best costumes for cats to wear at halloween

Awesomely Best Cat Halloween Costumes For Cats

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It's almost Halloween!  
The cat would look super cute in a costume!

Show me the best cat Halloween costumes for cats.

​Is It Okay for cats to wear Halloween costumes?

​If you think your cat won’t be impressed with the whole costume idea​ a good solution would be to meet him halfway (c'mon kitty) and try a headband or some headgear instead. ​​

For those of you lucky enough to have an obedient ​kitty, you will know if your cat will take kindly to being dressed in a costume, even if it is just for a short time.  They are just fun after all. ​

It is impossible not to smile, in a tortured sort of way, looking at these kitties  Some of them are just downright funny and others are cuteness personified.

best cat Halloween costumes

Loving the color coordination this kitty has happening

​This table is sortable. For example entering the word ''bat'' will bring up bat costumes, ''lion'' will bring up lion mane etc

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Lion's Mane Headgear For Cats

A lion's mane is obviously going to be flattering for kitty. They do come in different colors so even if you have a white cat there is a lion's mane to suit your kitty. After all we need to have a color coordinated lion's mane.

A mane is ​going to be easy on and easy off. Even the most placid kitty is not going to like too much shenanigans, so the quicker it can go on and off the better.

Don't be surprised if kitty starts roaring.

  • ​Available in small and large sizes
  • ​A pull over costume with a full bushy mane ​and plush ears
  • ​Lightweight fabric
  • Perfect for cats. Designed to fit neck circumference of 9 to 10 inches​ - (25 to
     30 cm)
  • The fabric is faux fur and cotton, ​making it both soft and durable​
  • ​​Wash with warm water and line dry
  • ​​Fits a neck circumference of 10 to 11 inches (26 to 30 cm)
  • The fabric is faux fur and ​polyester
  • The color will be a little different at different times of the day​, like a real lion's mane

More Lion Mane Headgear For Cats

​Mane beauty is in the eye of the beholder 🙂  and you may be looking for a mane that is a little different to the ones we have chosen. 

We have selected some more mane offerings that you may prefer. 

Bat Wings, Vampire Capes ​& More Creepy Stuff ​

​From the cat's point of view, it is probably a good thing that he doesn't know a bat from a vampire otherwise he may have a few words to say about dressing up.  

This is a collection of bat and vampire gear for kitty.  

PS Remember you can sort the table above to see all the images at once.  Just put 'bat' into the Search box.

  • ​​​The pendant has 3 flash modes - easy to adjust
  • ​The wings are lightweight black felt cloth weighing only 30 grams
  • ​Fastens easily at the neck and chest
  • ​One size fits most cats - Chest 14 to 17 in, neck 9 to 14 in. The Velcro design makes it adjustable
  • ​The wings are lightweight black felt ​so should make it through several Halloweens
  • ​Fastens easily at the neck and chest
  • Comments indicate that it is more suited to cats that are not heavy around the chest area
  • ​​The bat wings are made from felt and the pumpkin bells are copper
  • ​Fastens easily at the neck and chest
  • ​​The bat wings are made from​ black felt cloth
  • ​Fastens easily at the neck and chest
  • Designed to fit neck size 12 - 14.5 in and chest size 13 - 16.5 in.
  • Cranach provides a 1 year warranty
  • The costume consists of 1 vampire ​cloak, 1 wizard hat and bat wings
  • ​​The fabric is soft
  • There is an adjustable strap on the hat
  • ​The fabric is felt and cotton
  • ​The bat wings are adjustable with Velcro and fasten at the chest
  • ​​T​he hat has an adjustable elastic fastening
  • ​The cape also has an adjustable Velcro opening just under the ribbon tie
  • ​The ​devil's ears have an elastic strap which also has an adjustable fastener to tighten or loosen

​Pumpkin Themed Cat Costumes

  • ​The ​ pumpkin fastens at the back of the neck and at the chest area with Velcro
  • ​The costume is made form high quality polar fleece and velvet
  • ​​100% replacement/refund within 30 days. Contact customer service
  • ​The​ straps are soft and wide.  May not fir larger cats.  Check the measurement guide before purchase to be sure it will fit properly
  • ​The hat is made from short plush fabric.
  • As you can see in the photo there is space for the cat's ears.
  • ​This is a very clever design as hats can be tricky to keep on a kitty, This pumpkin hat has the added green​ leaves section which fastens around the neck with Velcro
  • ​The ​fabric is polyester fastened with adhesive hook and loop
  • There are spaces for the cat's ears at the side of the hat.
  • The hat is separate to the pumpkin cape.  The leaves around the neck area are part of the cape not the hat. The cat could wear one or the other if desired.

​more Cute Halloween Costume Choices for your cat

This is a super little costume transforming your cat into a witch or a wizard in seconds.  It is a plush material so not irritating for the cat.

The package includes one hat and one cloak. The hat has a drawstring so that the size can be altered to suit.  It comes in two different sizes.

Small/medium: Measurements: back length 13", neck girth 11-14", chest girth 18- 20"                 Medium Size: Measurements: back length 16", neck girth 16-20", chest girth 24- 28" 

It is recommended that this costume be hand washed. That should take all of about two minutes. However it is worth taking care of something you have paid for. It is surprising how often you find a need for a costume or can lend one to someone else.                                        

This pirate costume looks as cute as pie on cats. ​This ​view is from the back.

​The attention to detail is what makes it really stand out. The measurements given are quite specific as this costume does really need to fit.  It ​is worth taking the time to take the measurements before ordering.

​The suit is made from soft cotton so it is comfortable and washable.  ​The closures are Velcro so a plus for ease of getting and and taking off.

You need a sense of humor for this costume because it is just meant to be fun.  It comes with the territory that you will have to allow your cat to be the boss ​when in costume.

To color coordinate it will looks its finest on a ginger cat or a cat with ginger markings.The hairpiece fits with elastic under the chin.

The collar and tie are secured with Velcro so this is an easy on and off costume. The fit is for an average size cat or small dog but approximately 10 or 11 lbs is a size guide for a comfortable fit.

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What can you say about a pizza costume for a cat? It is super cool, very funny and will certainly get attention. 

It is a clever design as the body is a jumpsuit which has a Velcro fastening at the neck. The pizza slice is attached to the jumpsuit. It comes in four different sizes however the small and medium sizes will suit cats.

Small is 11 inches from neck to tail, chest 17 inches and neck 12 inches.
Medium is 15 inches from neck to tail, chest 20 inches and neck 15.5 inches.

Obviously these sizes are going to be somewhat arbitrary. As a rough guide size, medium fits a 12 to 15 lb cat without being constricting.

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​Bobove Halloween Costumes for cats

Spider Halloween Costume

​​I don't know how kitty feels about having a spider around his neck but he won't know if you don't tell him.  

The whole costume just slides over the head in one go so easy on and easy off.

It fits a neck girth  girth from 9.5" to 11.5" I would be erring on the side of caution here and going for a fit that is one the loose side rather than the tight side. 

It is soft and easily wearable.

​Halloween Witch/Wizard Headgear For Cats


​The design of this hat is clever.  It is not a standalone hat as such - the actual hat secures under the chin however it has a section of fabric at the back that extends from under the brim down to the neck.It is not noticeable from the front of the photo.

​The strap to secure the headgear is adjust able and ties. It fits a neck girth from 10.2" to 11.8"

​Both of these accessories ​come with a key chain.

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​​Cat lovers who purchase these costumes do so for fun, knowing the cat will not tolerate the costume idea for too long.

​Take a photo​ when your cat is wearing the costume so that you can enjoy the occasion even if it didn't last too long. Of course you may have the most placid kitty who is happy to wear a costume and pose for photos. 🙂

We would love to see any photos of your cat dressed up so please contact us if you would like your cat to be included in the photo gallery.


About the Author Rebecca Parker

Hello! I am Rebecca Parker, the content editor of this site. This is my kitty cat in his heyday. He now has diabetes which means twice daily injections and much to his dismay, no more snacking in between meals. This gorgeous and very loved kitty is sadly now deceased, old age caught up with him.

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