Remember when we ran a cat-room-makeover contest in honor of Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month? The winner, Central Minnesota Animal Care & Control,
received $1,300 worth of gorgeous cat furniture from The Refined Feline for their new colony-housing cat room.
Well the makeover is complete, and what a difference! According to the St. Cloud Times, shelter staffers designed the cat room to look like a living room, painting the walls tan and adding a viewing window, a faux fish tank and artwork on the walls.
The Refined Feline contributed two litter-box holders designed to resemble end tables, two cat shelves and three cat towers.
Shelter owner Lisa Tenter tells the paper: “[The cats] love it. They’re laying around, stretched out, letting me scratch their bellies. They would never do that in a cage.”
The new room’s impact is more than cosmetic. Says Tenter: “The cats will be less stressed in here. Less-stressed cats mean healthier cats.” (Read the full article here.)