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39 gifts for the cat person in your life, according to a cat person

Affordable gifts their four-legged friend will deem purr-worthy.
Two woman outside with a cat
Kara Birnbaum/ TODAY

There are people who love their pets, and then there are cat lovers — the latter of us seem to love our companions just a bit more than everyone else. From posting adorable videos and photos of their felines to dressing them up in hilarious costumes, cat lovers are proud of their furry friends.

If you're looking for something special — or dare we say paw-some — to gift the cat lover in your life, nothing will bring a smile to their face more than a unique gift that taps right into their biggest passion: Their love of cats. Here, we've found the best gifts your feline-loving friend just might swoon over.

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Best home gifts for cat lovers

Alex Ross The Abby Apron

Any home chef will love this special apron addition, which features designer Alex Ross's adorable cat, Abby.

Sharp-Dressed Cats Oven Mitt and Pot Holder

What's cuter than a little kitten? Nothing, but these dapper-dressed cats give them a run for their money. I picked up my own handcrafted oven mitt and potholder set at a local craft fair, but the small biz ships worldwide.

Gold Cat Paper Towel and Toilet Paper Holder

The cat might not be allowed in the kitchen or the bathroom, but this golden paper towel and toilet paper holder is the perfect stand-in. It's made of cast iron metal and weighs four pounds, so the cat lover in your life can stack multiple rolls without worrying that it will fall over. Pounce on this one soon!

Geometric Wooden Cat Decor

Is your cat-obsessed friend looking for classy wall and bookshelf decor? This geometric wooden cat cutout is available in 10 different colors, so you can match your friend's new piece of decor to their color scheme.

NewBloomingMoon Cat Mom Gift Box

Can't decide on just one gift? This Etsy seller curates a custom box that includes a succulent, bath bomb, bracelet, scrunchie and a bundle of wild sage for the cat mom in your life.

Ceramic Hand-Glazed Mug

For your cat-loving friend who drinks tons of coffee or tea, gift them with a mug that'll keep them going throughout the whole day. The hand-glazed mug, designed by Cincinnati-based potter Susan Altenau can even be personalized with their cat’s name. Note: The mug listed on Ebay is in new condition and estimated to deliver in two to five business days.

Handmade Cat Incense Stick Holder

Bring some charm into your friend's life with an adorable incense holder. Perfect for a relaxing night at home, this holder is crafted with a perching ceramic cat.

Cat Landscape 57: Phases of the Meow Yoga Mat

Yogis will love practicing their sun salutation (or, appropriately, their cat pose) on this lightweight, durable yoga mat.

Cat Eyeglasses Holder

This cat figure is more than just a charming decoration — it can also hold their glasses! According to the seller, this handcrafted figure was carved from harvest Indian Rosewood and has a protruding nose that's perfect for storing your glasses.

Munch Munch Wine Chiller

For the wine lover, a wine chiller adorned with an adorable cat munching on a houseplant is perfect. It's practical and shows off their favorite mischievous animal.

Playful Cat Stretching Statue

This sculpture would make a great addition to anyone's yard, though it's perfect for the avid gardeners in your life. They can show off their love for cats while adding a playful ambiance to their property.

"Walter Chandoha: Cats: Photographs 1942-2018"

Before cats became an essential part of the Internet (and our lives), Walter Chandoha used them as inspiration for his photography. This coffee table book takes you through his illustrious career spanning over seven decades before his death in 2019, at the age of 98.

Hi and Bye Cats Doormat

Not all cats like to greet guests, so for the pets you may not always see, give your pet owner a cat-themed welcome mat instead. These adorable kittens are sure to capture the hearts of all guests.

The Isle of Cats Board Game

Game night has never been so catty! Your pet lover can get excited to host the next game night with this cat-themed board game.

The Cat Ladies Organic Grass Growing Kit

Give your cat lover something both they and their cat will enjoy. This interactive kit comes with a cat-shaped planter, soil, and non-GMO wheat, barley and rye mixed seeds, which is safe for their cat to eat.

Kitten Candle

Bring some coziness to the cat owner in your life. Scented with notes of musk, amber and hand-picked violets, this candle is intended to stir up daydreams of sleeping cats cozied up on their plush thrones.

iLive Wild Tailz Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Their cat may only produce soft purrs, but this cat-shaped Bluetooth speaker promises to deliver big sound. Also unlike their cat, this is small enough to fit in their pocket.

Smudge the Cat Meme Cutting Board

For the friend or family member who loves hosting (and hanging out on the internet), present them with a minimalist cheese board inspired by a beloved meme.

Simply Charmed Pour Over Coffee Brewer and Mug

Every cozy morning deserves a nice cup of coffee to enjoy with your four-legged friend. This pour-over coffee maker and mug set is designed with a cute kitty face and ears, along with a tail that doubles as a mug handle.

Best beauty and fashion gifts for cat lovers

Classic Literature Cat Tote

Nothing is better than snuggling on the couch with a cute kitten and a good book. These tote bags from Uncommon Goods combine the two. Featuring titles such as "Pride and Purrjidice" and "The Great Catsby," these tote bags will bring in all the compliments.

Hand-Painted Porcelain Cat Necklace

A cat lover should be able to bring their furry friend everywhere. This hand-painted necklace featuring a blue-eyed cutie will allow them to do that in style. The hypoallergenic necklace receives rave reviews for its detail, quality and packaging.

Cat Claw Clip

Every cat lady needs a cat claw clip. These 9-centimeter claw clips feature adorable cat faces complete with whiskers and ears. Grab your cat-obsessed friend multiple colors while the large clips are still less than $11.

Little Words Project Cat Mom Bracelet

Let them wear it loud and proud! This dainty bracelet features beads that spell out "Cat Mom," perfect for the pet parent who loves to accessorize.

Sam and Jack Pet Portrait Phone Case

Surprise your friend with a custom-painted phone case that features their favorite feline.

CustomTrendyGoods Plants and Cat Sweatshirt

Help your loved one express their affinity for cats with this relaxed pullover. Made with cotton and polyester, this sweatshirt is sure to be part of their signature winter look.

I Dew Care Cat Headband

For the skin care guru, they're sure to appreciate this cat-inspired spa headband (I know I love mine!). Made to keep the fly-aways out of your face, this headband was created with soft elastic for added comfort.

TonyMoly Cat's Purrfect Night Mask

Don't let the cat face fool you! This is more than just an adorable bottle, it's a nightly skin mask that uses silk aminos to hydrate and smooth skin throughout the night. Check the Ulta near you for availability and same-day pickup.

L.L. Bean Women's Daybreak Scuffs With Cat Motif

Get the pet owner in your life something cozy they can slip on. These black cat slippers are lined with warm, fuzzy fleece, so they'll never want to take them off. Choose the Deepest Red/Charcoal Cat motif for your feline-loving human!

Unique gifts for cat lovers

Pefuny Cat Window Perch

Cats love to bask in sunlight. Give them the gift of warm days with this window perch!

How to Speak Cat Cards

Do you ever wonder what your furry friends are thinking? By interpreting your kitty's body language, facial expressions and sounds with this informational card deck, you will be able to learn "how to speak cat."

Cat Shaped Ceramic Measuring Spoons

What's more paw-some than cat-shaped ceramic measuring spoons? These cute kittens have earned a 4.5-star average rating on Amazon for their gift-ability and measuring accuracy. Verified customers say they use the measuring spoons as a decoration when they are not in use.

Cat Butt Refrigerator Magnets

If your cat-obsessed friend has a sense of humor, these refrigerator magnets are the purr-fect gift. The set is complete with six different cat breeds and magnets, so the cat lover in your life can hang anything they want.

Cat-Themed Adam Creation Shirt

If you're looking for a classier cat gift, stop right here. This t-shirt featuring a cat-themed version of Michelangelo's "The Creation of Adam" will bring in the laughs and the compliments. The shirt is available in more than 10 colors and costs less than $10, so you might as well grab one for yourself.

Best gifts for cats

Interactive Robotic Cat Toy

This self-charging toy will keep them entertained for hours. Connect the attachments to the base and watch as ribbons and more whirl around the room.

Laptop Cat Scratching Pad

Every cat owner knows that cute kittens love to sit on laptops — no matter how inconvenient it might be. This mini laptop that doubles as a scratching pad allows your cat to do their own "work." The foolproof decoy is a hit with my “hardworking” kitties.

Youngever Assorted Cat Toys

For pet parents who love playing with their cat, an assortment of toys is the way to go. After all, spending time with their pet is every pet parent’s favorite thing to do. This variety pack even comes with an interactive play tunnel for their cat to run around in, all for under $13.

Cat Scratching Post

Most cats are known for their love of lounging around the house all day. Surprise your friend with their cat's very own hammock and cat scratcher. This is sure to help keep their pet from scratching their furniture!

Felt Catnip Cookie Toy

There is nothing a cat loves more than catnip. Placed inside three felt cookie fortune cookie-shaped toys, your friend's cat is sure to obsess over this.

Aoligy Automatic Cat Laser Toy

Nothing makes a pet owner more excited than seeing their pet happy. Show your appreciation with a toy that their cat can play with for hours. This automatic laser will have their cat chasing around a red dot all day long.