Yeah, I don't get it either. The people-cats are no different than the CGI Hulk, or any other merging of an actor's face onto a fantasy body.I must have an unusually high tolerance for the uncanny valley, because from reactions here and else-ware on the internet... I just don't see what the big deal is. Not my thing, but neither was the original. I certainly am not getting the whole "nightmare fuel" comments.
I was looking at the difference between human and cat anatomy w/r/t the placement of the ears. The eardrum, cochlea, etc. on both humans and cats is in roughly the same place on the skull. Humans have a pretty straight shot from the ear to the eardrum. Cats, because their ears are on the tops of their heads, have a longer ear canal, with a bend separating it into a vertical and horizontal canal, but they also have a narrower skull behind the eye sockets, which makes room for the extended ear canal.I did find Sir Ian and Dame Judi a bit easier to look at simply because they have such extra head fur: