These therapy cats nuzzle, purr, meow, roll over, blink their eyes and go to sleep.  But they never scratch or need a litter box.  They are totally loveable and almost maintenance free.

They are the perfect therapy pets for people with allergies or who can’t care for a pet. At Ecumen Detroit Lakes the innovative lifelike cats are winning the hearts of residents.

DL-Online Reporter Vicki Gerdes writes about the faux cats and the big impression they are making — even on residents who have real pets.