‘Stalking Cat’ Daniel Avner found dead in ‘suicide’ after years of transforming his face to look like a feline
Dennis Avner, the Nevada man who spent years trying to morph his body into that of a cat has died. He was 54.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Avner underwent a series of radical body modification procedures to make himself look like a female cat, from whiskers and ears to a mechanical tail.
His body was found in his home in Tonopah on November 5.
Stalking Cat: Dennis Avner, a Nevada man who spent years trying to
morph his body into that of a female cat, was found dead on November 5
Avner’s operations have included bifurcation (splitting) of his upper lip, surgical pointing of the ears, sillicone cheek and forehead implants, tooth filing, tattoos, and facial piercing.
Avner, from Tonopah, Nevada, likes to go by his Indian name ‘Stalking Cat.’
‘I am Huron and following a very old tradition have transformed myself into a tiger,’ he said on his now-defunct website.
His cause of death has not yet been revealed, yet some are speculating that up speculation that Avner may have killed himself.