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Has the cat trend officially jumped the shark?

"Tailly," a wearable kitty tail, makes us think yes.

By Glamour Magazine Jan 8, 2013 5:10PM

Photo: Courtesy of Glamour
by Tracey Lomrantz Lester

The fashion crowd has been obsessed with cats for the better part of a year, from Grace Coddington's kitty-adorned Balenciaga bag collection to Choupette Lagerfeld to United Bamboo's cat calendar, but at long last, it looks like the trend may have jumped the shark.

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Thanks to "Tailly"--which the Daily News describes as "a furry faux tail attached to a belt, designed to react to your emotions just like a real tail would"--human beings can tap into their inner feline. It was designed by Japanese inventor Shota Ishiwatari, whose wiggling kitten ears were such a success that customers demanded a matching tail to go with them. Unfortunately the time has lapsed on his Kickstarter page to get the project funded, but that doesn't make this thing any less ogle-able.

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I mean...can you actually imagine anything sillier? Cat lovers out there, do you think this trend has gone too far, or are you hoping it has staying power? Let's hear it!

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