Friday, December 05, 2008
Our New Shelter
Mom Toni here...........I just wanted to report on our brand new "no kill" animal shelter. It was built through the help of Coldwater Creek (they got their start here and still have a huge warehouse and call center in Sandpoint.) Many of you are probably familiar with them through their clothing catalog. Anyway, I stopped in yesterday, although I guess they weren't really open yet. It is a state of the art facility! There is a grand entry way and lobby. The cats have 6 cat rooms, two of them are kittens, the other 4 are grown cats. No cages!! They have tons of toys, beds, climbing towers. Each room has a huge window that you can look at the cats, or you can go inside the room. When it is finished, they will have outside access, as well. The cats are so far away from the dogs, you can't hear them bark. There is a second hand store attached to the shelter, all proceeds going to the shelter. There is enough land, a park is planned for next spring. My vet clinic is right across the street.
Yes, volunteering again is a big possibility!!! I did volunteer work 8 years ago (that is how I found Mittens) but couldn't stand to see the cats in cages and knowing so many were being put down. They went to a "no kill" facility in 2002, but the building was small and in need of repairs.
Posted by One Of The Girls at 6:17 AM
Everycat posted at 7:48 AM
This sounds like a great shelter and how we wish all shelters could be!
DEBRA posted at 8:58 AM
Momma loves CC!
And this sounds like a wonderful place for kitties to begin their new path to a forever home...
Shaggy, Scooby and Scout posted at 9:14 AM
On we wish the Visitor Cats in our basement could go there!!!
Daisy posted at 1:02 PM
That sounds really wonderful! Hooray for Coldwater Creek for helping out in such an important way.
A Few Good Cats posted at 1:30 PM
We are always happy to read about good news like that. Anything that gives a cat a chance at a forever home is OK with us.
Eric and Flynn posted at 3:26 PM
That sounds a lovely place for the cats to wait for their forever homes. No cages is good news.
Cheysuli and gemini posted at 3:39 PM
How very exciting. That sounds like a marvelous shelter.
Fat Eric posted at 3:54 PM
Sounds great! Even better than the shelter I came from, which is a good shelter.
Derby posted at 6:02 PM
Hooray for a nice new shelter. Take pictures sometime if you can. Happy weekend.
momsbusy posted at 7:27 PM
sounds great! i wish our shelter was like that. they were left a LARGE sum of money from a very wealthy lady. nothing has changed in years except the building of a cremetorium for pets. i will have to check out CC. if they care for animals then i will give them my business.
Camie's Kitties posted at 10:58 PM
We are so glad to hear that a new no-kill shelter opened up. We hope that they find lots of kitties homes.
Tavi, Cody, Camie and Miss Jade
meemsnyc posted at 11:22 PM
Yeah, for no kill shelters!
Karen Jo posted at 1:44 AM
What a wonderful new shelter! It sounds great. I think you would like volunteering in a place like that. It's marvelous that there are no cages.
The Meezers posted at 7:27 AM
oh how wonderful!!!! it sounds beautiful!!!!
purrrsss to our bestest furriends!
Gandalf and Grayson posted at 4:30 AM
Yay! We wish all shelters were No-Kill and cage-less.
Jan's Funny Farm posted at 12:19 PM
It's hard for Jan to do the shelter photos because it's a kill shelter and most of the the animals don't make it out alive.
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