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Date: 09/10/10 12:00 PM

76 Responses to The Great Ikea Kitty Experiment

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18943 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 11:26 am
    Link: The Great Ikea Kitty Experiment - A look behind the experiment of IKEA UK`s release of 100 house cats into its Wembley store in the UK.
  2. Profile photo of madduck
    madduck Female 50-59
    7618 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:12 pm
    Bloody good ad- what fun!
  3. Profile photo of FeelTheRide
    FeelTheRide Female 18-29
    515 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:13 pm
    love it!
  4. Profile photo of skypirate
    skypirate Male 18-29
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    September 10, 2010 at 12:13 pm
    i would have numbered them ...68,69,71,72....just to F with them
  5. Profile photo of danthew
    danthew Male 18-29
    2122 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:13 pm
    AAHHHH!! Its another sneaky "behind the scenes" viral advert, like that dominos one a while back. Now I want a cat. And some pizza.
  6. Profile photo of CHICOMIMI
    CHICOMIMI Female 18-29
    854 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:14 pm
    Meh...they should have done 100 dogs.
  7. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
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    September 10, 2010 at 12:15 pm
    That`s great news for the Ikea shoppers that are allergic to cats. What a goddam stupid idea. Completely pointless.

    Remind me never to shop at Ikea, what a bunch of morons.

    Cats = Suck
  8. Profile photo of Lblaxplaya20
    Lblaxplaya20 Male 18-29
    422 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:19 pm
    I can haz Swedish meatballs?
  9. Profile photo of ManicRapture
    ManicRapture Female 13-17
    682 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:37 pm
    point? I am looking for a point.....
  10. Profile photo of JUGGALETTEx0
    JUGGALETTEx0 Female 18-29
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    September 10, 2010 at 12:42 pm
    I`m confused....I absoutley hate cats but I was just wondering....why did they do that? was there a point to their "experiment"? What was their hypothesis? was it correct?
  11. Profile photo of mrbenn
    mrbenn Male 30-39
    58 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:43 pm
    Cats 0wn j00
  12. Profile photo of simim23
    simim23 Female 18-29
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    September 10, 2010 at 12:47 pm
    Knowing the cats I`ve met in the past, they`re likely to just pee over everything.
  13. Profile photo of yumyum1
    yumyum1 Male 18-29
    129 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:51 pm
    dont see any point of this stupid experiment
  14. Profile photo of Fazerella
    Fazerella Female 13-17
    106 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:52 pm
    Cats and swedish furniture.
    Every person`s love.
  15. Profile photo of Mr_Pedo_Bear
    Mr_Pedo_Bear Male 70 & Over
    997 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 12:54 pm
    Not an experiment advertising how homely and comfy ikea is....

    @pmarren they were cleaning every part of the store the cats were let into. No more chance or getting reaction then commonly travelling around anyway. Man up or shut up
  16. Profile photo of fiizok
    fiizok Male 40-49
    591 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 1:01 pm
    ...and?
  17. Profile photo of NessieBabii
    NessieBabii Female 18-29
    118 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 1:22 pm
    i dont understand the friken point.

    i duz loves the kittys tho
  18. Profile photo of freebee
    freebee Female 30-39
    72 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 1:25 pm
    Not sure what the point of this was, but I love cats so WIN
  19. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 1:39 pm
    Kittehs FTW
  20. Profile photo of rikakitty
    rikakitty Female 18-29
    683 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 1:41 pm
    Kitties are cute, experiment/advertisement=lame.
  21. Profile photo of Slmmhmmr161
    Slmmhmmr161 Male 18-29
    606 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 1:43 pm
    Two words.

    Cat poo.
  22. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6739 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 1:47 pm
    Awww! Kitties! And Ikea!
  23. Profile photo of GiveChase
    GiveChase Female 18-29
    535 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 1:56 pm
    I don`t really understand why they did this... but it makes me want a cat again even more.
  24. Profile photo of MountainBord
    MountainBord Female 18-29
    1894 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 2:12 pm
    WHOS CATS ARE THESE!!! they went around to homes and took away peopls cats. THOSE BASTARSD
  25. Profile photo of Magicant
    Magicant Female 18-29
    277 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 2:18 pm
    Cuteness...I can`t wait to go home and visit my kitty!
  26. Profile photo of mogman45
    mogman45 Male 18-29
    224 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 2:39 pm
    this is pointless
  27. Profile photo of ScottSerious
    ScottSerious Male 18-29
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    September 10, 2010 at 2:46 pm
    what was the point of that crap
  28. Profile photo of MrFibbles
    MrFibbles Male 18-29
    311 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 2:51 pm
    lol @ the people saying "its pointless". Its getting footage for an advertisement campaign, what point could it possibly have.

    That said, the ads look awesome.
  29. Profile photo of starshimmer
    starshimmer Female 18-29
    331 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 2:52 pm
    Disappointed :( I had hoped they would have been released while the general public was shopping.
  30. Profile photo of CoffeeDiiva
    CoffeeDiiva Female 40-49
    1604 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 3:11 pm
    weird, I am not a cat person but that was cute at the end
  31. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    September 10, 2010 at 3:12 pm
    2:39

    Heroin?
  32. Profile photo of E11e
    E11e Female 18-29
    36 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 3:42 pm
    Now I know where my cat disappeared to...
  33. Profile photo of thubanstar
    thubanstar Female 50-59
    823 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 4:00 pm
    I hate IKEA furniture. Like the cats, though.
  34. Profile photo of KtySpix
    KtySpix Male 18-29
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    September 10, 2010 at 4:06 pm
    CUUUUUTE!!!!!
  35. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    September 10, 2010 at 4:09 pm
    Ok, WHY?
  36. Profile photo of gorgack2000
    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
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    September 10, 2010 at 4:12 pm
    I`m glad they didn`t try to hide the fact that it`s a promotional video. But yeah, this was actually pretty good.
  37. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 5:04 pm
    Fun IKEA fact: Despite being the world`s largest furniture retailer with a revenue fo around $30 Billion a year, they`re actually controlled by a tax-exempt, not-for-profit Dutch foundation.

    You read that right, IKEA is a charity and therefore doesn`t have to pay tax. Not even making that up.
  38. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 5:11 pm
    why, i dont understand the logic?
  39. Profile photo of genericuser
    genericuser Female 18-29
    317 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 5:12 pm
    why are all the cats in britain white?
  40. Profile photo of josher8
    josher8 Male 18-29
    91 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 5:31 pm
    gah. I love pussssy So much!!
  41. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
    1963 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 5:42 pm
    Davymid, I`m more surprised by the whole Dutch involvement thing.

    But more importantly, kitties!! I wish I had been there. I almost teared up at the end there. Are people seriously not getting the "point" of this? It`s called advertising.
  42. Profile photo of rainbowfarts
    rainbowfarts Female 18-29
    798 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 5:56 pm
    I just wasted 4 minutes -_-
  43. Profile photo of adlinbaby
    adlinbaby Female 18-29
    404 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 6:24 pm
    awwwww
  44. Profile photo of optix_reverb
    optix_reverb Male 18-29
    263 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm
    Stupid. What if people are allergic? "30 min before people had no idea 100 cats were in here"-Video. I hope someone got sued.
  45. Profile photo of shizzamX
    shizzamX Female 18-29
    2695 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 7:14 pm
    wanted to see more cats and less people.
  46. Profile photo of vw
    vw Female 30-39
    406 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 7:57 pm
    I`m still looking for a point as well....
  47. Profile photo of rakoonhat
    rakoonhat Female 30-39
    654 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 8:09 pm
    no one is allergic to cats, they are allergic to the dander. a random ass cat running around will not make you flair up
  48. Profile photo of I-IS-BORED
    I-IS-BORED Male 18-29
    2419 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 8:16 pm
    `11 cats died, 23 became pregnant, and 4 are still missing`
  49. Profile photo of shiftyplus1
    shiftyplus1 Male 18-29
    311 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 8:47 pm
    I guess Brits have a thing for white cats?
  50. Profile photo of Prejudiced
    Prejudiced Female 18-29
    250 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 10:30 pm
    "a random ass cat running around will not make you flair up"

    If that random ass cat lies on a couch for even afew moments and a severely allergic person sits on it after, it will make them flare up.

    Same for them just running around. Dander can become airborne.

    That said, I think this is awesome. I`m mildly allergic to cats (still have one anyway, seem to have gotten some kind of immunity to him over the last 13 odd years of having him) but would love to let them all loose in my house for a day :-)
  51. Profile photo of CandyClown
    CandyClown Female 18-29
    305 posts
    September 10, 2010 at 10:44 pm
    Aww so adorable, great shots at the end especially with the sphinx and the light bulbs.
  52. Profile photo of chunkymonkie
    chunkymonkie Male 13-17
    670 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 12:07 am
    i`d like to have a sleepover there.
  53. Profile photo of crackyhoss
    crackyhoss Male 18-29
    254 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 1:58 am
    pointless... cats are lame! they don`t do anything interesting :(
  54. Profile photo of wcclark
    wcclark Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2010 at 2:14 am
    Did I just watch a 4 minute Ikea Commercial?

    Damn it, IAB, I didn`t come here to get solicited. I get enough of that downtown.
  55. Profile photo of PierreJeanFR
    PierreJeanFR Male 40-49
    1360 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 4:20 am
    a hundred friends, a lot of booze and a night at ikea... could be fun
  56. Profile photo of CokeBear
    CokeBear Male 18-29
    3 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 4:36 am
    Riiiight
  57. Profile photo of Wobble
    Wobble Female 18-29
    21 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 6:24 am
    it`d be better if they put 50 dogs and 50 cats in.
  58. Profile photo of sidewyz8
    sidewyz8 Female 18-29
    843 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 6:25 am
    Omg, I love that little hairless one! I`m not really a cat person, but I think I just might get one of those.

    But I didn`t think that was a very good idea. They may have vacuumed afterward, but that`s still a little dangerous for people with allergies.
  59. Profile photo of Holly69
    Holly69 Female 18-29
    250 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 7:24 am
    ....so..this was an experiment to find out...what exactly..?
  60. Profile photo of EdxVen
    EdxVen Male 13-17
    16 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 8:18 am
    Search `IKEA cat advert` into youtube to see the full advert.
  61. Profile photo of TokioKoos
    TokioKoos Female 18-29
    412 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 8:19 am
    It wasn`t an experiment, it was to make an IKEA commercial, which is shown at the end. Cute, though. ^^
  62. Profile photo of Boomsie
    Boomsie Female 18-29
    251 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 9:22 am
    :D
    I loved this!
    But why no black cats? x
  63. Profile photo of ollylimpfish
    ollylimpfish Male 30-39
    177 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 11:45 am
    this is not what i was expecting..... obviously too difficult to flat pack a cat!!!!!!!
  64. Profile photo of deathxtra
    deathxtra Male 13-17
    2791 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 12:41 pm
    Jurassic feline park!
  65. Profile photo of dude21862004
    dude21862004 Male 18-29
    768 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 1:34 pm
    Woulda been better if they`d let in 100 dogs. More destructive, but more interesting too.
  66. Profile photo of spyrocheeks
    spyrocheeks Female 13-17
    112 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 1:43 pm
    aawwwww cuties!!!!Love!
  67. Profile photo of Moosh
    Moosh Female 18-29
    196 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 3:06 pm
    Some of the shots were cool but seriously, some of the cats could have killed eachother or been badly injured and I`m sure it was pretty stressful for them although I don`t worry about that aspect as much. I hope to god they did a health screening and they all got their vaccines.

    I personally wouldn`t have volunteered my cat for this. But it`s funny to think someone is going to buy a rug or chair that a cat pooed on and they will never know!!!
  68. Profile photo of chinesemath
    chinesemath Female 18-29
    130 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 4:40 pm
    and the point is...
  69. Profile photo of LadyKonFuze
    LadyKonFuze Female 18-29
    337 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 5:13 pm
    Dogs are probably more liking to rip up the place. This not long aired, i like the cat that got his haed stuck.
  70. Profile photo of SmilinSam
    SmilinSam Female 18-29
    3599 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 6:43 pm
    awwww he pulled off the fuzzy!!
  71. Profile photo of Gleeballs
    Gleeballs Female 18-29
    850 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 8:32 pm
    i just dont understand WHY? they never really said.
  72. Profile photo of Orpheon
    Orpheon Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2010 at 9:54 pm
    @Gleeballs

    I`m pretty sure it was to use the footage for commercials. Also, because why the drat not?
  73. Profile photo of tws8631
    tws8631 Male 50-59
    316 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 10:01 pm
    They should have turned 100 dogs loose to `round up` the cats. Now, that would have been a sight.
  74. Profile photo of DMoneys36
    DMoneys36 Male 13-17
    221 posts
    September 11, 2010 at 10:59 pm
    cats are so boring though, what a waste of time
  75. Profile photo of PringleMan
    PringleMan Female 13-17
    1356 posts
    September 13, 2010 at 8:21 pm
    really, cats in their element
  76. Profile photo of Jui37
    Jui37 Female 18-29
    463 posts
    September 14, 2010 at 1:37 pm
    I love cats. I bet that that was pretty fun to be part of.

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