Please don’t rent a kitten from this horrible company

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“Welcome a furry visitor to your home or office! The puppy or kitten can stay for just a day or overnight. And if you fall in love, you can be its forever home!”

When I first read this tagline by American startup Rescue Time, I admittedly got a little excited. Having a whole litter of tiny fluffs crawling over your desk? That’s like living the dream, right?

Well, it’s not. At least not for them. For them, it’s actually pretty awful.

Let’s take a closer look at what Rescue Time does. The company offers kittens and puppies — no adult animals, as far as I can see — for rent. Prices start from $79 for one pup or kitten, for


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