Animalkind describes its plans in this way:
To prepare, we've done in-depth research on how to maximize cat health and minimize cat stress in a shelter environment. We've consulted with leading vets and shelters across the country on best practices. . . .
Instead of open floors, we're planning smaller rooms to house smaller cat communities--which have proven to reduce stress and infectious disease. We're rebuilding with high-tech impermeable materials throughout to improve hygiene and reduce infection. We're also building a fully operational surgical suite and infirmary so we can provide immediate care to the sick and injured . . . and perform spay/neuter on site.To help finance the project, Animalkind has launched the GIMME SHELTER Rebuilding Drive, with the goal of raising $150,000.