According to thedailybeast.com, the free Weatherkitty or Weatherpuppy app for your phone can feature up-to-date weather information superimposed on pictures of various furry friends, though the species options are currently limited to cats and dogs. Your own pet can feature, or you can upgrade for $1.99 to be graced daily with the sourpuss hilarity of Grumpy Cat, scowling and serenading you with stats on snow or sunshine.
|Bonus: reflections on your own mortality!|
(Image courtesy 929nin.com.)
This isn't merely another meme. The information included in the Weatherkitty or Weatherpuppy app includes a daily forecast with weather changes broken down by the hour, a weekly prediction of upcoming elemental events, wind speed, precipitation, atmospheric pressure, visibility, and highs and lows. It's comprehensive. Plus cats.
Developers Suraj Hemnani and Shiv Takhar are glad their app has made people's days a little brighter, even if it's dark out. Hemnani explained, “We are social beings and we spend so much time alone, always working. So, we appreciate the company of dogs and cats very much—they have a way of bringing us back to the present moment and relaxing us.”
Grumpy Cat would perhaps be disappointed to learn he's considered "relaxing"...better put him to work as your own personal weather reporter. Who else is better to tell you that it's raining out than a cat who'll be happy to tell you something worse?
|Correct yet again, Grumpy Cat. Well, at least its sunny out.|
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