A young student from Watford Grammar School for Girls narrowly missed out on winning a prize in a worldwide challenge recently.
Year 7 student Zara was one of just five runners up from across the world in the Little Inventors Challenge.
Her Glo-cat design revolved around a fashionable, glow in the dark cat outfit which was loved by the judges not only as it was super trendy, but because it would do exactly what Zara had in mind – keep cats safe.
When describing her design, the 11-year-old said: “This invention makes cats look fashionable. It also makes them more visible with the glow in the dark elements. It can stop cats from being accidentally run over or injured.”
Complimenting her design, the organisers of the challenge, Little Inventors, said: “What fantastic inventing, Zara! I absolutely adore your Glo-cat idea, not only would the cats feel super fashionable, but you have also considered how to keep them safe. Your drawing is really brilliant as well, it clearly demonstrates how your invention would work as well as being suitable as an advertisement for your Glo-cat. I would get this for my cat immediately! Great job Little Inventor, I can’t wait to see what you think of next!”
Zara was congratulated by her school through their twitter page.
It read: “Congratulations to Zara in 7E, who was one of just 5 runners up from across the world in the #littleinventors World Inventors’ Day Challenge for her innovative idea to help keep cats safe outside in the dark.”