Introducing PetGPT: Unleashing the True Thoughts of Your Cats and Dogs

Finally, a way to let your pets tell you what they think about your dance moves

Robert A. Gonsalves
3 min readApr 1, 2023
PetGPT Users, Image created using an AI image creation program, Midjourney, by the author

Have you ever wondered what your pets think about your questionable life choices? Or perhaps you’re dying to know if they secretly laugh at your dance moves? Well, the day has finally come when our beloved pets can openly communicate with us and even with each other, thanks to the groundbreaking new language model, PetGPT. It’s the purrfect solution to the age-old problem of pet-human communication barriers. This story was written with the assistance of an AI writing program.

Paws for Applause: PetGPT Reveals Pet Talk

PetGPT, the brainchild of AI researcher Dr. Greg Ripley, allows your pets to interact with a chatbot, each other, and even humans through a highly advanced AI model. The language model has been trained on the PetSounds dataset, a collection of over 100 million meows, woofs, and other pet noises. Dr. Ripley’s team was able to use these sounds to develop a sophisticated AI that understands and translates the intricacies of pet language.

When asked about his motivation behind developing PetGPT, Dr. Ripley said, “I realized that the world needed a better way to understand our pets after I spent a weekend catsitting for a friend. I couldn’t figure out if the cat wanted food, cuddles, or if it was plotting my demise. I knew I had to do something.”

Pet-sclusive Book Clubs

Book Covers of “Animal Farm,” “Watership Down,” and “The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle”, Images from Wikimedia

PetGPT has already become a massive hit, with early users reporting that their pets have formed cross-species friendships, solving the age-old feud between cats and dogs. Some users even claim that their cat and dog have started their own book clubs, discussing the literary merits of “Animal Farm,” “Watership Down,” and “The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle.”

The implications of PetGPT are far-reaching, and Dr. Ripley is excited about the possibilities. “Imagine a world where cats and dogs no longer fight over territory or food, but instead debate politics and the latest Netflix series. We’ve truly entered a new era of pet-human relations.”

A Tail of Success: PetGPT’s Rise on Social Media

As PetGPT gains momentum, its enthusiastic users continue to share their amusing pet conversations on social media, giving us a glimpse into the witty and sarcastic minds of our furry companions. One user posted a screenshot of their dog’s response to their outfit choice, which read, “You look positively, uh, fetching, but I still wouldn’t be caught dead in that sweater.”

In conclusion, PetGPT is the breakthrough we’ve all been waiting for, a groundbreaking technology that allows us to delve into the complex minds of our cats and dogs. While we are still in the early stages of pet-human communication, we can’t help but wonder what the future holds for our relationships with these intelligent beings. So the next time you see your cat staring intently at you or your dog tilting its head as if pondering the secrets of the universe, remember that with PetGPT, their thoughts might just be a chat away.



Robert A. Gonsalves

Robert A. Gonsalves is an artist, inventor, and engineer who writes about the creative uses of AI. Ask questions