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    29 Under-$50 Cat Products From Amazon You’ll Probably End Up Using Every Day

    Your cat will thank you for these purchases, whether they show it or not.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A self-grooming cat toy that will provide your cat with those cute cheek scratches while you're too caught up with your daily tasks. I have a few of these toys adhered to multiple corners in my home to help my cats brush their fur as they are passing by. Pro tip: Add the included catnip to the slots on either side of the toy to turn groom-time into playtime.

    a black and white cat rubbing its face on a catit grooming toy that adheres to any corner
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    Promising review: "I got this for my three-legged cat because he can't scratch his left side. He'll be trying to scratch and all you see is his little nub going wild. I found these and he immediately LOVED it! The expression on his face when he first tried it was priceless." –Pippa Runs

    Price: $3.99

    2. A grass planter for those of you who are both cat parents and plant parent. A variety of house plants are actually poisonous to cats, so have a few of these kitty-safe planters around for them to chew on.

    a grey cat standing next to a cat grass planter
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    This kit contains three sets of seeds and vermiculite.

    Promising review: "Got it Wednesday night, put it together, and on Sunday morning I've got a bunch of grass my kitties are already super interested in!" –Chenin C

    Price: $9.99

    3. A Temptations hairball-control cat treat, because your cats don't like getting hairballs just as much as you don't like cleaning them up. This treat is specially formulated for felines who are on a hairball-control diet.

    the treat opened to show crunchy outside and soft inside
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    This set comes in a pack of 12.

    Promising review: "My 7-year-old indoor cat loves these. He was having hairball issues and these treats stopped those. He waits for his treat each night eagerly! Normally he doesn’t like treats much. I give him about 10-12 each night!" –Jean Savage

    Price: $22.20 (or Subscribe & Save for $21.09/month)

    4. A double-tiered pet food storage container to help keep your kitty kibble as fresh as possible. This product has two compartments, which is great for those who have multiple cats on different diets. Or perhaps you can store your cat's food in one container, and their dry treats in the other. The possibilities are endless!

    a cat infront of a blue and transluscent double-tiered plastic cat food container, a bag of dry food, and a trash can for size comparison
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    Promising review: "We bought our storage containers a couple of months ago and love it. We’re in a woodsy area so sometimes bugs/mice just happen and I am not okay sharing with them. The containers hold everything securely and I’ll buy another in a heartbeat if this one ever breaks." –Jessica O.

    Price: $23.74

    5. A Fresh Step odor shield clumping litter that is infused with The Power of Febreze, ensuring that the scent of whatever your kitty does in the litter box stays in the litter box.

    a black cat next to a box of fresh step cat litter
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    Promising review: "This cat litter is the best ODOR ELIMINATING cat litter I have ever used! I didn't even know my cat used the litter box until I checked it. That's how well it covers the smell! I have never experienced this with NO. OTHER. CAT. LITTER. No matter how scented it is. I am DEFINITELY buying another box of this stuff!" –MidnightandI

    Price: $10.19 (available in three scents)

    6. A hooded litter box, because your cat likes their privacy when using the restroom. This hooded litter box keeps your floors free of litter if your cat is the type who digs aggressively. Plus, it contains a carbon filter at the top of the litter box that locks in foul odors. My two cats love that they can hide in here while doing their ~duties~, and I love that this litter box is easy to clean.

    a grey catit litter box with a litter catching rug in front of it. This litter box has a window that cats can enter and exit from
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    Promising review: "Great litter box. We have two female cats, both around 6-7 lbs, and they have a ton of room inside. I've never smelled any urine when I'm near the box but it does get cleaned at least every other day. The door and ledge help cut back on litter that gets tracked outside of the box." –David

    Price: $30.17 (available in four colors)

    7. An Advantage II topical flea prevention and treatment for small cats who like to go on adventures in the great outdoors. This treatment works within 12 hours of application and gets rid of fleas in all stages of life to break the flea life cycle that is currently taking place in your kitten's fur.

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    This set comes with four doses.

    Promising review: "This medicine saved our kittens from being absolutely riddled with fleas when they were too young to use any other flea-killing product!!" –Rebecca

    Price: $43.98 (or Subscribe & Save for $41.78/month)

    8. A Greenies Pill Pocket treat that is just like sneaking veggies into a picky eater's meal. Simply place your cat's pill inside the treat, mold the soft treat around the pill, and watch them enjoy every last bite of what they think is a yummy snack.

    three greenie treats: one with a pill outside of it, one with a pill inside of it, and one with a pill inside of it and the treat molded around the pill so as to hide it
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    Promising review: "These pill pockets make life so much easier! Saves a twice a day fight! It only takes a second to place the pills inside and pinch shut. My cat loves the treat!" –Melissa

    Price: $6.49 (or Subscribe & Save for $6.17/month)

    9. A cat tree to provide your feline companion with a designated space for playtime and relaxation. This cat tree has a cave and top perch for napping, as well as a scratch post to save your sofa from cat scratches. And! A dangling pom-pom that your cats will want to play with all day long. Can you say, purrfect?

    a can with stripes sitting on top of a cat tree that is grey with an ivory scratch post
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    Promising review: "This is perfect for our 16-year-old cat. She can easily get up on it and it’s equal to our window. This is a quality cat stand. Easy to put together a durable. The seat is very soft. I’d recommend an buy again. The grey is very pretty." –Seminolegirl97

    Price: $35.99 (available in light grey and in light brown)

    10. A cardboard cat-scratcher lounger that'll give your cat something to scratch at other than your rug.

    a striped cat inside a cat scratcher pad in the shape of an oval cat bed with walls. One the outside of the scratcher is an assortment of watermelon drawings on a white background
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    Promising review: "I got this for one of my cats in particular because she loves to be tucked away. But as soon as I took it out of the box my other cat claimed it as her own and now they fight over it. I ordered another one today. WIN!" –AMSOVE

    Price: $24.99

    11. A feather cat wand toy if your indoor cat would rather spend their time by the window staring at the birds outside. This toy mimics a bird in flight, which stimulates your feline's hunting instincts during playtime.

    a striped kitten playing with a red feather attached to a wand
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    This set comes with one wand and four feathers.

    Promising review: "It's big enough, lightweight, makes gentle noise (can be removed if you don't like it). Our kitten likes this toy very much." –Viacheslav

    Price: $8.95

    12. A tilted cat food bowl that tells you exactly how much food you are giving your cat with some handy measurements etched on the inside of the bowl. Never over- or under-feed your cat again.

    titled cat food bowls with paw prints on the outside of them and measurements on the inside of them. There are two white bowls, one blue bowl, and one grey bowl. One of the white bowls contains dry food
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    Promising review: "I started with one of these bowls. Now there is one for each of our five cats. The cats love them and they look much more comfortable eating out of them. I have also noticed less regurgitating/vomiting since I began using these bowls. Would highly recommend these bowls." –S Altman.

    Price: $12.27 (available in three colors)

    13. A pair of cat claw trimmers, because cat scratches, no matter how much your cat loves you, are a thing. Use this tool to gently snip the sharp ends of your cat's claws without ever going too deep into their nailbed.

    a striped cat in its bed with a pair of nail clippers next to them
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    Promising review: "I bought these for my young cat Rocket and thought that I would struggle a little to clip his nails. The last time that they were clipped was during a visit to the vet and they had a hard time with him.. It was so easy to clip them and Rocket barely noticed that he was getting a cut. The quality of the product is great and price was fantastic." –Rosemary Sol

    Price: $6.99

    14. A Hertzko self-cleaning pet brush to make grooming time enjoyable for both you and your kitty. This brush gently combs any excess dead fur and knots out of your cat's coat, which prevents hairballs over time. Plus, it's self-cleaning, meaning that you won't have to worry about digging every last piece of fur from any brush ever again.

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    Promising review: "My cat has short hair, but a thick undercoat. I brush him two to three times a day and I always find a good amount on the brush. I didn't think I would care that it was self cleaning, but it is seriously the best feature about this brush. So easy! He loves how it feels and I love how it works." –Addo90

    Price: $15.99

    15. A litter pan that'll make your cat's bathroom experience easier for the both of you. This litter box has high walls, perfect for bigger cats, and a grated surface to collect those little bits of litter from your cat's paws.

    a  litter box that has an entrance at the top of the box with a white lid and grey crate
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    Promising review: "Cleo the cat loves this litter box!!! Why is this the best litter box ever? Our medium-sized dogs can't get to it! Less mess on the floor!! Nothing worse than stepping in kitty litter all the time!! This really cuts down on that issue. Kitty litter stays in the box and not on the floor. Size is great too!! Big enough for Cleo but not huge and oversized." –Aleece King

    Price: $21.95

    16. A lickable treat that my cats go wild over every single day. (Seriously, they sometimes sit in front of the drawer I store these treats in and DEMAND a snack through some intense meows.) These treats come in a variety of flavors, ensuring your cat will never be bored with their midday snack.

    a brown and white cat licking a clickable treat
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    This set contains 50 treats.

    Promising review: "Cat goes wild over these. She loves them sooo much. They’re wonderful for outside adventures and hydration or at home as a treat. The product gets a 5/5 for sure." –Krista

    Price: $39.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $35.99/month)

    17. A Greenies oven-roasted chicken flavor treat, because who doesn't love a cat with a fresh breath? Dental hygiene in cats is just as critical as dental hygiene in humans — it prevents tooth erosion, gum diseases, and heart diseases. These treats, when taken daily, help improve your cat's tooth and gum health.

    a grey cat with its head inside of a tub of greenies treats.
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    Promising review: "I was hesitant to buy anything like this because my cat only likes the junk food. And, since this helps with their teeth, I thought there was no way my cat would go for it. He loves it! I am so surprised. And, it really does help with their teeth. Recommended by my cat, Charlie!" –Angie Marakas

    Price: $6.92 (available in four sizes)

    18. A dry food dispenser if you have trained your cat to self-feed. This food dispenser releases a finite amount of food at a time, keeping the dry food on the inside of the well from going stale. This is a great product for the parents of kittens, as kittens always need dry food around to snack on throughout the day.

    a pet feeder with kibble inside. the feeder has a grey base and a translucent well
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    Promising review: "We love these pet feeders for our cat! Plenty of food storage. Our cat is pretty high maintenance and this alleviates some of his daily needs. It’s easy to add food and keeps it fresh! Added bonus!!" –espresso-self

    Price: $14.90

    19. An L-Lysine supplement treat, because cats get sick, too. L-Lysine supports your cat's immune and respiratory health, meaning they won't have to worry about feeling under the weather any time soon.

    an orange cat and a black and white cat eating a treat from their owners hand
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    Promising review: "For the same price as regular treats, but with added immune health benefits, and no wheat/corn/artificial preservatives, I will choose this every time. I also appreciate that, while many treats that claim to have nutritional benefits require 5-10 or more treats a day, these only require 1-2 treats daily, meaning one bag will last me a lot longer." –anaid

    Price: $8.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $8.54/month)

    20. An interactive cat light toy, because have you ever watched a cat chase a laser around? This USB rechargeable toy sits on any surface and shoots light in different directions at a fast and slow speed to make sure your cat is engaged while you do things like prepare dinner.

    cat playing with the laser toy with five-star caption "keeps my cat busy all day long"
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    Promising review: "This toy keeps my cats occupied for hours. Fully charged, the battery will last the entire day. They have knocked it on the floor many times and it is still intact and functioning. This laser toy was also the best priced." –Keek B.

    Price: $15.99

    21. A cardboard cat scratcher that doubles as a kitty-version of Whac-a-Mole. This product stimulates your cat's brain function as they attentively chase the ball inside of this toy.

    an orange cat laying on a cat scratcher that has grass on top of the board
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    Promising review: "Purchased two for my furr baby. He loved the big boxes they came in, the packaging paper and the actual scratcher! He jumped out of the box to enjoy his new gifts. If your cat loves scratching, this is the way to go." –Nikki

    Price: $6.22

    22. A flower water fountain, because some cats prefer drinking running water as opposed to still water from a bowl (this is why your cat might love drinking water from a running faucet!). This fountain filters and oxygenates water to ensure a fresh and clean drink for your kitty every time.

    cat drinking out of the flower fountain
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    Promising review: "This is so stinking cute. My cats were scared of it at first, but now they love it :) I bought it with the Catit multi feeder and it looks great. It is very quiet, unless it needs to be refilled." –jamie

    Price: $27.99

    23. A pet step, because some cats need help when climbing onto higher places. Put this near the couch or bed to help your feline get to the places they need to go.

    a grey corduroy plus pet step in front of a reading chair
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    Promising review: "Although the step is lightweight, the foam base material they use seems pretty sturdy and doesn't seem wobbly at all when my pet climbs (or more likely runs) up it to get to the bed. The lambswool cover was a huge selling point for me and looks far and away better than many of the other pet stairs I've seen on the market ...Bonus? Love that you can buy replacement covers for it as well!" –J. Borges

    Price: $45.99 (available in ten colors)

    24. A cat roller toy that'll engage your cat for what seems like hours on end. This toy comes with grips on the bottom of it, meaning that it won't slide around the house as your cat has the time of their life.

    a black kitten playing with a cyan triple-tiered roller toy
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    Promising review: "My kitten could barely wait for me to put this thing together before she was playing with it. She has since been playing with it nonstop with our adult cat hitting the balls back and forth. Sturdy plastic, the balls in the slots move freely, and it even has little rubber skids on it so it doesn't move all over the play while they play with it. Great product would definitely recommend for the price compared to some of the others in pet stores." –Hannah

    Price: $8.99 (availble in three colors)

    25. A fluffy fleece blanket, because the cooler months are here to stay, and cats love warmth! Place this in your cat's bed, or wherever else they love to lounge and watch them purr their way to dreamland in no time.

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    Promising review: "I ordered these for the price and size. They are super cute and my foster cat loves them!! They fit great in the cat's travel kennel also. I got a size small..will be ordering again!!" –Cassy E

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes S-L and in ten colors)

    26. A storage bin to keep all your cat toys in. Beware: your cat might just want to sit inside the bin and snuggle with their toys all day long.

    a storage bin with the words "cat stuff" written on the outside of a bin under a paw print design
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    Promising review: "I use this as a toy box for my cat. He absolutely loves it! He climbs in the box and gets a toy when he wants to play. Good size and made of a heavy felt-like fabric." –AnnaMaria

    Price: $14.99 (available in three colors)

    27. A cave cat bed, because cats love to lounge in enclosed spaces. This super plush bed gives the coziness and support your cat needs during sleep, and has a fun pom-pom attached for when your cat wakes up.

    a brown and white cat sitting inside a tan cave bed with a single pom-pom hanging at its opening
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My two cats are somewhat picky, one more than the other. One of my babies did love it at first sight though and is already sleeping in it. The bed itself is cozy and cute! Ready for the colder weather." –Jacky C.

    Price: $23.99 (available in sizes M-L and in two colors)

    28. A Gorilla Grip litter mat that'll trap the litter that your kitty will inevitably bring around the house with their dusty paws. I purchased this after becoming tired of cleaning up after my two cats, and I've never looked back.

    two cats sitting on a black litter trap mat
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have had this mat since July of 2019. It has still held up nearly a year later with my three Maine Coons. It’s pretty easy to vacuum with a hose attachment. They haven’t chewed or ripped any holes in it. It keeps excess litter contained as long as it is cleaned often enough." –Iamkittenyou

    Price: $32.99 (available in four sizes and in nine colors)

    29. A probiotic for cats because your kitty's gut flora needs to be taken care of, as well! This probiotic comes in a powder form, making it simple to mix into wet food. Your cat won't suspect a thing.

    a blue and black probiotic tub in front of a black cat
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    Promising review: "After only a few days on this probiotic, Humphrey's 'presents' became noticeably firmer, more shapely, and even less smelly. And for that, I couldn't be happier with the results! I think Humphrey is happier too because he doesn't have to deal with a messy bum anymore. To add to all of this, his teeth are now whiter and his breath is smelling cleaner – I think that's thanks to having a cleaner bottom." –Emmaline

    Price: $32.95 (or Subscribe & Save for $29.66/month)

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