Best Cat Costumes

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If your cat’s a fan of limelight and loves dressing up, then these costumes will ensure they always turn heads wherever they go. From low-maintenance neckties and manes, to elaborate pirate outfits and sweet-as-sugar princess attire, there’s something to suit every pet and their unique personality.

Top pick

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OMG Adorables Lion Mane Costume

A lion costume with form-fitting comfort that’s kind to your cat’s coat

Your cat will be ready to roar in this super-cute costume featuring a bushy and full lion’s mane. Comfortably fitting any size kitty, this easy-to-wear, pullover mane uses traditional colors for an authentic and rugged look. The ears are plush and the costume is made from lightweight and breathable cotton and polyester that’s gentle on your cat’s skin. Great for parties, your furkid will look like they’ve just wandered out of the jungle.

Best set

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Shappy 3 Pieces Adjustable Pets Bow Tie Costume

Your furkid will be stepping out looking sharp in these ties

For a polished and well-groomed look that will have your cat being a style icon everywhere from the ballroom to the backyard, these three pieces will have all eyes on your kitty. Featuring two neckties and a bowtie, each is made from cotton and can be easily adjusted for the perfect fit. Comfortable to wear and easy to clean, they’re a great low-maintenance buy that will add a touch of understated sophistication to your cat.

Most cozy

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Mogoko Funny Shark Costume

The snuggliest shark costume you’ve ever seen

Made from velvet and microfiber, this super-snuggly shark costume will keep your kitty feeling warm. Designed with a shark jaw hat and a fin, this cute costume is sure to make your cat the star of any show. The four-button closure makes it easy to put on and take off, and the elastic around the waist and arms keeps the costume in place while still providing plenty of room for natural movement.

Most affordable

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Kitan Club Cat Cap

Your furry friend will look adorable in these bunny ears

These super-adorable bunny ears will be sure to draw plenty of admiring glances. Easy to put on, they feature a bottom strap for a safe and secure fit and are perfect for cats who don’t mind dressing up. The authentic Japanese design is made with animal-safe polyester and is best suited to cats with a head circumference of 11 to 11.5 inches. The surprise blind box adds an extra layer of fun when you order as you won’t know which color you’re going to receive. With six colors to choose from at a very low price, it’s easy to collect them all.

Best for masculine pets

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Idepet Pirate Cat Costume

Captain Hook never looked so cute

Made of soft and breathable polyester and non-woven fabric, this life-like, and extravagant pirate costume will make people laugh and have the spotlight firmly shining on your feline. Available in four sizes, it comes with a separate pirate hat to complete the look, and the arms feature an adorable hook and sword. Safe and non-toxic, with no small parts your cat could swallow, this stylish and comfortable costume is bound to be a huge hit.

Best for feminine felines

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Legendog Princess Cat Costume

Let your paw-tner play princess for a day

Dress your kitty up like a princess in this super-sweet costume. With an adorable three-tiered lace bib with small flowers and a cat crown featuring sparkling faux diamonds, this comfortable and charming little costume will have everyone wanting a cuddle with your kitty. Quality craftsmanship at an affordable price, the neck girth of the bib is 7.8 - 9.75 inches, and the crown is 32.37 inches, making it ideal for cats of all sizes.

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Whether you’re wanting to dress your cat up just for fun or you have a party or special occasion to attend, these costumes will ensure your cat always steals the show. Our pick of the bunch is the OMG Adorables Lion Mane Costume, which will have your kitty looking like they’ve just stepped out of the jungle and is roaring good fun. For a costume that’s sophisticated and minimalist, you can’t go past the Shappy 3 Pieces Adjustable Pets Bow Tie Set that will have male moggies looking suave and female felines looking stylish.

Speaking of masculine moggies, the Idepet Pirate Cat Costume is one of the most elaborate costumes we’ve seen, and it comes with a cool hook and sword attached to each hand. And for the kitty who wants to look as sweet as sugar, we’re head over heels in love with the Legendog Princess Cat Costume, with its lace bib and diamond crown.


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