Animatronic taxidermy

Because taxidermy can never be too creepy, Dutch (and super talented) designer Erik Klarenbeek has created Poekie. The battery-operated stuffed cat is fitted with a mechanism that re-creates the animal’s breathing and purring.
Seen at the Postmortem show in April 2006.

More taxidermy: taxidermy oddities, Maximilian’s Pet Shop, Afke Golsteijn, Cuddly taxidermy, Crochet menagerie.