20 Best Cat Gifts For The Cat Lover In Your Life 2020

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20 Best Cat Gifts For The Cat Lover In Your Life 2020
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There's cat people and dog people. This article is dedicated to the former: the feline fanatics of the group. The crazy cat people. (But let's be honest, not all cat people are crazy — in fact they're pretty cool!) To honor those people, we've rounded up 15 of the best cat gifts for the cat lovers in your life. And you can rest assured that these gifts are fully vetted because yours truly is a bonafide cat mom who may or may not border on slightly cat-obsessed. Buy one item or heck, buy everything: the queen or king furball in your life deserves it.

1. Cat Locket

When opened, this locket reveals a special picture ... of your kitty! For those of us in the group (raises hand) who hate to be away from their little cheetah for even a weekend, this is a PURR-fect (promise we'll only make that pun once) gift idea to keep kitty with you at all times, right near your heart.

(A Token Of, $219)

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2. Lucky Cat Hoodie

The lucky cat or Maneki-neko is a Japanese figurine often believed to bring luck to its owner. And since carrying around a physical token is kind of well, heavy, these lucky cat tassles are the next best thing — you'll have luck everytime you wear it!

(Modakawa, $32)

3. Cat Bungalow

The adorable cat bungalow provides kitty with a soft enclosed bed and some privacy. The separate foam cushion is perfect for curling up on, while the walls shield from household commotion — perfect for studios and small apartments! This triangle-shaped hut will have your (human) guests smiling and your kitty smirking (as long as he or she is out of reach, that is.)

(Litterbox, $22)

3. Cat socks

Kitties on your feet! Kitties on your feet! 

(Amazon, $8.48)

4. Cat canister

A pretty kitty item to display in your kitchen, this cat canister is perfect for storing tea packets, cookies or ... dry cat food — if you want to be literal.

(Bed Bath & Beyond, $15)

5. Kitten Fur Fragrance

You can now smell like kitten fur. WE REPEAT: You can now smell like kitten fur. AND IT SMELLS DIVINE. (I can't be the only one who buries their head into their cat, can I?) 

(Amazon, $15)

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6. Cat Pin

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me. ―Noël Coward. 

(Amar Riley, $10)

7. Litter-Robot

If you want to make your kitty owner really, really stoked (and you have ample cash to spend), tell them they never have to scoop litter EVER AGAIN. The Litter-Robot is the highest-rated automatic, self-cleaning litter box. You never have to scoop (#blessed) and the Litter-Robot leaves a clean bed of litter for your cat every time. It's better for you, and better for your cat. Praise be.

(Litterbox, $499.99)

8. Matching Human/Cat Bandanas

For everyone who dreams of matching with their feline friend, look no further.

(Made by Meow, $25.99)

9. Cat Tee

If your cat could design a t-shirt, you know it would look something like this.

(Litterbox, $25)

10. Personalized Cat Bowls

It's really a shame cats can't read, but the good new is: humans can — and your guests will find these personalized bowls adorable (and that's what matters.)

(Etsy, $34.95)

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11. Kitty Litter Trap

Another practical gift that every cat lover never knew they needed (but will welcome GLADLY) is a cat litter matt: it's guaranteed to catch litter granules tracked out of your cat’s litter box with its heavy-duty top mesh layer. Cleaning is as easy as pulling off the top layer and discarding the trapped litter below! If your cat wasn’t able to make it to the litter box, the urine-repellent plastic film on the mat makes it easy to clean up accidents.

(Litterbox, $30)

12. Poems By Cats

With titles like "Who Is That on Your Lap?," "This Is My Chair," "Kneel Before Me," "Nudge," and "Some of My Best Friends Are Dogs," the poems collected in this book perfectly capture the inner workings of the cat psyche. 

(Amazon, $9.40)

13. Cat Butt Coloring Book

Say no more, really. 

(Amazon, $6.99)

14. Cat Coffee Mug

Let's face it: Cats do what they want, when they want. For the diva cat lover in your life who does whatever he or she wants, they'll get a nice, long chuckle out of this coffee mug.

(Etsy, $10.79)

15. Cat Earrings

Kitties in your ears! Kitties in your ears!

(Etsy, $9.44)

16. Hat for your cat

There is nothing cuter in the world than these bunny ears made for your cat. Bunny kitty!

(Apollo Box, $19.98)

17. Cat DNA Test

For the ULTIMATE cat lover who wants to know every last detail about their feline, The Basepaws Cat DNA Test helps cat owners learn about their cat’s breed, health, traits, and habits - all with just a bit of DNA, collected at home.

(Basepaws, $99)

18. Pretty Litter

PrettyLitter changes color to tell you when your cat has a potential health issue, so you can get them help before it becomes an urgent medical situation, saving you money on expensive vet bills, not to mention your cat's life.

(Pretty Litter, prices vary)

19. Cat Person Serve & Store Kit

Easy to wash and easy to use, this measured scooper and spoons can work with any cat food (so you're not continually sacrificing your own human spoons to feed Kitty.) The three airtight lids keep wet food (and your fridge) fresh between servings. 

(Cat Person, $12)

20. Elevated Mesa Bowl

No more crouching or hunching. Feed your cat at the ideal height by snapping the bowl — which is modern and chic in and of itself —onto the stand for adults or placing it directly on the tray for kittens.

(Cat Person, $40)

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Andrea Zimmerman is the editor-at-large at Yourtango. She enjoys reading, traveling, and reading while traveling. Follow her on Instagram @angiecat86 or email her at andreaz@yourtango.com