Upcycled mobile shelters give Cairo's cats new homes

An eco-friendly way to keep street cats warm

Location tag: Giza, Egypt

The upcycled shelters are made of old tires

The tires provide thermal insulation shielding cats during the cold winter


"They (cats) live in very difficult conditions. As we can see, there is snowfall and heavy rainfall in Egypt as a result of climate change. We are trying to be one step ahead for stray animals who are at risk.They need to be protected from the temperature. Even 10 degrees warmer will make a huge difference for them."

The prototypes can house five cats each

The designer has already set them in Cairo's streets

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