Holiday gifts for pampered pets
The queen has her beloved corgis, but no matter whether your pet is a pup, a kitty or a goldfish, we've found gifts that will bring out their regal nature.
Give your pup the royal treatment with this wrought-iron bed from Platinum Pets, which comes with vegan “leather” mattress pad; $95 at amazon.com.
If he sleeps long enough on this striped pink crown bed, your pooch may start referring to himself in the royal “we.” (Or is that wee?) Three pack of small, medium and large, $103 at beyondthecrate.com.
The pooch becomes a princess in this crystal tiara hair clip; $14.95 at yuppypuppyboutique.com
To the catnip born: This personalized leather cat collar, $9.95, can be augmented with charms, including a cute rhinestone or enamel crown; $2-$3 at here-kittykitty.com
Doggy version of the Christmas sweater from Dublin Dogs’ eco-Luck collection is made from recycled water bottles; $24-$28 at Doggie Couture in Kings Park, Emerald City Dog Spa in Rocky Point, and Fetch Doggie Boutique in Port Jefferson.
Designed for “Thy Hamster and Gerbils,” these Pink Princess or Blue Knight castles ($59.99; smaller version, $36.99) turn any pint-sized pet rodent into a blue blood; Community Pet Shop, Huntington. (Nov. 2, 2011)
A fish’s tank is his castle. Give your finned friends their own turreted manor; $19.89 at aquariumguys.com.
Maybe this Dogior plush toy will encourage Fido to stop chewing on the real thing; $12.95 at Maison 24, Bridgehampton.
Fido's crowning glory: a "Long Live Dog" shirt ($62), from poshpuppyboutique.com.