Keep costs down and your pets warm this winter without forking out a fortune

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WITH the weather cooling rapidly, many of us layer up to keep cosy.

And, as a nation of animal lovers, we are unlikely to let our beloved pets feel the chill. But, you needn’t fork out a fortune to keep your furry friend toasty. Check out these items I found. They’re effective, and great value for money. 

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Keep costs down and your pets warm this winter without forking out a fortune[/caption]

THERMAL SNOOZING: currently has a great online promotion on the Scruffs Thermal Box dog bed, £24.50, down from £35.

The thermal, self-heating bed is an ideal choice to keep your pooch nice and snug on those cold winter nights.

Saving: £10.50

TOASTY WARM: You can stop pets of all sizes from feeling the chill with a microwavable heat pad. I like the SnuggleSafe microwave wireless heatpad with fleece cover, £13.49, down from £22.45, at

It’s suitable for cats, dogs and small animals and stays warm for up to ten hours — great for an overnight boost.

Saving: £8.96

RAD IDEA: Cat beds that hang over radiators are a genius way for moggies to keep warm.

You can grab an extra cosy, plush version from for just £8.95 — much cheaper than the £27.50 version sold at

Saving: £18.55

CUDDLE BUDDY: Warming toys are great for giving pets a little extra heat, plus they are also great at soothing pets who suffer from anxiety.

I love the All For Paws Little Buddy Warm Bear for £15.31 on eBay — usually £20 at other retailers.

Saving: £4.69

  • Prices correct at time of going to press. Deals/offers subject to availability.

Deal of day

This 4.5-litre digital air fryer is just £34.99

THE EGL 4.5-litre digital air fryer is on offer for £34.99, down from £59.99 at

SAVE: £25

Cheap treat

The Cadbury Santa selection box is half price at Tesco

THE Cadbury Santa selection box is half price at Tesco, pick one up for £1, down from £2.

SAVE: £1

Top swap


The Relaxwell by Dreamland velvety heated throw is £49.99[/caption]

THE Relaxwell by Dreamland velvety heated throw, above, is £49.99 at but you can stay warm for less with the heated electric blanket, below, from for £34.99.

SAVE: £15


Why not save a whopping £15 on this Aldi alternative[/caption]

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