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People are super psyched over Ikea’s new pet furniture collection

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Scritch Image: ikea/screenshot Even dogs and cats need to relax in style. Ikea has just dropped a new collection designed exclusively for pets. SEE ALSO: Ikea is roasting Apple for overpriced charging mats The new Lurvig collection, which means "hairy" in Swedish, made its pilot launch in five countries — Japan, France, Canada, U.S and Portugal (Algarve) at the start of October, an Ikea spokesperson told Mashable. From a plush dog bed to a fancy scratching mat, Ikea's pretty much got you covered. Image: ikea japan/instagram Image: IKEA JAPAN/INSTAGRAM Here's the catalogue, even if you aren't in a country that [...]

Robot cat tail is the strange answer to your end-of-day anxiety

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Qoobo may be the perfect cat.  It's soft, responsive, and will never scratch, dismiss, or leave you. It's also a robot. SEE ALSO: This super strong artificial muscle may bring us closer to lifelike robots Qoobo, which was unveiled this week by Yukai Engineering Co., Ltd. at the CEATAC trade show in Japan is only marginally a cat. Its wagging feline tail is attached to a 2-pound ball of fur. There's no purring face, no head or whiskers, no legs, feet, or claws. The name is a combination of the French word for "tail" and "robot." The plush toy rests [...]