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Feline fine thanks to the PLA

[ June 25, 2015   //   ]

The Port of London Authority has been turning old mooring ropes into giant cat toys. Wildlife Heritage Foundation (WHF) has been collecting pallets of rope and lifting strops last month and they are now being used at the Kent-based sanctuary’s ‘Enrichment’ enclosure as scratch posts, to keep lions’ and leopards’ claws sharp and their minds stimulated.
The idea is part of the PLA’s drive to make use of materials that would otherwise be thrown away and at the same time, help wildlife conservation. 
A 10-metre plastic pipe dumped in the Thames and salvaged by PLA staff will also be fashioned into play tunnels for meerkats at the WHF’s sister site in Hertfordshire.
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