The Bonsai Kitty Plush Recreates an Old Internet Meme Sensation

By: Jason Soy - Published: Nov 28, 2011 • References: thinkgeek & whokilledbambi
The Bonsai Kitty Plush, in addition to being a cuddly lovable cat toy that's been uncomfortably contorted to fit inside a clear jar, is actually a recreation of an old Internet meme. I was extremely surprised to learn this -- not so much because of it's blatant animal cruelty concerns, but more so because I had never heard of it until now.

The Bonsai Kitty Plush is essentially a PETA-friendly version of an Internet meme involving felines being stuffed into jars to take on cube-like features that would ultimately make the house companions look cuter. I think cats are fine without this modification.

Still, I have to admit that the Bonsai Kitty Plush is ludicrously adorable. The way it takes on the shape of a rectangular prism does make for some gimmicky good times. Stats for Cuddly Container Cats Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 2,101 clicks in 233 w
Interest: 1.6 minutes
Concept: Bonsai Kitty Plush
Related: 72 examples / 55 photos
Segment: Females, 4-18
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