1954 Karlsson Cat Levitator

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    Cats love anti gravity. I bet you didn't know that. This device was invented by Swedish immigrant Per Karlsson in the early 50s, and a small series was produced in Wellington for a while. But people didn't go for it as much as Karlsson had hoped; maybe because they didn't fancy having the cat hover around too much. In case you're wondering what the little cap with the "antlers" is the cat is wearing on its head, it's the mind reader. The cat steers the machine with her thoughts, because, how else would she.

    Markus Wichmann,  JoesSistah, and 14 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. ClausBJ 66 months ago | reply

      Wie sagte Karlsson zu Lillebror, als die Dampfmaschine explodierte und im Kinderzimmer abfackelte: "Das stört keinen großen Geist..."!
      Eine Lebensweisheit vom weltbesten Karlsson vom Dach. ;-)
      > Ich wusste gar nicht, dass sein Papa bereits den Catlifter entwickelte - muss ich gleich mal Lisa erzählen...

    2. Mr Thinktank 66 months ago | reply

      Du hast die Verbindung gleich gesehen, hihi! Das war genau so gedacht.

    3. ClausBJ 66 months ago | reply

      ...jaja, die gute alte Kinderzeit... Schön wars! :-)

    4. pareeerica 54 months ago | reply

      Wonderful :)

    5. pareeerica 50 months ago | reply

      Thank you for choosing creative commons :)

      * Cats Might Fly *

    6. Elné 50 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing in the creative commons group! I used here:
      Walking the dog...and cat

      I also used elements from your image. Thanks!

    7. Muffet 50 months ago | reply

      Many thanks for sharing this!

      The Bad Boys

    8. yolandalcarrillo 50 months ago | reply

      Fantastic cat, thanks for sharing.

    9. Cheyberpunk! 50 months ago | reply

      Thank you for your very strange image! Hope you like what I did with it!
      THE INDIGNANT CAT!

    10. iamdogsmom 50 months ago | reply

      For the life of me, I don't see why this did take off and become successful. Your lovely photo demonstrates it beautifully :-)

      COMMENT

    11. Rosário Marques 50 months ago | reply

      --
      Dreamy Image.

      DreamWorks group:
      Your smile makes me fly
      THANK YOU FOR POSTING IT.

    12. cybergata 48 months ago | reply

      This is hilarious. Thanks for sharing it.

    13. Mr Thinktank 48 months ago | reply

      I'm so happy this is so popular! Have fun, everyone! It's great to have a famous cat.
      ;)

    14. Pterosonus 48 months ago | reply

      I think Glenn Beck would look cute in one of these with the little metal cap on his head.

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