The other new pet, Lil' K.T. (pictured above on right), doesn't make a charitable donation, but then I suppose that would be out of character for a mini-lich. His description sounds a little more active, though, freezing the little critters that scurry about and mocking PvP foes you take down.
In the official pet store faq Blizzard explains that they created this new service based on customer request. At $10 a piece, at least for these first two pets, there's certainly ample financial motivation as well. They also confirmed that more pets will be available in the near future. Knowing how excited players have gotten about previous special pets it's easy to see this becoming the new Pokemon -- Gotta'
Catch Buy 'Em All!
good lord, i will never understand the desire for pets/mounts etc. undoubtedly blizzard will make a killing at this though. Bets on how long before a $25 spectral tiger appears...
About six months after they introduce it at $100...