My suggestion was: "Have you considered self-publishing; I hear it is a wave of the future."
Yes, I do in fact have a point.
What should you say when some-one fundamentally unsuited to owning a cat asks you what kind of cat they should get? "I think you should get a robot cat; I hear they are the wave of the future."
The as-yet-unnamed robot cat is shown in his post guarding the candy bowl.