Update 27th March
Turns out that the cease and desist letter from Trump was a total fake.
Alan Garten, the chief legal officer at the Trump organization, told The Hollywood Reporter, 'It's a fake. This letter did not come from us.'
This isn't all, turns out the letter wasn't even signed by Trump, and is suspiciously similar to a 2015 cease and desist letter.
Lucy also claimed that she had to change the site's name from Trump Scratch in February, however , this name now redirects to a pornography website, which was registered on March 22.
The news sites that were sent the letter and ran the original stories, like The Hollowood Reporter have all updated their articles, but it looks like the claws of fake news really dug themselves in on this one.
How much more tempting is a button once it has 'Do Not Push' written across it? How much more do you crave a biscuit on a diet? How much more do you fancy someone when you find out they are technically blood-related to you and therefore 'it's weird' (anyone?).
So when we found out Trump didn't want anyone to visit this website. We couldn't help but pootle along to see what the fuss is about.
Visit KittenFeed.com and you will be greeted with Rick Astley serenading you as you scratch and boop Trump to your heart's desire with little kitten paws.
Trump and cats go together like Trump and cats, it's beautiful.
The site welcomes you with the message, 'Trump seems tough at first, but he gets weaker with every scratch.'
Indeed he does, and with every scratch with your cute little paws you get closer to winning.
The site was started by a 17-year-old from San Francisco called Lucy. According to Observer, 'The high schooler dreams of working at a disruptive tech company and has recently been applying for web development jobs to get an early jump on her career. She wanted a 'fun, little' project to put on her resume, so she coded a site called where users click on Donald Trump's face to punch him with tiny kitten paws.'
Since then she has been handed a cease-and-desist letter by the big man with the little hands.
'The letter, confirmed by the Observer, reads exactly as you'd expect a Trump C&D would. It begins touting him as a 'well-known businessman and television star and boasts, 'As I'm sure you're aware, the Trump name is internationally known and famous.''
Under the advice of her lawyers she changed the name of the site, but Lucy says, 'But after changing, they still came at me.'
Lucy is pretty fuming at the site that took her three hours to code, and it about kittens, is getting attention from the Presidency.
She told the news site,
I was going to just let this go, but I think it's, pardon my French, fucking outrageous that the president of the United States has his team scouring the internet for sites like mine to send out cease and desists and legal action claims if we don't shut down. Meanwhile, he tweets about The Apprentice ratings and sends out power-drunk tweets about phone tapping. HOW ABOUT BEING THE PRESIDENT? It's so sad that his administration is focused more on being liked, burying real news and taking down sites like mine as they supposedly make him look bad.
Apparently Alan Garten, executive vice president and chief legal officer at The Trump Organization, provided the following comment through a PR agency 'This is completely false. No such letter was ever sent by us.'
Hmmm, we suppose the juries out on this one.
In the meantime, lets get our scratch on.