The feline revolution will not be televised. But it may be provoked by an app.
Regarding possible damage to your precious iPad, Friskies says "the alkali-aluminosilicate glass screen on the iPad stands up to our cat's claws." Regarding possible damage to your precious cat, that's a whole different ball of string.
ASPCA's "Guidelines for Play" say to avoid laser light toys because cats can become frustrated or obsessed chasing something they can never catch. Screens, it would seem, present a similar problem.
All play mimics hunting, so be sure to reward your kitty with a real-life, tactile toy it can catch and "kill" at the end of every virtual playtime.
Let's not find out what two billion frustrated pussycats are capable of.
VIDEOS: GAMES FOR CATS
1) iPad Game
2) Paper game