Best Cat Beds for Elderly Pets

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Cats love to sleep and elderly cats – over the age of 7 years, tend to lounge and sleep more than younger cats. And while most cats prefer their pet parent’s bed, providing your elderly pet with a place of their own can be very comforting to your senior pet. 

When selecting a bed for your cat, make sure the bed is appropriately sized for your cat. Measure his length to be sure the bed you are choosing is big enough to accommodate your furry friend. There are a wide variety of pet beds on the market, and the one you choose will depend entirely on your set up and your cat’s preferences. 

There are covered beds, flat beds and heated beds. Older pets tend to chill more easily than younger cats, so covered beds and heated beds tend to do better for older cats. 

Here are some of our favorite cat beds based on safety, customer reviews, quality and price. 


Top Rated By Consumers

This handmade premium cat bed cave is made from 100% Merino Wool it provides a spacious hideout for all sized cats and comes in 4 colors. Made completely free from harsh chemicals, it has over 1600 – 5 Star reviews. This pet bed is warm, cozy and durable cat bed and it naturally repels odors, dirt and stains. 

Runner Up

This heated cat bed features soft foam walls and it is thermostatically controlled to automatically respond to temperature changes to warm to your pet’s normal body temperature only when your pet is in the bed. Has a removable cover for easy wash and care. Lowe wattage using only 4 watts. Has over 1200 positive reviews. 

Most Versatile

This large cat bed offers options for your finicky furry friend. There’s a soft plush bed on top of the cube, and a private cat lair cubby at the bottom. Fabric side walls create a sturdy perch for your cat and folds flat for storage when needed. The cushy polyester pillow and fleece base mat are removable and machine washable. 

Best Value

This budget friendly cat bed features nest-like walls filled with high-loft down alternative that surrounds cats to promote feelings of security. Made of quality cut pile fabric, stuffed with soft durable superior suede fabric, this cat bed offers maximum comfort and warmth for your furry friend.