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Highly Rated Grown in USA Natural Catnip

Get a tub of dried catnip and turn any toy, piece of furniture, blanket or cat bed into a fun plaything for your catnip-sensitive kitties. Most cats are sensitive to catnip and owners find their cats becoming extra playful, active, and maybe erratic when exposed to nip....

Cute Grumpy Cat Cartoon Knit Cat Toy

Can you believe it's been almost 9 years since Grumpy Cat hit the scene? The mixed breed kitty, named Tardar Sauce, became an Internet celebrity when her photo was first posted on Reddit in September 2012. Her permanently grumpy facial expression was attributed to a form of feline...

The Best Blankets for Cats

During colder months, our cats love to find a warm spot to nap. Sunbeams are the best. When those aren't available, our cats gravitate to soft and snuggly surfaces, especially the fluffy plush blanket we have on our bed. Blankets made just for cats are typically small, for...

What Cats Need Top 2020 Best Sellers

2020 was the year that our cats stepped up to help their people get through some dark days. The comfort of our pets was amplified when we went into lockdown or quarantine. Isolation felt less isolated with our purring pals with us. And we pampered our pets this...

Review: Self-Grooming Arch Brush for Cats

We've had a self-grooming brush arch like this one for about four years, and it's holding up very well although our cats don't really use it as intended. Our arch brush sits in our living room. Rather than using it for self-brushing, our boys Gumby and especially...

Alternative Use: Suction Toddler Bowls for Cats

This set of three suction cup bowls was designed for kids to help prevent messes at baby's mealtime. They can also serve as pet bowls and users have reported success using these as both water and food bowls for cats who have been known to knock things...

Christmas-Themed Cat Trees

Give your kitty her own Christmas tree this season. Maybe she'll leave yours alone, then! (If not, you can try a cat-proof tree solution or alternative). Rotating your cat's furniture (as well as toys) is a great way to keep kitty interested and engaged and burning her energy...

Garden Cat Grass Planter Pack of 3

Indoor kitties can enjoy a taste of the outdoors when you offer them cat grass. Our previous cats were real cat grass connoisseurs and we'd often have a small planter available for them upon which to munch. Sometimes they'd get out of balance and the grass would...

Update: Popular Jumbo Cat-Scratching Post

With the extensive wear, we decided to purchase a replacement post. Besides the obvious wear to the sisal, you can see how the post became discolored after years of use and abuse from little kitty paws. Our cats took to the new post immediately, recognizing it is a special...

Compressed Catnip & Silvervine Kitty Station

This is an interesting product that has three different types of plant materials that are known attractants for cats. Clumps of catnip, silvervine, and gall nut have been compressed into ball shapes. The three balls fit into a mount that can be attached to the wall or just...