Cuddly cats – 20 of the best

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What better complement can there exist in home décor than a furry, feline beauty draped on your upholstery. We have a delectable selection of tabbies, ginger toms, Bengal blues and Siamese cats to tantalise your interior fantasies.

Paw over our feline selection of possibly the most sleek and chic animals on the planet. The cat has evolved in nature to become the most popular of all household pets, even though they treat us humans as their man servants. Those sharp claws can do some major damage to our upholstery – but we remain slaves to their beauty!

Display your Bengal beauty, or ginger tom on a luxe velvet chesterfield or L-shaped leather sofa. Choose a sofa that will allow plenty of room for your cat to stretch and relax on, or they may well prefer an arm of the sofa to perch on – or underneath if they are a scaredy-cat, and the vacuum cleaner is on.

Cats love the kitchen, particularly a nice windowsill to sit on and stare at the birds. They also appreciate under-floor heating, so get some fitted in your bathroom or kitchen and your pet will be happy to lie on a stone floor all day.

Crisp white waffle-style bedlinen is a purrfect choice for cats to claw themselves onto. Any coat from ginger to grey will complement it perfectly, but if you have a white cat it may be better to go for an inky blue or grey floral print to make your pet’s furry coat really stand out. Why not accessorise the decor with a tiger-print furry throw or a leopard-print rug.

Furnishings with fringing are always popular with cats as that they can hide behind it, using it as a form of camouflage. Choose feathered accessories like a cushion or lampshade, or a bird-print feature wall – every cat loves a bird theme.

Image credit: Bridget Pierson

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