Did you know Persian cats prefer to stay low to the ground, whereas Bengals would rather be up high? Or that Abyssinians are very active, while Ragdolls are… not so much?
Every cat has a unique personality and set of interests, and these are often influenced by their breed mix. Shouldn’t the gifts you get for them be, too?
We think so! That’s why we created the following list of breed-based gift suggestions. Let’s dive in.
Note: Prices and availability are current as of 12/3/2021 but may change in the future.
1. Wisdom Panel™ Complete for Cats DNA test – $129.99
Yes, we’re starting with a shameless plug. Because knowing your cat’s genetic make-up can help you tailor care to their ancestry, traits, and health needs. And is there any better gift than that? (Besides, if you know your cat’s breeds, the rest of this list will be even more helpful.)
Great gift for: All cat breeds.Shop Wisdom Panel™ →
2. FluentPet Talking Buttons – $79.95+
Have you ever looked at your cat and wondered what was going on inside their furry little head? Now you can know. FluentPet Talking Buttons allow you to train your cat (or dog, for that matter) to communicate through words.Shop FluentPet →
3. SohoPaws Knitted Sweater – $34.99
If you’ve got a hairless or simply cold-natured cat, they’ll love this classy sweater. It even comes in various colors and sizes to suit your kitty’s tastes.Shop SohoPaws →
4. One Fast Cat Exercise Wheel – $249.00
Is your cat prone to the zoomies? Or do they turn to naughty behaviors when bored? This exercise wheel could help channel some of that excess energy into a positive activity.Shop One Fast Cat →
5. Cardboard Cat House – $25.99+
As you likely know, cats have a strange obsession with boxes. And sure, you could upcycle those empty Amazon packages sitting in your living room. Or you could opt for one of these cleverly themed cardboard playhouses instead.
Great gift for: All cat breeds.Shop Cat in the Box →
6. TRIXIE Wall-Mounted Cat Shelves – $67.76
Indulge your cat’s inner acrobat with this customizable jungle gym you mount to the wall. Featuring a range of shapes and surfaces, there’s no doubt this kit will keep your kitty busy.Shop TRIXIE →
7. Supakit Cat Harness – $68.00
Neighborhood walks aren’t just for dogs. Plenty of cats can’t resist the call of the open road (or sidewalk). If yours is one of them, keep them safe and stylish with a Supakit harness—and donate meals to shelter cats in the process.Shop Supakit →
8. SureFeed Microchip Pet Feeder – $172.49
Many cats prefer to graze throughout the day. But leaving out food can prove challenging if you have dogs or other (particularly greedy) kitties at home. This high-tech feeder ensures the right pet gets the right meal, every time.Shop Sure Petcare →
9. K&H Pet Products Window Perch – $20.43
Whether your cat loves to lie in the sun, sit up high, or watch the world outside, it’s hard to beat a good window perch. And with a 100 lb. weight limit, this one can hold even the heaviest of cats.
Great gift for: All cat breeds.Shop K&H Pet Products →
10. Friends Forever Laser Toy – $24.99
Is your kitty always eager to play? With this interactive laser toy, they’ll be able to entertain themselves whenever you’re away or preoccupied.Shop Friends Forever →
11. VeganLifeCo Lion Mane – $23.63
Celebrate your cat’s wild roots with this cute wig. (Admittedly, this gift will probably be more fun for you than your kitty.)Shop VeganLifeCo →
12. 7 Ruby Road Scratching Pad – $39.99
Save your furniture while still allowing your cat to satisfy their itch to scratch. This chic, wall-mounted scratch pad is made from natural materials and looks more like a design statement than a scratching post. (P.S. You can also use it on the floor.)
Great gift for: All cat breeds.Shop 7 Ruby Road →
13. Travel Cat Backpack – $74.99+
Got a velcro cat? Now you can bring them on all of your adventures—from wilderness hikes to coffee runs. These cat backpacks even feature a window, so your kitty can appreciate the sights along the way.Shop Travel Cat →
14. On2 Pets Cat Tree – $118.00
Invite the outdoors inside, and give your cat the chance to (safely) climb a tree. This creative tower comes in four colors—in case you prefer a different seasonal look.Shop On2 Pets →
15. Potaroma Floppy Fish – $14.99
Keep boredom at bay with this interactive cat kicker toy that flops and wiggles like a real fish. It’s rechargeable and comes with a packet of catnip to get your kitty interested.Shop Potaroma →
16. Furbliss® Multi-Purpose Brush – $12.99
Tired of finding cat hair everywhere? This machine-washable pet brush claims to be the most versatile of its kind. In addition to using it on your cat to control shedding and dander, you can use it to remove fur from clothing and furniture.Shop Furbliss® →
17. HEXBUG Robotic Mouse – $11.99
Awaken your cat’s inner hunter with this robotic mouse that scurries and scampers across the floor. You can set the toy to “paw mode” or “chase mode” depending on your pet’s preferred play style.Shop HEXBUG →
18. Litter-Robot 3 Connect – $549.00
Though its price tag isn’t for the faint of heart, this smart litter box promises “you’ll never scoop again.” Worth it? For you, probably. For your cat—who will always have fresh litter—definitely.
Great gift for: All cat breeds.Shop Litter-Robot →
19. Friendsheep Toy Balls – $12.00
Did you know some cats can learn to fetch? And these eco-friendly, fair-trade, cruelty-free wool balls make wonderful toys for your kitty to retrieve. (Or just bat around, if that’s more their thing.)Shop Friendsheep →
20. Catit Water Fountain – $27.99
Some say cats and water don’t mix. But that’s not always the case. In fact, several breeds enjoy playing with—or even swimming in—water. If that sounds like your kitty, they’ll likely love this fountain. (Plus, it provides fresh drinking water 24/7.)Shop Catit →
21. meowbox Subscription – $22.95
Have you made it through this entire list and still don’t know what to get your cat? Well, you can’t go wrong with a monthly or semi-monthly subscription of new toys and treats. Even better: It comes in a box—which is arguably a toy itself.
Great gift for: All cat breeds.Shop meowbox →
We hope these ideas help you spoil your cat this year. (Because they totally deserve it.) As you prepare for the holiday festivities, check out our seasonal tips on pet safety.Celebrate Safely