Robotic Parakeets Are Low-Maintenance Pets, But Kind Of Creepy

robokeetThere are lots of living situations where you aren’t allowed to have a pet, and a robotic or stuffed critter would make nice company. Out of all the pets to have in robot form, though, we’re not sure that we would have chosen a parakeet. Yet direct marketers Telebrands are selling Perfect Polly, a robo-keet, to the world.

Of course, for many if not all Consumerist readers, the real test of how realistic a fake bird is would be “will my cat try to bite its head off?” The answer, according to one YouTube user, is … probably not. Though this cat did seem to find the birdie very useful for scratching its face.

Perfect Polly [Official Site]