Arduino-Based Toys for Playful Cats: 3 Week-End Projects

arduino projects for cats

In this selection of simple week-end projects, we target our furry friends. We provide a selection of three cool DIY projects using Arduino boards. Cats will love these electronic toys. They will cost you only few bucks, for hours of fun and laughter with your pet. Checkout the videos. They are hilarious!

The first project is basically a ball hide and seek game. You hide some balls around and the cat has to go fetch them (see Video 1). Once a ball is found, the cat has to carry it, and insert it into a funnel. The ball rolls down and trigger the delivery of some treats.

Video 1. Cute Cat Playing an Electronic Ball Game

If your cat is too lazy to go hunting balls, then you might prefer making an on demand feeding machine. The cat has to press a button to get a small portion of dry food, kept fresh inside a box (see Video 2).

Video 2. Funny Cat Pushing a Button to Get Food

To really make your cat exercise, this automated laser tower is for you. Your cat will jump and run chasing the laser spot (see Video 3). Beware to keep it on only for short periods of time, to avoid your pet turn crazy or get exhausted.

Video 3. Crazy Cat Chasing an Automated Laser Spot

CREDITS: Photo by Mikhail Vasilyev on Unsplash

Farmers Market App: Find Fresh Locally Grown Food

farmers market pharojs mobile app

If you care both about the planet and your health, the Farmers Market app is for you! This app allows you to find nearby markets, where you can buy fresh food directly from farmers. Most of the produce are grown locally. This means less fuel for transportation. So, by buying locally grown food you contribute to reduce CO2 emissions. You can even exercise: just walk to the market or ride a bicycle!

The Farmers Market app makes eating healthy rime with fighting climate change!

Features

  • Show farmers markets around your current position
  • Display market info summary on map
  • Get GPS directions to navigate to selected market
  • Filter markets by product categories
  • List view of markets around any position
  • Sort markets by distance
  • Explore markets around other places
  • Find markets all around the USA
  • Single market view with:
    • Zoom map around market
    • List of sold products
    • Opening hours
    • Share market info via any messaging app
  • 0 advertisement
  • 0 data collected

This app has been developed using free open source software listed below.

Download

The Farmers Market app is available for iPhone and Android. You can download it for free by simply clicking on the icons below.

Download Farmers Market App for iPhone
Download Farmers Market App for Android

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The Farmers Market app is available for free, with the hope to make the world a better place. If you like this initiative, and want to see more please become a patron.

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