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Copy Cats:
The Ethics of Cloning Pets

There is something oddly disconcerting about the way modern life has begun to resemble Arnold Schwarzenegger movies. Take, for example, the 2000 sci-fi thriller ‘The Sixth Day” which featured a pet cloning company called RePet in which customer’s could graft their animal companion’s DNA onto a pre-grown biological blank and within a matter of hours, have an exact replica of Spot or Fluffy. RePet promised pet owners: ‘Should accident, illness or age end your pet’s natural life, our proven genetic technology can have him or her back the same day, in perfect health, with zero defects, GUARANTEED.”
While same-day service is not yet available, a California company has begun taking orders for clones of pet cats. According to the BBC, five customers have already plunked down $50,000 a piece to have Genetic Savings & Clone perform the cloning procedure. CEO Lou Hawthorne assembled a team comprised of scientists who were involved with Texas A & M University in creating the world’s first cat clone, Cc, short for “Carbon Copy.” Hawthorne claims that Cc is now a ‘healthy and adorable two-year-old.”
Customers may be disappointed with the results, though, since what they’ll be getting for their money is not the pet they lost but a genetic replica. As Hawthorne notes,

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Copy Cats:
The Ethics of Cloning Pets