How much does a cat shelter cost?

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  1. HPMikesLazyEYE

    HPMikesLazyEYE Well-Known Member

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    2 Years of begging on the radio.
    Dozens of calendars sold.
    Rachael Ray getting duped to contribute 500,000 American dollars to the project.
    Cat book proceeds.
    "Huge" donations from nameless philanthropists and celebrities.

    And it's still not enough.
    God damn.
     
  2. SomerSky

    SomerSky Obsessed with what I hate Banned User

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    Considering it looks like a concentration camp for cats in North Carolina, I can't imagine it's that costly...
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    Here is a similar facility that was built in California in 2012. This one was 10,000 s.f. and the total cost (building, site work, landscaping, land purchase) was 2.1 MIL. And this is a fully functional veterinary hospital, which would be the high end of this type of facility.

    http://veterinaryhospitaldesign.dvm...nner-anderson-veterinary-clinic?rel=canonical

    So if the Horseface shelter is 14,000 sf, lets say on the high end we are looking at about 3 MIL to complete this ridiculous project.
     
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  4. Mulletude

    Mulletude I'm Big In The Hate Club, Ya Know VIP

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    You forgot the Billy Joel concert proceeds.
     
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    7 million dollars, 1 million for construction and the other 6 million for the grand opening gala.
     
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    probably most of the money goes to "administrative" costs. I doubt If 10 % would go to build the kitten ranch. Beth learned from Howard how to keep most marbles for herself.
     
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    Maybe they're building a million dollar closet for Whorseface :dontknow:
     
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    You forgot all the hush money to all the NSAL volunteers
     
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    I read somewhere that it's a second storey addition to an existing building.
    Surely they jest.
     
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    No land cost for the kitty wing, as it's going to be a second floor addition to the existing NSAL building. Plus it's been described as an open space for cats to be able to roam around, so on a per square foot cost, you'd think it would be less than average. Chances are that some contractors and architects (friends of NSAL execs?) will be getting big $$ to design and build this monstrosity.
     
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    lol
     
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    If she really gave a shit, i think N.Y. has the highest Kill Shelters , How about doing something for them animals. These people dont live on the same planet as reg folks do.
     
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    About $25 million.
     
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    Isn't there any accountability for organizations who take your money in the guise of charity??

    What if the shelter is never built? Is it legal to take money on false pretense? Can I start a charity based on claims which are never fulfilled and then just keep the money???

    Where is the accountability?!?!?!?!?!
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    How many days will Beth be there working/volunteering, helping the cats and employees after that first celebrity and camera filled opening day?

    Answer........ZERO. :snicker:
     
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    Follow...the...money.


    ........... :whistle:
     
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    ...how come the irs isnt doing that?
     
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    it's got to have moen faucets and that ain't cheap my friend!
     
  19. Jayla

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    Giant, cavernous, cat room.
     
  20. OV

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    No doubt the specious-reasoning Beth is confusing the cost required for a basic NSAL Cat House expansion with the elaborate European ones in which she formerly labored during her extended European Renaissance while learning how to pronounce various currencies in different languagse.