Do you wear the hijab and would love the idea of twinning with your beloved feline friends? Look no further than your favorite online marketplace to find a matching purr-etty costume for your cats.
Twitter account @txtdarionlshop, which is dedicated to document the strange and often hilarious world of online shopping, recently posted photos taken from a shop on Shopee that sells sharia-compliant costumes for cats. One of the items is named “Ukhti character costume for cats,” referring to the Arabic word meaning “my sister” but has come to be associated with modestly-dressed Muslim women. The costume is sold for IDR85,000 (around US$6) and it can be found here.
— txtdarionlineshop. (@txtdarionlshop) November 16, 2020
The product has so far received a glowing rating at 4.7 stars out of 5, garnering rave reviews such as the ones below:
“The costume has arrived, thank you. But I’m confused on how to put it on [the cat], please let me know.”
IT’S SO FUNNY HAHAHAHA I really couldn’t stop laughing wkwk (Indonesian slang for laughing). The shipping was fast, the package arrived fast, the seller is nice, thank you!
The quality of the product is very good, an original product, the speed of shipping is nice.
The material is nice, it’s matched with the one in the picture. The shipping was really fast, [the product] was also packed safely.
The store also sells another hijab for cats variant with a flower pattern as well as other costumes, such as superhero characters, elementary school student, “Pak Haji,” or “papah muda” (the Indonesian equivalent of DILF). There’s also another store that sells an ukhti character costume for cats with a slightly higher price at IDR149,000 (US$10.6).
With @txtdarionlshop’s post going viral and bringing attention to these hilarious products, many Twitter users said that they would love to get the costume for their pet cats.
Kamu marah ngga kalo aku pakein itu Surili? Biar tambah cangtippp 😘😘 pic.twitter.com/UBcFWwuity
— bikkaaa (@rikanurgita) November 16, 2020
Will you get angry if I make you wear the costume, Surili? So you can be prettier.
kucing gw harus dipakein ini biar insyaf dan ga hamil diluar nikah mulu
— cha (@pakebismillah) November 16, 2020
My cat should wear this so she could repent for her sins and not get pregnant out of wedlock all the time.
Cocok nih buat bambang pic.twitter.com/7XUFYAFdAF
— #FREEBRITNEY (@RBhama) November 16, 2020
This would fit Bambang (a masculine Indonesian name) perfectly.
As cute as the hijab costumes are, we imagine it would take some effort to put it on a cat, let alone keeping it on the feline.
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