15 Best Holiday Gifts for Cats

Don't forget about your best feline friend or your favorite cat person this holiday season.

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November 16, 2021

Whether you want to shower your beloved feline with gifts or give something to your favorite cat person, our holiday-inspired gift picks are sure to be your cat’s favorite and won’t blow your holiday budget. From corrugated cardboard scratch pads to festive kicker toys, all of our gift ideas provide hours of interactive play to engage their senses and enhance their natural instincts. Plus, every toy will get your cat moving and exercising, which is simply good for their overall health.

Shop our favorite cat toys, gift sets and more — all with a seasonal charm that’ll make the holidays even more special.


Bring your cat in on the Christmas countdown fun with a cardboard Advent calendar filled with toys and treats they’ll love. Each window features a different toy to celebrate the 12 days of Christmas. From crinkle paper to catnip, every holiday-themed toy is ready for play and will keep them busy long after the holiday season.

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Want to knock out your cat’s holiday wishlist in one fell swoop? Grab this fun gift box chock-full of 14 different toys that will keep your cat running, scratching, kicking and swatting for hours. From balls to crinkle toys to plush toys with catnip, there’s a holiday-themed toy to keep your feline friend happy for hours on end.

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Show off your cat’s naughty or nice personality with this adorable knitted hat that can be worn to match their mood of the day. It’s cozy and easy to wear, too — just put their ears through the earholes and adjust the elastic chin strap to fit. Plus, you can toss it in the washer after extra-wild play sessions.

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This addictive cat toy is designed with three levels of tracks, an interchangeable top teaser toy and three seasonal-colored balls ready to bat and play. It’s a perfect holiday-inspired way to stimulate your cat’s senses and hunting instincts.

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Here's an economical way to prevent your furniture (and carpet) from being destroyed by your sweet feline. The sturdy corrugated cardboard scratching surface comes with a catnip packet to attract your cat to the toy so she can scratch and stretch all day long. Plus, the wave design and snowflake pattern will fit in nicely with your holiday and winter decor.

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Get your cat moving during the cold-weather season with this fun wand-style teaser. It comes with a polyester and felt mistletoe toy attached to the end and is stuffed with catnip to really get your cat pouncing during playtime.

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$9.98 (Set of 2)

For cats who like to get a little rowdy, these plush gingerbread cookie kicker toys were made just for them. Each "cookie" has rope arms and is stuffed with catnip for extra feline fun. Plus, their durable covers make them ready for chewing, biting and lots of kicking.

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$6.98 (Set of 2)

This catnip-stuffed Santa and Mrs. Claus mouse duo is ready for interactive holiday fun with your cat. Each festive toy is attached to a bouncy string that’s perfect for teasing and features dangly arms, legs and tails for even more stimulation and interactive play.

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$4.98 (Set of 10)

Put a little "spring" in your cat's step with these bouncy, plastic spring toys. Your cat will have fun chasing them around, while the toy's unpredictable bounce keeps them entertained for hours.

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Great for peek-a-boo, hide-and-seek, hunting, exploring and cat naps, this pop-up play tunnel is sure to spark your feline’s interest all year round. There’s even a lookout hole in the middle so your cat can observe her surroundings. Plus, it pops open and folds back down quickly for storage.

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Give your cat a spot that’s all their own with this too-cute cardboard gift box covered in a charming Fair Isle print. Topped with a bow and “Merry Christmas” gift tag, it’ll be right at home under the tree this season. Plus, your cat can do more than just snoozing inside — the corrugated cardboard flooring offers plenty of space for scratching, too.

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When winter weather hits, this self-warming bed will keep your furry best friend cozy and warm — no cords needed. The round, plush bed uses the same technology as thermal space blankets with an interior layer to reflect your cat’s body heat to keep them warm. The warm spice corduroy exterior and cream faux wool plush interior add to the coziness factor and look chic, too.

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