We all get a wee chuckle when we see pets that look like their owners on the internet, especially when they’re doing the same expressions.
But we can’t imagine any one ever wanting to look identical to them. And yet a Japanese company has started making masks that are uncomfortably realistic and mirror your cat or dog’s face.
The Masayoshi Shindo Masaki Planning Office is the company behind the creation and has decided to call it ‘My Family’ which might be the perfect name if you’re trying to trick your pet into thinking you are their kin.
The cat masks are especially uncanny but slightly off-putting in a human head size.
But the folks at the brand are super proud of their work (and they should be, it’s excellent work) and even revealed a behind the scenes image of a Bengal cat who lives in Kyoto by the name of Rui.
While we think Rui is indeed cute, we don’t really want to be wearing a mask that looks like a much bigger version of her head.
Once you’ve decided on a picture that perfectly resembles your pet’s face, you send the image to the Planning Office who pass it off to modelling workshop 91.
The folks at 91 do the heavy lifting and create a 3D mould of your beloved pet.
Your dog needs his own cozy spot as well, preferably a crate, a comfy bed that’s his alone and a selection of appropriate toys.
But if you have a little gander on their website , you’ll notice it’s not just pets they do, they also offer pretty realistic orangutan, demon, and rhino masks, perfect for Halloween.
Whether you want to wear it for an occasion or just to show your pet how much you love them and want to be accepted as one of their own, the masks do cost a pretty penny.
The price of one mask, depending on the order is set to cost 300,000 Japanese Yen , that’s £2,044.20.
But still, we’re sure there’ll be a few pet-lovers interested.
It’s a shame there are no human heads for pets to wear though.