Believe it or not. Those are handles adorning our cabinets.
In the end, despite considering colourful options, despite procrastinating because we couldn't make a choice, in the end, we stopped by the big orange box and picked up the one we liked the best among their selection. It's nothing incredibly special, but it's classic with a bit of a swoop to it. These ones, to be exact:
(From Home Depot)
It will take a while to adjust to normal living again, right? Good thing the kitty approves.