Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Cat House sold out

Cat House sold out
Originally uploaded by dawnkua.

This just in from a volunteer at Ikea - the cat house is all sold out at the moment.


Blogger calsifer said...


I wager if the people who bought them would write in to the gov abt the cat ban, they'd get a min shake up.

Can CWS insert a survey/info sheet with the cat house package you think??

18/10/06 11:49 AM  
Blogger E_Cat said...

that sounds like a great idea! most multinational companies would want to do charity work

18/10/06 12:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Does your cat really sleep in the cat house? My 3 cats walked in and out but just don't stay there. They were playing and scratching the house whole night and i hardly get any sleep. I had to fold it down and know what.. they actually prefered to sleep on top of it.. And i actually bought another set for spare.. now who wants it for double the price...
Just kidding :)

18/10/06 12:34 PM  
Anonymous christine said...

LOL! i was about to go down this weekend to IKEA to have a look.. nvm.. shall wait a few weeks later=) maybe there'll be more colourful ones..

18/10/06 12:46 PM  
Anonymous fiona said...

heard that they will be coming up with new designs!

18/10/06 1:09 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

E_Cat actually I heard that they already support another charity so they may not want to help other charities out. I heard that another charity was turned down when they asked for some donation of furniture.

My cats walk in and out. One of my dogs (who thinks she's a cat) goes in too.

18/10/06 2:35 PM  
Blogger Wei said...

wow sold out!! good meaning theres actually ALOT of cat lovers n cat owners out there... its a nice way to know it..

yea if such items can be sold as a way to promote CAT awareness and promote the love of cats will be darn good!

18/10/06 3:50 PM  
Blogger calsifer said...

I was thinking more along the simple lines of info gathering, like a survey in aid of the appeal against the HDB cat ban.

Would that work? It wouldn't be asking for corporate sponsorship, but just a collaboration to get info.

18/10/06 3:58 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

It's certainly a good idea! :) No harm giving it a shot and asking - though they might be worried about getting involved in something that might be viewed as going 'against' the HDB.

18/10/06 4:03 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Calsifer - any idea how to word it objectively in that sense? I was speaking with Rebecca about it and she made the good point that it might be perceived to be biased because obviously people who buy these like cats.

Of course if we're trying to show that people who have cats want cats in flats, then that's the market we're aiming at. In that case, maybe not a survey, but asking them to send in letters - so there's no question of 'bias'.

18/10/06 4:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Most of the time I find the cat house upside down. There is a lot of stalking and jumping. With the air-con on, a cat could sleep very comfortably in it on a pillow - but of course some other cat could dive in just when sleepy cat is about to doze off. One cat likes to chew on the "whiskers" but the green tail is ignored.

18/10/06 4:35 PM  
Blogger calsifer said...

I think showing that people who like cats want cats in flats is the aim, so asking for them to send in the letters is it!

Looking at my original comment, I realised I was trying to come at it from two angles:
1) Get buyers to write to the gov about the cat ban
2) Gather info and spread the TNRM message.

Yeah, one stone, two birds... or more aptly, one audience, two messages? =P

18/10/06 4:44 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Defintely a good idea to consider. May have to pick ONE message to go with at a time though :)

18/10/06 4:48 PM  
Blogger E_Cat said...

thanks for update Dawn. it is a pity they already have an arrangment with another organization. Calsifer's idea is really great. maybe when im back, i will keep a lookout for such items from other places and see if we can have something worked out for CWS : )

19/10/06 1:24 AM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Great :)

19/10/06 2:40 AM  

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