The purrfect Christmas presents for pets

Gemma Tipton rounds up the best presents for your little darlings

 

NESTCAMFROMHARVEYNORMAN_WEBAnxious about your little darlings when you’re out? The NestCam lets you watch, and even talk to your pet remotely. It even has night vision. € 199 at Harvey Norman harveynorman.ie

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This fun cat bed looks good even when your cat’s not curled up in it. Mijou Cuddly Cat Bed is completely washable. €15.99 petstop.ie

 Eco Friendly and smart, the Dog Duvet from Mollys is a washable outer layer that you simply stuff with an old quilt or blanket. From €32.95 at mollys.ie

TRIHORSEPHOTOSHOOT11_WEBCastle Leslie is a Hotel for Horses as well as humans. Overnight B&B, plus livery for your horse and complimentary group ride on the estate (bookable in advance) from €140pps. Call 047 88100 castleleslie.com

Where do you go to my lovely? Find out with a GPS cat or dog tracker. Straps on to your pet’s collar, and sends the whereabouts to your phone. Warning: tracking your cat can be addictive. €88 munstergps.ie 

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Poppy Hunt can work to commission from photographs of your dog or cat (or goldfish). From €195 poppyhunt.com

Bring your dog on holiday to Cork’s Castlemartyr. Private garden room includes a palace for your pooch plus welcome bowl. Lovely walkies on the 220-acre estate guaranteed. €50 extra per night, advance confirmation required. castlemartyrresort.ie

Wrap your horse in a cosy heavyweight turnout rug from a range at TRI on the Curragh. Prices from €80 triequestrian.ie

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Boredom Breaker balls are 100 per cent natural and 100 per cent safe toys for smaller pets, from mice to rabbits. They’re stocking filler price too: from €4.80 for three from petstop.ie

 Help give love to less well off dogs and cats with a DSPCA voucher, or give directly to the animals in their care. From Dog Training and Doggie Day Care, to the Christmas Stocking Appeal: from €10 shop.dspca.ie

Make sure your parrot doesn’t get bored and start insulting you by giving her these wooden play blocks for hours of feathered fun. €11.49 petworlddirect.ie

CATCOLLAR_WEBFor the dog who has everything, and the owner who may need to get out more, hand-knit dog sweaters beaded with Swarovski Elements from Diamond Dogs, from €244 diamonddogs.eu d So your cat doesn’t feel left out on the bling front. Diamond Dogs also does three-row crystal cat collars. €130 diamonddogs.eu

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