According to the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) 44% of homes in the UK own a pet. With an estimated 54 million pets in the United Kingdom, their 2017 report shows 1-in-4 households own a dog (8.5 million dogs) and 1-in-5 households have a cat (8 million cats). As Christmas approaches, high street retailer Robert Dyas has prepared some of the best presents for the nation’s pet lovers.
Jodie Harris, Head Elf and Christmas Gifts Buyer at Robert Dyas said, “Today, pets take centre stage as the stars of Instagram and Facebook and at Robert Dyas we know people enjoy treating their pets to Christmas presents. So, to put a smile on your followers faces we have selected our favourite creative gifts for animal fanatics and their furry companions.”
Make your pets the star of the show with the pet photo booth (£7.99) set by Paladone. Ideal for cats and small dogs, you can send your beloved companion on their own animal adventure. The set comes with five easy-to-assemble cubes all featuring exciting scenes turning your pet into a superhero, cowboy, Viking, astronaut any many more.
Create hilarious photographs with your pet using one of our wacky floor mats with built-in fantastic optical illusions (£7.99). Turn your furry friend into a giant with the miniature city cross road scene, an arctic explorer on the floating iceberg or even a bold adventurer peering into a mysterious tunnel. These humorous and mind-bending mats provide hours of fun, especially if you share the fun photos online with friends and family.
If you love your music then the turntable scratching pad (£14.99) could be the present for your feline friend. This gift provides owners with a miniature furry DJ and peace of mind that their furniture will be left looking pristine.
However, if your feline is drawn to the technology in your home then a cat scratch laptop (£14.99) could be more suitable. Along with the specially designed scratching pad, a fluffy mouse will make sure your cat will no longer feel left out when you are working hard at your desktop. You can also print out a screensaver to liven up the miniature laptop. Your clever cat will love getting their claws stuck into this!
Say goodbye to boring bath times with this adorable bath pug plug (£5.99). Bath times can often be a chaotic event with pets, however this little pug loves the water. Simply pop the plug into your bath and enjoy the bubbles without being splashed.
If you are crazy about animals you can liven up your sock draw with a selection of colourful sockimals (£4.99 – In store only). Perfect for round the house or even to work, always take a pair of animals with you. Sockimals come in a range of styles, so whether you like cats, dogs or even penguins, there is an animal for everyone. These adventurous stocking fillers are available as one-size-fits-all.
All of the gifts featured are available on the Robert Dyas website and through selected stores.
Robert Dyas Website: http://www.robertdyas.co.uk/