Is it April 1st already? To be filed under: “I want some of what they’re smoking.” – British Airways has announced that it will be adding a “Paws and Relax” channel to its catalog of in-flight entertainment beginning in September.
Rather than a continuously looping video of a room full of newborn kittens and puppies, however, the channel will just show the cartoon Simon’s Cat, documentary The Secret Life of Cats and Animal Planet’s America’s Cutest Dog
British Airways notes that while researching new entertainment to offer to its passengers, it found research that said looking at photos of cats causes people’s heart rates to slow down. (So… If photos of kittens slow down your heart rate, a video channel dedicated to animal videos should cause it to completely stop. – Ed.)
Now, back to the important subject at hand. British Airways Entertainment Executives: If your would be so kind as to send a dime bag of whatever you were smoking when you came up with this idea to Chris Hauk, c/o MacTrast, we’ll be all set. I’ll find my own cat videos, thank you very much!