It works out well, because, ---since we don't have a fireplace, -----we hang the stockings from the double door cabinets , over the couch, on the doorknobs.
One for all 4 of us.------the wife, my son, me and of course, the cat.
I usually fill it with cat treats and a special can or two of Gourmet cat food.
She's an indoor/outdoor cat, so she doesn't mess with toys too much. She's got the entire Vineyard to play in and loves chasing real mice, snakes, the gecko things.....and the occasional slow moving bird.
Then when she comes in, she wants to eat.......and plop down somewhere comfy when she's tired.