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10 Holiday Gifts Under $20 for the Cat Lovers in Your Life

Buying fun, cat-themed gifts doesn't have to be expensive -- I found adorable and affordable earbuds, pint glasses, hats and more.

Angie Bailey  |  Dec 8th 2014


The holidays are upon us, and we searched far and wide for that perfect gift that’s cool but doesn’t break the bank. Friends, you don’t need to spend a wad of cash to land some awesome cat-themed gifts. I found 10 items that I’d love to receive as holiday presents. In fact, as I researched for this post, I was actually creating my own Christmas list at the same time. All I have to do is forward this on to my family and friends! See, this guide doubles as a gift registry for me, but I suspect you’re going to love more than a few items on this list, too.

Take a look at these cool-kitty bargains — all priced under $20!

1. Wanted Cat Pint Glasses ($8 or 2 for $10)

I have lots of cat mugs, but not any cat glasses. This one totally encapsulates what a cat’s all about. They’re badass and think they world revolves around their fuzzy little butts. Well, yeah. And you’ll feel badass when you drink your beverage of choice out of this pint glass.

2. Paw Print Muffin Pan ($12.95 or 2 for $19.95)

Sure, I love this pan because I want to eat paw-shaped blueberry muffins (who doesn’t?), but it also comes from The Animal Rescue Site store, which means all purchases help feed shelter animals!

3. LOVEsick Cat Butterfly Window Necklace ($4.88)

This adorable necklace is sale priced, but the original cost is only $6.50. Deal! It has a gold-tone 18-inch chain, with a three-inch extender. The clear cameo pendant with the kitty silhouette pawing at a butterfly measures one inch. Simple and fancy, all at once!

4. Furry Cat Face Adustable Ring ($14.99)

Come on, how cute are these rings? These handmade rings are adjustable, so you can wear one on each finger. It’d kind of be like holding a whole litter of kittens. Kind of.

5. Pawsitively Bemused Mug ($19.99)

This ceramic mug is shaped just like a cat’s foot. Oh, and jelly-bean toes! Do you really need to know anything else? I didn’t think so. My only trouble would be constantly spilling my coffee because I’m trying to look at the paw pads.

6. Space Cat Knee-High Socks ($9.99)

These sublimated socks are glorious! You should not hide them under pants because why would you? Wide-eyed kitty heads floating in space need to see what’s happening in the big world, and everyone needs to see these socks.

7. Cat Face Flask ($18)

When a cat lover needs liquor on the go, a cat face flask is the perfect option. “Look into my eyes …. now pour me into your cup of coffee.”

8. A Cats Night Out Vertical Print ($7)

Even at its original price of $10, this 8×10 print is a steal! There are larger sizes available, also priced affordably. It’s printed on high-quality gloss finish paper with archival quality inks. Also, it absolutely satisfies my obsession with cats doing “people things.” Maybe you know someone with this obsession, too.

9. Knit Cat Hat ($11.99)

These kinds of hats have been around a while, but I’m still tickled by the little ears on the top. And the tassels hanging on either side makes the cat look like she has braided pigtails. Eeeee!!!! Plus, the fleece lining will keep your human ears nice and warm.

10. All Paws Earbuds ($9.95)

These earbuds are another product from the Animal Rescue Site store, so you know you’re helping animals when you purchase them. If you’re like me, you use earbuds quite a bit, and they can look so boring and drab. Sure, you can’t see the little paws while they’re plugged into your ears, but you know they’re there. And then you’ll feel happy. And look! A cute little storage case!

Do you have suggestions for cat-themed gifts priced under $20? Share them in the comments!

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About the Author: Angie Bailey is an eternal optimist with an adoration of all things silly. Loves pre-adolescent boy humor, puns, making up parody songs, thinking about cats doing people things and The Smiths. Writes Catladyland, a cat humor blog, Texts from Mittens (birthed right here on Catster) and authored whiskerslist: the kitty classifieds, a silly book about cats wheeling and dealing online. Partner in a production company and writes and acts in comedy web series that features sketches and mockumentaries. Mother to two humans and three cats, all of which want her to make them food.