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#KittyCam Led To Surge In Kitten Adoptions

It was easily the silliest story of late last week, but an undeniably cute one nonetheless when iiNet employees spent their spare time setting up a camera pointing at a Perth cat rescue shelter. It’s a story which has two potentially great endings as well.

Firstly, there’s the good news that the existence of #Kittycam led to a record 59 animal adoptions at Cat Haven over the weekend. Given what usually has to happen to animals in pet shelters nationwide, that’s a solid result as long as the animals are sensibly looked after.*

Equally excellent, in a release iiNet said it was looking into ways to make #KittyCam a permanent installation, which means the next time I’m stressed out at work (give it, say, five minutes or so) I may be able to get a dose of kitteny goodness. [iiNet]

*Cats are natural predators, and introduced predators at that; I’m a cat person, but my cats live indoors, because I like Australian native wildlife too…


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