Tutorial for Building 'Feral Cat Shelters' Is a True Holiday Gift

Such an easy way to help a homeless cat!

In the United States, at any given time there are approximately 70 million stray cats that live outside. Not only are these cats in danger from lack of food, veterinary care,  predators, and getting hit by cars, during the winter the extreme temperatures put them at risk of freezing to death. 

Cat rescue and rehabilitation groups have come up with ways to remove at least one of these dangers by creating simple cat warming boxes, and you can see how this is done by watching the following video. TikTok account @Flatbushcats shows you how and it's such an easy and wonderful way to help the strays in your city this winter! 

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The video explains that you should always use straw instead of other materials because straw doesn't absorb water. This is such an awesome activity to do with your family or friends during the winter months to help care for your community strays. @Madelinedandelion comments, "Bless your sweet cat lovin' hearts!" @Zannie adds, "Ohh sooooo loving..thank you with all my heart." "Thank you so much for your kindness to those who cannot help themselves," says @BrendaTillerum. 

If you aren't the handy type, you can also contact your local shelter or animal control to ask what items they need for donations. One of the best parts of the holiday season is giving back to others, and if you're an animal lover this just may be the perfect project for you to share in the warmth of giving. 

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