Looking for something special for kitty? We’ve got the latest feline-friendly products to put on your shopping list.
Entertain, chat, take photos, videos or livestream kitty with Ebo, a robot companion with an HD camera. It wheels, rolls and dances, or you can take control and play with kitty remotely using the Ebo app. Schedule playtimes using multiple play styles. Comes in Standard Classic, Standard Luxury or Pro Classic Set with AI Technology. Additional accessories available. Sets start at $249. Enabot; enabot.com
Royal Canin Hematuria Detection, Technology by Blücare
This in-home solution with technology by Blücare enables early detection of blood in cat urine. Easy to use, the non-invasive urinary test is as simple as spreading white granules evenly over your cat’s clean litter. Inspect the litter box after kitty urinates, and if the granules are blue, there is a presence of blood. Contact your veterinarian to confirm results and determine next steps. Available through veterinarian. $29.99. Royal Canin; royalcanin.com
Kitty Poo Club
Get a recyclable, leak-proof litter box plus the choice of one of four premium cat litters to your doorstep every month with this service. Choose different litters, adjust dates and frequencies or even personalize your subscription with food, treats and accessories. Litter boxes designed with new patterns every season. Free shipping included. Subscriptions start per month at $21.99. Kitty Poo Club; kittypooclub.com
Drinkwell Butterfly Fountain
A fun and whimsical butterfly tops this BPA-free plastic fountain with four free-falling water streams to attract your cats to drink more water. Its replaceable carbon filter and foam filter remove pet hair, debris and bad tastes from the water. Top-rack dishwasher safe and easy to clean. 50-ounce water capacity. $24.95. PetSafe; store.petsafe.net
SquarePet Turkey & Chicken Cat Food
Packed with fruits and vegetables and made without grains, peas and legumes, this cage-free turkey and chicken formula is a convenient alternative for people who home cook or feed their cats a raw food diet. The high-meat, low-fat natural cat food is veterinarian formulated. Prebiotics, probiotics and dietary fiber sources are added to support a healthy gut and digestion. Comes in two sizes (also in cans). $26.99/4.4-lb bag and $57.99 11-lb bag. SquarePet; mysquarepet.com
Crew-length knit socks featuring cats playing with yarn are the perfect accessory to show the world your love of cats. Designed to hold up for years of wears and washes without fading while remaining soft, comfortable and well-fitting. One size fits most, machine washable. $9.95. Lavley Socks; lavley.com
Super Pet Nutrition Colostrum-LD Powder Supplement
This liposomal bovine colostrum supplement can help your cat’s immune system do its job and develop resilience to various microbes, while helping repair and regenerate tissues following an infection, injury or surgery. Mix with water or sprinkle on your cat’s food. Veterinarian recommended. Available in a 50-gm Intropak or 12-oz pouch. $13.95/$79.95. Sovereign Laboratories; sovereignlaboratories.com
Kitschy Cats Umbrella
You won’t mind the rain with this too-cute umbrella. Collapsible with automatic open and close and a rubber handle. A good size at 44 inches in diameter. Other cat designs available too, like Red Bird on Cat and Big Eyes. $24.95. Naked Décor; nakeddecor.com
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