Do You Owe Your Cat an Apology This Holiday Season?

If You're the Type of Person Who Dresses Kitty Up for Christmas, Yes, You Probably Do

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The premise behind this ad from Temptations, the cat treat brand, is rather simple (and shameless and funny): While the holidays can be tough on everyone, they might be even more tough on your cat -- if you happen to be the kind of cat owner (sorry, pet parent) who thinks it's adorable to dress kitty up this time of year.

The felines on display here look none too amused, which raises some questions: How many Temptations treats did they get? Were animal agents enlisted to negotiate upward? Do Temptations executives dress up their cats? And in a moral universe -- inasmuch as cats have morals -- is it OK to dress up Fluffy if you plan in advance to apologize for it with a treat/bribe after the fact?

The TV and online ad is out of Adam & Eve/DDB with support for the so-called #SaySorry campaign through Weber Shandwick.

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Nov 09, 2015
Adam & Eve/DDB London
Vice President Marketing, Mars Petcare US:
Craig Neely
Brand Manager, Mars Petcare US:
Melodie Bolin
Brand Manager, Mars Petcare US:
Arren Beach
Chief Creative Officer:
Ben Priest
Executive Creative Director:
Ben Tollett
Executive Creative Director:
Richard Brim
Rory Hall
Art Director:
Steph Ellis
Agency Producer:
Catherine Cullen
Planning Partner:
Jess Lovell
Senior Planner:
Enni Kukka-Tuomala
Managing Partner:
Fiona McArthur
Business Partner:
Amelia Blashill
Account Director:
Jaimee Kerr
Account Manager:
Jo Lorimer
ATL Media Agency:
BTL Media Agency:
Media Planner:
Production Company:
Rattling Stick
Kelly Spacey
Austen Humphries
Austen Humphries
Jim Jolliffe
Gareth McEwen
Post Production:
The Mill
Post Producer:
Carl Phillips
Mick Vincent
Flame Artist:
James Pratt
Audio Post Production:
Soundtrack Song:
'Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word'
Soundtrack Composer:
Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Soundtrack Performer:
Elton John
Music Consultant:
Thomas Wright @ Soundlounge

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