This man couldn't get a prom date so he took his cat!

Published Tuesday, May 17 2016, 18:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Anyone who's seen an American Pie movie will know just how important having a date to prom is. For many teens, it's the event of their lives.

So when 18-year-old Sam Steingard from Washington, USA, couldn't find a date, he had no option but to take the next best thing - his pet cat.

His sister Caroline, 20, posted a photo of Sam and the cat all dressed up and ready to go to his prom.

Sam Steingard couldn't find a date for prom so he took his cat Ruby

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Sam and Ruby in their prom outfits

In the adorable picture, Sam is beaming from ear to ear and dressed in a dapper suit and bow tie.

Even furry Ruby is wearing a pink, shiny prom dress.

Caroline uploaded the pic to Imgur with the caption: "My brother took our cat to prom. He couldn't find a date."

Naturally, Sam has become famous overnight, with the photo being gaining 147,000 views so far.

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