Looking for the purrfect “next thing” for your feline family members? We’ve got the latest cat-friendly products here!
For the cat who doesn’t mind topping off his majestic feline presence with a crown. Made of 100-percent wool felt, it measures 2 1⁄2 inches wide by 2 1⁄4 inches tall. A simple adjustable elastic strap makes it easy to keep on. Comes in five colors: green, gray, purple, yellow and blue. $14. MODERNBEAST; modernbeast.com
Your cat will love being massaged while you gently de-shed and groom his coat. The massaging motion calms your cat while helping boost joint flexibility and range of motion. Multiple small bristles and four giant bristles stimulate blood flow and reduce muscle tension. The Massaging Groomer is easy to to use, easy to clean and made of durable silicone. $14.98. Pet Well; lovepetwell.com
Find out about your kitty’s breed, traits and health markers with this easy, at-home, feline-specific genetic test. Just collect some cat hair (never hard to do) or use a mouth swab and mail in the sample. Results in two to four months. Basepaws members also receive updates, personalized recommendations, access to community and to the latest research. $95. Basepaws; basepaws.com
The NOW FRESH cat wet food line has expanded: Minced Chicken Recipe, Chicken Pâté and Cod Pâté. These textures are perfect for picky eaters, and the bone broth in the NOW FRESH wet recipes increases moisture ingestion for those water-averse kitties. Added cranberries support urinary tract health. All NOW FRESH recipes are gluten-free, grain-free, non-GMO and made with 100-percent fresh meats and oils. $2.99/6.4 ounce. Petcurean; petcurean.com
Air This innovative and powerful air filter destroys 99.9 percent of impurities like pet dirt, dander and odor. Its advanced ionic wind filtration moves air without a fan, making it lightweight and quiet. It has 360-degree air flow circulation plus measures and displays the air quality, self adjusting its fan speed based on how dirty the air is in the room. Choose from three levels: Silent, Quiet and Turbo. $297. EdenPURE; edenpure.com
About the author
Covering the pet world for more than 25 years, Melissa L. Kauffman has been an editor/writer for a wide variety of pet magazines and websites from the small critters to parrots to cats and dogs. Her advisory team of rescued pets — dogs Tampa Bay and Justice and parrots Deacon and Pi-Pi — help keep her on top of the latest and greatest pet health research, training and products, anything to give keep them in the high life they are accustomed to. Follow Tampa and his crew on Instagram @tampa.bay.pup.report while Melissa can always be found working on the next issue of Catster and Dogster magazines at caster.com and dogster.com.
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