Cats don't get the opportunity to sign up for fine china on a wedding registry. Instead, they depend on you to pick out their dinnerware. Do your cat a favor and make sure its bowl is something with both flair and functionality. We found 15 bowls that are worth a shopping trip, and are sure to get your feline purring in gratitude. Read on to get the dish on these dishes.
Qualy Houseware Cat Food Storage and Bowl
Where to Find It: eBay
Why They'll Love It: Keep all of your cat's food business in one place. This cat-shaped piece of stackable plastic serves as food storage and service. Just take off the tail piece to reveal a bowl, which can be filled with food stored in the head-and-body piece of the plastic pussycat. Everything will be easier and more colorful for you and your cat.
ULTRA FAT CAT DISH
Where to Find It: All Modern
Why They'll Love It: A feline eating issue of which many owners are unaware is whiskers-stress. A good number of cats are agitated by the feeling of something pressing against their whiskers. Bowls with tighter sides can trigger whisker-stress, causing some cats not to eat. This bowl solves that issue with its open sides and elevated height.
Whiner and Diner Cat Bowl
Where to Find It: Whiner and Diner
Why They'll Love It: Add some serious class and sophistication to your cat's meals with this bowl. Whiner and Diner constructs dishes using recycled wine crates. The result is an elevated and functional dining experience for your cat, and a fun furniture piece for your home.
HEPPER NOM NOM CAT BOWL
Where to Find It: Hepper
Why They'll Love It: Like humans, cats have varying degrees of manners. Many cats are dainty eaters, but there is also an equal portion of furry slobs. This bowl is designed for the latter. The bowl's raised edge prevents food from falling out of your cat's hungry mouth and onto the floor. Now it's easier for you to clean up after your cat, or easier for it to gobble up its own table scraps.
ALESSI "MIRIAM MIRRI" TIGRITO CAT BOWL
Where to Find It: Bloomingdale's
Why They'll Love It: This stainless-steel double bowl truly will speak to your feline. There's nothing like seeing a friendly face when you sit down to eat. Plus, the bowl's long tail makes it easy for owners to pick up and clean the product.
Ceramic Town Cat Bowl
Where to Find It: Petco
Why They'll Love It: Sometimes it's best to keep things simple. This bowl provides all the basic functions your pet needs to get food to its mouth safely and carefully, and with minimal mess. While your cat may not appreciate the whimsical design, we know you won't fail to notice it.
Travel Foldable Cat Food Bowl
Where to Find It: Sourcing Map
Why They'll Love It: Pussycats that are part of the jet set will adore this product. These no-spill bowls are collapsible, zippered and portable. The waterproof cloth these bowls are made out of allow owners to wash out the product quickly and fold it away for easy storage. When their pets need to feast again, all they have to do is pop the bowl out and set it down.
Martha Stewart Cat Bowls
Where to Find It: PetSmart
Why They'll Love It: Leave it to Martha Stewart to create something that is both functional and pretty to look at. These stackable bowls give you a durable, colorful and lightweight meal container that also is easy to take on the go. If you and your cat are on the move, all you have to do is stack the bowls and snap on the lid to carry your feline's food anywhere you need.
Interactive Cat Food Bowl
Where to Find It: Fab
Why They'll Love It: While this bowl might give you flashbacks to the warp pipes of "Super Mario Bros.," it will help your cat stay active and svelte. The different tubes tucked with food encourage your cat's predatory nature, forcing it to work and search for its meal. All this extra effort keeps your cat from getting bored and from gaining weight.
Lordly Puss Cat Bowl
Where to Find It: Felli-Pet
Why They'll Love It: This bowl was made with flat-faced cats in mind. The shallow and raised dish allows them to feast without too much struggle. This is also a great bowl for cat suffering from whisker-stress issues. Anti-skid material makes sure overeager cats don't send their food tumbling.
KNITTED CAT PATTERN BOWL
Where to Find It: Etsy
Why They'll Love It: Finally a bowl that expresses your cat's feelings about mealtime. Chowing down is fun, but sad when it's over. Now your cat and its bowl can commiserate over having to part ways ... until you fill it up once again.
Bridgeport Slow Down Bowl For Cats
Where to Find It: Drs. Foster and Smith
Why They'll Love It: Help your cat avoid the embarrassing issues that come with eating too fast. This bowl features a raised ceramic fish in the center, which slows your cat's eating. This design helps prevent weight gain, flatulence, vomiting after eating and air gulping.
ORE Vintage Parisian Cat Bowl
Where to Find It: Wag
Why They'll Love It: Since you can't give your cat the fine cheeses and wines of France, this is the next best thing. This bowl escalates a simple dinner of kitty kibble to a true dining experience with its Parisian flair. When meal time is over, you may have to clean up, but at least you get an adorable image to look at.
SmartCat Tiger Diner Portion Control Dish
Where to Find It: Pet Food Direct
Why They'll Love It: Have a cat who is going from fluffy to beefy? This holey bowl will help your expanding feline shed that extra weight. The holes prompts your cat to fetch each piece of food out of the dish if they wish to eat. This repeated action gives your cat some extra activity and helps control how much food it consumes.
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Happy Cat Bowl
Where to Find It: George
Why They'll Love It: It's hard not to be happy when looking upon this optimistic bowl, and we're sure your cat will feel the same way. If the grinning cat on the side isn't enough, this dish also comes equipped with wide, sloping sides that help your feline gobble everything up.