Mom allegedly tries to sell son’s butt plug as cat toy on Craigslist

Can you tell the difference?


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Feb 22, 2016   Updated May 27, 2021, 4:39 am CDT

People say that cats are assholes, and now we have the proof: There’s no reliable way to tell the difference between a toy designed for a feline and one meant for a human rectum.

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“Unused cat toy – $5 (Vancouver)” is likely a joke Craigslist post, but it’s destined to live on regardless. And something in its air of simple innocence just makes us want to believe. 

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Alas, this is a variation on a butt plug meme is as old as time itself—by which I mean it dates back to late 2014.

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In hindsight, the “fairly large” size specification did seem kind of cheeky. But the ad’s real failure is on the pricing end: Wolf tail butt plugs sell for way more than $5. 

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Photo via @glitteratty/Twitter

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*First Published: Feb 22, 2016, 2:42 pm CST