Nobody really wants to leave their cats home alone, especially during the holiday season, but with these Black Friday cat deals any guilt is going to be slightly eased. At least that's what I'm telling myself.
There will inevitably be a time when I will have to leave my little moggy when visiting friends and family and it's important to ensure that he is happy and content (not to mention safe) during those very short periods. But taking up these deals would help to give me peace of mind. I'd know that I'd be able to keep an eye on him.
How? Well, these Black Friday deals include automatic cat feeders so that I can be sure my cat is being regularly fed. There's a pet fountain so that he doesn't become thirsty and self-clean litter boxes so that he's able to remain clean (while preventing the house from smelling bad). With a great camera, I can monitor my cat from afar and with a good toy, he'll be kept occupied as well.
And as you'll see, there are some big bargains to be had which will be added to as and when more great deals appear. Also, don't miss our favorite Black Friday cat tower deals.
David Crookes has a fun little cat called Nova who has got into more than his fair share of mischief over the past 14 years! As such, he's become a rather experienced cat owner, more so after looking after Nova's sister, Luna, who sadly passed away a couple of years ago. David's been covering Black Friday deals for a number of years now and he's always been good at spotting a bargain from many miles away.
- Walmart: Big savings on a variety of cat feeders and water fountains
- Chewy: Up to 50% off a wide range of cat products and accessories
- Amazon US: Some great interactive cat toys reduced
- Amazon UK: Get the lowdown on leaving cats alone
Black Friday deals for the holiday season
ZUPOX Automatic Cat Feeder
Was $239.99, now $109.99 at Walmart
You can't allow a cat to go hungry but, at the same time, you don't want food to spoil or your moggy to eat through an entire supply in one day. With an automatic cat feeder, you can control both when and how much your pet is fed. This fab model can hold six liters of dry food and, because it is smart, it will work remotely. It even comes with a camera! And it's down by 54%!
Voluas Automatic Cat Feeder
Was $59.99, now $46.74 at Walmart
If the Zupox feeder is still a little too expensive, then consider this wonderful alternative. You can't control it from afar via an app but you can program it before your holiday season jaunts. It'll dispense up to four meals in a day. You can also power it by battery so you don't need to worry about power outages.
Mrdoggy Cat Water Fountain
Was $45.99, now $15.97 at Walmart
It's important to have a good supply of water for your cat when you're on vacation and this one definitely gets the thumbs up, especially now it's down by a staggering 65%. The flow is adjustable and the circulating water means your cat is more likely to drink. It's BPA-free as well.
Self-cleaning litter boxes
REDSASA Self Cleaning Litter Box
Was $549.99, now $383.99 at Walmart
Nobody wants to come back from a short spell away and find a cat litter tray dirty and in need of emptying. Not only is that going to ruin your Christmas, it's no good for your cat either. With this self-cleaning litter box at a great price (you're saving $166 here), you can monitor your cat's health remotely and know that it's good for 15 days. One touch is all that's needed to dispose of the dirt.
PetSafe ScoopFree Self-Cleaning Litter Box
Was $140, now $110 at Walmart
This self-cleaning litter box is cheaper than the REDSASA model and it's still effective. It seeks to tackle odors, protects against leaks and allows you to go scoop free for weeks. A great buy for those short visits away this Christmas.
Ring Stick Up Indoor Camera
Was $99.99, now $59.99 at Amazon
You will want to keep an eye on your cat when you're away and you can't go wrong with this inexpensive camera from Ring. The image quality is superb and it also works well at night. And because there's a two-way talk, you can touch base with your pet and hear them meow. Down by 40%.
PetSafe Bolt Interactive Laser Cat Toy
Was $26.99, now $19.95 at Chewy
Cats need to be kept occupied so mentally and physically stimulate your pet (and give them a great Christmas treat) by investing in this fab laser toy. It has an automatic mode that will kick in when you're away and it'll turn off after 15 minutes so that the batteries down drain fast (and your kitty doesn't become overwhelmed by constantly chasing the laser).
Door Buddy Door Latch Plus Door Stopper
Was $24.99, now $15.98 at Chewy
This lovely little gadget allows you to open the interior doors just enough for your cat to squeeze through. It also has a door stopper to prevent the doors from slamming shut and accidentally locking your moggy in a room. A nice 36% saving to be had here.
What are deals like this year?
There are some cracking savings this year on the best pet water fountains and the best self-cleaning cat litter boxes. We've seen savings of up to 65% as well so you could use the cash you've saved on these great deals to buy your moggy one of the best cat toys.
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David Crookes has been a journalist for more than 20 years and he has written for a host of magazines, newspapers, websites and books including World of Animals, BBC Earth, Dogs and Canines, Gadget and The Independent. Born in England, he lives in a household with two cats but he’s also keenly interested in the differences between the huge number of dog breeds — in fact, you can read many of his breed guides here on PetsRadar. With a lifelong passion for technology, too, he’s always on the lookout for useful devices that will allow people to spend more time with their pets.