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Microwaving Cat Is Relaxing

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 16:04 GMT

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Heating up a cat in the microwave can actually be pretty relaxing.

Don’t go frying your real life feline just yet though, because “Warm Whiskers” have you covered.

It’s a line of neck and body wraps shaped like plush kitties. When they’re warmed up in the microwave, they emit comforting aromas proven to soothe achy muscles and do away with stress.

Spokesperson David Sternlight says cat ladies go crazy for the product, especially if they’ve recently lost their pet.

He explains, “It helps with the grieving process. They need to replace their cat somehow and feel that closeness again. It’s therapeutic.”

Lonely folks also benefit from the cuddly wraps because it gives them “something to come home to,” which explains why many users say they “can’t live without them.”

For those who aren’t cuckoo for cats, other animal-shaped warmers like dogs and tigers are available at