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(389 posts)
Sun Dec 18, 2011, 07:29 AM Dec 2011

This is so cool! (feral cats)

Architects For Animals

From their 'about' page:

Architects for Animals is a fundraising initiative created by Leslie Farrell. Giving Shelter is a one-night event that benefits the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals. Participating architectural design firms build and donate creative outdoor winter shelters to provide NYC’s homeless cats with refuge from the season’s freezing temperatures. At the event these shelters will be on display to the public and at the end all shelters will be donated to care givers who work with the NYC Feral Cat Initiative.

Some of the shelters can be seen on their page, and there is a link that shows you how to do your own. How cool is that?
This is so cool! (feral cats) (Original Post) Mac1949 Dec 2011 OP
Is there also a program for homeless People? Scuba Dec 2011 #1
Would be nice, wouldn't it? Mac1949 Dec 2011 #3
That's great that you can build them for $5 Merlot Dec 2011 #4
That is great. I think it is a wonderful idea. There is such a need for it. n/t michaz Dec 2011 #2


(389 posts)
3. Would be nice, wouldn't it?
Sun Dec 18, 2011, 12:58 PM
Dec 2011

Unfortunately for people, kitty shelters are far less expensive to construct. I've built several for local ferals for about five bucks a pop. It would be wonderful to have nobody homeless, but I do what I can.


(9,642 posts)
4. That's great that you can build them for $5
Sun Dec 18, 2011, 09:49 PM
Dec 2011

The shelters pictured looked pretty involved, except for the one made from tubes. That one seemed really practical, easy to make, and would also be recycling.

Anyhow, on behalf of the feral cats, I thank you!

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