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The automatic hisser

Wonder Woman hates the rug in my bedroom. Or it least it seems that way, because I can’t stop her from treating it like it’s a plastic bag full of tuna. She’s constantly clawing it, crawling under it and generally destroying it.

So about a week ago, while I was searching for a peaceful way to avoid grabbing her by the neck and sending her to the sausage factory, I ran across a cat-related product called SSSCat.

It’s a can of compressed air that sprays whenever a cat gets near it – the same way those creepy Baby Alive dolls all turn their heads and cry at you the second you walk past them at Target. Motion sensors, I hope.

The blogger at Boing says it works and that it stopped his cat from meowing at the bedroom door. But it’s $22 (you can buy them at Should I buy one?