Christmas gift picks for cats and dogs.
Mint not only freshens your pooch’s breath, it also calms an upset tummy, which makes it perfect for holiday overindulging — like when they steal the ham off your plate. These tasty treats are baked in Monroe with 100 percent organic and non-GMO rye flour, molasses, carob powder, mint, crushed peanuts and canola oil. $9 for 14 ounces at wet-noses.com
Encourage your cool cat’s budding DJ career with this cardboard turntable that’s just waiting for him to scratch out some dope beats. Includes faux band stickers like Run D.O.G. Packed flat in a cardboard kit for DIY, glue-free assembly. $35–$38 at Jax Joon (Ballard) and
Take your pup’s H20 to go with these collapsible, pop-up water bowls in striking prints. Made of BPA-free plastic with a mess-free, zip-close top, they fold down flat to fit in your backpack or back pocket for the park, road or trail. $9 for two at Northwest Art & Frame (West Seattle) and modgy.com
Keep those dog leashes right where you need them with this whimsical hanger featuring a cast-iron dog tail on painted, distressed wood emblazoned with the command, “WALK”. Makes a fun and practical gift for your favorite puppy parent. Comes with mounting hardware. $16.50 at Fireworks Gallery and fireworksgallery.net
Boldly go where no dog has gone before — to bed in a replica of Captain Kirk’s chair from “Star Trek” — just in time for the show’s 50th anniversary this year. Designed in Monroe, the officially licensed pet bed features a gold Command Delta on the back and faux control panels on the stuffed bolster arms. You both know who’s in charge here. $45 at Pioneer Pet Supply (Pioneer Square)
Designed in Rainier, this wand has a 3-foot string that awakens the hunter in your cat and engages her in playful exercise. It’s also 95 percent biodegradable, and made with all-natural materials such as cork, hemp, wood and dye-free feathers. $8 at All the Best Pet Care
Dogs like layers, too. This new technical sweater, designed in Bend, Ore., is made of quick-drying poly fleece with little sleeves for extra warmth, coverage and style. It zips on easily and has reflective trim to keep him safe through those winter nights. $60 at ruffwear.com and REI
Kitty will take the art of lounging to new heights in this perch that’s built in Seattle. Guaranteed to not fall off any window, the indoor/outdoor perch is made of durable plastic pipe and comfy weather-resistant fabric that’s easy to clean. Safely holds up to 30 pounds of cat; fits windows 26 inches or wider. $45 at oskarandklaus.com
Oh, buoy! This set includes a 100 percent non-toxic rubber anchor and a colorful buoy on a rope. Both float, to keep your first mate entertained for hours, and are adorable, to please his master. Recommended for small to medium dogs. $24 at waggo.com
For the cat who has everything, there’s the old-fashioned cat bonnet from that Seattle prankster Archie McPhee. Made of 100 percent cotton with a satin lining in a “Little House on the Prairie” style print, it fits most cats and makes a great white elephant gift. $6 at Archie McPhee (Wallingford) and mcphee.com
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