Dennis Avner is not the average 50 year old computer programmer living in Nevada. Better known as “Cat man” or as he prefers to called, “Staking Cat,” is one of the most modified people in the world and resembles a tiger.
“Stalking Cat” is his Native American name, Avner being of Huron descent. His modifications are not just for fun. Stalking Cat is transforming himself into a tiger to resemble his totem, a sort of spiritual guide in Huron tradition, the tiger. Avner was told by a chief to follow the ways of the tiger.
Stalking Cat has had large amounts of tattoo work, subdermal and transdermal implants, and surgeries to complete his transformation and is not done yet.
Stalking Cats Modifications
• Extensive tattooing all over body
• His hairline moved
• Transdermal implants on face for removable whiskers
• Extensive dental work to have feline teeth
• Ears modified
o Ears pointed
o Earlobes elongated
• Silicone injections in the lip chin and cheeks to have the cat look facially
• Cleft lip
Stalking Cat also plans on having transdermal implants on his head for removable tiger like ears. He currently wears contact lenses that resemble cat eyes.
Stalking Cat has become a celebrity and has made many television and radio appearances including being featured on Ripley’s Believe it or Not, and interviewed by BBC.