Christmas is rapidly approaching, and what finer gift is there for the cat people in your life than a pair of faux fur lined Tabby Cat Slippers? Or indeed, what finer massive hint is there to drop for your own pressie?
These slippers come in either grey (top) or pink & grey, and are available from the London Shoe Company in women’s UK sizes 3 – 8, at £14.99. All parts of these slippers are synthetic, and the soles are described as being suitable for indoor and outdoor use. (But please do remember that slipper-shod feet down the corner shop is not a good look.)
Please allow me to introduce my new favourite item of feline-inspired clothing: the fabulous Cats Are Better Than Boys t-shirt by Belfast-based Hallion Clothing. Purrfect for cat-loving feminists! And pretty funny, whether you agree with the slogan or not.
Available from the Hallion Clothing Etsy shop, in white or red, and sizes S – XXL for just £7.99 (UK delivery £2.30).
It may not quite be t-shirt weather yet, but warmer times are definitely on their way; so now‘s a good time to start stocking up on cat tees. Especially bargain unisex cat tees featuring a great design, like these Meow T-shirts from Urban T-shirts.
Available in sizes Small – X-L at £7.99 a pop. (UK delivery £1.99.)
Looking for a gift for your cat-loving mum? Or maybe you fancy treating yourself to a splash of cat-themed colour that will liven up these dog days of winter? Well, look no further….
These colourful, hand screen printed totes feature Maud, a little cat who is demonstrating the classic I’m-keeping-an-eye-on-you pose, familiar to all us cat lovers. Maud is curled up on a graphic hearts print, which is available in four cheery colours: deep rose, forget-me-not blue, violet and a zingy, spring green.
Measurements: bag 43cm x 38cm; handles 64cm (over-the-shoulder length).
Available from the Cool for Cats UK Etsy shop for £9.00 (UK delivery £1.00; rest of the world £3.50).
All profits from the sale of these bags will be donated to the Celia Hammond Animal Trust, a small, UK charity based in London and the South East who rescue and re-home thousands of cats each year, and also offer affordable neutering and veterinary care to pet owners on low incomes.
PS, If you’re reading this post before 08/03/15, you can head over to the Cool for Cats UK Facebook page and enter the giveaway to win a pink Cats & Hearts tote – entries must be in before midnight on Saturday 7th March.
These 100% cotton boot socks are from Turkish Etsy shop, ScarfLovers. Each sock features half a cat face, and the socks form a complete cat face as a pair. Very cute! But if you buy a pair you may be stuck for an uncontrived way of showing your cute cat socks off to your cute cat friends. How about this for an idea: “Hey! Let’s all take our boots off and see who can get their feet the closest together…. Ooh, I win… And look, my socks are forming a cat face!” You’re welcome.
Available in one-size-fits-all for £7.42 from Scarflovers.
It’s Christmas Giveaway time, and one lucky Cool for Cats UK reader will win a copy of The Latest Mews: Learn to Speak Cat 2 by Anthony Smith!
The Latest Mews is a humorous take on the world from a feline perspective, and would make a great Christmas gift for any cat lover. Actually, I’d better make that any cat lover over the age of 12, as a couple of the cartoons contain very minor swearage.
Many of the cartoons are based around visual puns and witty one-liners, so if you’re a fan of comedians like Tim Vine and Milton Jones, you’ll definitely appreciate Anthony Smith’s cat cartoons.
To enter the giveaway, simply leave a comment at the end of this post and also pop over to the Learn to Speak Cat Facebook page and give that a like. ENTRIES FOR THIS GIVEAWAY MUST BE IN BEFORE MIDNIGHT ON THURSDAY 18th DECEMBER so that I can post the book to the winner on the 19th, which should mean it to arrives in time for Christmas – providing the postal gods are with us, that is.
Giveaway rules: This giveaway is only open to entries from UK addresses. Entries must be in before midnight on 18/12/2014. To enter you must leave a comment at the end of this post and also ‘Like’ the Learn to Speak Cat Facebook page. The winner will receive one copy of The Latest Mews – Learn to Speak Cat 2 by Anthony Smith, which will be posted by Royal Mail 1st Class on Friday 19th December 2014.