55 Cool Cat Lover Gifts

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If you’re looking for gifts for cat lovers, we have tons of ideas to show the world how much they love their cats!

Whether you’re a cat lover yourself or not, it’s likely you know someone who is. If you’re not a cat lover, it can be hard to understand the almost-obsessive love many cat owners have for their pets. However, you can still get them an awesome present even if you don’t understand them!

We have an extensive list of gifts for cat lovers. You’ll find everything from t-shirts and sweatshirts to jewelry to coffee mugs to matching outfits on this list. In fact, you’re sure to find something for everyone who loves their feline furry friends!

Read on for dozens of gift ideas for cat lovers!


55 Best Gift Ideas for Cat Lovers

Great gifts for cat owners of every age!

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Cat Ear Picture Frame

  • Baby Pictures

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

If you’re looking for gifts for cat lovers, how about a picture frame where they can display a pic of their furry BFF? This adorable, round little frame is perfect for a picture of your friend and their kitty. The frame is also in the shape of a cat’s face to add to the cuteness.


Cute Kitty Night Light

  • Light The Night

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

This funny, squishy night light is the purr-fect whimsical gift for cat owners! The minimal design means it will fit just about anywhere. The entire light illuminates from within, and the adorable expression on the cat’s face will delight any cat lover. This is great for a bedside table or to light up a dark hallway at night.


Cat Over the Door Hook Hanger

  • Cat Hooks

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

This cat-themed door hanger is a low-key way to display a love of felines! It features silhouettes of kitties sitting, playing, and stretching. The black hanger also has 8 hooks and hangs over the back of a door. It’s perfect for coats, towels, bathrobes, or other household items.


Womens Animal Slipper Socks

  • Protect Your Paws

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

Every respectable cat lover needs at least one pair of fuzzy kitty slippers! This pair features smiling cat faces, non-slip tread on the bottom, and foam-padded soles. The insides of the slippers are soft and fuzzy, which is also one of the better features of a cat.


Cat Paper Towel Holder

  • Downward Cat

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

We’re not sure why the popular yoga pose is named after a dog when clearly cats are the masters of yoga. This paper towel holder features a kitty stretching so that his tail reaches up and is the perfect spot to hold a paper towel.


Ceramic Cat Coffee Mug

  • Kitty Coffee

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

This novelty mug is the perfect cat lover gift! The outside of the mug is shaped like a cat’s face, and when all the liquid inside the mug has been drunk, a tiny little cat figure emerges at the bottom of the cup. The mug is dishwasher and microwave safe as well.


Rotating Kitten Egg Timer

  • Cat Time

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

An adorable egg timer in the shape of a cat is the perfect cat-inspired gift for a cat lover in your family! This little timer would make a great stocking stuffer at Christmas or a fun little birthday present from a child.


Matching Pajamas

  • The Cat’s Pajamas

  • Clothing

Your cat-loving friend will be thrilled to discover that they make matching pajamas for cats and their humans! She can take a comfy catnap in her fuzzy footie PJs, while her feline friend does the same. In fact, if you’re looking for gifts for an entire cat-loving family, there are pajamas here for everyone.


Cat Dish Towels

  • Dish It Out

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

This fun set of dish towels features cats in various forms of mischief. They also have sayings like “If it fits, I sits” and “Made from scratch.” These delightful towels would make a great housewarming present or gift for newlyweds setting up their first kitchen.


Wooden Cat Bottle Openers

  • Wine Time

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

Help your cat-loving friend unwind in the evening with an adorable cat-shaped wine bottle opener! This set comes with two bottle openers, both with smiling wooden cats on one end and openers on the other. These would be fun little openers to set out at dinner parties for guests to use!

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Amazon Basics Cat Bedding

  • Cat Comforter

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

This cat bedding would be the perfect gift for a tween or teen with a favorite kitty pet! The pastel pinks, reds, and grays are trendy and sophisticated enough that she won’t outgrow the design quickly. The quirky cats provide some whimsy and are a fun focal point.


Cat Crossbody Bag

  • Cat’s Out Of The Bag

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

A cute crossbody purse in the shape of a black kitty makes a great present for anyone who loves their feline friends! The bag features an outline of white ears, nose, and whiskers. It’s the perfect size for carrying a wallet, some lipstick, and a few essentials while out and about.


Cat Wine Glass

  • Un-Wined

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

Stemless wine glasses are a great option for someone with cats, dogs, kids, or anyone else who is likely to knock over a glass! This one has a saying etched into the side that reads, “It’s not drinking alone if the cat is home.” We won’t judge…and neither will the cat.


Cute Cat Shoes for Toddler Girls

  • All In The Family

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

If you’re shopping for a cat-loving family with a toddler, they’ll be delighted with these adorable shoes! The Mary Janes feature tiny cat ears, embroidered whiskers, and a cute little kitty nose. A mom who loves cats will be delighted with these shoes for her daughter.


8-Pack Cat Paw Spoon

  • Coffee With Kitties

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

These cat paw spoons are a wonderful way to stir sugar into coffee or to get a little ice cream treat at the end of the day! This comes as a set of 8, so if you get them as gifts for cat owners, they can use them when friends come over or with their family. They’re sure to be a hit with anyone who has both a cat and a caffeine addiction.


Cat Socks

  • For The Catwalk

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

Five pairs of socks in varying colors, all with cat faces and tiny kitty paw prints decorating the socks! These are sure to delight cat lovers, especially those whose cats love to attack their sock feet (which, let’s face it, is most cats). The 5 pairs of socks come in a variety of colors, so people can pick those that best match their outfit every day.


Pet Pouch Hoodie

  • Share Your Space

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

This makes a great cat lover gift for any owner who brings their cat everywhere with them! It’s a sweatshirt with a pouch at the bottom for their cat to sit in. It will keep both them and their kitty warm and would be perfect when they’re headed out for a walk or for lounging on the couch together.


Lucky Cat Spoon/Chopsticks Rest

  • Lucky Kitty

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

Your cat-loving friend can keep spoons from dirtying the table or stovetop or have a place to rest chopsticks during dinner with these spoon rests! This set comes with 6 cats in various states of rest or play, and each one has a spot to support a spoon or set of chopsticks. When they’re not in use, they make fun decorations to display on the table or china hutch until they’re needed.


Cat Ear Headband

  • Cat-itude

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

Whether you’re shopping for a teen or tween who would wear this cat ear headband to school or for an adult who loves the whimsy of wearing cat ears every so often, they’re sure to love this headband! The cat ears are understated and set off by a few artfully arranged rhinestones for a little glitter and pizazz. They’ll be the cat’s meow!


Cat Clock

  • Cat Time

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

This wall clock features a black kitty peeking mischievously out at the world. The bright orange and yellow are cheery colors that would make this a great option for a kitchen or bright office. In fact, the battery-operated analog clock can go just about anywhere. It would make a great housewarming present for a cat lover!

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Black Cat Smartphone Stand

  • Cat Prop

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

Your cat-loving friend will actually look forward to unplugging for the day and storing their phone on this unusual phone stand! The stretching cat makes the perfect rest for a smartphone, and it supports all popular phone brands, including iPhones and Androids. The stand is perfect for a bedside table, desk, or another spot where it can recharge for the night.


Pet Odor Eliminating Candle

  • No More Kitty Smell

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

Let’s face it – even the best pets in the world can get a little stinky at times. Whether cat lovers are trying to combat a litter box smell or need to freshen things up after the cat dragged something questionable into the house, this pet candle can help! The scent of French vanilla in this candle will provide a much more pleasant smell and it works to eliminate pet odors around the house.


Cat Garden Gnome

  • Gnome Escape

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

Cat owners with a slightly twisted sense of humor will enjoy this garden statue of a large cat happily feasting on garden gnomes. Set him amongst the pansies or peonies, and the cat will work to keep the garden gnome-free. He’ll also be a delightful, perhaps slightly alarming, surprise for mailmen and others coming to the door.


Cool Cats Jigsaw Puzzle

  • Piece Together

  • $$$$$
  • Decor, Entertainment

This 1,000-piece puzzle makes a good challenge for cat lovers who enjoy a quiet evening at home with their cats. It shows 23 different cat breeds, all charmingly illustrated. Each cat represents a different letter of the alphabet. The puzzle is a delight to piece together and makes a pretty decoration when it’s finished.


Cat Origami Pendant

  • Pretty Pendant

  • $$$$$
  • Jewelry

An origami pendant in the shape of a cat is a great way for a cat lover to showcase that they’re fanatics about felines. The sleek lines of the origami are a unique twist that makes this necklace look elegant instead of kitschy. A cat lover could wear this with workwear or a t-shirt and jeans and look put together and classy.


Cat Dad Sweatshirt

  • Proud Cat Dad

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

Get a sweatshirt for the world’s best cat dad! This sweatshirt proudly announces that the wearer is a cat dad and is accompanied by a picture of a cat, just to illustrate the point. The dark heather color is trendy, and this would be perfect for a man lounging around on a Saturday with, of course, a cat in his lap.


Cooking For Cats Book

  • For The Cat Cook

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

For the people who feed their cats better than they feed themselves comes this cookbook! It includes 20 recipes that are easy to make, along with advice on cat diets. There are tips on how to cook in batches so cat lovers can whip up several meals for their kitties all at once. There are even some simple crafts for cat toys and other things they’ll love.


Reusable Grocery Bag

  • Cat’s On The Bag

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

This reusable grocery bag features a variety of cats on the sides, making it a fun, eco-friendly gift for cat lovers! They can reduce plastic bag waste and carry groceries in style with this lightweight bag. The bag also folds up into a small pocket the size of an iPhone so it can be tossed into a purse or car to be used whenever it’s needed.


CAT-Opoly Board Game

  • Kitty Games

  • $$$$$
  • Entertainment

Play the ultimate board game for cat lovers – Cat-Opoly! The game is played similarly to Monopoly but with some cat-astrophic twists. Pay a dog tax, get penalized for catching fleas, and pay for a variety of cats in the game that celebrates all things feline!


Black Cat In Spring Flowers PopSocket

  • Hold The Phone

  • $$$$$
  • Entertainment

Give your cat-loving friend a convenient PopSocket, and they’ll appreciate all it can do! PopSockets make it easier to keep a grip on phones, plus they provide a stand for propping up the phone. This PopSocket features an adorable black kitty hiding in a bed of spring flowers.


Cat Shirt

  • A Smart Shirt

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

This cute shirt features one word – “Meow” – where the “M” and the “W” are formed by cat ears. It’s a funny shirt that will cause everyone to do a double-take before laughing. It’s perfect for either men or women who love their cats and appreciate a good laugh!


Cat Tea Mug With Fish Infuser

  • Cat Tea Mug

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

Cat lovers who appreciate a cup of tea will find this mug entertaining and delightful! The glass mug features a fish infuser inside to steep tea. The mug also has a lid in the shape of a cat face, with little cat ears on top. It makes a wonderful way to brighten any morning!


Cat Pearl Stud Earrings

  • Pearls Before Cats

  • $$$$$
  • Jewelry

These earrings look like a luxury present but won’t break the bank! The round pearl studs make the cat face, and sterling silver ears and whiskers complete the silhouette. They’d look cute with casual clothes or fancy evening wear!


Cats Welcome Doormat

  • Telling It

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

A doormat that proudly proclaims, “Cats welcome, people tolerated,” lets guests know who’s boss at the house they’re about to enter. The coir mat protects floors and provides a place for guests to wipe the dirt and muck off their shoes before entering. It’s also easy to clean and water-resistant.


Cat Shaped Ceramic Measuring Spoons

  • Cat Spoons

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

These cat-shaped measuring spoons alternate between gray and white kitties for each measurement. Cat-loving cooks will get a tablespoon, a teaspoon, a ½ teaspoon and a ¼ teaspoon that they can use for baking delicious treats for their four-legged…and two-legged friends!


Cat Paw String Lights

  • Pretty Kitties

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

Decorate a patio or bedroom with these ridiculously sweet, tiny cat paw lights! The twinkle lights are each shaped like cat paws, with pink pads outlining the toes and bottoms of the feet. They come with a remote so they can be turned off and on, and there are 12 light modes plus a timer that can be set.


Cat Lover Sweatshirt

  • Sophisticated Sweatshirt

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

This sweatshirt broadcasts a love for cats without being over-the-top! It’s a simple, cool gray sweatshirt that simply says, in elegant handwriting, “Cat lover.” It’s perfect for throwing on to run errands or for lounging around on a lazy weekend. It also comes in 3 colors so you can pick the best one for your friend or loved one.


Matching Collar and Bracelet

  • BFF Outfits

  • $$$$$
  • Jewelry

Every pair of besties needs a matching outfit! This set comes with a cloth and rope friendship bracelet for the human friend and a matching bracelet with a wooden heart in the middle for the feline friend. There are several patterns in different shades so you can pick the one that your human (and cat!) friends like best.


Taco Cat Sundress

  • Something To Taco Bout

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

There are people who love cats…and there is a whole other breed of people who enjoy broadcasting that love as loudly and cheerfully as they can. This dress is for them. It features two of the world’s greatest creations – tacos and cats, floating on a galaxy-themed background. The sundress is a fit-and-flare dress that’s a flattering cut for just about anyone.


Cat Coffee Travel Mug

  • Feline Thermos

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

This sleek, shiny thermos is perfect for keeping coffee or tea warm at work or on a day out! The lid features cat ears and turns into a mug when it’s unscrewed. Coffee and other beverages stay warm for 6-12 hours, making this a great gift for cat lovers!


Women’s Pajamas With Cats

  • Pajama Time

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

Because women’s pajamas often feature quirky and whimsical prints, they’re a great canvas for showing off a love of cats! These pink PJs have prints of various colors and types of kitties all over. They’re meant to be oversized, so they’re soft and comfy for sleeping in.


Cat Trivet

  • Counter Purrtector

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen

Protect countertops, tables, and other surfaces with this cast iron cat trivet! The trivet features surprisingly sharp details of a cat’s face, including whiskers and a detailed nose. The black cast iron makes this trivet feel classy, rather than cheesy. It makes a great housewarming gift!


Cats on Catnip Book

  • Quirky Cats

  • $$$$$
  • Decor, Entertainment

Catnip can affect furry felines in a variety of ways, and this book captures almost all of them! Photos of cats as they play with it, eat it, or simply roll around it all show the hilarious and playful side of cats. This would make a great coffee table book for anyone who loves cats and their delightful, sometimes slightly deranged behaviors.


RealSteel Garden Cat Art 3 Pack

  • Playful Cats

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

Playful cat silhouettes in black metal look fetching tucked into a garden bed amongst the flowers! These steel sculptures are perfect for anyone with a green thumb who wants to add a little pizazz to their garden and who happens to love cats. The cat figures are sitting, playing with butterflies, and stretching in the warm sun.


Cat Shaped Hair Clips

  • Cat Accessories

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

These cat-shaped clips are a fun, understated way to broadcast a love of cats! The clips are in the shape of cat faces, complete with a rhinestone nose or cat outlines. They make a great present for little girls or adults who just want a tiny barrette to hold back their hair.


iPhone Cat Cases

  • Cool Cats

  • $$$$$
  • Entertainment

These phone cases are adorned with cat ears, and the back of each case has the outline of a cat face. This comes as a set of two – a pink and a black case. It’s purrrfect for a tween, teen, or adult who loves cats and wants the whole world to know it.


Willow Tree Angel With Cat

  • Sweet Moment

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

If you have a cat-loving friend who collects figurines, this one will hold a special place in their heart! It shows a resin and wire angel hugging a gray cat. It also comes with a card that says, “I love our friendship,” which makes it a heartfelt present for a very good friend.


Personalized Pet Portrait Necklace

  • Carry Them With You

  • $$$$$
  • Jewelry

Personalized necklaces are a wonderful way to show love for a special pet! Your cat-loving friend will love this pet portrait necklace. It features a pendant with your cat’s face, along with its name underneath. You can also add pendants if they have more than one pet and add the picture and name of each one to the necklace.


Adult Creative Kittens Coloring Book

  • Coloring Time

  • $$$$$
  • Entertainment

Help relieve stress and provide a creative outlet with this coloring book for adults! Your friend or loved one can color these kitten portraits, which have plenty of hearts, flowers, and geometric shapes for hours of creative coloring. You could pair this coloring book with a set of gel pens for even more fun.


Cat Succulent Plant Pots

  • Kitty Plants

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

These plant pots all feature cat faces on them and make perfect containers for growing succulents or other small plants! Brighten someone’s day by presenting them with this set of pots. The little whiskers on the cat faces are sure to make them smile, and the black and white color scheme means they’ll work with just about any decor.


Long Tail Cat Ring Holder

  • Put A Ring On It

  • $$$$$
  • Jewelry

This elegant ring holder features a gold cat standing in a tray. His long tail is perfect for sliding rings onto to keep them in place at night. There’s also plenty of room on the tray for more rings or other small pieces of jewelry.


Kate Spade Cat Umbrella

  • Stay Dry

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

Everyone will love staying dry under this cat umbrella! The black umbrella features a drawing of a cat face, complete with whiskers and two small ears that pop up from the top of the umbrella. It’s a cheerful way to keep the rain off on a dreary day.


Reversible Sherpa Cat Throw

  • Stay Warm

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

A whimsical throw that features a cat staring cross-eyed at a butterfly on its nose is a fun way to stay warm on chilly nights! This blanket features a sherpa lining so it’s soft and warm. The colorful butterflies and mischievous kitty make it the perfect, fun focal point of a living room or bedroom.


Cat Ear Hat

  • Warm The Head

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing

A cat ear hat is a subtle way to broadcast a love for kitties without going overboard. This hat is knit in all black but features two cat ears that stand up on top of the head. It’s perfect for walks on chilly days or to pack for a ski trip or a snowy vacation.


Cat Refrigerator Magnets

  • Cute Holders

  • $$$$$
  • Decor

Cats of all colors work to hold photos, class papers, and other treasures on the fridge with these magnets! These magnets feature orange, gray, and black and white cats. The cats are all reclining with their paws behind their heads as they stick to the fridge or other magnetic surfaces.


Gifts for Cat Lovers FAQs

What Does Every Cat Owner Need?

Cat owners need all the basics – a litter box, a food bowl, a water bowl, and a collar for their cat. They may also want to get a cat tree or bed, some toys, or a cat scratcher. Some people also like to have a food dispenser for their cat. Catnip and a pet carrier are also useful items to have for a new cat.

What Do You Get a Cat Owner for Christmas?

The cat owner likely already has everything they need to care for their kitty, so you can look at more fun gifts for them for Christmas.

A picture frame where they can keep a picture of their pet, or a piece of jewelry or mug featuring cats are all great ideas. A funny t-shirt or sweatshirt can also be a great option for cat lovers.

What Is the Best Gift for a Cat Lover?

A picture frame with a photo of their beloved pet is a great idea for a cat lover! You could also consider a variety of cat-shaped items, from trivets to teaspoons to umbrellas or hats.

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Laura Falin

Laura Falin is a freelance writer from Colorado. She worked in TV news for more than ten years, and since then has written for publications and websites including BabyCenter, Colorado Parent Magazine, and Denver Parent. She loves being outdoors and reading.