Nice column Daniel. Yes, many cats really do like to play and/or be swung around in a paper bag. I had a cat that absolutely loved it. I really don’t know what the big deal is if animal rights groups are upset over this campaign. I don’t suspect Checkers is encouraging cat owners to forcefully stuff their cats in paper bag. Trust me, any cat with just a little personality and curiosity will very willingly venture into that paper bag all on their own. I don’t see that as mistreatment of an animal. I’ll admit, Rapcat is not exactly the best promo gimmick on the market today. It certainly doesn’t make me want to run out to get my Rapcat toy and order a burger and side order of fries in the process. I hope Checkers isn’t hoping to increase sales with the help of Rapcat.
All you need to do Daniel is get yourself a paper bag or two and maybe even decorate it. Then give it to some cat loving friends of yours and you will see, the paper bag is one of the cheapest cat toys available today. Your cat owner friend will love you for it.