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Mousr is the smart robot that plays with your cat for you

Mousr is the smart robot that plays with your cat for you

By 11 November 2014

The robot future is well and truly upon us, now even our pets can have their own robot slaves to entertain them. Mousr is here for feline funtimes. Mousr is an intelligent robot from Petronics which is currently on Kickstarter. The sensor-filled bot works... >>

Orangutans use iPads to choose their next meal

Orangutans use iPads to choose their next meal

By 13 July 2012

Zookeepers at a Miami zoo have begun communicating with orangutans through an iPad. Using an app originally used for children with autism, the orangutans are selecting which snacks they wish to feast on by pressing the corresponding icons. The zoo, the... >>

Tagg The Pet Tracker collar keeps your pets smart

Tagg The Pet Tracker collar keeps your pets smart

By 11 January 2012

Every year at CES we spot a wealth of weird and wonderful gadgets competing with the high-end TVs, cutting edge mobile devices and brand new technologies that dominate the headlines. This year, one of ourĀ favouriteĀ "left-field" devices is Tagg The Pet... >>

PETA to get XXX rated for porn protest

PETA to get XXX rated for porn protest

By 19 September 2011

Pocket-lint's interest in animal rights just got turned up a few notches. That's because we heard about the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA) latest campaign - launching a porn site to raise awareness of veganism. The XXX domain site... >>

Shred for hamster

Shred for hamster

By 13 April 2007

If you are trying to keep your personal identity safe, then you had better hope the hamster doesn't escape. This paper shredder uniquely solves identity theft and your little rodents housing conditions, just make sure the pet doesn't get too close to... >>

Computers for animal lovers - the beaver

Computers for animal lovers - the beaver

By 13 April 2007

According to one computer fanatic, nature is being lost because we are spending so much time online. To help us get the best of both worlds, his latest design of computers is available for animal lovers. First up, the beaver. Here are the specs: Intel... >>