The clue stems from complaints by Dell laptop owners who claim that their new Latitude devices smell of cat pee, according to a report in The Guardian.
Dell - the company - has been forced to replace laptops from customers who posted their complaints on a support forum. The problem was blamed on an issue in the manufacturing process.
But perhaps the truth is even weirder. Has Michael been involving Phoebe from the TV show Friends, and joining in on a chorus of Smelly Cat? What are they feeding those cats in the Dell manufacturing plant?