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Cat-Friendly Christmas Activities

Want to get your cat involved in the holidays?  Learn how to create a cat-friendly Christmas season for your special furry friend.      

Looking for ways to share the holidays with your cat?  You’ve come to the right place! 

We are going to give you some great ideas on how to give your feline a cat-friendly Christmas.  

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Hang Up a Stocking for Your Kitty

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Even if you don’t have young kids, stockings are still fun to hang up during the holidays.  In that case, why not give your cat a stocking?  If you are crafty, you could even make it yourself and put your cat’s name on it. 

Whether homemade or store-bought, you can put little treats inside the stocking.  Let your cat discover those treats on Christmas morning.  

Pick the Purrfect Gift for Your Cat

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Add your cat’s name to your list of gift recipients.  But what should you get for your furball?  If you know your cat well, it should be easy to figure out what your pet would like to receive.    

Some cats like chasing little balls around the house.  Others go crazy for catnip toys.  A new cat wand is also a popular gift for felines. 

If your cat doesn’t need any more toys, you could give your kitty a cat scratcher that doubles as a bed.  Talk about a great multipurpose gift! 

If you really want to give your cat a memorable Christmas, treat your fur baby to a new cat tree.  After you set it up, your cat will enjoy this gift for years to come.       

Make Holiday Cat Treats

Many of us look forward to indulging in delicious Christmas goodies.  Although you might be tempted to share some of them with your beloved kitty, many of those foods are cat-toxic. 

But your feline can still enjoy a few holiday treats if they contain cat-safe ingredients.  In fact, you could make them yourself!

Try out these recipes:

Remember, just as humans can pack on the holiday pounds, so can cats if they are given too many treats.  Keep track of how many calories your cat consumes so that you don’t overfeed your four-legged friend.

Watch Christmas Movies Together

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Curl up on the couch with your fur baby and watch your favorite holiday movies together.  This cat-friendly Christmas activity is perfect for a cold, winter night and will strengthen the bond you share with your puss.    

Start a Photo or Video Contest

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Challenge your friends and family to a holiday contest that includes your pets.  Be sure to choose a fun theme.

For example, you could have everyone take pictures of their pets dressed up in funny holiday costumes.  Or each participant could take a video of their pets opening gifts. 

Whatever theme you come up with, it’s certain to be a big hit with all the animal lovers you know.  You could even ask every participant to post the contest pictures and/or videos on social media so that others can enjoy your adorable animals.  

We hope you will try the cat-friendly Christmas ideas we’ve listed in this article.  Each one will add even more joy to the holiday season because they all involve your cat!