Genetic Savings & Clone Shuts Down—But Biotech Kittens Still Available

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The pet cloning enterprise shut down after producing just two copy cats. Apparently at $50,000 per feline demand for the cloning service was a bit slack. The company was initially founded with the goal of cloning University of Phoenix's billionaire founder John Sperling's dog Missy. Unfortunately the researchers failed to achieve that.

However, you can still order adorable allergen free kittens from the biotech company Allerca for only $3,950.

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  1. Instead of making allergen-free cats, can’t they make allergy-free people? I’d pay a lot more for a kid that won’t get allergies than a cat that won’t give them to him.

  2. andy: As my book Liberation Biology points out the day of genetically enhanced kids will come. BTW, did you know you can buy it from fine online bookstores like Amazon.com? :->

  3. Those people do not know how to shop. I paid $50.00 for mine at the SPCA. She is beautiful, friendly, sweet, playful, smart, brave, and a first rate mouser.

    The only thing that keeps her from being perfect is that she has not tail…

  4. I absolutely refuse to eat any genetically modified food.

  5. like all that corn and wheat which has been developed for thousands of years? and which grows faster, stronger, with a higher yield and nutritional content than the original plant?
    my advice: stay away from the grocery and grow all your own food. that way you’ll be safe and happy

  6. Andy, clearly we have to blame capitalism. Like the pharma companies who provide treatments instead of cures, you know they could do it, but where’s the perpetual revenue stream? I bet those allergen free kittens are designed to grow up faster than normal, too, so you have to buy new ones all the time.

  7. I bet those allergen free kittens are designed to grow up faster than normal, too, so you have to buy new ones all the time.

    Yeah, and I bet they charge extra for having to collect a heavier volume of trash when you throw the old ones out, too.

  8. In Soviet Union, kittens allergic to you!

  9. Instead of making allergen-free cats, can’t they make allergy-free people? I’d pay a lot more for a kid that won’t get allergies than a cat that won’t give them to him.

    Comment by: andy at October 12, 2006 11:14 AM

    andy: As my book Liberation Biology points out the day of genetically enhanced kids will come. BTW, did you know you can buy it from fine online bookstores like Amazon.com? :->

    Comment by: Ron Bailey at October 12, 2006 11:36 AM

    Not many people know this, but you can make children genetically allergy-proof very easily, simply by twisting their DNA helix around in the opposite direction … 😉

  10. simply by twisting their DNA helix around in the opposite direction …

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    I paid $50.00 for mine at the SPCA. She is beautiful, friendly, sweet, playful, smart, brave, and a first rate mouser. The only thing that keeps her from being perfect is that she has not tail…

    J-B Lamarck, please call your office.

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