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Gifts for cats: Presents that you can buy online for your kitty

Updated on November 30, 2012

Buying gifts for cats is difficult because kitties are moody and they could have an instant dislike to even the best selling cat toy around. This post is the cutest list of presents for cats which includes some of the cheapest toys, cat trees, window perches, heated cat beds, laser toys and clothing to keep warm. All these products, which you can buy online to pamper your cat, promise to be fun gift ideas whether it is your loving pet's birthday or Christmas.

Armarkat Cat Beds
Armarkat Cat Beds | Source

1) Armarkat Cat Beds

This list of gift for cats would be incomplete without cute little beds in which your kitty can snuggle the night away.

It is virtually impossible to pick the best out of these 4 cat beds so the choice is up to you. If you want really want to splurge some serious cash for your pet, you may want to buy all four and leave them in different rooms of your house.

Depending on the type of cat bed you decide to buy, your kitty is going to have the luxury of sleeping in a soft, velvet lined cave shaped bed or a pouch-like tube made from faux suede and faux fur.

K&H Thermo-Kitty Sill Seat
K&H Thermo-Kitty Sill Seat

2) K&H Thermo-Kitty Sill Seat

If your cat likes to perch on the window and watch the world go by, there are fewer better presents than a comfortable window perch.

The Kitty Sill Seat comes topped with a faux-lambskin removable cover. The perch can be screwed in on your windowsill. This gift is perfect for cats who love to be indoors.

A quick hop and jump will see your happy kitty perched at the window.

Be warned, you may have to give up your right to the window as your cat is likely to be found hanging out on this comfortable perch all day long.

Da Bird Cat Toy - Easy Store - 2 Part Pole
Da Bird Cat Toy - Easy Store - 2 Part Pole

3) Da Bird Cat Toy - Easy Store - 2 Part Pole

The Bird Cat Toy is the best gift for a cat who loves jumping around in an attempt to whack any dangling thing in sight with its paws, especially those that resemble a tiny bird.

At less than 10 dollars, this toy is an affordable contraption which is made up of a feather dangler hanging at the end of a 32 inch nylon string attached to a two-part wand.

The wand can be pulled apart in two pieces for easy storage. If your cat eagerly rips apart the feathers, the company offers replacement feathers which cost around 5 dollars.

Other quirky attachments are also available. There are few things kitties love more than playing around with, and chasing dangling bits.

Armarkat Cat Tree
Armarkat Cat Tree

4) Armarkat Cat Tree

It would be a sin not to include a cool cat tree in the list of gifts you can give to your adorable kitty. The Armarkat Cat Tree takes the idea of giving your cat its own world of fun and happiness a whole new meaning.

It has perches covered in faux fur, boxes to hide into, ropes and dangling stuff to play with, and even a cute little hammock.

The Armarkat Cat Tree comes in various sizes and colors to suit rooms of all dimensions and d├ęcor. Besides being an all-in-one entertainment place, it will also turn into a living quarter for your kitty.

Cats will love to have their afternoon siesta perched high up on the top or snuggled inside the box.

K&H Thermo-Kitty Heated Cat Bed
K&H Thermo-Kitty Heated Cat Bed

5) K&H Thermo-Kitty Heated Cat Bed

You may have bought your kitty a cozy mat or a fluffy pillow but that does little to keep the little fellow warm. The Kitty Heated Cat Bed is the ultimate luxury gift for spoiled cats as it has a soft cover and it is also heated.

The contraption uses a thermostat unit to keep the bed 15 degrees above room temperature. It comes in two sizes, 5 colors and the cover can simply be unzipped and machine washed. A slightly costlier hooded version of the same bed comes with a removable hood.

Spoil your cat this Christmas and listen to it say good night to you with an affectionate purr as it cuddles up in the heated bed. It doesn't get any cozier than this.

FroliCat BOLT Interactive Laser Pet Toy
FroliCat BOLT Interactive Laser Pet Toy

6) FroliCat BOLT Interactive Laser Pet Toy

The FroliCat BOLT is set to provide endless entertainment for cats and cat lovers alike. The toy emits laser in automatic and manual mode. It is the perfect gift idea for a cat who loves to be up and about.

Leave it on auto and your kitty will have a fun time pouncing around on the different patterns and swirls of the laser.

The beam eventually stays at one place for a while so that your moggy can feel satisfied covering it with its tender paws. You can even use mirrors to send the laser in multiple directions.

A video recorded on your iPhone of your adorable kitty going gaga over the laser may very well go viral on YouTube.

Thundershirt For Cats
Thundershirt For Cats

7) Thundershirt For Cats

Does your cat get anxious while travelling? Does your cute kitty get the jitters when there are people around? Do unexpected noises send your hyperactive moggy into a tizzy?

If this sounds like your cute pet, Thundershirt could be the answer to your cat's anxiety problems. It is said to have a calming effect on pets who have an anxiety problem.

The almost sweater like feel is also likely to keep your kitty warm as it cuddles up on the couch or on its favorite spot in the living room.

It comes in 3 sizes and you may want to order one that is not a tight fit else your kitty may hate the thing and refuse to put it on.

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

8) Cat Dancer 301 Cat Charmer Interactive Cat Toy

Cat Charmer is possibly one of the cheapest sources of entertainment for your cat, for you and for your friends who want to play with your kitty.

This no-nonsense gift for your cat is nothing more than a polycarbonate wand to which a colorful fabric is attached.

All you need to do is dangle the fabric around to give your cat some much needed stretching while having a lot of fun. You and your cat can play with this toy indoors while watching TV or outdoors while sitting on a park bench.

The toy is also likely to help your kitty warm up to friends and guests.

K&H 3093 Extreme Weather Kitty Pad with Fleece Cover
K&H 3093 Extreme Weather Kitty Pad with Fleece Cover

9) K&H 3093 Extreme Weather Kitty Pad with Fleece Cover

If your cat loves to hang out in obscure places like the garage, the Extreme Weather Kitty Pad could be an apt gift idea to bring an end to your kitty suffering from chilly nights.

The pad comes armed with a thermostatically controlled heating system and its ABS plastic makes it suitable to be kept in garages, attic, basements, sheds, garden cat house or other outdoor areas.

Give your cuddly moggy the comfort it deserves even when it is outdoors. This kitty pad is a perfect accessory that your cat needs for a warm Christmas.

Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain 168oz
Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain 168oz

10) Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain 168oz

Cats are not know to be water guzzlers but the whole idea of giving your kitty a water source is to allow it to easily replenish its fluids when it wants to. Drinkwell's Platinum Pet Fountain is an affordable replacement to a dull water bowl.

The product is nothing more than a watering system, but smaller in size for your cat to enjoy. It has a fountain and a reservoir for your kitty to lick tiny amounts of water when it desires.

The water system is kept hygienic with a replaceable charcoal filter, pre-filter and a pump to keep the circulation on.

Although it helps you keep your kitty away from the sink or the toilet, this fountain is more than just a utility product for your pet.

It doubles up as a playful gift because your kitty may find amusement in dipping its cute paws in the small fountain or climbing on top of the contraption to get a sip.

Our Pets Signature Series - Food bowls
Our Pets Signature Series - Food bowls

11) Our Pets Signature Series: Food bowls

Everyone likes to be pampered with a touch of luxury in daily life and your cats are not likely to be any different.

Instead of putting out your kitty's food bowls on the ground, put it in this elevated feeder which has two stainless steel bowls.

Treat your moggy to a Christmas feast or simply spoil it with a gourmet meal every now and then in this special feeder.

Alternatively, you can even make this a daily use item by filling one bowl with water and another with food. Your cat will drink and feed without having to stoop over and will purr with content.


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      Dreamer at heart 5 years ago from Northern California

      What a great article you have written here for cat owners. I love seeing the cat beds because they look sooo cozy. Purr!

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      hisandhers 5 years ago from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

      My sister just got a cat this year and I am so looking forward to buying my little furry niece a Christmas gift! She is a huge fan of the feather-on-a-stick type of toy and has already ruined several. It may just be time for a new one. Thanks for the suggestions!

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      Rose Clearfield 5 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      Any cat would be lucky to get one of these gifts!