Critter decor items for your own animal house

Where the wild things are.

ceramic cow creamer
Animal items to have a cow over.Amazon

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

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

YAMAZAKI Armadillo 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.

Qualy Cute Salt and Pepper Shakers Brother Bear

Qualy Cute Salt and Pepper Shakers Brother Bear
Even if you want bearly any salt.Amazon

The brown bear—Ursus arctos—can weight up to 700 pounds and can run up to 30 miles per hour. The polar bear—Ursus maritimus—can get up to 1600 pounds and loves to eat seals. And, soon, the two find an unlikely partnership on your kitchen counter. This set of bear-shaped plastic salt and pepper shakers magnetically stick to the base.

Animewild Kinto Mugtail Rabbit

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.

Midori D-Clips Butterfly

Midori D-Clips Butterfly
Keep your papers from flying away.Amazon

Butterflies exist on all continents except for Antarctica. And did you know that millions of overlapping scales are what gives butterfly wings their color? That's two (2) butterfly facts you can mention upon delivering your next quarterly results, organized with these butterfly paper clips.

Harold Import Co. Cow Creamer Dish

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

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.

Winterworm Duck Nesting Doll

Winterworm Duck Nesting Doll
Chick these guys out.Amazon

If you love ducks, please do not feed any of your feathered friends bread. Consider showing your appreciation with nesting dolls instead. These are made of basswood and are hand-painted.

Union Elephant Watering Can

Union Elephant Watering Can
Ever read the book Water for Elephants. Here is the sequel: elephants for water.Amazon

An elephant can drink up to 80 gallons of water per day. This plastic elephant watering can hold two quarts.

Hedgehog Pillow Cover

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.

Spi Home

Spi Home Octopus Lantern
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.

Black Lantern Pint Glasses Octopus Tentacles

Black Lantern Pint Glasses Octopus Tentacles
Octopus are boneless. Don't you feel boneless after a few glasses of beer?Amazon

These octopus beer glasses have screen-printed tentacles crawling up the side of the class. They hold 16 ounces of liquid.

Zicome Ice Cube Tray Set

Zicome Silicone Animal Insect Chocolate Candy Making Mold Ice Cube Tray
These ice cube trays are a hoot.Amazon

These silicone ice cube or chocolate molds are in the shape of owls. Did you know a group of owls is called a parliament?

Flying Pig Stress Toy

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

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

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.

Mud Pie Turtle Paper Towel Holder

Mud Pie Turtle Paper Towel Holder
Turtles aren't known for hugging paper towels, but this one does.Amazon

Did you know that turtles have a serious issue with colliding with airplanes? Keep your turtles in your house if you want to keep them safe. This paper towel holder has a metal sea turtle with a wooden shell.

Fred & Friends MOBY PICK Spouting Whale Party Picks

Fred & Friends MOBY PICK Spouting Whale Party Picks
Whale water picks for your cheese!Amazon

Whales don't spray water out of their blow holes. It is actually a mixture of warm air and mucous. The Fred and Friends Moby Pick set comes with 32 food picks that stick out of a porcelain whale's blowhole.

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