The video game sensation 'Stray' is helping real stray cats
Friday, August 5, 2022
Players wander through a cyberpunk city as a virtual orange tabby walks on keyboards or takes a spill off a rusted pipe. They can livestream their game to raise money for a pet shelter.
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The video game sensation Stray is helping real stray cats. While players wander through a cyberpunk city as a virtual orange tabby, walking on keyboards or taking a spill off a rusted pipe, they can livestream their game to raise money for a pet shelter. Developer Annapurna Interactive also gave shelters free games so they could raffle them off for cash. A kitty character in trouble is leading to better outcomes for cats in real-life peril.
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