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‘Take my money already’: US artist makes flat cat rug inspired by ‘Tom and Jerry’, goes viral

The popular show created by Hanna-Barbera has influenced generations and inspired a number of spin-offs and products.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: March 7, 2021 10:21:24 am
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While ‘Tom and Jerry’ might be arriving as a feature film in 2021, the main characters of the show have ruled over the hearts of millions of fans for years. No matter how and where we have grown up, one of the fondest memories for 80s and 90s kids remains to be the epic shenanigans of the constantly-at-war cat and mouse duo. Now, a floor rug inspired by the famous cartoon show has left fans in a frenzy online.

The popular show created by Hanna-Barbera, which has influenced generations inspiring a number of spin-offs and products — the latest accessory that has delighted all is a ‘Flat Tom’ rug created by a Florida artist.

The creator of the cute rug, Nellaf, took to Twitter to share the art and it’s inspiration and garnered over 1.7 million likes. The quirky decoration is inspired by a popular sequence from the actual show.

The artist also shared the footage from the cartoon which inspired the rug, taking all on a trip down memory lane.

For now, he has been asking interested buyers to follow him on Twitter and his brand Rugsoda on Instagram to get hands on the limited edition rug.

Mentioning that the rug is completely handmade, the punch needle artist said he is willing to sell more of his creation once he finds potential buyers. Although the unique creation is $200 a piece, it has generated great interest from people worldwide.

Here’s how netizens reacted to the Tom flat rug:

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