WATCH: How to Gift Wrap a Cat

I’ve never been good at wrapping presents, but I’ve developed some rudimentary skills.┬áStill, one sort of gift eludes my modest wrapping skills to this day — wrapping a cat.

We’ve all struggled with this familiar conundrum. How can you get that pesky feline to sit still while you cover it with colorful paper and scotch tape? Do you need to train it, or declaw it to keep the wrapping paper in tact?

Finally, there’s a simple, easy guide to gift wrap a cat — mostly just a timelapse but still. The holidays will never be the same, thanks to YouTube user MoreFlippyCat. Watch the two minute video above.

P.S. Don’t worry. The cat’s okay. No suffocation here.