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Well-Heeled Catwalk

pussy stilettos
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The scientific part: What appears to be a female cat’s elbow is really her heel, for a cat is digitigrade, which means she walks on her toes with her heels up.

The silly part: Since she already stands on her eight hind tiptoes as if on high heels, marketing a pair of stilettos to feline owners who enjoy dressing up their pets should be a success. Of course, the heels wouldn’t be real but be made out of a light rubbery material, and the uppers would be airy and elastic. Kitty comfort and frivolous fashion in a purrfect combination.

FarmerJohn, Jun 10 2004

illustration http://www.geocitie...hnnie/catwalk.html?
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Seems they're one step ahead of you, [FarmerJohn] http://www.b3ta.com/board/3313123 [FarmerJohn, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Seems they're one step ahead of you, [FarmerJohn] http://www.b3ta.com/board/3313123
[calum, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]

Or maybe two http://www.tomandph...k/b3ta/shoeshop.jpg
[calum, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]

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       not on my new carpet they don't.   

       lovely pic!
po, Jun 10 2004
  

       Have you ever put *anything* on a cat's feet? Hilarious! A sock over the head is fun, too.
phoenix, Jun 10 2004
  

       they would need a matching bag (and two house bricks if I had my way)
etherman, Jun 10 2004
  

       no, i don't do caps either. don't really see the point.
etherman, Jun 10 2004
  

       Wouldn't their front feet now be out of alignment? You might need two more stilettos.
phundug, Jun 10 2004
  

       [phundug] No, the idea is they're already on their toes - just cover them, no heel support.
FarmerJohn, Jun 10 2004
  

       the heels do not have to be rigid. they could be quite soft!
po, Jun 10 2004
  

       By golly, you're right...and also scratched if you try this in real life. They (cats) hate anything that restricts their movement. +
sartep, Jun 10 2004
  

       +, for the pic.
daseva, Jun 10 2004
  

       So now we will be inflicting back pain on our pets as well?
DrCurry, Jun 11 2004
  

       Haste makes waste, Pete. Read the idea and annos.
FarmerJohn, Jun 11 2004
  

       Dr Curry from the way i read this idea it's the owner who will suffer when kitty decides to jump into your lap.
engineer1, Jun 11 2004
  

       [FJ: that was actually an aside commenting on the purpose/effect of high heels on women, not cats. A cat isn't going to wear one of these things more than about five seconds, which I believe was the subtext of phoenix's comment. And we already inflict back pain on our pets (dogs in particular) through breeding.]
DrCurry, Jun 11 2004
  

       OK, I was afraid you were risking your back jumping to conclusions.
FarmerJohn, Jun 11 2004
  
      
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