August 31, 2015 3:24 PM EDT

In a recent spoof video produced by the Calgary Humane Society in Canada, a mustachioed man in a suit tries to sell people on adopting cats — “certified pre-owned cats,” that is. “We’ve got cats of all makes, models, and colors,” the faux salesman says, then describes one feline as “boasting a top speed of 30mph.” The video was made to promote an adoption day hosted in a parking lot earlier this month, but the message is relevant year-round.

(h/t Upworthy)

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