Critter decor items for your own animal house
Where the wild things are.
Animal lover? Looking to add a bit of whimsy to your staid home? We put together a list of animal wares for your abode. Make your house a zoo, but with far less poop. Read on.
Where The Polka Dots Roam Animal Queen Sheet Set
Animals in your bed. Amazon
Did you know that brown bats sleep around 19 hours a day, or that sea otters hold hands while they sleep so they don’t drift away from one another? We’re not promising you’ll sleep that soundly, but these animal-pattern sheets, made with 1500-thread-count cotton, are certainly cozy and cute. Oh, and wrinkle-resistant, too.
YAMAZAKI Silicone Card-Holder
Armadillos mean business. Amazon
Armadillos are not known for being extremely social creatures. In fact, armadillos are around each other mostly to keep warm or to procreate. Let this silicone armadillo business card holder be a reminder to get out there and be social.
Animewild Kinto Mugtail Rabbit
Spend your money on this bunny. Amazon
Rabbits are fast and smart. In order to evade predators, they run in a zigzag pattern at speeds of up to 18 mph. That’s kind of like you, when you’re properly caffeinated. This mug holds 9.5 ounces of liquid and is made of white porcelain with a matte finish. If you fill it full of coffee, you too can easily evade predators. Also: it’s so cute.
Harold Import Co. Cow Creamer Dish
For your moo juice. Amazon
Cows can produce 3 to 4 gallons of milk per day. This ceramic cow holds two ounces. (It’s also dishwasher safe.)
TOMSENN Dog Lion Mane
Look at this ferocious boy. Amazon
When a lion roars, it can be heard from up to five miles away. Give your dog a lion’s confidence with this sweet wig. FYI, it’s intended for larger dogs.
Hedgehog Pillow Cover
This hedgehog pillow cover is more comfortable to lay on than a real hedgehog. Amazon
Hedgehogs can sleep up to 18 hours a day, roll up into a ball when in danger, and have protective quills to keep away enemies. Take that inspiration. This colorful hedgehog pillowcase is made of cotton linen, is 18 inches square, and has an invisible zipper. Pillow not included.
Lumière as a cephalopod. Amazon
There are 289 species of these eight-armed creatures. They have three hearts and die soon after mating. That breaks all one of my hearts. Are you into cephalopods? This octopus lantern holder is made of aluminum and iron and comes with a dark bronze finish. It is 15 inches tall and 18 inches wide.
Flying Pig Stress Toy
Don’t stress. Look how relaxed this guy looks? Amazon
Nothing really to say about this flying pig stress ball. It’s made of foam and 2.5-inches tall. It’s adorable.
GoFloats Inflatable Pool Swan Drink Holders Swan
Wouldn’t the world look better if you were in a pool, with a swan holding your beer? Amazon
Mute swans are aggressive and can eat up to eight pounds of food a day. While they are known to mate for life, they will find a new partner if their mate dies. These inflatable swans hold your drinks in the water.
Boston Warehouse Rainbow Trout Light Duty Oven Mitt
Without a trout, the cutest oven mitt. Amazon
The colors of a rainbow trout—the Oncorhynchus mykiss—can change depending on their habitat. They in the salmon family and eat insects and smaller fish. This rainbow trout oven mitt is made out of cotton and isn’t intended to be used with hotter baking dishes.