In a previous post, I had a bit of a chest pounding session where I announced I had joined a superb rescue group call the Feline Freedom Coalition (click HERE to read it).
Since that post, Denise and I have been out to the property a couple times to work, and last weekend, I had the opportunity to snap some photos. This might give you a bit more of an idea on the setup. They are nestled on 20 acres of pine woods (the actual area they’re using is about 3 acres), and it’s out of the way and quiet as a church at midnight. On the weekends, several volunteers can be seen hustling and bustling about, ensuring their charges have food, water, a clean place to stay, and are properly vaccinated. Not to mention performing repairs and organizing the equipment and supplies. That’s where yours truly comes in. See, all the other volunteers are women. So naturally, when a being of the male persuasion rears his oversized head, he’s immediately sized for a mower, wheelbarrow, and tool belt. There’s much to be done, and much more to be gleaned in the way of satisfaction.
Anyway, these are the digs. You’ll find us out there Saturday coming. The smell isn’t always the best (Over 200 cats can mount quite an olfactory attack), but it, in it’s way, is one of the most beautiful places I’ve seen…I believe the permanent residents have a lot to do with that 🙂 When you view the various enclosures, picture around 50 kitties in each…also, you can probably see that each house has a covered tunnel out to the enclosure so the kitties can go in and out as they choose…
The Red Barn and Green House – look close and you can see the covered walk connecting them
The Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal enclosure
Taj Mahal inside
The Doll house enclosure
The Doll House inside
Kitten House and enclosure
Kitten House inside
Blaze the Pitbull, watchdog extraordinaire – loves people, eats cats. Go figure.