George Takei Launches 'House of Cats' App to Protest Trump
George Takei, the actor mostly known for portraying Sulu on the original Star Trek series, has developed an app called House of Cats. This is not an app for crazy cat ladies though. This is an app to protest Donald Trump.
“Throughout history, mockery, satire, and lampoons have been a powerful weapon to not only criticize but, in some cases, bring down powerful people,” Takei told VentureBeat. “That’s what we are going to be doing — using his words in the mouth of Trumpy Cat to show how ridiculous he is. We are going to lampoon him out of office.”
I guess Takei realizes that the Mueller investigation has nothing on Trump and figures he has discovered the secret to forcing Trump out of office… a talking cat that looks like Donald Trump.
That’s right, a talking cat (based on Grumpy Cat) that looks like Donald Trump is apparently going to take down the 45th president. The app is available for purchase from the Google Play and Apple App Store. For only 99 cents you can get this otherwise useless app to satisfy your anti-Trump urges.
Here’s the description of the app from Apple’s App Store:
Enjoy House of Cats, the first interactive, AR-enabled political satire app featuring Trumpy Cat, along with his memorable quotes and an array of animated political animals!
Pick your favorite crazy quotes and relive some of the funniest lines from the most hilarious animated presidential cat in U.S. history!
Watch POTUS cat interact with his family, friends and enemies in the oval on your mobile screen or on your tabletop in markerless Augmented Reality mode – just touch the presidential seal and see him appear in your home, office or party zone!
Best of all – touch the mike and make the top presidential cat say anything you can dream of! That’s right – you can create, record and share your own recordings or videos of you and your friends and the top cat riffing on the latest news – and any other funny stuff you can think of!
Coming soon...original scenes hot from the press highlighting the hijinks of Tweeter in Chief and the latest parade of creatures inside the oval and across the globe! Stay tuned….!
If you hate Donald Trump but are under 17 years of age, however, you are out of luck, because the app is rated for users 17 years and older. Why, do you ask?
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Ummm. “Mild Sexual Content and Nudity”? Just what exactly does this Trumpy Cat do in Takei’s little app? Considering Trumpy Cat is joined in the app by characters Meowlania, Vladdy Putin and Lil' Rocket Pug one can only guess what Takei has in mind… and I’m certainly not about to find out. As much as I would have liked to have previewed this app for research purposes, the last thing I’d want to do is support any project of accused rapist George Takei.