Los Angeles-based company Allerca is now taking reservations (costs $3,500!) for the world's first genetically engineered hypoallergenic cats.
The hypoallergenic cat is the first of a planned series of lifestyle pets that ALLERCA will develop over the next few years.
cat-scan via GIS:polydactyl
as I see it this application of genetics is just speed-ed up animal husbandry.