New Yorker settled 300 cats at home
• The New Yorker settled 300 cats at home
58-year-old Chris Arsenault turned his house into a shelter for 300 homeless cats, leaving himself only a little personal space.
Arsenault has dedicated his life to cats in 2006 after being found a "colony" of 30 sick kittens near the railroad tracks. This happened a few months after his son's death in a road accident Arsenault. In subsequent years, a former railway employee contact local charities and animal shelters and began to take more and more cats until the number increased to 300.
"Most of these cats have been abused or abandoned, so it was really important to give them a home and a place where they feel safe," - said Chris Arsenault
For the past 12 years, he spends his days filling the cups of water, cleaning floors and feeding their baleen guests fried chicken. Shelter "Happy Cat" exists at the expense of Arsenault and private donations. In the year to shelter the contents out to about $ 101,000, including $ 80,000 to buy food for animals and $ 21 000 for the vets. "I do not feel unhappy, I now have 300 cats. I truly believe that if you are passionate about something, you can handle anything. I enjoy what I do ", - says Arsenault.
He noted that all the designs for cats in his house with his own hands made, and the focus is on safety and hygiene. Transform your home and garden into a sanctuary for stray cats, Arsenault left myself very little space - a bathroom and a small kitchen.