I got the idea from when I drew this for someone:
I figured that the similar poses would make the idea work really well here, though I find Pikachu deceptively hard to draw properly. I find toothier things much easier:
Here’s the aforementioned tail. There were two feet here, too, but I forgot to photograph it at that point.
Next up was making some ears out of plasticard, then attaching them and the other extremities to the body:
I had an idea while working on this: a simplified version of Cait Sith and Mog from Final Fantasy 7 could have potential, methinks…
T”was a Bodgin’