cute white cat close to a gift box under a christmas tree
Photo: Karolina Grabowska

Cat lovers, rejoice! Christmas and New Year's Eve are coming and that means only one thing – you'll have an opportunity to receive (and gift) some original gifts for your babies and yourself as a cat owner. As a long-time cat enthusiast and mom of two lovely gatinhas, I always try to spot some brand-new, original cat gifts on the market. Here, I unwrap a selection of the best gifts for all cat lovers, catering to various tastes and ensuring exciting meows and sweet purring. Let's take a look.

20+ Original Gifts for Cats and Their Hoomans in 2024

  • #1. Cat Bag Sealer

Imagine sealing your favorite snacks or storing treats with a touch of feline charm. Cat-shaped bag sealers are both practical and adorable, making them a handy addition to any cat lover's kitchen.

  • #2. Cat-themed Phone Case

The cat-themed phone case isn't just about safeguarding their device; it's a stylish statement that echoes their affection for felines. But they can be costly! If your cat-enthusiast cat needs a new phone case, you can gift them a personalized phone case, featuring a portrait of their favorite cat!

  • #3. Pet Hair Remover 

Help them keep their furniture and clothes fur-free with a specialized pet hair remover. These efficient tools are designed to swiftly remove pet hair, making cleaning a breeze and ensuring their spaces stay impeccably tidy despite their beloved cat's shedding tendencies. From lint rollers to reusable hair removers, these handy gadgets are a must-have for any cat lover.

  • #4. Cat Ceramic Planter

For the green-thumbed cat enthusiast, a cat-shaped ceramic planter adds a whimsical touch to home decor. It's a delightful way to showcase their beautiful garden plants while celebrating their love for cats.

phones cases featuring cat images and a small cute cat planter

  • #5. Cat Lover Socks

Keep those feet cozy and stylish with socks adorned with playful cat designs. These are not just accessories; they're a statement piece for any cat aficionado's wardrobe.

  • #6. Cat Memorial Gift

Honor the memory of a beloved feline friend with a thoughtful cat memorial gift. Whether it's a personalized ornament or a custom piece of art, these gifts hold sentimental value and provide comfort to grieving cat owners.

  • #5. Refrigerator Magnets with Kitties

Spruce up the kitchen with cat-shaped refrigerator magnets. These whimsical magnets not only hold reminders and notes but also add a touch of feline flair to any magnetic surface.

  • #7. Personalized Cat Necklace

A delicate cat-themed necklace is a timeless and elegant gift for cat lovers. With various designs available, you can find the perfect piece that resonates with their style and elevates your gift-giving game.

  • #8. Christmas Cat Cloak 

Celebrate the festive season in style with a Christmas-themed cat cloak. This adorable accessory allows a feline friend to join in the holiday spirit, featuring festive patterns and designs that add charm to their holiday gatherings. 

cat-shapes necklace and cat magnets

  • #9. Cat-Embossed Stationery Set

Journaling is such a chill hobby! It relieves stress and boosts your productivity. Elevate your friend's hobby with a chic cat-embossed stationery set. From notebooks, greeting cards, and other must-haves for journaling, cat-themed stationery adds a touch of sophistication to their writing.

  • #10. Jiggy Jungle Cat Puzzle

Wondering what to gift for cat lovers who don't have a cat? Puzzles are a fantastic way to unwind and relieve stress if your cat lover doesn't have a cat! Giving them a cat-themed puzzle. These artistic puzzles serve as both entertainment and decorative pieces once completed.

  • #11. Stainless Steel Cat Thermos

Practicality meets cat adoration with a stainless steel cat-themed thermos. Perfect for keeping beverages hot or cold on the go while showcasing their love for felines.

  • #12. Cat-Friendly Plants 

Cats love munching plants. Gift your loved ones cat-safe plants like catnip or cat grass that offer enrichment for their feline friends while adding a touch of greenery to their home. Cat-friendly plants will go in their new cat-themes planters just lovely.

  • #13. Ceramic Tea Cup with Kitty

Enhance their tea-drinking experience with a lucky cat-inspired ceramic tea cup. Not only is it functional, but its unique design also brings a touch of charm to tea time.

cat-shaped mug in womans hands and wooden puzzle

  • #14. Interactive Cat Toy Set

Spoil their furry friend with an assortment of interactive toys designed to keep cats entertained and active.

  • #15. Cat-shaped Silicone Baking Molds

Sometimes cat-loving and baking come together! Well, not in my case, but if you know someone who adores both of these mindful hobbies, don't think twice. Gift them cat-shaped silicone molds so they can create cat-shaped baked goods effortlessly.

  • #16. Cat Yoga Mat 

Encourage relaxation and mindfulness with a cat-themed yoga mat. This gift combines their love for cats with their passion for wellness. I owned one until my cats decided to scratch their nails on it!

  • #17. Cloud Cat Hammock 

Treat their feline friend to a heavenly lounging experience with a cloud cat hammock. Suspendable from windows or walls, these cozy hammocks provide a perfect perch for their cat to bask in the sun or relax in style, adding both comfort and elevating home décor.

  • #18. Cat Tree (or Christmas Tree?)

You can find a bunch of beneficial cat-tree sets online, or make it yourself. Cat trees are a type of structure that you can suspend on the wall or around a pole to provide entertainment, exercise, and a cozy resting spot for kitties. Complete it with scratching posts, hideaways, and perches, ensuring our beloved cat stays happy and active.

baking molds in shapes of cat paws and a cat chilling ina  hammock

  • #19. Subscription Box for Cats 

Keep your friend's furry companions pampered with a subscription box filled with toys, treats, and goodies tailored specifically for kitties. It’s a gift that keeps on giving month after month, for as long as you want.

  • #20. Vertical Cat Scratching Board

These sleek and modern boards provide an ideal surface for cats to scratch, satisfying their natural instincts while saving sofas and chairs from their claws. Plus, it doubles as a stylish addition to any room decor, making it a practical and cat-approved gift.

  • #21. Custom Pet Portrait 

There is nothing like receiving your beloved pet's portrait! For instance, a talented digital artist DanieOoze can draw a portrait of a pet for donation, and also works for commission. 

Let's summarize...

Cat lovers are truly a special breed – our adoration for feline friends knows no bounds! Whether you're seeking the ideal birthday surprise, a thoughtful Christmas present, or a token of appreciation for a cat owner, I hope that this ultimate guide to unique and heartwarming cat lover gifts in 2023 will save your day!

Lots of love,