Teen couldn't find ball date so takes his cat instead

Publish Date
Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 3:52PM

When he couldn't find a date for the school ball, an American teen found a creative solution.

Sam Steingard, from Washington DC, took his cat along instead.

The patient feline, named Ruby, even tolerated a pink dress for the occasion.

Is it a look of love, or is the cat saying "why are you doing this to me?!" Photo / Imgur
Photo / Imgur

Sam's sister Caroline snapped a pic of the unlikely pair, and posted the image on Imgur, where it was viewed more than 100,000 times less than a day after it went online.

As for Ruby the cat, she's now enjoying her own slice of fame through her Instagram page.

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