Gifts For Cats

Gifts For Cats – Ideas.

Choosing gifts for cats is fun! Looking for cat gift ideas for Christmas, or your cat’s birthday? Or maybe just because you love her and she deserves it!

First you need to figure out if you want a practical cat gift – or a fun present that your cat can play with.

Although some kitties are not interested in toys, if you choose wisely you may just find some unique gifts for cats that will be wildly appreciated. Look for things that tickle, move, rustle and just are odd. The truth is that sometimes the most unusual things are the ones that cats love the most.

 

Cool Cat Gift Ideas

 

In this page I will be highlighting some of the most popular, cat and human friendly items that make great cat gift ideas – whether for Christmas, or for any time of the year.

Gifts For Cats Birthday? … Toys!!!

Toys are usually the most enjoyed cat gifts

Here is a selection of the most enjoyable and entertaining “interactive” toys for cats that make great cat gifts. This selection is all of toys that your cat can play with by him or herself. They are stimulating and reactive.

Interactive cats toys are a good option for cat owners who are away from home and need something to help keep their felines occupied and happy while they are away.

Pictured below, these toys will all keep cats entertained, while stimulating the natural prey drive that is so necessary for kitty emotional contentment.

Hagen Catit Design Senses Play Circuit
Hagen Catit Design Senses Play Circuit

Bergan Turbo Scratcher Cat Toy
Bergan Turbo Scratcher Cat Toy

Frolicat Interactive Twitch Teaser Cat Toy
FroliCat BOLT Interactive Laser Toy

 

Catit Design Senses Massage Center
Catit Design Senses Massage Center

Catit Cat Spa Deluxe Activity Center Kit
Catit Cat Spa Deluxe Activity Center Kit

SmartCat Peek-a-Prize Pet Toy Box
SmartCat Peek-a-Prize Pet Toy Box

 
 

More Toys that Make Excellent Cat Gift

Check out the Catnip Toys!

More toys cats love. These are interactive, some are cuddly, some have CATNIP!

My cats particularly like the little springy “Cat Crazies”, probably because they are hard to predict – just like a small animal. My cats carry these around in their mouths, bat them everywhere and just generally enjoy stalking and playing with them.

Hartz Chirp n Chase Cat Toy
Hartz Chirp n Chase Cat Toy

4 Piece Cat Crazies Unique Cat Toy
4 Piece Cat Crazies Unique Cat Toy

Yeowww Catnip Toy Yellow Banana
Yeowww! Catnip Toy, Yellow Banana

Kong Company Refillable Catnip Squirrel
Kong Company Refillable Catnip Squirrel

FroliCat SWAY MT1 Magnetically Suspended Cat Toy
FroliCat SWAY MT1 Magnetically Suspended Cat Toy

Undercover Mouse Electronic Cat Toy
Undercover Mouse Electronic Hiding Cat Toy

 

Best Cat Toy Ever

a toy almost any cat will go wild for

Best Catnip Cat Toy EverNow this is a seriously cool toy that almost ANY cat will love. The shape and style are just perfect for what cats like to do best – and that is “scruff” their toys. They can get a really good grip on it and kick the heck out of it with their back feet at the same time.

The Kitty Kick Stix is crammed full of that enticing herb – Catnip!!!

What is more – this product is 100% organic and is made in the USA.

Click on the image on the right to find out more or to purchase. AND make sure you go to the “customer videos” page and see some cats having great fun with this wonderful toy.

 

Play Together Cat Toys

For You And Your Cat

Here is a range of cat toys that require human interaction. These are lovely to help build your relationship with your cat. And for the same reason, they are excellent for children to use with kitties (always under supervision).

One of the best things about playing with your cat with toys, is that humans get as much – if not more – enjoyment out of it. There is not much funnier that a cat with the zoomies, or doing amazing leaps and back-flips.

However, please always be aware of safety concerns. Don’t leave string toys laying around, or let young children use them without supervision. And always check for loose parts that may fall off or get chewed off … and swallowed.

Cat Dancer 301 Cat Charmer Interactive Cat Toy
Cat Dancer 301 Cat Charmer Interactive Cat Toy

Ethical Pets Boppers Cat Toys
Ethical Pets Kitty Fun Boppers Cat Toys

Da Bird Cat Catcher Cat Toy by Go Cat Feather Toys
Da Bird Cat Catcher Cat Toy by Go Cat Feather Toys

 
 

Gifts Cats Enjoy – TOYS

Hee hee hee … haa haa haa, I love this video and hope you do too. Make sure you scroll down to the next one as well. It’s hilarious.

 

 

Cat Tunnels

too much fun!

Cat TunnelsCat tunnels are always a HUGE hit here in our house. The cats simply adore them! The funny thing is that they never remain in the same room where I put them. They get leaped into so fast by the cats that they get shoved around all over the house.

I even have a cat who grabs the little strings in her mouth and drags it around behind her. It is hilarious when there is another cat inside and it is too heavy to move, she gets quite stroppy about it.

Cat tunnels are great for playing “peek-a-boo” and “bite-your-brothers-tail-through-the-hole” and “flatten-your-sister-when-she-is-sleeping-inside-the-tunnel” games.

As an added bonus, our tunnels are also a repository for any toy that the cat’s find (Ragdolls tend to carry things around in their mouths), so it is a great way to get them to clean up their toys after them. Wish my human boys were so easily taught 🙂

Giraffe Print Cat Tunnel Play Toy
Giraffe Print Cat Tunnel Play Toy

Twinkle Chute Tunnel Cat Toy
Twinkle Chute Tunnel Cat Toy

SmartyKat CrackleChute Cat Tunnel
SmartyKat Crackle Chute Tunnel

 

ABO Gear Fun Run Cat Tunnel
ABO Gear Fun Run Cat Play Tunnel

Collapsible Sherpa Cat Tunnel Peek-a-Boo Hole
Sherpa Tunnel Peek-a-Boo Hole

ABO Gear Crazy Maze Pet Fun Run
ABO Gear Crazy Maze Pet Fun Tunnel

 
 

Gifts for Cats to Scratch and Climb

A very necessary part of any cat’s life.

Gifts for Cats Cat TreeScratching is something that usually bothers owners if there is nothing better to scratch than the furniture. Just understand that cat’s actually NEED to scratch.

Among other things, scratching removes the dead sheaths from their claws, exercises the muscles over their entire body and leaves their personal “kitty odor” on that particular spot.

If owners provide an appropriate object for cats to scratch on, they can usually be discouraged from scratching furniture quite quickly.

That is where cat trees and condos really come into their own. A well-designed, cat-friendly scratching post, or similar, is a mandatory piece of cat furniture for all indoors-only cats. And it will also be enjoyed – even if your cat is allowed to wander outdoors too.

Climbing helps to keep your cat fit and flexible, and it is something they really love to do. The higher the better. Cats love to be way up high as it gives them a sense of security (and superiority).

Now you don’t need to go as far as this gorgeous and very popular model pictured on the right – the Kitty Hollow. Although I am sure your cat would not complain if you did!

 

Unique Cat Trees

For Kitties Who Like To Be Different

If your cat is a teeny bit “precious” and likes to be different from all of the other kitties, she (or he) might like a cat tree that is not a carbon copy of everyone else’s.

So, if you are looking for something a little more individual to give to your cat, click the links below to go to my pages that feature some rather special and unique cat trees.

Best Cat Scratching Posts

 

Small Cat Scratchers

Cat Scratchers For Smaller Spaces

These are smaller types of cat scratchers, if you have a smaller apartment or need to tuck them in a corner. They still do the trick, though!

Smart Cat Ultimate Post Perch with 2 Pads
Smart Cat Ultimate Post Perch Pads

Cosmic Alpine Cat Scratcher
Cosmic Alpine Scratcher

Petlinks Dream Curvy 2 Surface Cat Scratcher
Petlinks Dream Curvy 2 Surface Scratcher

 

PetFusion Cat Scratcher Lounge Deluxe
PetFusion Scratcher Lounge Deluxe

SmartCat Ultimate Scratching Post
SmartCat Ultimate Scratching Post

Catit Style Scratcher with Catnip Tiger
Catit Style Scratcher with Catnip Tiger

 
 

Cat Beds Make Good Gifts

Special Places For Cats To Sleep

Most cat owners are aware of how much cats love to sleep!

Most cats spend around 18 hours a day in la-la land It is nice to give your cat somewhere to sleep that she can call her own. It also makes it easier to clean up any shed fur, as most of it will be in the one place.

If you live in a cool climate then you might be interested in a heated cat bed as a special gift for your cat. As well as sleep, cats love warmth. Much more than us humans do.

Below are some really cool cat beds and sleeping places that all would make a lovely cat present.There is a range of different cat bed options, from scratcher-bed combinations through to warm, heated beds for kitty to snuggle into on those cold nights.

Meow Town Jungle Leopard Print Cat Cave
Meow Town Jungle Leopard Print Cat Cave

Snuggly Warm Tube Cat Bed by Armarkat
Snuggly Warm Tube Cat Bed by Armarkat

K&H Thermo-Kitty Splash Heated Cat Mat
K&H Thermo-Kitty Splash Heated Cat Mat

 

K&H Pet Products Thermo Kitty Cabin Heated Bed
Thermo-Kitty Cabin Heated Bed

The Refined Feline's Kitty Bamboo Ball Bed
The Refined Feline’s Kitty Bamboo Ball Bed

Petstages Snuggle Scratch And Rest Cat Bed
Petstages – Snuggle Scratch And Rest

 
 

More Cat Beds and Scratchers

Combination cat scratchers with a place to sleep too!

Once your cat has totally exhausted herself scratching and playing, she can just keel over and take a nap right where she is with the combination scratcher beds. Comfy beds make very handy gifts for cats.

My own cats particularly like beds with a defined edge, and I have a number similar to the “Puffy” bed below. What I like most about these is that they are not only very portable, but they are easy to toss into the washing machine for cleaning.

Dachshund Recycled Paper Scratching Board
Dachshund Recycled Paper Cat Scratching Board

Petstages Soothing Cat Hammock and Scratcher
Petstages Soothing Cat Hammock and Scratcher

SCRATCH'M Big Fish Cat Scratcher
SCRATCH’M Big Fish Cat Scratcher and Bed

 

Large Black Whale Cat Scratcher
Large Black Whale Cat Scratcher

K&H Kitty Sill Deluxe Cat Bed
K&H Kitty Sill Deluxe Cat Bed

Petmate Puffy Round Cat Bed
Petmate Puffy Round Cat Bed

 
 

A Cat Enclosure?

What About Gifting Your Cat The Great Out Doors?

If you have got this far and still not found the perfect gifts for cats, maybe you would consider an outdoor cat enclosure. This is a really good option for cats who are “indoor-only” felines.

It is so good for them to get fresh air, sunshine on their coats and the earth beneath their feet. They get mental stimulation as well, by being able to watch and smell the goings-on outside of the house. And all the while, you know your cat is safely contained and not wandering.

For indoor cats, a cat enclosure can be like having a holiday is for humans.

Kritter Kondo – Outdoor Cat Enclosure

This is The Kitty Kondo that is collapsible for easy storage. It is a one piece unit that is very easy to setup. It is water resistant and comes with it’s own carry case. Perfect for small spaces, such as patios or balconies.

 

Kritter Kondo Outdoor Cat Enclosure

The Kritter Kondo Cat Enclosure

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