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Gift Guide: Pet Lovers

A white and gray dog and cat lay with each other in a human's bed

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Welcome to Michelson Found Animals’ 2017 Gift Guide! This is one installment in a series of gift guides, starting now and stretching through the end of December.

This week’s gift guide is for pet lovers. Now let’s be clear: There are pet lovers and then there are PET LOVERS. This gift guide is for the latter. These gifts are perfect for the people in your life who adore animals. We have terrific presents for dog owners, cat ladies (and gentlemen!) and people who love both canines and felines. These awesome gifts are absolutely perfect for putting under the tree or giving each night of Hanukkah.

Also make sure to load up on pet ID tags for Secret Santa exchanges and stocking stuffers. They make great small gifts – and are inexpensive to boot! Definitely check out

Pet ID tags with cartoon drawings


Crazy for Cats

Cat enthusiasts seem to have an unmatched passion for their pets. They already seem to own each and every cat product in existence. So what do you buy them? Try fun games, unique cat beds and cutting-edge electronics. These are the gifts they’re lusting after right meow.

Cat-Opoly: It’s the classic game with a feline spin. Get it here.

Cat-Opoly board game


Interior Cat Door: This simple entryway will give a cat more access to certain areas of the home help contain gross litter box smells. Get it here.

Cat peeking through cat door portal


OTO Ice Cream Truck for Cats: Okay, so Kitty can’t get her driver’s license, but it’s fun to pretend. Cats love playing in cardboard boxes and this one sure looks better than a piece of trash. Get it here.

Cat inside cardboard ice cream truck


COMMA Wooden Cat Pile Set Game: Upgrade an old Jenga set with this elegant game. Get it here.

Wooden cat 'Jenga' puzzle


Cat Crib: Clever design meets comfy convenience. Get it here.

Cat laying in cat canopy attached to a dining chair


Catit Senses 2.0 Digger for Cats: This game is perfect for cats who get bored easily or have lots of pent-up energy. Get it here.

Orange kitten playing with cat digger game


K&H EZ Mount Window Bed Kitty Sill: This perch is easy-peasy to install and wonderful for people and birdwatching. Get it here.

Cat looking out a window in a window-mounted cat bed


Fling Ama String Cat Toy: Forget ordinary balls of string. Give a cat the time of its life! Get it here.

Gray and white striped cat paying with a string toy



Dog Devotees

Life is ruff when you’re shopping for the dog person that has everything. They own countless collars, leashes, harnesses and treats. Luckily we did all the work for you and found ideal gifts that won’t land you in the dog house during the holidays.

Highwave AutoDogMug: This mug keeps dogs dehydrated without having them share a bowl with other, possibly sick canines. Get it here.

Black dog bowl attached to water bottle


Wisdom Panel 3.0 Breed Identification DNA Test Kit: Where DID those ears come from?! Find out with a simple DNA test. Get it here.

Dog DNA test box


Treat Dispensing Puzzle: OM NOM NOM treats AND games OM NOM NOM NOM. Get it here.

Orange and white Corgi playing with puzzle toy


Furbo Dog Camera: Get the perfect photo with this camera and treat dispenser combo. Get it here.

Dog treat dispenser with built-in video camera


FrontPet Water Resistant Dog Sleeping Bag: Ideal for the dog owner who likes to ruff it in the great outdoors. Get it here.

Brown & white dog inside dog sleeping bag


PetSafe Automatic Ball Launcher: What do you do if they want to play fetch but their human is too tired? Buy them one of these. Get it here.

Ball launcher beside tennis balls and power chord


Bake-A-Bone: Bake ’em bones at home. Get it here.

Dog treat waffle iron


DII Bone Dry Bone Shape Pet Organizer Storage Basket: Never compromise form for function. Get it here.

Dog bone shaped wicker trunk



Bonkers for Both

Canine? Feline? They’re both fine! We all know an animal enthusiast or two whose homes are filled with more pets than humans. These gifts are fab for cat and dog lovers alike.

All You Need Is Love and a Dog/Cat Pillow: There’s no such thing as too many throw pillows. Get it here.

'All You Need Is Love & A Dog' pillow


SAFEVANT Wireless Automatic Smart Pet Feeder: Feed Spot and Mittens with a smartphone. Get it here.

White automatic pet feeder next to smartphone


Interactive Light Toys Set: Upgrade the ‘ol laser pointer. Get it here.

Orange kitten playing with laser toy


Little Dove Pet Teepee: Nothing high tech. Just really darn cute. Get it here.

Black and white dog inside white lace teepee


SureFlap Microchip Pet Door: Make sure pets can get in and out and angry raccoons can’t. Get it here.

Brown and tan cat laying in front of pet door


Kangaroo Pouch Hoodie: For pets who prefer to get their cuddle on instead of running around the backyard. Get it here.

Black and white hoodie with kangaroo pocket


TOMKAS Small Dog Cat Carrier Sling: An alternative to the Kangaroo Pouch Hoodie. Get it here.

Woman carrying puppy inside red pet sling


“It’s Not Drinking Alone if the Dog Is Home” Wine Glass and “It’s Not Drinking Alone if the Cat Is Home” Wine Glass: Denial isn’t just a river in Egypt. Get the dog version here and cat version here.

'It's Not Drinking Alone If The Dog Is Home' wine glass


Come back to Found Animals’ Resource Center each week. We have more unique gift guides on the way!