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The Cat has habituated human settlements since the dawn of civilisation. This strange symbiosis between solitary feline hunters and social human beings is one of nature’s true oddities. However there have always been advantages on both sides of this timeless relationship.
Cats have always been the most convenient predator to have around our homes. They seek out and consume vermin and critters we fear such as snakes. Cats can live around us and never require any care or attention just a warm, dry place to rest up and maybe a warm fire.
With their fluffy soft fur and charismatic charm it is no wonder that we have grown to love cats. This special place in our hearts make them the perfect pet and a also decor for the garden. Cat garden ornaments remind us of our fury friends at a mere glance.
There are so many styles including metal, stone, concrete, resin and solar. Just as in nature cat garden ornaments come in a wide varieties of colours and patterns.
From decorative tabby to the dark and mysterious black cat. These wonderful animals make the perfect garden ornament or statue.
For this reason we have decided to find 18 of our favourite cat garden ornaments and display them in this article.
Siamese cat garden ornament
This 200 cm high Siamese cat made of cast aluminium and a dark bronze finish is the perfect way to decorate the garden. This beautiful cat looks great along a flower bed, path or lawn. This cat is elegant and stream lined just as the Siamese cat breed in real life. Gently licking its paw the sculpture captures the essence of feline grace.
Tabby cat garden ornament
There is nothing cuter than the playful and mischievous look in cat’s eyes. And this is so beautifully captured in this cat garden ornament. Made of resin this colourful piece is rather striking with its life like appearance. Always be reminded of the beauty of cats with this fantastic ornament which looks great on a patio or lawn.
Stone cat garden ornament
A cat angel is basically a cat with angel wings and represented so well in this stone cat statue. With its classical feel this ornament can be used as a cat memorial for a lost pet. Its graceful sleeping depiction also makes it great as a simple garden decoration in any part of the yard.
Cat garden gnomes ornament
This hilariously funny garden gnome attacking cat is a great example of why we should be grateful cats are not larger than they are. If you love gnomes and cats this garden ornament gives you the best of both worlds. Made of resin and weighing just under one kilogram its fun but not offensive.
Sleeping bronze cat ornament
If there is one thing that seems to amaze people about cats its the sheer amount of time they spend asleep. This is usually the reason most people say that cats have the best life.
Indeed cats have got us completely sussed out. All they need to do is eat, sleep look cute and their keep is guaranteed. Not only that we will actually place ornaments of them to celebrate their audacity. This bronze garden ornament will become a much loved part of any garden whether you are a cat lover or admirer.
Hairless sphinx cats
There is something quite disturbing and scary about hairless cats. Perhaps it’s the fact all the soft and fluffiness has been removed and you are left one of the most awesome predators on the planet.
Hairless sphinx cats have a particularly evil look in their eye, especially if they are eating garden gnomes! This life like resin garden ornament can easily be mistaken for a real cat sending shivers down your spine all year long.
Roman pudgy cat garden figure
This rather cute and charming cat, garden ornament will add charm to any outside space. This ornament looks like stone but is actually made from resin. At seven inches tall it is just large enough for a touch of feline decoration to lawns, patios and garden borders. Its rather circular nature could mean it’s time to go on a diet but hey it’s just an ornament.
Bright eyes solar cat garden statue
One of the most amazing traits of cats is how reflective their eyes are at night. A result of millions of years of evolution cat eyes make use of what small amount of light there is and reflects it within the eye.
This gives them the most amazing eyesight at night. With this resin cat garden ornament now you can admire glowing cat’s eyes at night every night. This cute ornament will become a curiosity to guests who look out the window into the dark.
Real life sleeping cat
Once again it is hard to visualise a cat without at some point visualising it curled up asleep. Cats can sleep for up to 18 hours a day making them some of the sleepiest creatures on earth.
Such powerful hunting senses requires much rest and that is exactly what this beautiful ornament is doing. This black and white resin ornament has a feeling of peace about it calming the soul.
Tooarts playing saxophone metal cat
One of the things that make cats so popular is their ability to be moulded into any genre or theme. They can evil and scary as well as cute and fluffy. Cats have appeared in art and sculpture for thousands of years from the ancient Egyptians to the ancient Greeks.
Cat’s pliability when it comes to genres is perfectly illustrated with this metal cat garden ornament. Looking cool and playing the sax this funky garden decor will keep your garden guests amused every time.
Cat Buddha meditating statue
If there are two things that seem extremely popular now days in our gardens it is cat and Buddha garden ornaments. The truth is it would seem very difficult to find any correlation between the two but you may have to think again.
This genius garden ornament celebrates Buddha and cats at the same time. This very entertaining pop bellied cat of greatness will be a novelty piece outside this summer.
Youngs resin cat reading ornament
There is something quite charming about this laid back and reading cat. It’s good to know if cats could read they would do it in the most lazy and laid back way possible. This elegant cat garden ornament is made of resin and perfect for patios, lawns and garden borders. This unique garden decoration would make a fantastic gift for the cat lovers in your life.
Metal scroll cat solar light
Cats are loved for their ability to master their environment during both the day and night. With modern solar technology cat garden ornaments no longer just have to be a day time affair.
This metal scroll cat has an inbuilt solar panel which charges up the battery during the day. At night the light illuminates the cat and casts an impressive array of shadows across the ground. This solar cat garden ornament is absolutely perfect for patios and gravel gardens.
Crouching Cat with Bird Sculpture
One of the things us humans love so much about cats is their love of play. We can sit and watch cats play for hours whether it’s a favourite toy or chasing insects.
One thing is for if you don’t like cats chasing wild animals around your garden you will love this ornament. Made of aluminium it has a metal, bronze look to it and would make any garden lawn or patio look even better.
American mountain lion statue
Not everyone visualises pumas when they think of cats but these majestic hunters are closely related to our feline friends. This resin cat garden ornament is extremely life like and will become the talking point of your garden. Allow this apex predator to blend into your flower borders or even walk across your garden path.
Old river outdoors winged cat gargoyle
With their striking features and secretive nature it is no surprise that cats regularly feature in folk law and myth. In fact cats have been immortalised in sculptures for thousands of years featuring in early settlements. This wonderful statue combines the gothic theme of gargoyles and cats to create a rather splendid garden spectacle. This would look good guarding any garden shed or a pair either side of a path or doorway.
Toscano shadowed predator Black Panther ornament
Not to mention a garden ornament of the majestic Black Panther in this article would be a crime. That is why we have included this amazing and life like resin ornament.
It displays a skulking black panther which would be perfect on any garden patio. The Black Panther is actually the black form of either a jaguar or leopard. The black colour makes these cats seem even more sinister and intimidating which is why we love them so much.
Discoveries Egyptian cat goddess statue
Last but not least is this incredibly unique Egyptian Bastet cat goddess statue. It is actually hand made in Cairo and an actual depiction of the ancient goddess. She is the feline goddess of joy and protector of the home and family. This novelty cat ornament is 8 inches tall and made of polymer resin, a perfect gift or for the patio or lawn.
We thought seeing you were here we would put a smile on your face with a very hilarious funny cat video!
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Paul Nicolaides is a Landscape architect and garden builder with over 30 years experience in designing, building and maintaining gardens. Contemplating just how important garden space is for nature and recreation he created 'Cool Garden Gadgets' to explore the best gadgets for enhancing outside spaces. From outdoor dining ideas to the latest garden technology we break it down for you here.