Research has shown that pets are healthy. Older people who have pets as companions have less stress, lower blood pressure, and a better quality of life overall. So now, robot pets are possibly headed for homes. This article from Live Science goes into detail on a robot cat by Sega Toys that could be the companion that older folks need. The story is in several web posts including crunchgear. Make sure and check out these stories. At least you wouldn’t have to clean the litter box.
A robotic feline may soon be a popular companion for seniors.
Robot Cats Purrrrfect for Elderly
Fri, 21 Aug 2009 18:50:39 GMT