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19 Best Gifts Ideas for Cat Dads of 2023

Many people don’t realize that men can be just as attached to their pets as women are. Many people struggle with purchasing gifts for men, but if they own a pet, the solution is easy — get them something that will improve their time with their pet. We’re going to concentrate on cat owners and list a bunch of gifts to help get you started with some ideas.cat face divider 2

Top 19 Cat Dad Gift Ideas:

1.  Mug

PetRageous Designs Cat Dad Mug

We’ll start with the old standby, the coffee mug. While your cat dad may already have plenty of mugs, how many describe him as the cat dad? Our guess is not too many. There are plenty of variations to choose from, and you can usually create a design at a low cost.

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2. Socks

HAPPYPOP Men Orange Cat Animal Socks

Cat socks are another novelty item that many people might feel are silly, but we guarantee that he will wear them out if you buy them. He loves his cat and will be proud to put them on every chance he gets, especially if you get them personalized to resemble his cat.

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3. T-Shirt

The Catfather

Of course, you can’t give out cat socks and not give out a cat t-shirt. This shirt changes the name of an old movie, but there are dozens of designs you can look through to find the one that best suits your cat dad’s personality.

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4. Tie

Cat Necktie

While we seem to be on a clothing kick, a fancy tie will make any cat dad happy to attend boring business functions when he can show off his love for his cat. This cat tie is fancy enough for dress-up days but still silly enough to be a conversation starter.

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5. Baseball Cap

Hatphile 6 Panel Embroidery Dad Hat

Of course, no list of clothing gifts for a man would be complete without a baseball cap. This manly cap will be perfect for working out in the yard or attending the game. Like the other items we’ve looked at so far, the baseball cap is highly customizable to suit any personality.

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6. Ugly Christmas Jumpsuit

Tipsy Elves Ugly Christmas Jumpsuit

We’ll admit that this one is a little strange, but there are many cat dads out there that would appreciate this Christmas jumpsuit covered with cats. You can even customize it with cats that look like his!

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7. Briefs


You knew it was going to be somewhere on this list, and you were right. Cat-themed briefs! Like many other items on this list, you can usually find a shop that will customize the briefs with pictures of your cat dad’s cats to make them more personal. However, the ones pictured here look amazing and are available in a wide range of sizes.

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8. Mask

Smile Cat Cloth Face Mask

Of course, these days, you can’t go anywhere without wearing your facemask, so what’s a better gift for your cat dad than this cat mask? This gift will help your loved one stay safe and healthy while announcing he is a proud cat owner.

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9. Bottle Opener and Keychain

Cat Lover Gifts for Men Keychain

The bottle opener is another standard item that any cat lover needs to have. This keychain helps you organize your keys while making a statement that you love cats.

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10. Location Monitor

Jiobit GPS Dog & Cat Location Monitor

The location monitor is a great gift for cat dads that allow their cat to go outside or like to take them for walks. The location monitor will help your cat dad keep track of his pet at all times so it won’t get lost.

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11. Door Mat

Design Imports Cat Doormat

The doormat is a perfect gift for the cat dad, and it will remind him every time he gets home of his friends waiting inside. This mat is extremely durable and will last many years.

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12. Environmental Intolerance Testing Kit

5Strands Pet Food & Environmental Intolerance

Help your cat dad make sure his cat is free of allergies with this environmental intolerance testing kit. This product only requires a few hairs to tell you what your pet is allergic to and what to avoid. This gift can prove invaluable and may even prevent trips to the vet.

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13. Cat Carrier Backpack

K9 Sport Sack Trainer Dog & Cat

Help your cat dad always keep his cat with him with this adjustable cat carrier backpack. This backpack will keep the cat comfortable and secure while allowing plenty of ventilation to help keep the cat cool and let it see where it’s going.

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14. Automatic Cat Feeder

DOGNESS Automatic WiFi

The automatic cat feeder is perfect for the busy cat dad on the go. This tool will automatically dispense food at the appropriate time if no one is home. It prevents your cat from eating too much or too early and becoming hungry again before their dad gets home.

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15. Interactive Laser Cat Toy

PetSafe Bolt Interactive Laser Cat

The interactive laser cat day will help your cat dad catch up on his daily chores while the cat remains entertained with this helpful toy. It’s interactive and reacts to your cat’s behavior, so it doesn’t get bored quickly as it will with most of its toys, including catnip.

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16. Neon Sign

JYWJ Cat Neon Sign

No man cave is complete without a neon sign, and if your cat dad has a place to watch the game, this neon cat sign will make a perfect gift. It’s attractive, inexpensive, and available in several colors.

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17. Spectacle Holder

FLYING BALLOON Cute Markings Cat Animals

The spectacle holder is the ideal gift for the cat dad who wears glasses. When he takes off his glasses to rest his eyes, he can place them on this attractive kitten, so they don’t get smudged or broken. It’s also great for storing extra pairs of glasses.

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18. Cat Caddy

Lily's Home Cat-Themed Wire Basket

The cat caddy will provide your cat daddy with plenty of space to store his things. It works perfectly at the office or in the garage. It’s durable enough to hold tools yet attractive enough to keep on the counter to hold mail.

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19. Cell Phone Holder

ElecNova Desktop Cell Phone

The cat cell phone holder is an attractive gift that has a practical use. It allows for hands-free operation during long conference calls, and your cat dad can also use it to watch videos to get all the local news and game highlights.

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As you can see, there are quite a few different kinds of gifts available for the cat dad. You can stick to the old standbys like socks or a mug for an inexpensive gift he’s sure to love. You can also try something a little more inventive, like the cat carrier or the automatic cat feeder if you want to look like you put in a little more effort. Any of these gifts should get plenty of use and will be greatly appreciated.

We hope you have enjoyed reading this list and have found a few ideas for your next holiday. If we showed you the perfect gift, please share this guide to the best gifts for cat dads on Facebook and Twitter.

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