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The note reads:
CMPL's Outreach "Cat"Mac is a "Joy For All" Companion Pet. He was recently purchased to accompany our Outreach Librarian on her visits to local senior residences. Robotic companion pets have been show to comfort and amuse lonely people, especially people with Alzheimer's or Dementia. When not busy visiting senior residences, Mac will be available for check out as part of the library's Tech To Go Collection.
I visited The Clinton-Macomb Public Library over last weekend, and was bowled over to see a robot cat on the counter! I petted Mac, and you'll see that his head moves, and he purrs. Mac was new to me, having not come across a cat robot before. Of course, I would prefer a living, breathing kitty at the library, but for its purpose, this seems a wonderful, thoughtful solution. Cool!