Get Some Tail with this Fashion Accessory

January 4, 2013 |

wear a cat tail newest fashion accessory

I can’t believe that someone might be able to get funding for a human cat tail.

Shota Ishiwatari, the inventor of the “Tailly“, is raising funds for the project via Kickstarter. The Tailly is a fashion accessory that attaches with a belt. It has sensors rigged to detect the wearer’s heartbeats, and the appendage wags faster when the wearer gets excited.

Ishiwatari says,“Tailly is fun to wear to parties, while out with friends or playing with kids. You could even wear Tailly on a date and express your true feelings through the wagging tail. Even better, your partner could also wear one for the both of you to add a level of subconscious communication between the two of you.”

SRSLY?

Ishitari is the genius behind those cat ears you wear that are controlled by your brainwaves. No word on whether you get a discount for buying the set, but early investors can get a premium-branded Tailly. 


MORE INFO ON TAILLY at Kickstarter.

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Karen Nichols is a Pet Industry Influencer, Publisher and Multimedia Designer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over 15 years of experience in the Internet Industry as a User Experience Analyst and Interaction Design Consultant. She's blogged professionally for nine years, and is a respected expert in social media, web analytics, online branding and Wordpress design and development. She's a popular speaker at pet industry conferences. In 2013, she won the BlogPaws social media awards for Best Cat Blog and Best video. In 2012, Karen won the Best Blog Design award for SkeezixTheCat.com. She was one of seven finalists in the national Purina Cat Chow Correspondent search in 2010. She has been a spokesperson for Friskies and judge of the 2012 "The Friskies" video contest, and a juror for the Internet Cat Video Festival. Karen is a member of the Cat Writer's Association, Women in the Pet Industry, the IAABC, The Interactive Design Association and the North Bay Multimedia Association.

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  1. MizzBassie says:

    Hmmmmm, I don’t know what to think about that. Leaves me speechless. Purrrrrrrrrrrrrrs.

  2. Jobi says:

    I wonder how many tails we will see at Blog Paws!

  3. Mighty Kitty says:

    I am a bit irritated about this.Yes it is cute but much of faux fur is imported and the fur comes off animals who are sometimes skinned alive and left for dead! If the manufacturer specifies it is acrylic or other manmade fabric then maybe it is ok. But I am opposed to abuse of animals….as all of us on this site are….and these items leave me with a “what if….” thought in my head!

  4. Charmee says:

    One werd: kreepy!
    Charmee

  5. PepperPom says:

    BOL!! Cool, if like another commenter said, the fur is really fake. Tell me more about the ears!! ears and a tail!! humans will be able to talk anipal soon!!!
    Hugs,
    Pepper