HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – A North Carolina couple couldn't bear to break the bond they had with their cat.
After 19-year-old Cinnabun died, the Bullerdicks decided to do something a little unconventional: spend $25,000 to clone their cat.
The couple found a Texas-based company, ViaGen Pets, known for cloning dogs, cats and horses, and provided a skin and saliva sample, thus paving the way for Cinnabun II.
Ashley and Brian Bullerdick say the now 5-month-old acts and looks just like its predecessor.
As for a possible Cinnabun III, the husband and wife say they aren't counting it out but hope their newest cat lives a long, full life like the first Cinnabun.