If you’ve always wanted a cat but either didn’t have the space for one or simply can’t have a cat due to housing restrictions, you might be interested in the Japanese¬†Hello Woonyan electronic cat toy created by Tokyo-based company Takara Tomy.

The electronic feline purrs when being pet, will chase after your hand and toys, and race around the house. In addition it can sing, dance, bark like a dog and even change its eye colour to indicate its mood.¬†If the idea of being bossed around by a live cat isn’t possible in your life, let an electronic cat do it instead.

To read more about the Japanese electronic cat, click here.