This instructable shows you how to make your very own Laser Cat robotic pet. This robot walks and purrs. Every time the Laser Cat purrs lasers shoot from it's eyes.
WARNING: This takes a toy and adds lasers to it. This means it is no longer a toy for children and this should not be actually attempted by anyone. Misuse of lasers can cause permanent blindness or vision loss. Wear appropriate laser protection glasses.
KEEP THE FINAL TOY AWAY FROM CHILDREN!
1 FurReal Lulu's Walking Kitties
2 Laser Diode assemblies. - Mine came from a double flashlight pack from Home Depot. They were on clearance for around $3.50. For this you got 2 LED flashlights, 1 with a red laser, and 6 AAA bateries. Can't beat that price. For comparison all the other flashlights with lasers were in the $+50 range.
~16 inches of multi-strand wire in 2 colors
Super glue gel
Heat Shrink Tubing
Black Acrylic Paint
Dremel with bits
Small files or rasps fit for plastic
Screwdrivers with various small bits
Sharp scissors or craft knife
Vise – These two were needed to get the laser diodes from the flashlights