3.03.2008

Adult stuffed animals, now $349!

Does no one else see that this is just an overpriced, battery-operated stuffed animal that does stuff?

Selling points: no allergies, no housebreaking, no attention required!

Next thing you know, pet therapy studies will weigh the costs and benefits of lower maintenance robotic pets with the warm blooded compassion of real pets.

1 comment:

russeaime said...

What struck me as odd was that the woman from Santa Rosa, Linda McKenzie, 'now regularly takes it [the robot/pet] to visit her 87 year-old father'.

The second to last paragraph where they describe Linda McKenzie 'distraught' to hear it didn't have a soul just left me with chills.

Is it me, or does that lady sound a bit nuts? Everyone else they interviewed seemed like they just enjoyed gadgets.