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kittyR: Kitty pictures and meows from R console

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This package is designed for rainy days when your results are heartbreaking or when no matter what you try, you can’t seem to get rid of that bug. Take a respite from those negative thoughts by accessing kitty pics and their adorable meows right from your R console 😻 and then get back to work again!

You can get the development version from GitHub with:

# install.packages("remotes")
remotes::install_github("IndrajeetPatil/kittyR")

There are only two available functions in this package-

In case you want a picture of a kitty:

# to always have the same kitty on README
set.seed(100)

# show me the kitty NOW!
kittyR::kittyR()

By default, the collection will include any kind of cat (big, small, wild, etc.). If you want only kittens, you can use an additional argument.

# to always have the same kitty on README
set.seed(100)

# show me the kitten NOW!
kittyR::kittyR(meow = FALSE, only_kitten = TRUE)

The collection of cat pictures comes from the following collections of freely available images:

In case you just want to hear a meow either apropos nothing or at the end of execution of some code to let you know that the execution is complete, just include this line of code:

# can't print the sound, so
# meow meow meow
# you can choose from a sample of sounds included in the package
kittyR::meowR(sound = 4)

If you have a kitty meow that you like and would like to include in the package, please either make a PR or e-mail it to me and I will include it.

This package was inspired by pupR package by Melissa Innerst. Thanks are due to my lab buddy Jonathan Phillips for suggesting including meowR function as a replacement for beepR.

May these kitties bring some joy and amusement during your stressful data digging jobs!

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