Picture after picture of smiling brides minus their traditional bridal bouquets; instead tossing cats into the air as symbols of good luck, are featured on the blog called "Brides Throwing Cats" reports the Daily Mail.
While animal rescuers and humane advocates undoubtedly don't find this amusing at all, the blog "Brides Throwing Cats" creator describing himself as a "guy from Australia that likes cats and Photoshop," and prefaces his blog introduction with the following statements:
"First up, lets (sp) cover the basics — it’s not real
Before you get your rage face on, let me say: I am honoured you think my photoshop skills are so realistic!
However, no cats were harmed in the making of this tumblr and we certainly don’t encourage anyone to throw a cat on their wedding day (not least because your bridal party will likely be harmed by the flying cat’s unwieldy claws.) Photoshopping cats in place of bouquets is one thing, cruelty to animals is another."
People from all over the world have uploaded images for the bouquets to be wiped off from the lucky toss to be replaced by "photoshopped" images of cats being hurled through the air.
"(Bride - Bouquet + Cat) * Photoshop = Brides Throwing Cats.
Guys, seriously, this is fake."
Hundreds of people commenting about the blog have called it absolutely ridiculous and a preamble to animal cruelty.
"What happens when a mentally ill man like the guy who was just arrested in N.Y. for killing kittens by strangling and stomping them reads your blog and starts tossing more kittens around," stated Kimberly Constantine of Miami, Fla. "Come and take a look over here at the animal shelter and just see the sad and suffering faces of cats and dogs who have been tortured. It's not funny!"
At the end of the "guy from Australia's" disclaimer that the photos are not real, his recommendation for people who are offended is this:
'If you're still getting angry, may I recommend taking a deep breath and clicking away to something you like on the internet? It's a big place."
May this writer suggest the "guy from Australia" spend an hour, a day, a year, or several years reading about animal cruelty and finding something else besides cats to throw?
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