IKEA Cats!

Sat, Sep 11, 2010

Gifts & Miscellaneous

What could be more Moderncat than 100 cats in an IKEA store! This lovely commercial is the result of a night of filming in a UK IKEA where 100 cats were let loose for the night. Watch the behind-the-scenes filming of this video here. (If you can’t see the video above in your email, click here to watch it on the site.)

Thanks to the dozen or so people who sent me a link to this video!

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19 Responses to “IKEA Cats!”

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    Amber

    hey! we don’t seem to be able to make comments on the post regarding TNR & feral cats. my hubby and i are feral caretakers ourselves, and i was thinking… i’m not sure what all is going to be posted, but just because you’re talking ferals doesn’t mean that there aren’t some great product / DIY ideas that could be suggested too. for example, there are a number of websites that sell shelters for feral cats…and there’s a really nifty product called the Kat Kabin. with cold weather coming up, there are plenty of great products to help your ferals get along. there are heated pads intended for outdoor use by animals. there are heated water bowls so tehir water doesn’t freeze over. i use infared heat bulbs to help keep my kitties warm in winter. and then there are our shelters…we constructed little individual shelters for them, designed to keep them extra toasty, using styrofoam ice chests & thermal emergency blankets, plus plenty of duct tape and shredded paper for bedding.

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    Megan

    This video/commercial is awesome!!

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    Rose

    the part where the kitten are walking through the stuffed animals about killed me with cuteness overload!

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    Christine

    Thank you for posting this! I just heard about it the other day and have been dying to see a video.

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    Christina

    Crazy! LOL!

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    Kim

    Love it. Wish I had been there to watch. Great video. Just bought some shelves with cubbies from there. While watching my 3 cats each take a cubby, had wondered what would the cubby would have looked like filled with cats. Thanks for the great post!

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    Babs (formerly Kush's Human)

    Wonderful. I wish I could download it so I could know that I could keep this forever.

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    Kimberley Jumper

    I loved it!!!!

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    Kimberley Jumper

    Great video commercial!!!!

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    Becky (Rudy's Mom)

    Love it! So cute…

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    Holly

    What an awesome commercial! Make sure to watch the behind the scenes video if you haven’t already, it’s great as well! :-)

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    Ashley

    Adorable commercial. :)

    What type of cat is at 0:53?

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    Terrie

    I love that! The commercial is so sweet :)

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    Samantha

    “A home, without a cat, and w well-fed, well-petted and properly revered cat, may be a perfect home, perhaps, but how can it prove its title?” – Mark Twain

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    siouxz

    I do love the comercial and i am also happy that TNR will be in the spotlight I live between 3 colonies and have finally found out someone else in my neighborhood is doing TNR. There are great products out there to make their lives a bit better. their are different traps some situations call for different solutions. types of bait also can help. the weirdest bait that i was successful with was kitten milk and steamed chicken daubbed in karo syrup. I look forward to the next couple of posts

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    Amber

    siouxz, that’s another great idea…some plans for how to build your own drop trap would be a great thing to post here!

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    rebecca

    Two things I love…Cats and Ikea!!!

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    loofa

    this video made me cry. not only was the music perfect and all the shots, i specially love the ending where it says HOME… there are so many cats who needs love and need to be in a home with a loving family. it made me think about those unfortunate cats in shelters and on the streest abandoned by human. i am tearing up now… but thank you for this post. it feels good also. i wished ikea also added at the end about adopting these beautiful animals. cheers everyone.


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