• Short Summary

    A GBP5,000 "VILLAGE" FOR STRAY CATS HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AT HEYDON, NEAR CAMBRIDGE. THERE ARE?

  • Description

    A GBP5,000 "VILLAGE" FOR STRAY CATS HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AT HEYDON, NEAR CAMBRIDGE. THERE ARE 50 ONE-CAT CHALETS AND ALSO TWO-STOREY CHALETS FOR CATS WHO DON'T MIND SHARING THEIR HOMES, PLAQUES ON THE CHALETS COMMEMORATE THE LOVE ONES OF SUBSCRIBERS. THE IDEA WAS PROMOTED BY THE WOOD GREEN ANIMAL SHELTER, LONDON, AND CAT LOVERS MADE A NUMBER OF GENEROUS DONATIONS TO THE SOCIETY WHICH HAS BEEN CARING FOR STRAY CATS FOR OVER 50 YEARS.

    EACH CAT EATS 1/2 LB OF MEAT A DAY AND COST 8 SHILLING A WEEK TO KEEP. FEATURE OF THE "VILLAGE" IS A COMMUNAL CLAW SHARPENING TREE AND "PUBLIC" RESTAURANT. SCRUFF CATS OF DOUBTFUL BREED AND PERSIANS ARE LOOKED AFTER IMPARTIALLY AND EVEN THE SEEDIEST STRAY ACQUIRES A CERTAIN FELINE DISDAIN AS SOON AS HE BEGINS TO FEEL SAFE AND FULL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA8GLEH20LM6M7ZBLI1L628GDY
    Media URN:
    VLVAA8GLEH20LM6M7ZBLI1L628GDY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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