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The 11 Best Cat Subscription Boxes – 2021 Readers’ Choice | MSA

Every year we ask you, our readers, to tell us your favorite subscription boxes. The results of the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards are in! This list features our fellow subscription fanatics’ top choices for cat food, toys, and more.

Just like cats themselves, cat owners are a beautiful, mysterious breed—and proud of it! Our top hobby is pampering our pet with toys, cat treats, and their own unique style of loving. Cat subscription boxes and cat food subscriptions make the life’s work of treating our furry friends a cinch, providing monthly or bimonthly deliveries of toys, treats, and other feline-centric finds. And don’t forget National Pet Day on April 11 and National Cat Day on October 29! It’s the perfect occasion to treat your kitty if you aren’t already doing so regularly.

Ready to see which cat subscriptions our readers have a deep love for? Here are the top cat box picks from experienced subscribers:

The Most Popular Monthly Boxes for Cats Among Our Readers

1. CatLadyBox

CatLadyBox with all items shown.

Image via Amazon.

The Cost: $34.99 for the CatLadyBox, $39.99 for the Crazy CatLadyBox. Save with longer subscriptions. Sign up here!

What Our Readers Say:

“I adore CatLadyBox! Even as I try to trim down my number of subscriptions, this one has remained a keeper.” – Mari

“If you really love cats, CatLadyBox is purrfect for you! Personalization and add-on options, as well as their subscriber shop, really make it the absolute clear winner!” – Ellie

“Cat Lady Box is phenomenal. The stuff you get is great and the customer service is incredible!” – Melissa

About the Box: Calling all cat ladies—you know who you are. Lean into your cat craze by subscribing to receive a monthly delivery of unique and exclusive cat finds, from cat-themed jewelry and clothes to accessories, home décor, books, and other cat products. If you want an upgraded experience, the Crazy CatLadyBox also includes a few goodies for the feline in your family!

Check out all of our CatLadyBox reviews and details to learn more. Ships to the U.S. (free in the contiguous 48 states), U.K., Canada, and Alaska and Hawaii ($12.95).

2. meowbox

Cat rubbing up against a meowbox subscription box.

Image via meowbox.

The Cost: $22.95 per month or every other month. Gift subscriptions start at $29.95 for one month. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code ADDICTION to save 10% off all subscriptions!

What Our Readers Say:

“Love all the great toys and treats. No big brands. All high quality. Great price and you can pick how many times a year it’s delivered. Never disappoints.” – Brumster

About the Box: Ready to get your cat all riled up? Each month you subscribe to meowbox, you’ll receive 5-6 toys and treats (there’s also a bi-monthly option). Subscribers can expect everything from squeaky toys and catnip to quirky collars and other surprises! Know that meowbox will substitute non-food items for cats with special dietary requirements—there is a box to check during the signup process if you want to do this. What’s more, for every meowbox you buy, they give one can of food to a shelter cat! 

Check out all of our meowbox reviews and details to learn more. Ships to the U.S. & Canada for free.


3. KitNipBox

Fluffy cat lounging on a bed next to an open KitNipBox.

Image via KitNipBox.

The Cost: $19.99 per month for Happy Cat, $29.99 per month for Multi-Cat. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code SUBSCRIPTIONADDICTION15 to save 15% off your first box!

About the Box: KitNipBox is a monthly cat subscription for one or more cats. It’s your built-in way to make your cat’s day (again and again). Toys, natural treats, and helpful hygiene items can all be found in this kitty subscription, and are always curated around a fun monthly theme. If your cat has a sensitivity you can choose the “no treat” option when you sign up.

Check out all of our KitNipBox reviews and details to learn more. Ships to the U.S. (free), Canada ($6.95), and Australia ($7.95)

4. Pretty Litter

Pretty Litter October 2017

Image from our review.

The Cost: Starts at $22.00 per month with free shipping in the U.S. 3-month orders include 2 free toys. Sign up here!

About the Box: Pretty Litter is a cat litter subscription offering odorless, scentless litter that tracks your cat’s health. This Silica Gel kitty litter traps odor and eliminates moisture from your cat’s litter box, keeping your home smelling fresh—and at an affordable price. The litter also changes color when it detects abnormal amounts of alkalinity or acidity, or the visible presence of blood in your cat’s urine, so you can stay on top of any health issues your cat can’t tell you about. Our readers are also excited to cut the hassle of having to haul litter home regularly—this subscription saves you the trip!

Check out our Pretty Litter review to learn more. Ships to the U.S. (free to the contiguous 48 states, $8.00 to Alaska or Hawaii), Canada ($15.00).

5. Cat Person

Image from our review.

The Cost: Varies depending on your cat’s needs, but averages $2.46 per day. Sign up here!

COUPON: Get your Starter Box for $25! No coupon needed - just use this link.

About the Box: Cat Person is a cat food subscription that sends a combination of fresh and dry food. They boast high-quality, high-protein meals that are specially selected for your unique kitty’s needs. You’ll start by answering some questions about your cat(s) and their current diet, and will be sent a Starter Kit so you can give their new meal plan a go. Starter Kits include 2 wet food options and 1 dry food to try (about 2 weeks worth of food total), and once you have a sense of your cat’s preferences, you can adjust accordingly before committing to an auto-ship plan. If delivery every 4 weeks proves too frequent, you can adjust your ship date or cancel anytime.

Check out our Cat Person reviews and details to learn more! Ships to the contiguous U.S. for free.


6. RescueBox

Cute house cat sleeping next to the Rescue Box, which is open to show contents.

Image via RescueBox.

The Cost: $29.95 per month. Sign up here!

About the Box: This pet subscription box comes with a good cause. You receive a monthly delivery of 5 premium pet products including toys, treats, and accessories to enjoy with your cat. Meanwhile, RescueBox helps provide pet food and vaccines to shelter pets through their partnership with the Subscribe 2 Good™ program. Each RescueBox feeds a minimum of 142 shelter animals—how awesome is that?

Check out all of our RescueBox reviews (they are of the dog box, but can give you a sense of the subscription) and RescueBox details to learn more. Ships to the U.S. for free.

7. Cat Claws Club Box

Cat Claws Club June 2019 - Review

Image from our review.

The Cost: $33.90 every other month ($24.95 subscription price + $8.95 shipping). Sign up here!

About the Box: Cat Claws Club is a bimonthly cat subscription that sends cat toys, treats, and other fun surprises. Our reviewer has received exciting items for her kitties to explore, like cardboard scratchers with dried catnip to sprinkle in the cracks, a comfy cat bed, and more. 

Check out all of our Cat Claws Club reviews and details to learn more. Ships to the U.S. only.

8. Pet Treater Cat Pack

Pet Treater Cat Pack January 2019 - All Content Top

Image from our review.

The Cost: $15.00 per month for the Cat Pack, $25.00 per month for the Multi-Cat Pack, with free U.S. shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code CATPACK50 to save 50% off your first box!

About the Box: Pet Treater is a pet subscription for cats and dogs—but we’re focusing on the monthly cat box here, of course! Each month cat lovers will receive 3-4 items including made-in-USA or -Canada treats, fun toys, and extra goodies with which to delight your darling (you know the one we mean). Multi-Cat Pack subscribers can expect 5-8 items in their monthly box so that there’s enough of the good stuff to go around. 

Check out all of our Pet Treater reviews and Pet Treater details to learn more. Ships free to the US. A 9.5% sales tax applies to Tennessee residents.


9. Hemp Crate Co

Image via Hemp Crate Co.

The Cost: $31.67 for the Furry Friends Starter, $56.67 for the Furry Friends Pro. Sign up here!

About the Box: The Hemp Crate Co. is a CBD subscription. Their Furry Friends tiers include a few items for your pet and a few for you. Choose the Starter box for 4-6 items or the Pro box for 5-8 items, all containing a curation of the best CBD products that can be found in the U.S. Common items include pet tinctures, treats, and topicals for your furry friend. New to CBD but curious to try this monthly subscription service? Each box contains educational material so you can be knowledgeable about what you and your cat are consuming. 

Check out our Hemp Crate Co. details to learn more & to let us know if we should review this box. Ships to the U.S. (for free with 3 and 6-month subscriptions).


10. VetPet Box

Image from our review.

The Cost: Starts at $35.00 per month. Save with longer subscription options. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code VetPet15MSA to save $15 off your first box!

What Our Readers Say:

“High quality varied products for your pet and excellent customer service.” – Aviedo

About the Box: VetPet Box is a cat and dog wellness subscription that sends a monthly curation of toys, treats, and grooming supplies. Subscribers love the comfort of knowing that every item that comes in this box has been approved by veterinarians, with cats’ needs in mind. It’s a regular delivery of delights with the bonus of peace of mind. Plus, you can’t beat the customization options—their detailed (but optional) customization questionnaire invites you to indicate your pet’s allergies, anxieties, play style, and more. Add as many customizations as you want or need—there is no additional charge for specialized subscriptions.

Check out all of our VetPet Box reviews and our VetPet Box details to learn more. Ships to the U.S. (free to the contiguous 48 states, $8.00 to Alaska or Hawaii), Canada ($15.00).


11. Nom Nom

Fresh, cooked pet food from Nom Nom.

Image via Nom Nom.

The Cost: Prices vary based on your cat’s profile (age and weight are factored in). Expect in the range of $60-$70.00 per two weeks of food. Shipping is free. Sign up here!

COUPON: Get 50% off your first order! No coupon needed - just use this link.

About the Box: Nom Nom (formerly NomNomNow) is a pet food subscription that delivers fresh, cooked meals for your cat (or dog) to enjoy. Their meals are custom-made for your cat based on age, weight, and allergies, and are portioned into 120-calorie servings. Meals are prepared fresh in kitchen facilities Nom Nom owns and operates in Nashville, Tennessee, and the San Francisco Bay Area. Every order is freshly prepared just days before arrival and contains individually portioned meals made exactly for your pet’s needs. Meals will arrive in a box with ice packs to keep everything fresh—and the meals can be frozen until you’re ready for your kitty to enjoy them. Subscription options include every week, every 2 weeks, or every 4 weeks.

Nom Nom offers subscriptions for both dogs and cats. Read our dog food review here and our cat food review here! Check out our Nom Nom details for more info. Free shipping to the 48 contiguous states. 


One More Cat Box to Consider

This one’s recommended by our editors!

1. Chewy Goody Box for Cats

Chewy Goody Box Cat 2018 Best Cat Subscription Boxes

Image from our review.

The Cost: $24.99 per box. Buy one here!

About the Box: Make the holidays memorable for your cat with a Chewy Goody Box! These one-time purchase boxes provide everything your cat needs to celebrate their birthday or upcoming seasonal holidays. Each goody box includes 5 or more full-sized, hand-picked, premium items to delight your cat. Chewy Goody boxes burst with surprises your pet will adore, so they make great gifts for any furry friend!

Take a look at our Chewy Goody Box reviews for more info on purchasing a Chewy Goody Box. Ships to the U.S. for free for orders over $49.00. All other orders ship for $4.95 within the contiguous U.S.

That wraps up our list of the best cat subscription boxes for 2021! Did your favorite make the list? Which other cat gift boxes do you love?

Written by Christen Russo

Christen Russo

Christen is a smile collector, outdoors enthusiast, and appreciator of soggy French fries. Her favorite subscriptions involve eco-friendly products and clothes, nature supplies, stationery, and coffee. She can be easily won over with a good sheet of stickers.

Comments (19)

  1. Meowbox is the only good one on the list. Excellent customer service too!

    • The only good one on the list? CatLadyBox not only sends out fantastic boxes, they donate to rescue groups. I will never try Meowbox because of your ignorant comment.

  2. I thought this was a new post. Why are there comments from Sept and Dec 2019?

  3. Hi! Our (VetPet Box) cat boxes start at just $35! Can you please adjust this in your information? Thanks!

    • No problem, it’s updated now!

  4. When Cat Lady Box runs a sale in their shop, I stock up on gift items. The makeup brush set with handles shaped like cats is a priceless conversation piece, as is the set of kitchen ladles!

    • Have you checked out the deals in the VetPet Box shop!?

  5. Meowbox info is incorrect. They do not substitute toys for food even though it says they do. False advertising because they do not send catnip or collars, only 4 handmade cloth generic toys everytime! A theme every month and same cloth toys, that’s it. I recently was a new subscriber and only received a few toys in a box that they charged me almost $40 CAD for. No treat substitute. I quickly cancelled won’t be bamboozled again. Avoid!!

    • Hi Jennifer, we’re so sorry you weren’t happy with your box. We do substitute an extra toy for the treat when a customer selects ‘replace edible items’ at checkout. If you only received 4 toys we definitely made a mistake packing your box and sincerely apologize. If you contact [email protected] we’d love to make it up to you (and your kitties!).

  6. Meowbox–paws down!

  7. I subbed to the Cat Sticker Club a long time ago and never got anything, nor was I ever able to contact anyone in customer service about it. It’s super cheap so I didn’t mind taking the loss, but it was still a disappointment. I don’t know if it was just me or if other people had a bad experience with them too. I guess not since it’s on the list!

    • Hi Lindsay!

      I’m so sorry this was your experience. I checked our emails from that time and don’t see anything from you so something must have wound up in spam or something. We’re always happy to reimburse for missing stickers and resend them. Please feel free to email us for missed stickers.


  8. I wish the sept cat lady box was still available! Surprised it sold out already

  9. Un the subject of cats, Pusheen spoiler #2 is out

  10. Cuddle Crate is still around.

    However, Whiskerbox seems to be gone. They still have a signup page but haven’t posted to social media for months and the last few boxes they sent me to review were really random.

    • Thanks, Ragan! I tried the link for Cuddle Crate and it looks like their site is down – do you know of a new address for them?

      • I clicked the link earlier when I posted that comment and again just now and it is working for me just fine.

      • FYI I got an email that Cuddle Crate was stopping their subscriptions a few months ago but the signup page is still there. I’d hold off on that one. I think Whiskerbox is gone now, too. I haven’t received it to review in a long while and most of the blog reviews out there are pretty dated at this point.

      • Huh, thanks. We looked at both those websites today and thought they were just temporarily sold out, but perhaps not.

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