Animal bath mats to purr over

Bath mats are one of the most practical bathroom accessories but that doesn't mean they have to be boring.

As we edge out of hibernation and into British summertime, we thought these furry friends would add just the pizzazz you need to your springtime bathing. Whether it’s bold animal prints to liven up a neutral colour scheme, modern pictorial motifs to inject personality or fun shapes, take a look at our top picks for your Springtime bathing.

Scion’s Mr Fox is a long time favourite of ours and this bath mat (£25, Unique & Unity) lets him shine. This is a great accessory combining a neutral base colour with a bold pictorial print to create an impact with a friendly face.

Bright and fun, this zebra bath mat (£88, Jonathan Adler) boasts an unusual shape and vibrant colour scheme for a zebra print, making this a great statement piece for your bathroom floor.

Jump the morning hurdle with Anorak’s kissing horse bath mat (£20, John Lewis), great for an equestrian enthusiast or a not-so morning person in need of a stallion-tastic energy boost.

Crazy cat lady? We’ve found the perfect bathtub companion for you. The sleeping cat bath mat (£25, Urban Outfitters) is delicately neutral and friendly to purr you into bathing relaxation.

Born to be wild – this Safari shaped bath mat (£17.50, M&S) boasts a classic safari print in neutral tones, adding elegance to a bold colour scheme or inject a little fun into a subtler scheme.

West Elm‘s whale bath mat (£24) combines Moby Dick nostalgia with pictorial sophistication to dry your feet in style.

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