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9 Cats Wearing Ridiculous Holiday Hats

By Colleen Williams
published: November 16, 2018 - updated: October 5, 2023 • 2 min. read
Cat with Christmas coat

Key Takeaways

  • The holidays are fun times to dress your pet up with something festive.
  • Festive headwear can be more comfortable than a holiday sweater for your cat.
  • These headgear examples are from independent Etsy retailers.
  • Check out these cute cat hats that are perfect for holiday season.

With the holidays approaching – such celebrated ones like “National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day” on December 21st, naturally – we’re wondering, how is your cat celebrating? Wrangling your pet into a holiday sweater is definitely not in the spirit of the holidays. Avoid discomfort on all ends with festive feline headgear, which can be taken on and off with the tie of string. Snap your pic for the holiday card and voila! Only momentary suffering and a snapshot that will last a lifetime.

(All headgear was found on independent retailers on Etsy; links to purchase the Christmas cat hats have been included – cats of buyers beware!)

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and…Fluffy?

Christmas cat
(AniWares on Etsy)

Oh kitty tree, oh kitty tree, thy anger so unchanging!

cat christmas tree hat
(NotsoKittyShop on Etsy)

The weather outside – and his fury – are frightful.

Christmas cat hat
(SewBeautiful2 on Etsy)

Kiss under this mistletoe at your own risk!

cat christmas hat
(Find more made by SimplySphynx on Etsy)

This Frosty is wishing he could melt away…

cat Christmas hat
(uniquelymore on Etsy)

Perfect for the real star of Christmas.

cat Christmas hat
(Similar item by iheartneedlework Etsy)

Rudolph the Unwilling Reindeer

cat Christmas hat
(PamperedWhiskers on Etsy)

For the Winter Queen, naturally.

Cat with Christmas coat
(CraftsforCats on Etsy)

So, let us have it! Post your kitty’s most festive feline gear on instagram and tag us at #gohealthypaws. Merry happy holidays!

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colleen williams
By Colleen Williams

Over the past decade, Colleen has written about health, wellness, beauty, and even pets for The New York Times, The Cut, Refinery29, xoVain, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, and Seattle Met Magazine, as well as many beauty brands. She has a BFA in Art History from the University of New Mexico and an AAS in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design in New York.

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