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Cat Lady Box Subscription Review – October 2017

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Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Cat Lady Box is a monthly subscription box for cat ladies (or anyone who is crazy about cats)! The Cat Lady Box has 2-3 cat-themed items – wearables, items for the home, books, etc. The Crazy Cat Lady Box contains everything from the Cat Lady Box, plus a few items just for cats.

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This review is for the Crazy Cat Lady box ($39.99 per month).

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

The Subscription Box: Cat Lady Box

The Cost: $34.99 per month for the regular Cat Lady Box and $39.99 per month for the “Crazy” Cat Lady Box.

The Products: Unique and exclusive cat lady finds, from cat-themed jewelry and clothes to accessories, home décor, books, and more.

Ships to: U.S. (free in the contiguous 48 states), UK ($12.95), Canada (and Alaska and Hawaii, $6.95)

Check out all of my Cat Lady Box reviews and find lots of other great boxes for cats in the Pet Subscription Box Directory!

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Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

I love how the information cards have custom artwork every month. And the back has more information about the items in the box.

Note: Pretty much every item in this box is exclusive so I have taken the values from the information card.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Black Cat Ears – Listed Value $3.99

This was on the information card as a bonus item.  It’s fun for Halloween, though maybe I will wear them earlier since I am having surgery on the morning of October 31. I have a lot of pairs of these now but oddly, they are all different. These fit my head reasonably well but I do have a small head.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Cat Camouflage Hat – Listed Value $21.99

If you look closely, you’ll see a lot of cats in the pattern here. I don’t wear hats like this often but they are useful when it is raining to keep water off my glasses (if you have ever worn glasses, you will understand how much I hate getting water on my glasses) and it was about time to retire my old one.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Here is the hat on, along with a prop.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Mysterious Black Cat Shirt – Listed Value $23.99

We haven’t gotten a shirt for a few months so it was about time to get one. This is black printed on a black shirt and it is kind of hard to see in this picture so there is another picture below. This has ¾ length sleeves and is pretty comfortable (I wore it all day doing grocery shopping and running other errands) and good for fall, which is finally starting in Georgia.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Here I am, wearing the shirt.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Black Cat Zipper Pouch – Listed Value $9.99

I get rid of makeup bags every few months as I just accumulate so many, so I don’t have a lot of spare zipper pouches around. I will keep this one.  It is a good size to store chargers and cables for my Kindle Fire so I will be stuffing it in a bag to take to the hospital with me at the end of the month.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Yin Yang Catnip Toy – Listed Value $4.99

This is totally an Angus toy and he tossed it around quite a lot yesterday (*after* I took photos, of course). You can see it in size context in a few of the cat photos below. (It’s a catnip pillow covered in fluffy fabric.) I like how the items this month are all grayscale, and this fits right in.

Cat Camo Catnip Hat Toy – Listed Value $5.99

At first, I thought this was just another catnip toy. And then I discovered that it has an elastic strap on the bottom. So some of my cats got to wear it, too. Photos below, of course.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Angus with the yin yang toy.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Madison wearing the hat. (They are all licking their lips because I gave them wet food to wake them up for photos.)

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Monkey making his standard hat-wearing face.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

Sneaky was just mad at me that she had to share the wet food with the boys.

Cat Lady Box October 2017 Pet and Pet Owner Subscription Box

And I saved the best picture for last. I have never seen Mr. Kitty looking quite so pathetic and derpy as in this picture. Poor guy. He’s angry with me right now because I took him to the veterinary ophthalmologist and now he is on extra drops for his eye discharge.

Verdict: I calculated a value of about $71 for the October 2017 (Crazy) Cat Lady Box. Although the values are from the information card, that seems reasonable to me. I will be wearing the shirt quite a lot and I have uses for the other items as well. Angus liked the yin yang toy and I got a good laugh putting the kitty hat on my older boys. This was a fun month for us.

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No. Orders have to be placed by the 22nd of the previous month. So if you sign up today, you’ll receive the November box.

Coupon – No coupon available at this time.

Value Breakdown: At $39.99 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Black Cat Ears: $2.25
  • Cat Camouflage Hat: $12.40
  • Mysterious Black Cat Shirt: $13.52
  • Black Cat Zipper Pouch: $5.63
  • Yin Yang Catnip Toy: $2.81
  • Cat Camo Catnip Hat Toy: $3.38

What do you think of the October Cat Lady Box? Do you subscribe to any cat boxes?

Written by Ragan Buckley

Ragan Buckley

Ragan stumbled across My Subscription Addiction in late 2013 and immediately subscribed to way too many beauty boxes. She’s now focused on boxes for her cats and dog, vegan/vegetarian food boxes, and craft subscriptions (and she didn’t give up beauty boxes entirely).

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

14 Comments

  1. Love the shirt and pouch! You should totally do a pic of you and a cat wearing the matching hats together!

  2. Ragan, is that hat a trucker hat (mesh back)? I agree…not usually a camo fan, but the cat style is really cute!

    • I also got this box and the hat is not a trucker hat. It has the same fabric throughout and is adjustable.

  3. I was on the fence to cancel this, since I’m trying to cut back my monthly expenses. But last month’s headphones kept me in, and I’m so glad…I love everything this month!

  4. I don’t think I realized how truly giant Monkey was until I saw the picture of you holding him lol

  5. My cats won’t wear hats or accessories but if you snip off the elastic the mini cat hat makes a pretty fun toy.

  6. I was thisclose to getting this box. Really wish I had.

  7. Omg Monkey! I didn’t realize he was such a big fluffy boy since most shots are action and not *prop* shots, lol!

    • Monkey probably only weighs 10 or 11 pounds (he isn’t very food motivated). But he is long and so furry that he looks twice that size.

      • My boy Pierre that passed weighed that much but didn’t look that big you must be tiny!

  8. Oh! I really want the shirt!! If anyone has one for swap in an XL, let me know!

  9. Usually I hate camo, but camo made of cats is totally different! Sneaky is a Master level in Feline Sideeye.

  10. I love this review. The cats are too cute. I really wish this box was still available,as I want all of it.

    • You should contact them.

      Sometimes if you are a new subscriber, and they have any boxes left over, they will offer you one of the current month (they typically ship all boxes at the same time). And sometimes extras of items from the box will show up in their shop.

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