Fess up. How much time do you spend on Facebook? How about surfing the web or watching a favorite TV show? And you’re probably listening to your favorite playlist on Pandora right now cell phone in hand. Why do we spend so many hours on entertainment? No doubt for our amusement. And these days you don’t have to look very hard or go very far to find something entertaining to revive, rejuvenate and revitalize you! Refreshment is only a couple of clicks away. Just think what the comedy channel does to alter your mood.
Bad day at work (not us…gasp) and just want to be left alone? Renew! Try listening to music on the drive home to help you forget the past 8 hours. Recharge! Feeling exhausted and depleted from a day of carpooling, grocery shopping and listening to everyone else’s complaints? Losing yourself in a bit of TV can help you get you ready to face tomorrow’s to-do list. Refresh! Halfway through studying for a big exam and your brain is ready to bust? Waiting for you on Facebook are numerous YouTube videos to give you just the break you need before hitting up the books again. Tell us you saw the alpaca who acts more like the family dog than, you know, an alpaca. Made us laugh out loud.
Speaking of YouTube video’s, there sure are tons of them. And as they say, “laughter is the best medicine” so we decided to zoom in for a closer look at those clips that tickle your funny bone and boost your silly side. Top of the pack? Cat videos!
Even if you don’t consider yourself a “cat lover,” we can’t imagine that watching “Grumpy Cat” doesn’t make you feel less grumpy! Admit it, it’s hard not to be drawn in by that sour puss. Have you caught the video of “Keyboard Cat”? Mesmerizing. And how about the ending of “Dubstep Cat”? Crazy, right? As it turns out, images and videos of domestic cats make up some of the most viewed content on the web. Go figure.
Cat lovers of all ages are busy watching, sharing and loving the multitude of entertaining feline clips online. Meow. Interestingly, Purina did a study on Millennial’s obsession with cat videos in which they concluded that regardless of whether they owned a cat – nearly 60 % watched cat videos online. Wow! Even celebrities are talking about cat videos. Did you happen to catch Ellen’s 7th annual Cat Week? A whole week of crazy cat clips. Talk about recharging your battery.
Can we all agree that cats entertain? For as much as they cheer us up, isn’t it time we gave them something in return for their entertainment and amusement? Well, Fred and Natasha Ruckel put their creative heads together (with a little input from their own cat, Yoda) and came up with just that; a versatile activity mat for cats. And it’s a HIT! Cats are going wild for it. The Ripple Rug has been receiving paws up accolades – including being selected by Pet Product News as a winning pet enrichment system and Modern Cat’s Editor Choice. Even better? It’s made from recycled materials. So, Citra Solv gives it two more paws up. Learn more here: http://ripplerug.com/
Now we have two kitty-treats for you! The first will give you some of that natural refreshment we keep recommending. Here’s one of our favorite Ripple Rug Videos – it’s out of this world: https://youtu.be/U0ULjXuU5_Q
Cats have been seen as magical creatures for a long time; especially black cats. In the south of France, black cats are referred to as ‘matagots’ or ‘magician cats. “Black magic”? Whether it’s black magic, a shiny penny or your lucky rabbit foot that help you win – Good luck in our giveaway. We hope you win!