Friday, October 10 2014 09:24

Holiday Gift Guide: CAT PAW - This Year's Strangest Stocking Stuffer?

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Holiday 2014There's a strange new beast roaming the toy aisles this year... a creature devoid of a body, but one just a mischievous as you'd expect from feline DNA. The Original CAT PAW by Wicked Cool Toys recently started hitting the streets, and if all indications hold as they have been, it just might be this year's strangest stocking stuffer... and one that's heavily requested and in-demand. In fact, with some Toys "R" Us and Kmart stores reportedly selling out of their initial supply already (and yes, it's still October as I type this), now is the time to snag this $9.99 novelty before the season is truly upon us.

Available in assorted styles (or are they breeds?), the Cat Paw is a trigger-operated arm, jointed and featuring soft "pads" on the paw as a cat would have. A gentle pull yields a soft meow, while a quick one brings forth a mighty roar. See it in-action via these Instagram videos captured here at Rock Father HQ...

I Don't Wanna Work - I Want to Bang on the Drum All Day:

Oh no! It's the mischievous #CatPaw playing drums at Rock Father HQ! #HolidayGiftGuide @thecatpaw @wicked_cool_toys @mapexdrums @zildjiancompany #parenting #catphotofriday #toys #weird

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Sneaking Around the Office:

#CatPaw from #WickedCoolToys. Strangely compelling. #toys #cats

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To find your Cat Paw, visit a local Toys "R" Us or Kmart location, or check out ToysRUs.com. They won't shed all over your couch, and don't require a special box to poop in your house.

For more great Holiday Ideas, check out  http://www.therockfather.com/holiday


James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

Zahn and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, ABC, WGN, CBS, GCTN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Reuters, BusinessWire, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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