This terrifying creature, welded from various bits of metal castoffs, stands outside the front door of Sniff Dog Hotel
on Northwest Raleigh Street.
Sniff, where your pup can stay in a 70 square-foot, climate-controlled penthouse with a TV and "skylights with city views" for $75/night and receive a $16 "paw-dicure," is, with that lime green and brown paint scheme, something of an eyesore in its own right. The sculpture, though, is both ugly and baffling
Who thought it was a good idea to greet dogs about to undergo traumatic separation from their owners with a giant cat-bear
? Furthermore, why does the cat-bear require traffic cones? Did someone really trip over the feet of a 12-foot statue? How does anything about this sculpture say "luxury dog hotel and spa?"
Bonus amusement: Sniff has its own cafe and bar (I know, right?