Japanese Artist Has Been Creating Cat-Shaped Bags And It’s Actually Becoming A Trend

If you’re a cat lover, then having one of these cat-shaped bags is definitely a must. Well, what better way to express your fascination with felines than by carrying one with you wherever you go, right? These bags literally look and feel just like the real thing! So, we’re pretty sure that you’ll turn quite a few heads along the way.

These purrty cat-shaped bags are all handmade by Pico Miho

Miho is a self-taught Japanese artist, a mother of two and ultimately a cat-loving housewife. Also, she goes by the handle @nekoseisaku_pico on Instagram so you can take a look at her creations.

Cat-shaped Backpack
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Cat-shaped Backpack Realistic Features
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Cat-shaped Backpack with Faux Fur
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Cat-shaped Backpack Realistic Facial Features
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Cat-shaped Backpack Lifelike Features
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The artist describes herself as someone who enjoys “making cats”—well, as in plush toys and bags. Miho has always been fond of felines and stuffed toys ever since she was young. And growing up was not an excuse to let go of her childhood favorites.

Winking Cat-shaped Bag
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Winking Cat-shaped Bag Interior
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Realistic Cat-shaped Handbag Facial Features
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Realistic Cat-shaped Handbag
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Cat-shaped Backpack with Ribbon
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“I wanted a ‘stuffed cat’ that I could take outside even as an adult. But a cute plush is embarrassing… so I made it in a way that looks real and has a reason for one to carry it around.”

Gray Cat-shaped Bag with Bell
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Gray Cat-shaped Bag with Sling
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Faux Fur Cat-shaped Purse in White
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Faux Fur Cat-shaped Purse
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Faux Fur Cat-shaped Purse Interior
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Miho’s faux feline purses are perfect for cat lovers who consider themselves old enough for cute plush toys.

Moreover, they do not only serve as a storage for all your stuff, but they’re also a great mood booster. Just, imagine having a huggable, fluffy feline at your disposal because that would be cute and awesome right?

Realistic Kitty Plushies with Heterochromia
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Realistic Kitty Plushies with Odd Eyes
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Realistic Kitty Plush Toy with Odd Eyes
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Realistic Kitty Plush Toy with Heterochromia
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Lifelike White Cat Plush Toy in a Bag
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The level of craftsmanship in these bags is just superb because each piece comes complete with an accurate depiction of the feline features. From the marble-like eyes, pointy ears, delicate nose, fine whiskers, down to the finer details like nails and paws. It’s amazing to see how the artist is able to recreate furry felines in the most lifelike way possible.

Cat-shaped Sling Bag
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Realistic Cat-shaped Crossbody Bag Facial Features
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Realistic Cat-shaped Crossbody Bag
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Realistic Brown Cat Plush Toy
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Realistic Brown Cat Plush Toy with Movable Paws
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Lifelike Kitty and Hamster Stuffed Toys with Wings
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This simply showcases her expertise, dedication and passion for her craft. Also, it goes without saying that each piece takes a lot of time and effort to create. As with any handmade creation, each piece is unique in its own way.

Lifelike Cat Plush Toy in a Bag with Movable Paws
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Lifelike Cat Plush Toy in a Bag
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So, this bag is super cute!

Lifelike Cat Plush Toy with Purple Tail
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Lifelike Cat Plush Toy with Purple Flower Crown
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Blue-gray Cat-shaped Bag Facial Features
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Blue-gray Cat-shaped Bag with Sling
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Realistic Gray Cat-shaped Purse
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Realistic Gray Kitty Purse
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Realistic Gray Kitty Purse with Tail
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Realistic Gray Kitty Purse with Faux Fur
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Lifelike Kitty Stuffed Toy
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Lifelike Kitty Stuffed Toy Facial Features
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Lifelike Black Cat Plush Toy with White Ribbon
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Lifelike Black Cat Plush Toy with White Ribbon Collar
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White Feline Stuffed Toy Facial Features
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White Feline Stuffed Toy
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White Feline Stuffed Toy with Realistic Features
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So, depending on the size and design, the price of these bags may go as high as $950. Also, Miho accepts custom orders from time to time, via her website. However, she’s currently on hiatus due to a back injury so let’s all hope for a speedy recovery!

White Feline Stuffed Toy with Faux Fur
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Source: Pico Miho Website | Instagram