It’s a known fact that pets can be good for people’s physical and mental health (as long as your pet doesn’t drive you crazy, that is). Unfortunately, many people cannot own a real pet so that’s why Yukai Engineering Inc. in Japan has created a headless robotic cat named Qoobo.
Qoobo responds when petted by wagging its tail, just like a real cat would do. Yukai Engineering had already sold over 10,000 units, mostly within its home market of Japan. The company also boasts a small but growing customer base in the United States.
So if you want a cat but don’t want to put up with the behavior and mess of a real cat, get a Qoobo instead. It might be just as good as the real thing.