Sleepy Cat Paperweight

Bring kitty to work with April Wagner's hand-blown glass paperweights in calico and orange or brown tabby.
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April Wagner


April Wagner created by

April Wagner

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Sleeping on the Job

It's Bring Your Cat to Work Day every day when your papers are kept orderly by one of April Wagner's hand-blown paperweight kitties. Curled up with their heads tucked under their tails, little glass ears sticking out, each is a stunning work of art. Within the glass, varying depths of swirled-in layers of color give an illusion of texture.

Orange Tabby: A base layer of sparkly red-gold peeks in between this kitty's amber and gold stripes. Anyone who's been loved by a marmalade miss or ginger tom will fall for this one.

Brown Tabby: A base layer of sparkly, soft brown glitters among the black tabby stripes on this gorgeous glass feline. If you've fallen for a gray-brown, tiger-striped feline, top your desk with this tabby.

Calico Cat: April achieves this elegantly stylized take on a calico's coloring with layers of white, black, tortoiseshell brown, and honey stripes at different depths. If your heart's been captured by a calico, this kitty's for you. Handmade in Pontiac, Michigan.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.


Made in Michigan

April Wagner

created by

April Wagner


Even as a kid, April Wagner had an artist’s interest in form, color, and line. Born in Muskegon, Michigan, she earned a BFA from Detroit’s College for Creative Studies and opened a glassblowing studio after discovering her passion. "I was in love with ceramics," she recalled, "but then I tried glassblowing… I’d found the thing I wanted to do for the rest of my life." Her studio has since grown to 4,000 square feet, with a team of talented glassblowers and pieces in prominent collections worldwide.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
handblown glass
1" H x 3" dia.
Always hand wash in lukewarm soapy water. Rinse in clear lukewarm water, add a drop of vinegar to the water to prevent spotting. Dry with a soft clean towel.
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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship in the US:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

also by April Wagner


So sweet and special!


The orange tabby is a gift for my boss. He has an orange cat and I wanted to get him a gift as we're soon rounding out working together for 9 years (due to a work merger). This cat is beautiful, colorful and so sweet and adorable! I can't wait to gift it to him! I was hoping it would come in its own box but I got a box elsewhere to use.

Selinsgrove, PA


Sleepy Cat Paperweight

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