The opening of a no-kill cat shelter gives Fort Smith one more tool to address its stray cat problem and hopefully find homes for felines.
That, plus yoga classes and live music.
Jen’s Kitty Rehab, 3123 Jenny Lind Road, opens its doors to the public March 20. The rescue shelter will allow future cat owners to choose from up to 30 rescued felines.
But the space also features an outdoor stage for music performances and movies, yard space and is interior-designed for events like yoga with cats and art therapy.
“We want this area to provide the most homelike environment so that we can have very adoptable and friendly cats. We want to provide entertainment for the city,” owner Jennifer Grayston said.
Grayston certified Jen’s Kitty Rehab as a 501c3 in 2018. She bought the building at the northeast corner of Jenny Lind and Dallas Street the same year and has been funding the project ever since.
Her vision for the rehab center predated…