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    44 Pet Products From Amazon That Must Have Been Designed By Geniuses

    You may not be the genius who invented them, but you can be the genius who buys them.

    1. A Paw Plunger paw cleaner so your floors aren't covered in muddy footprints after letting your dog inside. Inside the container are soft bristles that lift dirt and grime from the pads of your pup's feet — all you need to do is add water.

    Reviewer's before and after photos showing that the Paw Plunger got rid of all the brown dirt that was on their white dog's paw

    2. A year-round paw protection cream to guard against scorching hot sidewalks and sand in the summer and ice and salt in the winter. It's made with vitamin E to keep the paw pads moisturized, but some reviewers use it on their dry, cracked heels as well as their tattoos.

    Reviewer before and after showing how effective the balm is moisturizing a dog's paw pads

    3. An adorably ~a-peel-ing~ fruit tart pet bed that'll keep your fur baby cozy and provide tons of cute Instagram photo opps. I'll be ~berry~ sad if you don't get this!

    BuzzFeed editor's photo of their cat sitting in the fruit tart bed

    4. A donut dog bed because your dog deserves to be spoiled too! The soft faux fur covering is designed to be reminiscent of a mama dog's soft coat, and the raised rim may help comfort anxious pupperinos while supporting their head and neck.

    5. The Furbo, a treat-tossing pet camera if you like being able to keep an eye on your pet even when you're not home. With its 160-degree wide-angle view, night vision, and real-time barking alerts you'll know exactly what your pup is up to.

    6. A doggie raincoat for keeping your furry friend warm and dry when nature calls but it's raining outside. Also, it will fit a pygmy goat, which tbh might not be useful for you, but here's a photo of a pygmy goat wearing a raincoat, so you're welcome!

    7. A cat tree house so your kitties can have their own hangout space away from their annoying dog brothers. The platform is textured and can withstand your cat's climbing, jumping, relaxing, and scratching.

    8. An elevated dog bed with a canopy to keep your pupperino cool when they're hanging out with you in the backyard.

    9. An odor-eliminating spray that'll lift stains and stink fast. Each spray releases bacteria that feeds on the ammonia left behind after your pet's accidents, eliminating the urine completely and deterring your pet from peeing in the same spot again.

    Reviewer's before and after photo showing the spray lifted a large yellow stain from a white carpet

    10. A roomy doggie travel bag because you shouldn't forget about your pets when you're preparing for your next adventure. The backpack itself is large enough to hold all your pup's essentials, plus it comes with two food carriers, a placemat, and two silicone collapsible bowls.

    11. A seriously genius doggie doorbell if you're tired of cleaning up after your pooch even though they're most definitely potty trained. Teach your dogs to ring a doorbell when they have to do their business, and you will have never run around the house asking, "Who did this?" as your dog tries to avoid making eye contact.

    Dog using its nose to push a yellow disc on the doorbell

    12. A liquid tartar remover for dogs who desperately need their teeth cleaned but who also won't let you near them with a toothbrush. (Think of it as doggy mouthwash!) Just add this to their water and you'll notice your dog's plaque and bad breath subside.

    13. An automatic litter box so you can win the war against scooping poop. Reviewers say that not only does it help reduce the frequency with which their kitties leave surprises *outside* the box, but it also helps reduce the amount of litter that gets tracked into the house.

    Reviewer photo of the purple domed litter box

    14. A top entry litter box that'll keep the litter where it belongs: in the dang box and NOT all over your floors and carpet. It has a grooved lid to catch any litter that's attached itself to your cat's paws, plus it comes with scoop!

    15. collapsible cat tunnel with three entrances, a hanging ball toy, and a peephole to provide hours on hours of entertainment for your energetic kitty, plus zero energy on your part (since it's so easy to tuck away!).

    Promising review: "My cat loves to hunt so he uses it to hide in the tunnels and then jump out at us and try to scare us. Lol! He plays with it every day. He has his claws and there are no holes in the tunnel and we have had it for months. The only complaint is it weighs nothing so it’s always blowing around. Guess that’s just the life of a cat owner." –Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in four colors and patterns). 

    16. A cat charmer toy that'll quickly become your kitty's favorite plaything. This is your chance to finally — finally! — earn your cat's love and affection.

    17. A stackable cube bed because it's easy to assemble and even easier to stack them when you get another cat...and then another...and then another...

    Reviewer photo of the cube bed with one cat resting on top and one cat resting inside

    18. A purring cat toy if your kitty suffers from anxiety. This purple guy has a built-in purring mechanism so your feline can enjoy the sensation of curling up to another purring "cat." It also plays calming, comforting sounds.

    19. A stimulating brain teaser toy for small pets like rabbits, chinchillas, and guinea pigs that'll reward them for using their noggin with delicious treats.

    Reviewer photo of a chinchilla moving cups to find treats hidden underneath

    20. A grooming rake so you can loosen fur and lighten your dog's undercoat and prevent future mats. This brush is specifically designed for pooches with thick, dense fur or double coats.

    Reviewer photo of a husky sitting next to a pile of fur that's almost as big as itself and has been removed with the rake

    21. A special doggie seat belt to keep your dog safe *and* comfortable while they're riding in the car. It latches into your seatbelts and is designed to restrain your pup while still allowing them to sit, stand, or lie down.

    22. A arched self groomer brush that'll satisfy your cat's ceaseless demands for scritches. Just set it down in the living room and watch as your beloved babies leave you for its warm embrace.

    23. A Chuckit! ball launcher because it'll help your dog get maximum enjoyment from a trip to the dog park with minimum effort on your part. You'll both have a ball — literally and figuratively!

    The launcher

    24. A Pet House candle if your home smells like wet dog and old cat pee no matter how many times you clean. These candles are made specifically for homes with pets and offer up to 60 hours of burn time — plenty of cozy hours spent snuggling on the couch with your fur babies.

    Reviewer photo of the candle

    25. A Goughnuts chew ring for enthusiastic chewers. It's designed by engineers who made rubber for aircrafts and spaceships so you know it's really, really durable.

    26. Or a near indestructible Jolly Ball so your play session don't end with a shredded toy.

    27. An automatic water fountain to encourage your picky cats to stay hydrated. Some cats hate drinking still water (long story short, it's a defense mechanism), so a fountain with running water may be more enticing.

    Reviewer photo of the fountain, which has a flower-shaped spout

    28. A portable shower attachment that'll come in handy when your pup inevitably gets dirty on one of your outdoor adventures. It attaches to standard plastic water bottle openings, is machine-washable, and comes with a lifetime warranty.

    The product

    29. A collapsible dog bowl because your furry friend needs to stay hydrated too. It folds flat, making it a ~port-a-bowl~ option you can easily store in your backpack or pocket the next time you're on the go.

    The bowl

    30. A pill pocket treat if your kitty can sniff out its medicine no matter how you try and hide it. It's a win-win here — you win because you no longer have to force a pill down your kitty's throat, and they win because they're getting a treat *and* their medicine.

    the pill pocket and pills beside a coin for comparison in size

    31. A pet-hair remover for anyone who's tired of a car that's covered in fur after a trip to the dog park. Roll it over your car seats and carpet, and watch it lift the fur away. See, we can own nice things!!

    The tool removing dog hair from a car seat

    32. A slow feeder bowl so your fast eater doesn't inhale their meal in a minute flat. These ridged bowls can help improve digestion, reduce bloating, and encourage your dog's foraging skills to keep their mind active.

    Reviewer photo of the bowl with dog food in it

    33. A treat-dispensing ball to exercise your dog's mind and challenge their problem-solving skills. Reviewers even suggest filling it with your dog's kibble if they're fast eaters as this will force them to slow down and may help with their digestion.

    The yellow and pink ball which has holes from which the treats fall

    34. The Frog Log, an escape ramp you put in your pool that'll save the unfortunate critters who might otherwise drown. OK, OK, so they're not technically your pets, but they may be willing to join the family as thanks for being rescued.

    Frog on the blue Frog Log in a pool

    35. A backseat cover for your car that has four layers of protective waterproof material. Even if your dog happens to be covered in water or mud (it happens), you can feel confident that your seats will stay totally unscathed.