Though it's unclear how widespread the email was, it seems regions Down Under may have been the epicenter.
Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Canberra, Australia, later issued an apology — calling the invitation a "training error made by one of our new staff testing out our email newsletter platform.”
They knew they messed up.
“Sorry to disappoint those of you who were hoping to attend this ‘cat pajama-jam’ party, but such an event falls well outside our area of expertise,” Gavin Sundwall, U.S. Mission to Australia public affairs counselor, said in statement.
Needless to say, people were disappointed: