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You have been very, very good this year. Oh, well, I wasn’t very good, but you must admit that I’m kinder and more witty than a lot of people you might know.
I’ve come across some great gifts that I love, but since I don’t have money or plastic, I’m asking you, even, for them. please please please?
I promise to reward your generosity with lots of snuggles and adorable head tilts and wagging of tails. Plus, I promise to keep those midnight hairball coughs to a minimum.
I can’t wait to see what you get for the holidays!
your fur baby
A cat’s home is his castle, literally, with Catit’s new Vesper Castle, which allows cats to survey their kingdom from within their own tower. Playhouse complete with drawbridge, 2 levels to explore, soft padded cushion and heavy base for stability. Combine it with Vesper’s Tunnel Dungeon play. The play furniture features a soft inner cushion, rounded edges, and texture that won’t attract cat hair.
Best dog parent holiday box ever!
The Dog Mom Holiday Box includes a waterproof green neoprene walking bag so humans can stash phones, keys, and most importantly, dog treats, before heading out on adventures. It also has litter bags.
There is also a water bottle that allows dogs to drink from the attached bowl without wasting a drop, because when the dog is done drinking, the excess water drains back into the bottle.
The kit includes six 6-inch Bully Sticks, an excellent protein source that fits nicely in a hiking bag, as well as six dental chews with delicious beef collagen. The holiday-themed bandana is the perfect accessory.
PIXI Smart Mouse Camera
This cute, poseable camera is designed for two-way communication between cat and owner. Owners can record live footage, check on their cats, and talk or listen to the pets while away from home. With the Catit PIXI app, save those HD photos and videos to your smart device or go to TikTok.
This dinosaur-sized beauty is big on size and flair. The bones are sourced from free-range cows, and the bones even contain some tendons for added flavour. Even aggressive chewers must have been busy for hours with this.
Tactical dog trainer collars and leashes
For this no-fuss me cool factor, Boss Dog offers coordinating tactical collars and leashes made with heavy-duty, lightweight military-grade nylon webbing and neoprene lining. The handlebars feature rustproof, aircraft-grade aluminum dual-trigger safety clips.
One in three dogs will go missing in their lifetime, and 80% of them flee their home territory. To the rescue comes the Animo GPS from Merck Animal Health, an activity and behavior monitor with GPS tracking.
The product can alert pet owners within 20 seconds if their dog leaves their designated “safe zone” and provides real-time tracking with location updates from every five seconds when in “lost dog mode”.
In addition to the location tracking capabilities, Animo GPS uses smart technology to track your dog’s activity levels and unique behavior through a mobile app. The device captures data on sleep quality, barking, scratching and vibration.
Puffer dog hug
It’s a fact that everyone, including dogs, can use a hug. The Puffer Hug Dog might be the best thing after an actual hug on those chilly nights. A version of the human product, right down to the pockets, the fleece-lined wrap made of 100% vegan nylon and vegan leather is available in large and small, both with a detachable leather strap to fit snugly around your dog’s neck.
Bearbak pet grooming and scratching game
Back Scratcher For Pets The Bearback Pet Scratcher features a long, extendable handle, so you can scratch your furry buddies without bending or arching your back. The product’s gentle 3-inch “teeth” also helps control shedding, remove dirt, and reduce tangles, all while providing scratchers that pets will find happy.
Laser dancing cat
Channel the inner tiger lurking inside every cat with the Dancing Dot Laser Cat Toy, ready to play even when humans are away. The game features two game mode options for a random moving laser show that engages Kitty’s instinct to chase, chase and pounce.
Dogs are not keen on bathing, and bathing dogs is not usually a favorite human pastime. Zoop can get rid of dog odor without washing. The non-toxic washcloths and wipes promise a stink-free pet and healthy skin forever, if used once every six days.
The wipes are infused with nano silver ions to keep the pet’s lipid layer intact for long-term odor control. Ions are released from harmful bacteria as well.
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Liu Lu too
This high-tech, scoop-free litter box is as stylish as it is convenient. Wifi and mobile app enabled with four festive colors and a modern design, the litter box has quiet sifting technology, plus it monitors Kitty’s habits and weight via the app’s activity reports. It is the only litter box with an EPA-approved UV sterilization that has eliminated 99.9% of bacteria, viruses, and parasites in the waste drawer.
Drinkwell Butterfly Pet Fountain
The cute butterfly cover on this pet fountain isn’t just for looks, as it creates four falling streams of water for your pet to drink from and stay hydrated, because animals are naturally attracted to moving water. The top can be removed for a quiet bubbling flow.
Feline Natural Feline Milk Box
For the cat who has everything, Feline Natural’s Holiday Season Milk Box provides four bottles of New Zealand milk from free-range, grass-fed cows. The milk is lactose-free for easy digestion and includes added nutrients for heart and eye health and immune system support.
This fun claw-activated whirlwind, unlike other spinning cat toys with soft plastic exteriors, is equipped with a unique fabric cover, allowing cats to grip the toy as they cling to their prey in nature. Grrrr!
K9 Natural Oil Supplement Kit
Made with New Zealand cold-pressed flaxseed oil and Hockey oil, the range contains three distinct oils for skin, coat, hips and joint benefits, and brain and eye health. A spoon is included so dogs can lick the treat right away.
Automatic ball launcher
Dogs will have a ball with this interactive fetch toy that gives your arm a break.
The automatic dog ball launcher is waterproof for backyard playtime or a sprint down the hall. Works best with standard size tennis balls and holds up to 3 balls at a time. It also comes with 2 tennis balls so your dog can start playing right away.
You can adjust the distance the ball is thrown, with multiple settings for distance and angle depending on where your dog plays the next game of fetch. Electronic motion sensors detect if your pet is within seven feet of the dog ball launcher opening and will not release a ball until your dog has moved away.
Automatic Ball Launcher also uses an audible tone to indicate when a ball is about to be thrown, so your dog is always ready. Prevents automatic sleep mode after 30 minutes of exhaustion.
DoggyRade Prebiotic Chewies
A great stocking stuffer, DoggyRade Chewies are a prebiotic chew to support your dog’s immune and gut health. They contain natural fiber and prebiotics to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut.
For people who love their pets
These two are technically humans, but hey, who doesn’t love sweet treats and interesting scents?
- Sweetology Dog-Themed Collection. As sweet as can be, this collection is for humans, not dogs, but is all about dogs with motifs that depict many breeds. Each set includes freshly baked cake, cupcakes, cookies, gingerbread houses, and more, made-from-scratch vanilla buttercream frosting, pressed-sugar decorations, assorted sprinkles, professional piping bags and stainless-steel decorating tips. Your dog will not leave your side when you do. Sweetology.com
- Fur holidays all. Holiday Fur Made in South Florida All Candles get man and beast into the holiday spirit with traditional holiday scents that include fir needles, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Made for pet-loving homes, the candles are made with dye-free soy wax and contain no paraffin/petroleum derivatives. onefurallpets.com
Sonnenberg is a Melbourne-based freelance travel and lifestyle writer.
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