Happy Cat Day, folks! While we’re fans of all the creatures we couldn’t pass on joining in on today’s celebration. For the folks who feel the same way there’s one of our favorite pages, Adafruit.com/CatsOfEngineering. Sure it says ‘cats’, but we’ll happily accept any of your pets – pups, lizards, snakes, ferrets, etc. Submit ’em here!
We’ve also got some super cute cat related content in the Adafruit Learning System for the folks inclined to celebrate by making:
And of course, since cat day is all about bringing attention to cats in need, we’ve gotta hit the key point – spay and neuter your furry friends. Kitten Lady is full of great resources for kitten care and there are tons of fostering opportunities here in NYC:
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