15 Hilarious Halloween Costume Ideas for Cats

Dress your favorite feline for a night of fun with these purr-fectly punny Halloween costumes.

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September 30, 2022

They're sweet, they're sassy, they're shy, they're goofy. Cats have so much personality packed into their fluffy bodies, it would honestly be a shame not to dress them up for Halloween. (Hello, they could even match the family dog. Think of the photo opportunities!)

So, if you're looking for a sign to style your pet, this is it. Here are the 15 best Halloween costumes for cats that you can buy right now, plus some tips for getting the perfect fit.

How to Measure Cats for Costumes

Once you land on a Halloween costume, it's time to break out the soft tape measurer. Start by measuring your cat's body length, around their chest and then across their neck. The suit should be a little roomy, with enough space for two fingers.

P.S.: You should also consider how your cat moves throughout the day. If they're fairly active or can't tolerate fabric for long, then you might want to opt for Halloween accessories, like bat wings or a ruff collar.

$13 $11.7
10% Off!

You definitely picked the cutest pumpkin in the patch. Now let everyone know by putting your cat in this adorable Halloween costume. The plush one-piece suit features a green felt collar, a grinning jack-o'-lantern face and subtle ruching around the waist.

From $10.79

Houston, we have exactly zero problems with this hilarious rocket ship costume. Transform your adventurous kitten into an astronaut using this metallic blue and silver space suit. The two-piece set includes a hat with adjustable ear and chin straps and a fiery jetpack.

$13 $11.7
10% Off!

Give your ankle-biter the role of a lifetime with this amusing shark Halloween costume. The full-body suit features a gray hood with googly eyeballs and felt teeth, a top fin and hook-and-loop closures. Best of all? The ensemble is reflective, so "Jaws" can be seen as they lurk across the neighborhood.

We dare you not to laugh every time you look at this little croissant hat. Put the finishing touches on your Emily in Paris or Ratatouille Halloween costume by turning your cat into an adorable puff pastry. The headpiece is crafted from felt and can be worn up or down.

$13 $11.7
10% Off!

Your cat's late-night zoomies can be a whole mood thanks to this punny race car driver Halloween costume. The full-body suit features a red shirt and blue pants with checkered stripes down the legs. Complete the look (and instantly please your pet) with a cardboard box "car" they can play in.

$5 $4.5
10% Off!

For the cat who's just a ray of freaking sunshine (ahem), we suggest this bright yellow headband. Felt petals decorate the hood and give even the grouchiest pets the cheery disposition and radiance of a sunflower. Plus, you can pair their costume with your own gardener getup!

The jokes practically write themselves. Take your cat from lovable loaf to esteemed literary character with this red-and-white-striped hat. We can't promise that they'll start speaking in rhyme, but they will earn squeals of delight from kids and adults alike.

$13 $11.7
10% Off!

Lean into your cat's love of batting and swatting with this hilarious boxer Halloween costume. The shiny suit is made from polyester and features a blue hooded robe, red patent gloves, matching pants and a bright yellow belt that reads, "Champ." When all's said and done, your feisty feline will look like a regular Rocky Balboa.

From $12.32

When in doubt, put your favorite feline to work as the world's cutest (or grumpiest) barista. This cheeky "Meowbux" apron slides right over their neck and ties in the back. And yep! There's an equally cute costume for Dunkin' lovers.

$13 $11.7
10% Off!

Can we taco 'bout how ridiculously cute your cat will look in this toasted tortilla costume? The "shell" comes lined with lettuce, cheese and tomato wedges for one laughably loaded finish. But here's the best part: You can actually coordinate with your pet by wearing either a Belle dress or a hot sauce bodysuit.

$13 $11.7
10% Off!

Pay tribute to the greatest store on earth with this Target team member costume. The red, white and brown uniform features an official bullseye hat, a polo shirt and an attached package accessory. We hope that you ordered something good for your kitty!

Look at this distinguished gentleman! Accentuate your feline's flair for the dramatic with this over-the-top Elizabethan neck ruff. The pleated collar is made from quality satin and includes a breakaway clasp along the back, just in case they need to make a theatrical exit.

$13 $11.7
10% Off!

They might not be the most ferocious cat, but they'll look the part with this tiger costume. The ensemble consists of an orange hood, a striped coat with a fluffy underbelly and one long tail that lies neatly over their own.

$16.95 $12.71
25% Off!

It's okay to admit that your cat drives you batty sometimes. Better yet? Say nothing at all and slip your furbaby into this oh-so-appropriate bat wing costume. The one-size-fits-all suit is made from polyester felt and features hook-and-loop straps.

From $12.79

If they already act like the captain of the ship, then you might as well make it official. This front-walking pirate cat costume should get the job done with its silly skull cap, ruffled collar, striped trousers and hook arm. Everyone will know exactly who's in charge of your household!

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