‘Meowtropolis’: In ‘Kedi,’ A City of Cats Reveals Secrets of Urban Development
Everyone in the neighborhood has a favorite cat—they give them names, personalities, entire narratives.
The story follows the saga of seven stray street cats in the city of Istanbul: Siri (the Hustler), Psikopat (the Psycho), Bengü (the Lover), and so on. Following these feline urbanites, who occupy a liminal space—not “in the wild” but certainly not tamed—we re-discover the essential... View full entry
LA architects design shelters for homeless cats – with adorable (and charitable) results
To raise awareness and funds to address the 3 million feral cat population in Los Angeles, “Architects for Animals” recently tasked twelve local architects to design outdoor cat shelters. Their designs would then be put up for auction to benefit FixNation, a pro-spay and neuter nonprofit... View full entry
Florida Southern's College's Stray Cats Getting Own Frank Lloyd Wright Styled Dorms
Treasured for its storied collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, esplanades and soaring fountain, Florida Southern College is making room for six more structures inspired by the famed architect.
These new structures will be small — only about 5 feet high and 3 feet wide. Unlike other Wright designs, they are not meant for humans.
Rather, the six domiciles built mostly of custom-made concrete blocks will provide shelter for almost 100 feral cats living on the Lakeland campus.