5 Best Cat Beds in 2022

Every cat parent wants what is best for their furry purring baby. A good quality cat bed like our top favorite 2-in-1 cat bed by Smiling Paws Pets is an absolute must if you want to provide your feline friend with the greatest comfort possible.

We and our cats have checked out a variety of cat beds on the market, and have hand-picked our top cat beds for 2022 for you to choose from.

Best overall

MEOWFIA Premium Handmade Felt Cat Bed Cave

This handmade cat cave is the perfect accessory for eco-friendly households as well as for even the most pretentious felines.

It is handmade in Nepal and made of 100% all-natural Merino wool. The cat bed is chemical-free, organic, and is made via the ancient traditional felting technique which includes using merino wool, soap and water only. After they are ready, the cat beds are left to dry naturally.

The Meowfia handmade cat cave is available in a number of fun designs, including Aquamarine, Black/Aqua, Dark Grey, Slate Grey and Light Grey, so you can choose the one which you and your cat will enjoy most.

Your kitty will love taking naps or lounging in this cozy and warm cat bed. Its dimensions are 16 x 16 x 10 inches, and it weighs just 1.37 lbs.

When it gets fed up with hiding out from the world, you can easily transform the bed into a comfortable and padded mat by simply flattening it.

Not only will your feline baby love this soft cat bed, but you will be investing in a sustainable product that helps support the lives of the local female artisans in Nepal as well if you choose to buy this wonderful cat bed – cave by Meowfia!

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The runner-up

Aspen Pet Self Warming Beds

The Aspen self-warming cat bed is a basic but still excellent bed for your furry friend which won’t cost you a fortune but still make it happy.

This round comfy cat bed costs less than $15 and has a generous diameter of 19.2 inches. Even if you have a large kitty it can still lay comfortably on the bed because its sidewalls are soft.

The interior layer of the bed is made of a special material that reflects the warmth of your pet’s body and returns it back to provide added comfort and warmth to it. The material is corduroy with a plush look on the outside and soft faux wool lining inside.

The bottom of this affordable cat bed is covered with a non-slip surface so it will stay in place even if placed on slippery hard floors.

The Aspen self-warming bed is very light and easy to carry around, so you can use it as a travel bed for your kitty as well.

It is available in several different colors including barn red, brown, and navy with cream.

The cat bed is completely washable so you don’t need to worry about the pet hair, dander, and overall cleanliness with it.

So, if you want a budget-friendly warm cat bed for your favorite cat which is easy to maintain and doesn’t require to be plugged in to provide warmth, this one by Petmate is the greatest choice we could find in 2022.

Top budget-friendly option

The Original Kitty Cot

This Kitty Cot is the purr-fect cat perch for any cat and any home, which you can attach to a window so your cat can enjoy the sunshine or the view outside at any time.


  • It is easily mounted via giant and safe suction cups to all windows and glass doors, so your kitty can get a view of what is going on outdoors at all times
  • Each of the suction cups can hold up to 12 lbs. so the cat bed can safely hold felines weighing up to 24-25 lbs.
  • It is available in a large and a small size
  • The large one is 25.5 x 14 inches
  • The small one is 19.5 x 14 inches
  • Approved by the Humane Society
  • The fabric used is plastic coated nylon mesh which is usually used for outdoor furniture
  • You can clean it with soapy water safely
  • The construction of the perch is made of strong and durable ¾ inch PVC pipes and fittings
  • The support cables are made of sturdy 1/8 inch steel so your kitty will be safe and sound at all times

Our other favorite cat beds for 2022

K&H Pet Products Thermo-Kitty Heated Cat Bed

If you have an elderly or arthritic cat that is constantly in search of a warm spot to cozy up in, this heated bed by K&H Pet Products is the finest one available on the market right now.


  • Available in mocha and sage colors and in a size of 16 or 20 inches in diameter
  • This heating bed uses only 4 watts of electricity, and will turn on the heat only when the cat is actually lying in the bed otherwise it maintains a temperature of 10-15 degrees above the ambient one
  • It has thermostatic control which automatically responds to temperature changes
  • The soft foam walls provide ultimate comfort
  • The soft and poly-filled pillow provides ultimate comfort
  • The bed has a removable cover that can be washed
  • It has been tested and certified as safe in accordance with all USA electrical safety standards
  • It is sold with a 1-year limited warranty

Smiling Paws Pets 2-in-1 Cat Bed

The Smiling Paws Pets cat bed is our overall favorite for 2022 mainly due to the fact that it is such a versatile one, and you get 2 excellent cat beds in one at an excellent price.

The cat bed can easily transform into a cat condo or cube, so you can quickly accommodate it to answer to the whims of your beloved cat at any time.

Sometimes cats prefer open-space beds and lounging spaces, while other times they prefer a more secretive place to cozy up and hide in.

This 2-in-1 cat bed can offer your feline friend both. It is made of top-quality durable materials including organic cotton walls, and a plush polyester fleece soft cushion of faux Sherpa which is breathable and yet soft enough to keep your kitty comfortable during the summer and the winter seasons.

The bottom of the convertible cat bed is covered with a non-skid material to keep it in place.

You can safely toss the entire thing in the washing machine to keep it clean or just spot clean it in case it looks a bit dirty.

The cat bed has a nifty side pocket where you can store your cat’s favorite toys as well.

The size of the bed is 13 x 13 x 13 inches.

It is sold at an affordable price and with a money-back satisfaction guarantee by the manufacturer.

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Final Words


Every cat parent knows just how much cats love to sleep and lounge. By buying your furry friend one of these amazing cat beds, you can ensure that it is happy at all times.

We hope that we have helped you pick the best and coziest cat bed for your fur baby, and we are absolutely positive that it will be strongly appreciated and used all the time.