A colorful row of unique cat houses.

When a man discovered that the building he bought had a cat colony he built them all their own condos!

In 2019, real estate developer Mark Lane purchased a historic building in New York known as The New York Wire Works. Having been built in 1888, the large former factory had a long storied history, and Lane quickly discovered that it was also already occupied by some furry tenants! Upon purchasing the property, Lane found … Read more

A grubby gray cat is held by the gloved hands of a vet.

This former street cat ‘asked’ for help- see where he is now

In 2019, the people of Flatbush Cats, a TNR (Trap Neuter Return) focused Brooklyn-based charity was in the process of putting out humane cat traps when a street cat started meowing at them looking for help. This is not a usual occurrence, feral and street cats generally avoid humans which is why traps are needed … Read more

Cats on Aoshima island, Japan

Cat islands of Japan: Where felines outnumber their human caretakers

There are dozens of islands off the coasts of Japan that known as ‘cat islands’. This is because the number of cats that live on these islands outnumber the humans living there. Aoshima for instance only had seven people living there as of 2021, and is reported to have over 10 cat residents for every … Read more

Cat in an open cage

Trap Neuter Return: The program that can help contribute to healthy cat populations

Trap Neuter Return (TNR) is a program engaged in by many animal rescues, charities, and volunteer networks across America. The goal of the program is to help control the populations of “freeroaming” cats, those that are feral or strays. This process involves the trapping of cats that have not been spayed or neutered in humane … Read more