LICKI Brush Kickstarter promises cat bonding without mouth fur! This will get the cat haters laughing.
I am dubious about this new product. I don’t want to knock it but there is the sense that this is more about searching for new ways to make some money out of the pet market which is pretty healthy. There is no harm in creating new products I just think this looks a bit ridiculous and I have always considered stroking a substitute for licking. Or betters still; I comb my cat with a flea comb around the head, shoulders and under his chin and he adores it and as far as he is concerned I am convinced that he thinks I am licking him.
You don’t need to actually use the mouth to give a cat the impression that you are licking him/her. It is more about the sensation that a cat feels and this can be achieved with the hand or a flea comb or a fine brush et cetera.
Nonetheless I wish the inventor well. This is a crowd funding project. The inventor is looking for $36.5k. Other people have different views it seems as $30k of that target has been pledged. Will the money be donated, however?
As mentioned, I can see cat haters jumping on this as an example of crazy cat owner behavior. They do like to pick up on this sort of thing. I don’t think the product helps the cause of the cat loving community or am I being to sensitive to that?
Do you have any thoughts on this?