks a little toastier!

    A dog wearing the sweater
    Jenn / Chewy

    Promising review: "My dog (and I) LOVED his new sweater! It is very nicely made, warm, and looks so cute on him. I love the pattern too. He refuses to take it off. I will be ordering more on our next Auto-Ship delivery! We've bought other brands and they snag so easily, but this one is made so it will not snag. So happy! Thanks Chewy!" —Karenb

    Price: $13.99+ (available in five colors and seven sizes)

    11. A cute water fountain your picky cat will actually enjoy slurping water out of. They'll even get to decide which water flow settings they like the best: gentle flow, bubbling top or calm stream. How truly luxurious it must be to be a cat.

    Daisy, Chewy

    Promising review: "My cat, Fred, loves to drink water. I noticed that he didn't like drinking from his bowl and would often drink from my cups. His bowl also emptied quickly. I saw this product and thought it would be perfect for him, and I was right! It is super easy to set up. Fred is a bit of an anxious kitty so he was unsure of it at first and mostly just swatted at the water. But after a few minutes of sniffing and swatting, he took his first sip. I don't have to worry about constantly filling his water, this lasts a week for him. He likes the flower attachment. The filter works to keep debris out of the water. And I've noticed he no longer drinks from my cups. This product is great." —Jennifer

    Price: $19.99

    12. A slow feeder dog bowl that'll turn mealtime into a fun, interactive game for your pup while preventing them from eating too fast and ending up with an upset tummy.

    Madi/Chewy, Chihuahuamom/Chewy

    Promising review: "I got this for my lab mix who used to vacuum his food. It definitely slows him down and provides some mental stimulation since he has to sniff and search for the last few kibbles. It is a great design, sturdy and does not seem to slide around on the floor. He doesn't mind it or try to chew on it. I think the only improvement would be if the underside were solid/flat to reduce the nooks that hold water after washing or putting in the dishwasher." —Ellie

    Price: $10.18+ (available in two sizes)

    13. A heated pad so your small animals can keep their teeny-tiny paws nice and toasty.

    A rabbit on the heated pad

    Promising review: "I keep my house exceedingly cold all year round, and I know it’s colder than recommended for guinea pigs. With colder months coming in my drafty old house that I keep frigid, anyway, I wanted them to have something warm to huddle on. It took them a couple of days to figure it out (because it only gets warm if there is weight on it), but you can pretty consistently find at least two of them hanging on the pad now. If I had a bigger run for them, I would’ve gotten the larger size." — MomOf4GuineaPigs

    Another promising review: "My rabbit loves this heating pad. The cord is strong and she can't chew through it, which is A+++. She loves to sit on it at night to keep her warm. Highly recommend this!" —Myshell

    Price: $32.99

    14. A plush hammock shaped like a pirate ship so your ferret (or other small animal) can snooze across the high seas.

    A ferret in the hammock

    Promising review: "I was so worried about buying this because my boys can get a lil' destructive with tearing up anything soft I put in the cage, but I had been wanting to buy this for a while. I'm so happy I did because my boys are absolutely obsessed with it! I have had it for several months now and it has been the single greatest purchase I've ever made for them. They spend the majority of their time snuggled up and sleeping inside of the ship and will fill it with any cloth I give to them to make it even more comfortable. They love to lay in it with their heads poking out of the windows. I am just so happy with how much use it's getting and how they really haven't chewed it apart much at all." —Katie

    Price: $15.99 (also available in banana or monkey shapes)

    15. A genius toy that, between the multi-level rolling balls and bouncing butterfly, your cat will never want to stop playing with. It even includes a replacement butterfly in case they get a little too excited.

    The toy and its replacement butterfly / Via Chewy, Chewy

    Promising review: "My kittens are extremely spoiled & they have a few toys similar to this one but for some reason they seem to love this one the most. Maybe it's the butterfly? At first I was worried they might chew on it and eat it but it moves away from them when they start to bite at it and so it has not been an issue. They play with it constantly and we have had it a few weeks now. I recommend! Plus it is pretty inexpensive." —crittermama

    Another promising review: "In my 40 years of having cats, this is the ONLY store bought toy that any of my cats have actually played with non-stop, for months! Usually it's bread ties and milk rings and the box the toy came in...... This toy is HOURS of fun for my cat! We've had it for about 3 months now, and my cat LOVES it!" —Brande

    Price: $9.14

    16. An all-natural Himalayan salt treat on a rope for the sassy, salty horse in your life.

    Chewy, Elizabeth / Chewy

    Promising review: "My horse immediately started licking after I hung it in his stall. He is not a big consumer of water and we were having a long hot spell, so this has increased his intake!" —babs

    Another promising review: "Great value for a large high quality salt lick. My horses love these and they last quite long at one to three years each depending on the licker." —mplum

    Price: $5.59 (available in two sizes)

    17. A small tunnel your rabbits (and other small animals) will love exploring, hiding in, or even using as a quiet place to take a lil' nap when their day has just gotten way too stressful.

    Jeffery, Rose

    Promising review: "My rabbits are having so much fun with this tunnel. I love watching them pop their heads out of the peek-a-boo section. Works best for small and medium size rabbits. I ordered a size large and my 5-pound lionhead goes through it perfectly. Will not work for larger breeds." — mom2dustyandcookie

    Price: $8.85 (available in two sizes)

    18. An outdoor playpen so your cat or other small animals can safely join you for an afternoon under the sun.

    Three cats in the tent

    Promising review: "Our deck is very small, but anytime I’m sitting outside my cat will climb the screen door and meow constantly because he wants to come outside. I’ve thought about a leash but that’d be too much I feel. I ordered this for his first birthday and I am VERY satisfied. The instructions said easy it’s as one, two, three — and it was!! So easy to put up, it literally just pops up. He is so happy out here with me and that makes my heart happy!!" —Jean

    Price: $44.95

    19. A hide-and-seek plush puzzle box that comes with a rope toy, plush squeaker ball, and a plush squeaker bone that'll make your pooch's day.

    reviewer's goldendoodle puppy beside the set which has a plush box that has holes for two toys, plus three toys
    TeddiG / Chewy

    Promising review: "Our mini goldendoodle (eight weeks) absolutely loved this from the moment we opened it! Highly recommend. He particularly likes the rope and even the box!" —TeddiG

    Price: $10.90

    20. A super warm and comfy bed your dogs or cats will love curling up in for their two activities: 1) napping and 2) making you wish you were also napping.

    Bailey, msdz, Ally

    TBH, even these pictures are making me crave a little cat nap of my own.

    Promising review: "Just received this bed a few days ago. My dog has never slept in a bed. She chose the sofa over any bed and likes soft fleecy blankets to lie on. I left the new bed on the floor and said nothing. That evening, I found her on the bed all curled up and nice and snuggly. I have just ordered another for another area of the house she frequents. If your dog is one who likes to curl up and sleep in a ball this is the bed for you!" —wagoneers

    Price: $26.39+ (available in two colors and four sizes)

    21. Some aquarium plants so your shy fish have somewhere colorful to hide.

    The aquarium plants

    Promising review: "We bought this to add some more color to our tank as well as create some hiding places for our smaller fish and it has accomplished both! One of the plants was out of its holder when it arrived but we did without that one plant and it's not missing anything!" —Beth

    Price: $9.87

    22. Some medley treats made from ~delicious~ freeze-dried river shrimp, mealworms, and crickets that'll have your aquatic turtle's mouth watering every time you bust out the jar.

    The treats

    Promising review: "We keep our three slider turtles in a koi pond where are they coexist. After we sprinkled in some of the treats, our Koi fish immediately went for it, followed by our turtles. There was a complete feeding frenzy. Needless to say it was a huge hit for everyone." —Tammy

    Price: $4.98

    23. Some calming chicken-flavored dog chews for dogs dealing with stress and anxiety. TBH, if they made anxiety-relieving, chicken flavored chews for humans, I wouldn't not try them.

    Abigail / Chewy, Widger / Chewy

    These are 100% rawhide-free and have a gummy outer texture that'll clean your dog's teeth as they chew.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these and so does my dog!!! He is a high anxiety little guy and often gets stressed during the day, I give him one of these around noon and he calms down within the hour! I can tell these are really helping him calm down and he seems to be a much happier guy! He didn’t even get upset when the maintenance guy came, and he HATES that guy. 10/10 will buy again." —Abigail

    Price: $6.99

    24. A sturdy, mounted window perch for your nosey, trash-talking, people-watching cat. It's easy to take on and off, and you can even fold it up so you can still use your blinds, curtains, and shades.

    A cat lays on top of the K&H Pet Products EZ Mount Cat Window Perch that's mounted on a window

    Promising review: "My cat loves to sit by the windows, but he leaves paw prints on the window ledge and breaks the blinds. So, I wanted a way for him to look outside. It took me a little bit to figure out the suction cups, but once I did, it was very sturdy. My cat was a little afraid of the seat at first because it made noise when he moved, but after three hours he was sleeping on it. He is now enjoying his window seat and keeping an eye on the woods! So glad I got this, and Smokey’s glad too!" —Emily

    Price: $25.99

    25. A critter pod perfect for tiny, introverted pets that just wanna hide away from it all for a little while. Honestly, same.

    A hamster hiding in the pod, which has a hammock-like structure inside

    Promising review: "This was my second and third time buying these space pods! I LOVE them! I have two female rats myself and right now I am babysitting eight rats for my friend for a few months. So I have 10 rats and three cages total! So since my two girls already have one, I bought one for the girls and one for the boys cages!! And they absolutely LOVE IT!! They will snuggle all at once or just one at a time! Super cute! I recommend hanging them and not having them on the floor. One-hundred percent recommend!" —Fancybaby

    Price: $9.47+ (available in two sizes)

    26. A new personalized doggy ID tag with permanent laser printed info that won't rub or scratch off, so your escape artist dog won't get lost if they decide to go off on a little impromptu adventure.

    The front and back of the dog tag showing a name, family name, address, and phone number

    Promising review: "Tag exceeded my expectations. It was well made, easy to read with my golden's name in bold black! I was really surprised by the quality. It looks great and durable like it will last for years. Best of all, it gives me peace of mind knowing if my dog ever is lost, his contact info is clearly on the back of the tag for all to see!" —JakeOwner

    Price: $5.95+ (available in six colors, two sizes, and three styles)

    27. And a super cute cat ID tag in case your kitty likes to hit the town without consulting you first.


    "If you need me, I'll be in the alley behind the fish market for most of the night, but I also have some tentative plans to meet up with Whiskers near this dumpster he heard is FULL of mice and expired beef jerky, so don't wait up..." —your cat, probably

    Promising review: "This tag shipped quickly. The kitty on the front is nice looking. The personalization is correct and very easy to read. The tag itself is nice quality. It came with a key ring to attach to the collar. I feel confident that it will stay on her collar if she is to wander off." —Lucy

    Price: $6.95

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