I'm a BIG dog person, so this story was a tad distressing when I stumbled across it, and I'm thinking---Can you really put a cat in a purse and carry it around without it trying to escape and you perhaps getting scratched very badly in the process??

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Old news – tiny Chihuahuas and Yorkies you can carry around in your purse.

New news – cats.

From fashion magazines to celebrity photo spreads, everyone seems to be ditching the dog for the cat.

Pictures of Kate Upton holding a baby tiger cub in Harper’s Bizarre, and V magazine’s photo shoot that features a model next to Karl Lagerfeld’s cat are showing that, like it or not, kitties are in. (Yahoo)