Uber will deliver you kittens RIGHT NOW. (If you live in Seattle or San Francisco.)

October 29, 2013

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In honor of National Cat Day (which is apparently a thing!) transportation startup Uber will deliver app users kittens. In exchange for $20 which will be donated to a local animal shelter, the service will show up with kittens you can snuggle with for 15 minutes. The company is running the promotion in New York, Seattle, and San Francisco from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- so only our west coast friends still have time. However, they warn that "demand for kittens will be very high and availability very limited."

Andrea Peterson covers technology policy for The Washington Post, with an emphasis on cybersecurity, consumer privacy, transparency, surveillance and open government.
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