'Acoustic Kitty': How the CIA tried to turn a cat into a cyborg spy

Conventional spies weren't enough for the CIA in the 1960s. They wanted to find a way to create cyber-cats that could eavesdrop on conversations.

Any cat owner can tell you that getting your feline furball to do your bidding is often a thankless task, but that didn't stop the CIA from trying to create a cyborg cat spy in the 1960s. Operation "Acoustic Kitty" was a project hatched by CIA researchers in an effort to create an animal that could hold an eavesdropping device which could record conversations while filtering out background noise.
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