Year: 2017

3 May, 2017

Crescent City Cat Club

I continued to look for a site.  I found a couple that would have worked.  One was especially interesting: right across the street from the Healing Center and the St. Roch Market.  It had two separate entrances opening onto the street, and the price was right, but again, my unconventional idea was rejected, and the […]

3 May, 2017

NOLA – The Club

So…having received a pass from the state fire marshal’s office, I started to look for a contractor to do the conversion.  The idea is to unify the two sides of the building into the cat club, with an efficiency apartment also carved out of the space.  The short-term rental from the apartment will help support […]

3 May, 2017

The Cat Club

After discovering that I already owned a property that could be transformed into a cat adoption facility, I had to consider how to do it.  The Marigny property is a shot-gun double, with an efficiency apartment in the rear.  Initially I thought I might have to install a lift to make the property ADA (American’s […]

3 May, 2017

A Cat Café?

  Several years ago my father sent me an article about a cat café in Oakland, CA, which is in the SF Bay Area where I was raised.  The café is called “Cat Town”.  The article had photos and detailed how the newly opened facility was a resource for people wanting to adopt a cat […]

1 May, 2017

Cat-Yoga

So the next step is to find a contractor who could handle the work and be on our team.  We need to build a fire-wall separating the residential area from the commercial space (cat club).  A fire-wall is a double thickness of material going all the way up through the attic so that if there […]