BuzzFeed, that reliable way to waste hours on the Internet, has taken us to Japan where, as we know, the people are crazy about cats. The article at the link shows some cat-related products that are truly off the scale, for example this cat-toting hoodie:
And I must say that I really do like the musky scent of cat paws (admit it: if you have a cat, you’ve sniffed its paws). Cats have scent glands on their paw pads, and I suspect that’s where the nice odor comes from. (One reason I’m not a fan of d*gs is that I’ve never found one that smells good, and when they’re wet it’s DREADFUL.)
Now, however, a Japanese company, Felissimo (have a look at its page, especially here) has eliminated the need to disturb your moggie if you want to sniff its paws. They’re selling a special hand cream that has the cat-paw scent, so your own hands can smell like your cat’s!
You can even get your cat a cardboard forklift house, though I don’t know why you’d want it. “Look! The cat is working on the forklift!”
Finally, the Japanese are apparently enamored with the smell of cat foreheads, and so have developed a spray that you can use to put that lovely scent on other things. The spray:
One possible use:
And there’s this, for which I’d very much like a translation from a Japanese-speaking reader:
Here’s the world’s laziest cat (start the short video of nomming by clicking the arrow):
And, from Matthew Cobb, a cat’s New Years Rulin’s
Heed the wise words of the Supreme Cat pic.twitter.com/WYELNQKHZo
— Michele Banks (@artologica) January 1, 2016
h/t: Robin, John W.