Robot pets offer real consolation

( CNN) Your next Fido simply might be a robot.

The toy company Hasbro’s Joy for All brand launched a new life-like robotic puppy on Monday, a companion pet puppy to accompany the brand’s companion pet cat already on the market. Both products are designed to bring companionship and convenience to aging adults.

The robotic cat is equipped with a soft fur that gently vibrates where reference is purrs, while the puppy barks and cocks its head in your direction when you speak.

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