If the Cosy Home pets are anything to go by, our furry friends often do the best out of Christmas – plenty of treats and fun, and no obligation to do the washing up or help cook! This year, we’ve got our eye on some of these great presents for pets – ideal for pet-owning friends and relatives, or a treat for your own best canine or feline friend.
1. Personalised cat bunk bed, Plantabox
A quirky cat ‘bunk bed’ that’s sure to be a real talking point. With optional paw prints and ladder, it comes in a range of colours and can be personalised with your cats’ names. £79, available from Plantabox.
2. Tigrito cat bowl, Alessi
For the cat who has everything, may we recommend this stylish designer cat bowl by Alessi? Designed by Miriam Mirri, it’s made from black thermoplastic resin and has two bowls with stainless steel inners. The tail of the cat doubles as a handle for practicality. It costs £47.50 from Black by Design.
3. Cat sofa, Aristopaws
If your cat thinks he runs the house, pander to him with this eco friendly cat sofa. It’s actually made from cardboard, so it’s completely safe for play, resting and scratching. Available in two different designs, it costs £64 from Swanky Maison.
4. Purrr…fect! cat treat tin, Sophie Allport
A practical stone coloured tin to store your cat biscuits and treats, this is made of galvanised metal and comes complete with a scoop. A selection of cats surround the base rim of the tin with some grey fish bones around the lid rim. £14 from Sophie Allport.
5. Catillac cat play house, Suck UK
Turn your feline friend into a head-turning socialite with this amazing cardboard Cadillac cat toy! A twist on the normal cardboard boxes cats seem to love so much, it’s completely safe and folds flat for storage. It’ll also provide almost as much entertainment for you as you watch your pet in the driving seat! £19, available from Red Candy.
6. Organic cotton dog bed, Ochre and Ocre
Leave your pet in the lap of luxury on Christmas day with this lovely pet bed. With high sides to keep out any draughts, and a removable base for easy washing, it comes in three sizes to suit your dog’s breed. Prices start at £30 from Ochre and Ocre.
7. Luxury dog cracker, Annabel James
Treat your dog with his or her own cracker this Christmas. There is a paper hat but no snap to protect their sensitive ears and the cracker contains some healthy pet treats baked at Paws Deli in the New Forest. £9.95 from Annabel James.
8. Dog bow tie collar, The Gift Oasis
Dressing for dinner on Christmas Day? Let your dog join in the festive fun and cut a dash in this dapper doggy bow tie. Available in a range of colours and sizes, the collar part is adjustable for a comfy fit. It costs £3.79 from The Gift Oasis.
9. Fritz and Dina dog bowl, Soul UK
This pretty enamel dog bowl was inspired by a Victorian book called Dogs of the British Isles with images of dogs and their owner’s details; Mr. Barclay Hanbury’s Dachshunds ‘Fritz & Dina’. It has a non-slip base for practicality, and costs £10 from Really Good Ltd.
10. Red Havana lead, IN-SPACES
Made from the highest grain leather, this bridle leather lead is beautifully soft to the touch and robust enough to last a lifetime. Made from the same top quality leather that’s used for horses’ reins where durability and strength is paramount, it’s treated with greases and wax to provide the best finish. Prices start at £56 from IN-SPACES.