January 17, 2013

Ideas for Keeping Street Cats Warm This Winter

"Based on our research, we found that cats distinguish between the low- to mid-light wave spectrum — meaning purple, blue, yellow, and green, with blue and green being the strongest colors they see," says Hutton. The architects beta-tested their design with their own cats, he adds: "They weren’t too fond of the power tools, but as soon as the assembly started they were all over the outdoor carpet we used for the interior insulation and began climbing in and out of the boxes."

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    Don’t get me wrong, cats are great and all, but shouldn’t we be focusing on keeping New York City’s homeless PEOPLE warm...
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    Oh my goodness. I love this.
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    I’m gonna go completely off topic here, but what do they mean by cats being able to see low to mid frequency light and...