A new “virtual play room” in a Los Angeles city animal shelter allows anyone on the internet to play with the cute, distractible cats waiting to be adopted there.
iPet Companion, at the Mission Hills Best Friends Pet Adoption Center has a live webcam and a Web-based interface that allows users to shake toys and play with orphan cats in real time.
More iPet Companions webcams around the country have boosted adoption rates and provided “virtual volunteers” a way to help.
(READ the story in the LA Times)
Check out the latest iPet Companion here.