Eighteen years ago, scientists cloned the first cat, dubbed Copy Cat or CC. In 2006, Copy Cat gave birth to a litter of kittens and lives an ordinary feline life.

Since the concept of cloning pets has proven feasible, many people are paying thousands of dollars to clone their pets. Hopefully more people will simply adopt a cat who needs a good home instead, Then you can save your money to buy toys and gourmet treats for your new pet so you can develop happy memories with a different cat for a whole new lifetime.

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