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Quilted Cat Throw for a Warm Winter

Another great gift idea for the Holidays! I don’t know too many cat lovers who aren’t into crafts, or at least enjoy the end result. Quilts seem to be very popular, perhaps because they are useful, and not just very pretty. This one, by designer Jim Shore, certainly is both.

It’s 100% cotton for a nice soft texture and is fairly large at 51 by 68 inches. The design is the main attraction, obviously. Using warm colors and lovely geometric patterns, it depicts three cats, each against a different background color. While using blue, green and red, the hues are all muted and share a warm characteristic that makes them blend in beautifully.

This quilt is unique in its design and will appeal to any cat lovers. You can get it for yourself, of course, of warm up winter nights for a close friend or relative. Being an original Jim Shore design, it is special enough to be hanged on the wall for display, yet its warm design means it’ll be just the perfect throw to lay over your bed or sofa. This one is going to be a family heirloom in any home where cats are loved.

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How to Win a Collector’s Heart with a Cat

Well, yes, if said collector is also a cat lover, it can be easy enough, with more than one option. The one this post is about definitely is a winner:

A real Lenox fine china vase, beautifully detailed and trimmed with 24-carat gold. More importantly, it features a sweet little ivory cat, holding up the case as if it were a ball of yarn. The design is delicate yet whimsical, measuring 6.5 inches in height and 5 inches in base width.

Not only is the vase decorated with bas-relief flowers, but it also comes with the faux silk bouquet. It is beautiful, a work of art, and a classic by Lenox, making it a unique item for any china collector, or, even better, a collector of feline-themed decor items.

I know it looks expensive, but check out the price and details on Amazon – the affordability really struck me with this one. Who would have thought this lovely item will be available at under $30?? Hurry up though, the price is right for the day of posting, and they only have four of these vases left. Great gift for the Holidays!

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Egyptian temple cats oil warmer

This adorable oil warmer is just a purrfect gift for any spiritually-inclined cat lover that’s into aromatherapy. Majestic black Egyptian cat statues support the glass saucer where you can pour your favorite oil and warm it up to create a softly scented atmosphere in any room.

This is a great little addition to anyone who burns incense and warms oil to create a special mystical atmosphere, be it for a therapeutic massage, meditation or just to set the right mood.

The entire design really brings forth the Egyptian theme, with “hieroglyphs” carved into the solid base, and the slender, typically Egyptian, forms of the three black cats. It is a unique item, one that could make a wonderful gift for the right person, for any occasion.

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Oaxacan Carving of a Shelf Cat

This whimsical looking cat sculpture is an absolute treat. This high quality art is handmade by artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico from local Copal wood. They make each such sculpture from scratch, carving, sanding and painting a unique design on each piece. The process takes about a week and produces a one-of-a-kind authentic collector’s item – with a very affordable price tag!

Isn’t that just a purrfect sculpture for a shelf? or maybe even for your cat shelves, if you have them. It’s a great way to show guests exactly what those empty shelves are for. Highly recommended as a gift for any art-inclined cat lover with a flare for South American style, each cat comes with a small narrative card that tells its story.

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Laurel Burch Santa Fe Felines Mug

What a wonderful gift idea for any cat lover! This unique mug is an original Laurel Burch design in her world famous American Southwest, aka Santa Fe, style. The Spanish and Native American influences are apparent in the bright yet deep colors and the colorfulness of the depicted cats.

This mug is very high quality indeed: high fired for extra durability, it is microwave and dishwasher safe. It’s actually a collector’s item though, as Laurel Burch items are quite sought after and this mug carries her signature stamp at the bottom.

Great gift idea, and one you can splurge on and gift yourself!

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