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    17 Gift Ideas For That One Friend Whose Pet Lives Better Than You Do

    I think every pet influencer needs a tiny cowboy hat, personally.

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    1. A chic 'n' stylish travel pet carrier from Wild One so they can tote their furry lil' starlet around on all of their pet jet-setting adventures!

    Wild One

    The bag even opens up into a little bed for your pet to snooze on, and the shoulder straps doubles as an on-the-go leash!

    Promising Review: "So stylish and good quality! Nothing like the other carriers on the market. My Yorkie puppy loves it and he will fit in it as an adult as well! Can’t wait to fly overseas with it!" —Viivi M.

    Get it from Wild One for $125.

    2. Customize some modern art of their pet with Animalist to make their home — and Instagram feed — totally pop.

    cat and dog sitting below minimal art of themselves
    @animalist / Via Instagram: @animalist

    Animalist offers over 150 cat and dog breeds to choose from, as well as two different artistic styles and a whole bunch of color schemes.

    Promising Review: "As someone who recently got one of these for her pug, I can't tell you have great it looks! The paper and the print is very high quality and doesn't look cheap or tacky. It adds the perfect amount of puggy flair to my apartment!" —Me (Syd R., the writer of this post)

    Get it from Animalist starting at $67.

    3. Some catnip-scented sushi toys so their cat can snuggle sashimi to their heart's content while they get The Shot™.,

    Promising review: "To say our cats love these is an understatement! The toys are good quality and much bigger in size than we thought they'd be. The toys must have a strong scent of catnip because our cats were pawing at the box they came in, and when we didn't open the bag they were in quick enough, they started pawing and biting at the bag. Would definitely buy again or for others as a gift!" —Amazon Customer

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $15.99.

    4. An eye-catching rainbow-dyed leash that'll make a fashion statement all while raising money for rescue pups.

    Colorful spliced rope leash
    Found My Animal

    Found My Animal is all about celebrating shelter dogs and promoting animal welfare and rescue organizations. Read more about their amazing mission here!

    This leash can be used a bunch of ways: hands-free around the waist, making a handle by clipping to the O-rings — even walking two dogs by forming a handle with a knot in the center.

    Get it from Found My Animal for $64 (available in four sizes).

    5. An adorable avocado hoodie so their foodie furchild can stay extra cozy all winter long!!!

    A dog in a hooded sweatshirt with avocados on it
    Sir Dogwood

    Promising reviews: "Super cute and well-made. One of my favorite hoodies for my dog!" —Melissa R.

    "Absolutely adored the fit on my pup! Great purchase." —Ashley C.

    Get it from Sir Dogwood for $42 (available in sizes S-XXL).

    6. A wooden cat bed that is part spaceship and part modern interior decor so their kitters can rest in a lofty ~orb.~


    Promising reviews: "Well-crafted, made from great materials and so cool. It’s like a piece of artwork. There is definitely a market for nontacky cat accessories!" —Amazon customer

    "I love this and so does my cat. It's such a great-looking design and looks great on my wall. My only criticism is the dome was a little tricky to screw onto the main part. It isn't complicated, it's just a little awkward. Apart from that, this cat bed/spaceship is awesome!" —Tom B.

    Get it from Amazon for for $133.18+ (available in two colors and two styles).

    7. A tiny cowboy hat because, I mean, why not?!,

    Promising review: "I’m honestly not sure how I came across this, but when I saw it I knew I had to have it!! It’s cute and funny. It’s well-made, but unfortunately my cat got out of it right away. My dog didn’t seem to mind wearing it as much. Love the adjustable strap — it made it able to fit both of my girls!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $13.60.

    8. A fruit tart bed so their sweet bb can — somehow — get even sweeter.,

    Promising review: "Absolutely amazing product, if only for the picture opportunities. On the smaller side (my cat in the pictures is about four months old,) but so adorable. I take the fruit with me on cat stroller trips so my girls have something to play and snuggle with on the go. The tart bed itself could be more comfy — my older girls might want to nap on it then — but all in all, great quality for the price paid and intended use of product." —Kasia

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in two sizes).

    9. Of course, no pet influencer list would be complete without the ultimate dog selfie-taking tool: the Pooch Selfie!!!

    An iPhone with an attachment that hold a tennis ball on top of it

    Promising reviews: "If you want good pictures of your fur babies, I highly recommend using this! Take a few pictures and let them pay with the ball for a little bit as a reward. (It works for selfies and regular photos)!" —Rachel

    "I struggled for so long to get awesome photos of Martha for her Instagram. When I found this, I had to have it! It works amazingly. The only downside is the ball didn’t last long because Martha got ahold of it, but thankfully any ball works for it. It’s perfect for those who have a Instagram account for their doggo." —Tammy

    Get it from Chewy for $12.99.

    10. These handmade bowties from Beaux & Paws that look dapper on any pet and support the ASPCA!!!

    A houndstooth bowtie
    Beaux & Paws

    Founded by 13-year-old Darius Brown, Beaux & Paws donates a portion of all of its proceeds to the ASPCA!

    Get one from Beaux & Paws for $25.

    11. A sardine can cat scratcher for their floof nugget to sink their claws into while your friend snaps a couple (thousand) pics!

    A cat scratcher that looks like a can of tuna

    Promising review: "Bigger than expected! But cat loves it! It’s a little pricey. However, so far it’s worth the money. It’s super sturdy and even though my cat scratches this on a daily basis, it doesn’t leave those little cardboard pieces all over the place. Also, it’s basically a double-decker, so it’s a good bed and hiding spot!" —AntonaMarie S.

    Get it from Amazon for $54.90+ (available in three colors).

    12. Some White Paw squeaky toys so their pup can crack open a cold one and re-create all the classic party pics!!!

    Dog chew toys that look like White Claw spiked sparkling seltzers

    Promising reviews: "Got them for my little man's third birthday — he's technically 21 now in dog years! He loves them!" —Anthony G.

    "My dog is a soft-toy destroyer. She usually tears them apart in five minutes, stuffing everywhere. But for some reason she has not gotten these apart yet! The fabric seems a little more durable, but I think it also helps that there are no hanging pieces like a tail, ears, etc. She loves to toss them around. Squeaker isn't in an area she bites all the time so it's not overly annoying. It was super cute to post a picture of her with it and me with my own White Claw! They were a little pricey but I had to get them!" —Stacy L.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $22.95.

    13. A boho cat scratcher for all the sleek, minimalist cat influencers out there!

    A long, rounded scratching post attached to a wall

    Promising review: "This is no ordinary cat scratcher! It's sleek, well made, and takes up minimal space (which makes a big difference in our smaller home)! Our cat has been a complete terror lately, moving on from shredding our couch to literally tearing the paint off our walls. This seemed like the perfect fix, as it attaches to the wall. I rubbed some cat nip on it and set it down flat to get our cat used to it and then hung it on the wall a few hours later. So far so good, he seemed to take to it really quickly! This company just released this product, and I feel like my purchase really mattered. This has quality, style, and excellent customer service! I would 100% buy this product again and anything else they make!" —Bearash

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99.

    14. This dog-sized sofa that's absolutely perfect for any lil' couch puptato (or catato, for that matter)!!!

    A tiny dog-sized couch

    Promising reviews: "Amazing quality for a dog sofa! I have had it for a few months and it honestly it still looks new. My Jack Russell loves it! Give your bestie real comfort and style! Awesome little sofa!" —Linda

    "Love, love, love! I may need another one in a different color. Perfect for a large cat." —Monette

    Get it from Wayfair for $89.99+ (available in six colors).

    15. A cactus cat scratcher, aka the only kind of plant you can get their cat to pose with without knocking it over and trashing the place.

    A cat scratcher that looks like a cactus

    Promising review: "I love that this cat tower isn’t so ugly. That’s the reason I decided to purchase. I was looking for something that would be more attractive sitting in my living room. Of course, if I have a lot of company coming over it’s not going to stay out, but it’s nice that I don’t need to worry about hiding it anytime someone stops by. We’ve had it for a few weeks now and it certainly shows wear, but I have three cats so that’s to be expected." —Cali

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in two sizes).

    16. A cute star-studded sweatshirt for any little four-legged trendsetter!

    A dog crewneck sweatshirt with little stars all over it
    Bark and Tumble

    Based in Britain, Bark and Tumble is all about creating chic yet functional pieces for puppers. They pride themselves on their comfortable, stylish, and carefully sourced fabrics!

    Get it from Bark and Tumble for $37.60+ (available in sizes XS-XXL).

    17. And lastly, a picturesque bandana face mask set that every pet influencer and their PR manager simply NEED!!!

    model wearing a plaid mask and dog wearing a matching bandana
    The Foggy Dog

    The Foggy Dog is a San Francisco-based team of detail-oriented makers and craftspeople who believe in the power of small-batch manufacturing. Every order helps feed a shelter dog, too!

    Get this set from The Foggy Dog for $35 (originally $44).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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