“Ohai hooman. Let’s go for walk. You do walk, I do ride.”
Anyone who has ever had to trap their cat in a carrier cage to take them to the vet knows that it’s not a pleasant experience for anyone. The carriers feel like cat prisons, and the cats are usually quite vocal to let you know how displeased they are.
But maybe there’s a better way. One cat transportation item that has recently gotten the interest of the Japanese internet is the cat capsule backpack.
Watch it in action here:
— もふ猫ちゃんねる (@mofunekochannel) 6 Oktober 2016
At first viewing, my head exploded with concern for the cat, but then I realized it’s really no different than putting them into a metal/plastic carrier. There are holes for air to get in and out, and it has a nice viewing area. As long as the owner isn’t forcing the cat into the backpack for simple fashion reasons, it seems like a fun way to transport your cat around.
But the best part of cat capsule backpacks? Looking at all the Amazon review pictures:
▼ “There is no way I’m going in that thing.
Nope. No way, no how, no-“
▼ “Oh. Well, this is paws-itively pleasant.”
▼ “Ohai hooman. Y r u no inside backpack too?”
▼ “Um, excoose me. Can I plz NOT BE IN BAG!”
▼ “Dis is my life now….”
▼ “Can I has HALP plz?!”
If you’d like your own capsule kitty carrier, then you can order them at Amazon and Amazon Japan. There are a ton of different styles to choose from, though the Japanese side had a few more types available, such as this zebra-print one:
▼ “I am zebra on African plain…
Fur is my body and Purr is my blood
I have created over a thousand cuteness
Unknown to play
Nor known to sleep
Have let many die for the sake of my lazyness
Yet those hands shall give me food.
So, as I pray, Unlimited Cat Works”