A cat owner has melted hearts online after sharing the adorable birthday throw for three cats, including the ‘purrfaits’, and the food comas that followed.
The owner, who wished to remain anonymous, took to Reddit to share the party in a post on the “Cats” subreddit.
“My sister asked me to throw a birthday party for her cats while I babysit them. I think I delivered,” she captioned the footage.
The party celebrated the birthdays of litter mates Mabel and Dipper, as well as Ahsoka whose birthday falls in the same week but is a year older, and melted hearts online in the process. Much like a human party, party hats were worn and treats were served, including “purrfait” made with dog food and homemade, sugar-free whipped cream.
“The party request was a bit surprising but I was happy to oblige. My cat is an adventure cat with an Instagram, @ahsokatheadventurecat, so I’m used to all sorts of weird cat events and photos. If I hadn’t had previous experience making Ahsoka wear a hat, there’s no way I could have kept hats on all three cats this time around,” she said. Newsweek.
“The party involved them dressing up to eat their purrfaits (cat food with a little homemade whipped cream, served in a shot glass) then going out on a leash and playing in the sun.”
In recent years, pet parties have become a booming business and, while they may seem frivolous to some, are essential events for dog and cat owners across the United States. or birthday parties for their dogs, while 28% buy them birthday gifts.
However, parties are just as much fun for pets as they are for humans, according to this cat owner. “Eating out and going out are two of their favorite activities, so they were thrilled,” she explained.
“Dipper was a bit scared of the party balloons at first but got used to it. Mabel is a ham and devoured the attention. But after eating all the cream and then playing outside. They both fell in a food coma.
“My sister was absolutely thrilled and loves the photos from the party. She’s been abroad for a few months and misses her cats so she really enjoyed it.”
The sister wasn’t the only one loving the party, as Reddit users rushed to praise the celebration, thanking the owner for going to such lengths for the felines.
“It made my life. Thank you,” wrote one user.
“It’s my kind of party. Cats, food and nobody,” added another.
“This is taking over the internet today,” noted one Reddit user.