Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Realy!? Kitty wigs?

Has it really come to this? Is our world really so superficial? I would call myself an optimistic person, one who tries to see the best in all humans, but I am having a hard time fathoming a grown woman, or man for that matter seriously purchasing something so silly as a wig for a cat. I admit, that as I child, I enjoyed dressing up my cats, when they weren't wildly batting at me, claws unleashed, but I have outgrown my fanciful days of dress up the poor kitty cat after the age of 7 years. Some adults, nah, many adults according to Chronicle books are going purrcrazy for these silly over priced CAT WIGS!! How is it, that there is a market for something so ridiculous and so ludicrous!

The Kitty Wig craze—sprung from the feverish imagination of Julie Jackson and her purring partner in crime—has swept the globe. Glamourpuss presents 60 stylish portraits showcasing furry models in the most fetching custom-made cat wigs ever created.

You have to see their marketing- you will not believe this. Under each $50 wig, it tells of how it will make your cat feel:

Silver is all about sophistication. Indoors or out, this wig takes Shaft to a special place -- where everything is sleek and svelte, young and foxy.

Silver makes your kitty feel sexy and smart, like a cougar on the prowl.

(Exactly my thoughts, this cat already looks more like a cougar on the prowl!)


Pink is the color of fantasy. Our model, Chicken, looks like her mind is elsewhere when she wears this wig -- somewhere in a land of cotton candy and pinwheels where the air smells like sugar kisses.

Pink makes your kitty feel elegant, modern and quintessentially feline.

( I didn't know that modern cats were lacking the quintessential feline feeling! I am so glad that there is a pink wig to help them feel like a real cat again!)


Blue is edgy and electric. In this wig, Chicken sports some serrrrious attitude: she’s thinking saxophones, smoke and snapping fingers.

Blue gives your kitty a sharp look -- jazzy and totally copacetic.

( Snapping fingers eh? Can cat snap their claws? In case you didn't know, copacetic is a rarely used word, especially outside N. America to mean excellent, fine, going just right. I am pretty sure this cat's feeling about this dress up game is quite the opposite however. "When can I stop playing this stupid game and go chase that butterfly out the window" is probably what this cat is thinking)

No QT! No matter how much you beg nor grovel nor give my leg unwanted love bites, I am not giving in to those pleading eyes! I know you want one of those wigs, that you feel incomplete without it, but you will not find your feline-ness in a wig, only within no matter what the advertisement says.

Alright, alright, electric blue it is. How can I say no to you! Plus you do have polydactyl toes (five toes) so maybe you can learn how to snap.