VS Code Pets
Puts a small, bored cat, an enthusiastic dog, a feisty snake, a rubber duck, or Clippy 📎 in your code editor.
Run the "Start pet coding session" action to see the panel.
Get from the VS Code marketplace
Showing your pet
Run the "Start pet coding session" command (
Configuring your pet
You can choose either pet type and pet color:
*snake can only be green
*rubber duck & Zappy can only be yellow
*Ferris the crab can only be red
Pets will interact with you
Throwing a ball
Play catch with your pet! Run the "Throw ball" command (
Adding extra pets
Run the "Spawn additional pet" command (
Extra pets will not persist between closing and restarting VS Code.
Ideas and discussion
Something is not working as it should? Please open an issue giving as much information as you can.
Want to contribute to vscode-pets? Feel free to fork the repository and submit a pull request.
Testing the changes
The cat and dog media assets for this extension were licensed from itch.io.
Marc Duiker created the Clippy, Zappy, rubber duck, snake, and Ferris the crab media assets.
Karen Rustad Tölva designed the original concept of Ferris the crab.
Thanks to all the contributors to this project: