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Cats Playtown Built into a Mans House – Watch Video

A normal house turned into a cats playland.

To keep his 15 rescue cats occupied, home builder Peter Cohen has constructed elaborate catwalks, tunnels, platforms and perches.

House builder Peter Cohen takes care of 14 cats in Goleta, California
He has spent around $40,000-$50,000 on catwalks so the moggies can play around
Litter box closets are ventilated, and cat fur picked up by five Roomba robotsHe has transformed part of his home into a fantasy feline adventure land.
Peter Cohen, co-founder of Trillium Enterprises, lives in a 3000-square-foot cat castle in Santa Barbara, and has built 150 feet of catwalks, spiral staircases, tunnels, perches and all manner of coo lcat accessories to accommodate his cat companions.
Mr Cohen, who grew up as a dog-lover, turned into a cat fan after he purchased the Goleta, California house in 1988.The property came with two outdoor cats in residence so to speak. However, one cat was killed and the other badly injured after both were hit by cars, so he and his partner decided to adopt a new cat from the local rescue centre to keep the injured pet company.
From that point, they just kept adopting cats, a couple every few years.

He has added a floor to what used to be a 1600-square-foot house and now shares his four-bedroom home with Cheesecake, Charlie, Nutter, Butter, Crumple, Rumple, Cookie, Poppyseed, Mary, Secret, Wasabi, Kiro, Coffee Bean and Donut
The cat lover and his partner Manuel Flores currently only adopt from shelters and try to take cats other people do not want, most often black cats and cats with bent tails.

They have had as many as 18 but at the moment have 14 feline housemates – having lost four cats this year to old age and disease. They also have a human housemate – Hiro Furumoto.
The pussycat pad started out with the installation of catwalks in 1995 after Mr Cohen was inspired by Bob Walker’s book The Cat’s House, according to Zeezoey.
He admits he has spent between $40,000 and $50,000 on the catwalks alone.
No expense was spared for his feline friends – even though the alterations could technically have been done cheaper.
‘At a certain point there was not turning back. It was like, this is their house and we’re living here with them’ Mr Flores told Houzz TV.
Mr Flores, Mr Furumoto and Mr Cohen try to find one-on-one time to spend with the cats, who are rarely all in the same room together. Additionally, some prefer to be left alone.

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yorkshire wildlife park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Conservation and Welfare

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park is built on an old riding school and farm, and has come along way since it opened in April 2009. A dynamic centre for conservation and welfare, the park has over 300 animals with over 60 different species.

Our History
Yorkshire Wildlife Park has come along way since John Minion (CEO) and Cheryl Williams (Director) came to Brockholes Farm in 2008. With a vision of being a dynamic centre for conservation and welfare, the YWP team worked throughout the winter of 2008/2009 to be officially opened by Cbeebies Mr Tumble in April 2009.

Every year the park has expanded and grown at a fast rate with visitor numbers climbing from 66,000 in the first year to an expected 682,000 for 2015. In 2009 the YWP team travelled to see a pride of Lions at the rundown Oradea Zoo, when YWP CEO John Minion saw the condition of the Lions, he knew that YWP had to help. On 30th August 2009, a rescue campaign was launched with the News of the World to raise £150,000 towards the creatures rescue. The team at YWP were overwhelmed by the number of donations, the letters and support from such a varied number of people. This really was the publics rescue. On the 12th February 2010, the special Jet2.com charter touched down at Robin Hood Airport. All the lions arrived safely, and made their big entrance in May 2010. The YWP lion rescue is regarded as the biggest ever European big cat rescue, and put us on the map.

Our Mission
To create a dynamic, interactive experience and regional centre of excellence for the conservation of biodiversity globally and locally that is sustainable both for the environment and the business. To promote a wider understanding of the natural world and inspire generations to support and protect the world around them.The Yorkshire Wildlife Park FoundationThe Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation was created by Cheryl Williams in 2013 to be a dynamic catalyst for inspiring people to support conservation and welfare.

Please have a day out and support them

Visit their website; https://yorkshirewildlifepark.com/

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Starting up an Animal Charity Guide

Setting Up An Animal Charity by the Small Charities Coalition

1. Is setting up an animal charity the best way forward?
it is important to consider whether there may be other ways how you could achieve your charitable aims aside from setting up a new organisation.

2. Which legal form should our charity take?
The Get Legal ‘Decision Tool’ can help you decide what form would suit your organisation best; they also provide guidance on the differences between incorporated and unincorporated associations.

3. What are charitable purposes and what is public benefit?
Regardless of whether your charity will be registered with the Charity Commission or not, it still needs to have charitable purposes for the public benefit.

4. How do we write our governing document or constitution?
A governing document is a legal document containing information about what your charity is set up to do, how it is structured, how it will run and how it will change with time. The Charity Commission provides extensive guidance on how to choose and prepare your governing document and also provides model documents for you to use, including a small charity constitution.

5. When can we register our animal charity ?
If your annual income is likely to be less than £5,000 you are not required or able to register with the Charity Commission unless you would like to become a CIO

6. How do we define our charity if we are too small to register?
As long as you adhere to charity law (e.g. have charitable purposes, can prove public benefit) you may refer to your organisation as a charity. DO NOT use the word(s) “registered” or “charity status” or anything else that may mislead funders, donors or the public

7. How do we prove our legitimacy to funders and donors without a registration number?

8. How do we open a bank account if our charity is not registered?

9. How do we register with HMRC for tax purposes?

10. How do we register with the Charity Commission?

11. How many trustees do we need on our board?

12. How do we build our trustee board?

All these points are covered in greater detail at the website http://www.smallcharities.org.uk/starting-new-charity-faqs/

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pet shops

One Stop Pet Shop for Your Pet Supplies

One Stop Pet Shop for Your Pet Supplies, Every Aspect Catered For

Welcome To One Stop Pet Shop !

We are a website where you can find a whole range of pet related services and products including pet health and pet care in the United Kingdom. PET BUSINESSES LISTED FOR FREE or premium so advertisers have a choice of how they advertise their pet service here. Whether you are looking for pet shops, vet services, dog walkers, pet friendly hotels or other services then One Stop Pet Shop is the complete resource.

We have numerous categories to cover the majority of pet services and pet products you are ever liable to need including: Pet Health and Nutrition, pet magnotherapy, pet natural remedies, pet aromatherapy, pet holistic treatments pet portraits, pet photography, pet couture, pet travel and pet bereavement and pet cremation services. Pet Shops and stores, suppliers, pet Grooming including dog grooming services, pet grooming parlours. We also have advertisers who specialise in pet training and dog behavioural problems including dog training classes, dog trainers, and dog obedience courses. A popular page on Net-Pets is dog walking and dog sitting services available locally and nationally in Great Britain. Linked to this is dog kennelling, catteries and pet accommodation.

Pet breeders also advertise, whether dog breeders ,cat breeders, bird breeders, hamster breeders, mouse breeders, reptile breeders, rabbit breeders or tropical fish breeders, naming just a few. Equine services are also included including stabling, horse feed, horse tack and equipment, horse riding schools or equine transport.

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Watch Funny Cats Stalking in this Hilarious Video

Funny cats, trying to sneak up unnoticed. These cute and funny cats are too much!

Why Do Cats Stalk?

Your pussy cat is staring intently at something in the distance. He stoops down, his tail swishing back and forth ever-so-gently. Then he lifts, just a bit, and stalks forward in his lowered position.

The answer to why cats stalk things is a pretty simple one really: it’s just part of being a cat. Fish swim, birds fly, and cats stalk. They weren’t always house cats after all but wild. helping them to survive. Here are some interesting things about cat-stalking behaviour: dont forget to watch the funny cats video.

Cats stalk as part of their hunting regime. Stealthily tracking prey is a part step in a cat’s pursuit of food, and they are masters at it.
With their silent gait, laser-like focus, keen senses, and flexible body structure, cats are natural stalkers.
All cats have the basic drive and skills to stalk and hunt, but they learn the nuances of its art from their mothers whilst in the kitten stage.

In their well-appointed indoor homes, with food bowls and attentive humans, cats no longer need to hunt for their meals, but they still have a strong urge to stalk and pounce on prey-like objects. If this urge isn’t satisfied, cats may become depressed, frustrated, or lethargic. Or they may set their sights—and claws—on human body parts to fulfill their innate desire to stalk. You may find that you’re unable to walk through your home without having your ankles attacked by a furious feline ball of fur.

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