'Morning Edition' Returns: The Cat of the Future A Los Angeles company is planning to genetically engineer cats that are almost free of the proteins that cause allergies. The firm is already accepting orders — and cash deposits — far in advance. The downside is the genetic technique may not be perfected until 2007.
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'Morning Edition' Returns: The Cat of the Future

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'Morning Edition' Returns: The Cat of the Future

'Morning Edition' Returns: The Cat of the Future

'Morning Edition' Returns: The Cat of the Future

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A Los Angeles company is planning to genetically engineer cats that are almost free of the proteins that cause allergies. The firm is already accepting orders — and cash deposits — far in advance. The downside is the genetic technique may not be perfected until 2007.