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Shelter Appeals To Visitors By Making A Carnival-Themed Cat Room

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The Brevard South Animal Care Center (SACC) knows that in order to get cats adopted, they need to get people to visit. That’s why they teamed up with Square Paws, a cat furniture company, to turn their second cat room into a feline fantasyland!

You may recall seeing the Harbor Room, the shelter’s first cat room to get a fun makeover. But the SACC and Square Paws’ newest project involved decking out one of the rooms to look like a cat carnival. While it’s smaller than the Harbor Room, it leaves a big impression; it’s an important way to draw in visitors because it’s the first room that they see when they enter the shelter.

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Get a sneak peak into the new Kitty Carnival room!

The Kitty Carnival is made up of three main attractions: Ferals’ Ferris Wheel, the Big Cat Fun House, and the Whac-a-MOUSE game.

For starters, these carnival attractions were specifically build for those of a certain height–cats only! 

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Ferals’ Ferris Wheel has 11 perches.

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They are fixed in place for optimal lounging.

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And the center includes a hollow fleece tube for superior sprawling. 

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The Big Cat Fun House also provides lots of nooks for hangin’ out. 

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The head of a lioness may look fierce, but it’s purrfectly feline-friendly. 

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Whac-a-MOUSE is a spin on the classic Whac-a-Mole arcade game.

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Here, visitors can interact with playful kitties by making the mice pop in and out of their hiding places. (Watch the video below.)

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And now, for a 360 degree view:

They’ve sure packed a lot of feline fun into a small room! How cool is this?! The decor provides a bright, cheery atmosphere for workers, volunteers, visitors, and of course, the cats! Do you think a fun, themed room like this would help pet adoptions at your local shelter?

Find out more on Square Paws!

Written by Karen Harris

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