Kids & Pets

Creature comforts: posh picks and pointers for your pet

Style file for your furry friends
Chris Warnes

Top advice, plus brilliant new products to thrill your little mate.

Five-Star Style

A handsome bowl makes a dog’s breakfast beautiful but you can take it so much further – many homewares stores now stock stylish options for pet beds and accessories designed with your overall interior scheme in mind. Do your research and think outside the pet shop for options.


Impress puss with a designer cat scratcher that keeps claws off furniture – and offers a snooze zone!

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Mid-Century Meow-Dern

Accommodating your cat’s natural instincts doesn’t necessarily mean scrimping on style. Modernist Cat transforms a feline necessity with its dual-purpose ‘Standard Cabinet’ (above right), which combines a litter tray hideaway and playground for your kitty to sleep and perch. Or go for the less-is-more look with the Infinity cat scratcher (above left) from Paws & Co. 

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Tooth Feline Hutch & Scratcher, Lavish Tails
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You’re going without me?? (Credit: Brigid Arnott)

Going away but don’t know what to do with Frankie? Holidog is like an Airbnb for pet boarders and helps you find, rate and review local pet-sitters.

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