009 - “Android Neko” easter egg
“Easter eggs” are hidden features or messages, inside jokes, and cultural references inserted into media. Easter eggs in software are often hidden messages or even features that require following a series of undocumented steps to trigger and discover.
Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector is a popular mobile game that revolves around the player purchasing food, cat toys and furniture to attract a variety of cats to their home.
Android Nougat (version 7) included a game similar to Neko Atsume that allowed the user to collect cats. The code snippet above belongs to the code of this secret game.