Pinterest is good for so many things. It puts the world at your fingertips.
Where else can you find a recipe for fake “mashed potatoes” made from cauliflower, a picture of a baby owl wearing a hand knit cap, and an infographic taking you through the history of Dubstep written entirely in Spanish?
You’re not finding that kind of useful, important information on Facebook, kids.
One thing Pinterest does exceedingly well is give parents a solid resource to turn to when faced with parenting dilemmas.
Want to know how often to change your child’s diaper? Pinterest will hook you up with a Tweet Pee! What do you do with your child when *you* have to use the powder room? Order that Babykeeper Basic from your Pinterest feed, and you’ll be set! Need to protect the self esteem of your hideously bald baby? No problem. Pinterest will introduce you to Baby Bangs!
We really thought we’d seen all that Pinterest had to offer parents, but then we came across this gem of a pin…
Pinterest Nightmare #719: Tell Your Cat You’re Pregnant
It’s Tell Your Cat You’re Pregnant, the essential guide book (and audio companion CD) for pet owners who haven’t figured out how to break the news of their pregnancy to their cats!!
Let’s face it. Not every cat has excellent coping skills. You can’t just shove a positive Clear Blue Easy in their face and expect them to to jump on board. No. If you want your fur baby and your new baby to have a fulfilling relationship, you’ve got to be willing to put in the work.
That’s where Tell Your Cat You’re Pregnant comes in. This 104 page manual gives you critical step-by-step instructions on how to facilitate the special feline-infant bond that is only possible when Mr. Jingle Paws feels empowered and self actualized.
In addition to helpful chapters like “Preventing a Cat-tastrophy During Labor”, “Your Litter Box is Still Yours: Maintaining Boundaries”, and “How to Include Your Cat in the Baby Naming Process”, the author also includes invaluable audio tracks like “Loud Crying” and “Screaming” designed to acclimate your cat to the new environmental stimuli he will be experiencing.
With this book and CD set, you are absolutely guaranteed success with your new family unit!!! ***
***Disclaimer: These sounds are to be used as a tool in a comprehensive training program as outlined in the book Tell Your Cat You’re Pregnant. No guarantee that your cat will be better prepared for the arrival of your new baby, or that your cat will not harm your child or others is expressed or implied by the use of these sounds. Never leave your cat and baby together unsupervised. Neither the author or publisher assumes any liability for any injury to persons or property that may result from use of these sounds.
Fantastic!! I’m sold!
But don’t take my word for it! Let’s give Tell Your Cat You’re Pregnant a practical test! Here’s how your cat feels about your new baby before exposure to this awesome program:
Oh, boy. That poor dear isn’t taking it well. He’s so despondent and withdrawn. It’s clear he is headed for a breakdown.
Now, behold the look of contentment and pure joy he is obviously experiencing after Tell Your Cat You’re Pregnant came into his life:
What a difference!
Oh, Pinterest. No…just no.