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VIDEO. In Louveciennes, a retirement home ... for cats!


The Animal Assistance Foundation has been welcoming old felines in Louveciennes for four years. Almost all are orphans, placed there p

In the retirement home on the route de Versailles in Louveciennes, no Scrabble or wheelchairs, but kibble and cat trees.

Here, we do not welcome old people but about fifty felines wandering freely between the two floors and the garden of the beautiful building.

These small furry residents are mostly from bequests from deceased people or in retirement homes, who wish to offer a nice end of life to their companion after their departure.

"The goal is to offer them a lot of love, that they find what they had at home before and to provide for their food and medical needs, details Chloé, animal of the structure, by delicately ruffling the coat. of a cat.

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More than a retirement home, the house could be similar to an Ehpad.

"This is exactly the word that we could remember," smiles Doctor Philippe Pinard, veterinarian at Saint-Cloud, who regularly sees cats parade through his clinic.

Because most felines are of advanced age, and the health problems that go with it.

"Sometimes the elderly surround themselves with a cat who unfortunately their survival", he regrets, saluting the generosity of the foundation which allows animals to have "a second life".

Source: leparis

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