The purrfect Christmas presents for pets

Gemma Tipton rounds up the best presents for your little darlings

Anxious 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

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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

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

Castle 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


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 

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

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.

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

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

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

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

For 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 d So your cat doesn’t feel left out on the bling front. Diamond Dogs also does three-row crystal cat collars. €130