The Best Costumes for Cats in 2022
- The Best Costumes for Cats
- 1. Mikayoo Cowboy Costume for Cats
- 2. Topsung Caribbean Pirate Costume for Cats
- 3. RosyLife Lion Mane Costume for Cats
- 4. Bro’Bear Dinosaur Costume for Cats
- 5. Mogoko Funny Shark Costume for Cats
- 6. Namsan Cat Costume
- 7. Mikayoo Cat Halloween Costume
- 8. Nacoco Policeman Cat Costume
- 9. Rubie’s Pizza Slice Cat Costume
As cute as our cats are au naturale, the occasional dress-up session can be a fun, and adorable, bonding activity. For this reason, the pet care market is brimming with cat costumes, and choosing the best cat or kitten costume for your pet can be somewhat challenging. To help you decide, we’ve compiled this handy list. Below, we run through 10 of the best costumes for cats available right now. Whatever your cat’s style, we’re confident you’ll find something on our list to match.
When dressing up a pet, remember to take it slow, use positive reinforcement, and back off if they become uncomfortable. With a little practice and patience, your feline friend will be dressed to the nines in no time.
The Best Costumes for Cats
Complete cowboy costume for cats
Available in 3 sizes
Features a cowboy hat, and complete faux denim outfit
Easy to put on and take off your pet
Adjustable velcro fastening for optimal security and comfort
Made from soft yet durable polyester
Kicking off our list is this fun cat halloween costume by Mikayoo. Featuring a cowboy hat and faux denim outfit – complete with a classic sheriff’s badge – this adorable ensemble will transform your kitty into a denizen of the wild, wild West.
Viewed from the front, your cat will resemble a real human cowboy – complete with plush arms, a neckerchief, and a bull whip. It’s easy to put on, too, thanks to an adjustable velcro fastening. The costume is made from soft but durable polyester, known for its ability to resist daily wear and tear. This hardy construction makes it great for regular use, and prevents your pet from chewing it to pieces on a whim. Available in three different sizes, it’s sure to fit feline friends great and small.
Complete pirate costume for cats
Available in 4 sizes
Pirate hat featuring a jolly Roger included
Made from soft and breathable non-woven polyester
Easy to put on thanks to an adjustable velcro fastening
If your feline friend prefers a nautical theme, look no further than this adorable pirate cat costume. Available in four different sizes, it’s sure to fit practically any cat, so no one has to miss out on dress-up time. Like the first option on our list, the costume consists of both an outfit and a hat, enhancing its visual appeal.
The hat itself boasts a cheerful jolly Roger, while the corresponding cat shirt features hook hands, and a tattered waistcoat. Dressed in this fun outfit, your kitty will be ready to sail the seven seas in search of booty (presumably catnip). Made from non-woven polyester, the outfit is soft and breathable, which helps ensure your pet is comfortable. Thanks to an adjustable velcro fastening, it’s also very easy to put on your pet – so long as they’re willing!
Lion’s mane costume for cats
Medium size, suitable for most cats
Easy to put on your cat with an adjustable velcro strap
Made from soft by durable polyester
Comfortable for cats to wear
Easy to wash in warm water (use mild soap)
Helps keep your cat’s head cozy
The ultimate in cat costumes for cats, this adorable lion’s mane helps your feline friend to dress up as one of their fiercer cousins. The wig-style costume is easy to put on your pet – simply wrap it around their head and seal in place with the adjustable velcro strap.
Each costume is made from soft but durable polyester, guaranteed to last, without causing your pet discomfort. For easy maintenance, it’s washable, too: wash by hand in warm water, using a mild pet-friendly soap. Allow the mane to air dry, as machines can damage the costume. Owners across the board said their pets looked adorable, and was easy to put on and take off their cats. As well as looking cute, the mane makes a great winter hat for chilly cats, keeping them cozy in colder temperatures.
Novelty dinosaur onesie for pets
Easy to put on and comfortable to wear
Elasticated leg openings
Pets can use the bathroom while wearing the outfit
Made from cozy and durable plush polyester
Suitable for the tumble drier
The next cat costume to earn a spot on our list is this unique dinosaur onesie-style outfit by Bro’Bear. Inside this cozy outfit, your feline friend will magically transform into a fearsome(ish) ancient predator. Equipped with soft purple ‘spikes’ all the way up to its hood for a striking effect. The all-in-one costume is simple to put on and take off your cat, thanks to its stretchy, elasticated leg openings.
This accommodating design ensures the onesie is comfortable for pets, too – allowing them to wear it for long stretches of time. The outfit is also designed so that pets can relieve themselves without having to remove it. Made from soft and durable plush polyester, the costume is also incredibly cozy. If your pet tends to struggle with cold weather, this outfit could be the perfect (adorable) solution. Once your cat has finished wearing it, the costume is easy to wash too – simply pop it in the washing machine on a gentle cycle. It can also be tumble dried.
Shark costume for cats and dogs
Available in 6 sizes, up to 3XL
Includes a shark’s iconic fins, tail, and teeth
Elasticated leg openings and 4 button closure for easy wear
Soft and comfortable for pets to wear
Open back allows pets to use that bathroom during use
Mogoko have also earned themselves a spot on our list with this fun and unusual shark costume. Available in six different sizes, running all the way up to 3XL, it’s the perfect option for larger cats – or even dogs. This quirky outfit will transform your feline friend into the ocean’s most popular predator, complete with fins, tail, and of course teeth.
Thanks to elasticated leg openings and simple button fastenings, the onesie-style design is easy to put on and take off your pets. This accommodating stretch also helps ensure that pets are comfortable during wear. On the outside, the costume boasts a soft, velvet-like texture, while the inner lining is microfiber, specially designed to keep your cat cool and comfortable. Thanks to its open back, your cat will have no problem using the litter tray mess-free while wearing the outfit.
Sailor/navy costume for cats
Suitable for small and medium cats
Includes a hat and matching neckerchief
Easy to put on thanks to adjustable velcro straps
Comfortable for cats to wear
Made from soft but durable polyester
This two piece sailor costume by Namsan has also found a place on our list. The adorable cosplay style outfit transforms your cat into a respected member of the feline navy in no time at all. If your pet isn’t ready for full body costumes, but you don’t want to miss out on dress-up time, this cute costume could be the perfect solution.
Featuring a hat and neckerchief, the costume is easy to place on your pet. Both parts of the outfit are held comfortably in place with an adjustable velcro strap, making it easy to alter the size to best fit your pet. The outfit is made from soft yet durable polyester, known for its resistance to tears and easy maintenance. Owners were impressed with the suit’s quality, especially considering the price point, and said it looked charmingly ironic on famously hydrophobic cats.
Doctor costume for cats and small dogs
Features scrubs, a lab coat, and medical accessories
Made from soft and durable polyester
Easy to maintain
Comfortable for pets to wear
Open back for mess-free litter box use
Matching nurse’s outfit also available
Earning their second spot on our list is Mikayoo, with this entertaining halloween costume. Let your feline friend play doctor for a day, with this complete medical themed outfit. Featuring scrubs, lab coat, and various accessories, this comprehensive costume is perfect for fancy dress parties.
The costume is made from soft and durable polyester fabric, so it’s easy to maintain, and designed to last. Thanks to an adjustable fastening, it’s also comfortable for pets to wear, helping them enjoy all the attention they’ll receive in this cute and amusing get-up. Thanks to its open back design, your feline friend can easily use the litter box without taking it off. If you have more than one pet and a penchant for matching costumes, Mikayoo have also put together a nurse’s outfit.
Police officer costume for pets
Includes overcoat, collar with tie, and hat
Held in place with adjustable velcro fastenings
Comfortable for pets to wear
Open back for normal bathroom use
Available in 4 different sizes
For pet’s with an air of authority, there’s this fun and quirky police officer costume by NACOCO. Featuring a hat, jacket, and collar, this complete outfit provides pets with everything they need to maintain order. The surprisingly authentic overcoat includes faux-brass buttons, and a baton slung from a faux-leather belt.
Thanks to an adjustable velcro strap at the back of the outfit, it’s simple and easy to put on and take off your pets. This adjustability also helps to ensure that your feline friend remains comfortable throughout the dress-up experience. Featuring an open-backed design, the outfit is designed to minimise movement impairment so your cat can get on with business as usual (including bathroom breaks). Available in four different sizes, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your beloved pet.
Pizza slice costume for cats and small dogs
Available in 4 sizes
Ideal for food-loving pets
Fits snugly without impeding movement
Comfortable to wear
Open backed design for easy bathroom use
Last, but certainly not least, comes this adorably amusing pizza slice outfit by Rubie’s Costume Company. It’s the perfect option for food-loving pets, and sure to put even Garfield to shame. The jumpsuit design transforms your feline friend into a delicious slice of pizza – complete with crust, cheest, pepperoni, and vegetables.
Designed to fit snugly around your pet’s front half, the pizza slice stays in place thanks to elasticated leg holes. Owners say it’s comfortable for pets to wear, too, and restricts their natural movement considerably less than many other options. With its open-backed design, your pet will also be able to use the bathroom as normal, avoiding any unwanted accidents.