Illustration for article titled Question of the Day: Will Robotic Pets Ever Replace The Real Thing?

We have seen creepy robotic cats, dogs and even parrots. It may seem ridiculous to think that these types of toys will ever make the jump from novelty to full-fledged replacements for our beloved pets, but lets face it—you're lazy. Think about a future without walking dogs, scooping poop or the emotional pain that comes with owning a cat that doesn't care whether you live or die. One day it may truly become possible to own the perfect robotic pet. So, the question is do you think these robo-pets will ever replace your fuzzy best friends?



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