The last year or so, it’s been hard to get excited about holidays. But now that we’re finally getting a bit more active again, things like planning trick or treating nights out with our kids and pets seem a bit more likely.
Whether we’re going out on an adventure or just taking some cute family photos at home, it’s always a fun idea to dress up our pets for the holiday. Whether this means our cat dressing as an adorable lion or a feisty granny, there’s a perfect costume for them that is sure to make them very popular on social media once those photos get posted! We put together a list of the cutest and funniest Halloween costume ideas for cats — if you can figure out how to make them wear it!
You can also check out the best dog Halloween costumes as well.
The best cat Halloween costume ideas of 2022
1. Thrills & Chills™ Halloween Lion Mane Headpiece Dog & Cat Costume$5
Cat Costume Features: Cats are in the lion family, allowing them to get in touch with their ancestry with this super cute lion costume. The lion mane headpiece is made of inspiring faux fur that’s sure to make your cat feel like the king (or queen) of the jungle — and not just your house.
2. Bat Wings Pet Costume$7
Cat Costume Features: The best aspect of bat wings for Halloween is how easy this cat costume is to pull together with majorly cute results. The material on these realistic-looking bat wings is made of black felt cloth, keeping it lightweight and comfortable for the kitty as they pose for their Halloween photos.
3. Bolbove Pet Christmas Santa Claus Suit$18
Cat Costume Features: Kids love Santa, and cats are our kids, too. Many see the end of Halloween as the beginning of the Christmas season. Celebrate Santa with a costume in his honor! The one-piece costume even comes with a little Santa hat to make the look even more purrfect! Make your cat the nightmare before Christmas season with this little number.
4. Rubie's Costume Company Graduation Hat Costume$8
Cat Costume Features: Whether the kitten is graduating to a new type of food or a new toy, they’ll love this graduation-inspired Halloween costume! This costume is simple in that it’s just a cap that is attached with elastic, meaning you can probably easily share it among other pets and kids too!
5. NACOCO Dog Cat Doctor Costume$12-$16
Cat Costume Features: This cat has already cured your blues, so let them cure the ills of the world with this fun doctor-inspired costume. This set provides the complete look, with a stereoscope and the doctor scrubs, they’ll look professional and oh-so-cute at the same time.
6. Frisco Front Walking Granny Cat Costume$16
Cat Costume Features: Whether you are a big “Golden Girls” fan, or just think sweet old ladies are adorable (they are!). This granny costume for kitties is super cute. It comes in two pieces: a frontwalking body piece and a separate wig headpiece that is the perfect finishing touch. There’s also a handbag accessory included to complete the look.
7. Dxhycc Halloween Cat Wizard Costume$12
Cat Costume Features: There’s no doubt that your kitty is pretty cunning, but are they magical? We’d like to think so, and with this costume, it’s as if they have enrolled in their very own semester at Hogwarts School! This two-piece cape and hat set is easy to wear and will have them looking like a feline magician in no time.
8. Top Chef Cat Costume$25
Cat Costume Features: There’s no doubt our fur baby loves meal time, but do they love it so much to prepare some meals? Maybe, but with this chef costume, they get to play the part. The costume includes a stylish bib-like “coat” and a fluffy hat — the perfect accessories for any chef. Get you cat cooking in this fun little number.
9. Witch Cat Hat Costume$14
Cat Costume Features: A cat is often a pivotal part of a Halloween scene involving a witch and a cauldron. But why can’t a cat themselves aspire to being the lead witch? This witch hat will be the perfect accessory, and they won’t mind wearing it because it’s super comfortable thanks to the soft crocheted fabric.
10. Frisco Sushi Dog & Cat Costume$9-$10
Cat Costume Features: Your kitty loves fish, so it stands to reason they’d enjoy sushi. Let them dress the part with this sushi costume, which comes with a sushi body and a separate, soy sauce hat. The body of the costume even has wasabi accents! Perfect for the sushi loving family.
11. Frisco Avocado Dog & Cat Costume$15
Cat Costume Features: We can’t give our pets avocado to eat, but maybe we can let them wear it — sort of! This avocado costume is perfect for the hipster kitten, and is a one-piece design that’s easy to put on and take off when it’s time to stop playing for the night. Avocados can be the pits for pets, but this costume is pure, safe fun.
12. Bootique King Cat Costume$11
Cat Costume Features: Is the cat not the king of their kingdom (i.e. your home?) — they certainly believe so, and that’s what makes this royal costume such a fun idea! This two-piece set comes with a cape and a crown, for the ultimate royal look.
13. Bootique Berry Cute Cat Headpiece$7
Cat Costume Features: We all agree our kitty is berry cute, so why not go all in on that and let them dress as a berry for Halloween? This strawberry headpiece is easy to take on and off and will make them look as sweet and scrumptious as, well, they are.
14. NACOCO Pet Policeman Costume$12
Cat Costume Features: This sweet little police uniform with matching hat will make your cat look like they maintain the law and order in the house, which they actually kind of do! Respect your cat’s authority with this fun costume.
15. LIANZIMAU Cat Vampire Halloween Costume$22
Cat Costume Features: This kitty will take a bite out of anyone who gets in their way! Not really, but this vampire costume is super adorable for Halloween. This vampire cloak is easy to wear and won’t be a lot of work to get onto the cat or off, making it a simple but fun choice for the big night.
16. Frisco Bread Cat Costume$5
Cat Costume Features: This costume is as simple as, well, toast, but it’s so cute! It’s easy to put on, so the kitty will be comfortable as they wear it (and you take loads of photos). Plus, as one size fits most, it’ll be easy to share the costume with other household pets.
17. Frisco Showgirl Cat Costume$16
Cat Costume Features: Does your furbaby love to be the center of attention? She’ll be at the center of the limelight with this showgirl costume! This two-piece set comes with a sequined top and a fun feathered skirt, accessorized by a hat with bright blue and white feathers on top.