Roll each caramel into a 3-inch-long oblong shape for the bodies. The sprinkled berry candies will serve as the heads.
Using a craft knife, scrape a few nonpareils off bottom of each berry candy, then stick bottom of 1 onto each caramel, pressing gently. Scrape some nonpareils from 2 sides of top of each berry candy for the ears, and insert 1 sunflower seed into each side, pointy end out.
Insert 1 licorice-lace tail into bottom of each caramel. (Cats will keep at room temperature for up to 1 week.)
Licorice caramels (No. 47627), $15.95 for 2 pounds, from the Vermont Country Store, vermontcountrystore.com. Sprinkled berries, $3.79 per pound, by Haribo, from Economy Candy, economycandy.com. Black licorice laces (HD24A), $2 for 4 ounces, from Licorice International, licoriceinternational.com.