To soften the blow of a feline dream dashed, Uber offered a $10 account credit to select customers. The message accompanying the credit notification reads, "We saw that you requested UberKITTENS, and we weren't able to deliver the precious snuggles." The start-up claims the "demand for KITTENS was much higher than expected" causing many a sad face in Manhattan. The credit is good until November 29, and Uber suggests stopping by the ASPCA to visit the kittens, or even adopt one.
Though, we're currently having trouble seeing this credit as anything other than blood money for our poor, mangled hearts, we still think it was a great way to raise awareness and support for our local shelters. Are we still emotionally damaged? We can best explain it with the timeless proverb, "Words are so easy to say. You've got to show me