Tabby “Treasures”: Turning Cat Hairballs Into Jewelry

To us, pet hair on our clothes and furniture is the unwanted consequence of sharing our lives with our adorable furballs, but to Kate Benjamin of the blog Moderncat, her kitties' locks are raw material for jewelry. Benjamin celebrated National Hairball Awareness Day on Friday by commissioning jewelry designer Heidi Abrahamson to incorporate her cats' hair into earrings, a necklace, and a cocktail ring. “If you’re going to wear cat fur, why not be fashionable about it?” Benjamin wrote on her blog. Hacked-up baubles? Excuse us while we go expel something from our mouths as well. (Ecouterre)

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