Kitty porn: The SPCA windows at Macy's have arrived

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Business took me into the dark heart of Union Square Friday afternoon, a dolorous place to be indeed for those of us less inclined to celebrate the holidays with slow-moving tourist packs and glittery, non-denominational drifts of plastic crap. But Scrooge all you like, the kitties in the SF SPCA windows at Macy's are the height of December glory. Feast your eyes on my overly-comprehensive slideshow documenting their glory.

Or better yet, do that and then go adopt one. You can, as local queer pornographer and nudie Guardian coverperson Courtney Trouble informed me she did just last December with her sister. Trouble's not alone. A volunteer who was collecting donations (P.S., Macy's will be matching your donations if you give on Dec. 14 "Believe Day") alongside the colorful, be-kittened displays told me that in 2011, over 320 members of SPCA animalia -- there's doggies in those windows some days -- were plucked from their shiny, cardboard snowflake-y surrounds and taken home with bighearted shoppers. (After the proper documentation was exchanged, and a successful getting-to-know-you process that can happen inside the department store takes place, of course.)

This year, 77 furry souls have already found a home -- and the windows will be up until January 1st! Hie thee hence, and take advantage of the loveliest sight in the bustling clusterfuck that is downtown in December. If you're still hesitant to brave the sharp elbowed-sidewalks, the SPCA has been good enough to set up a livestream so that you don't have to miss any of the napping, staring, or sauntering cuteness. 

SF SPCA holiday windows

Through Jan. 1, hours vary

Macy's display windows

O'Farrell and Stockton, SF

www.sfspca.org