New Building Updates

Virtual tour of our new shelter building

May 25, 2020

Take a virtual tour through our new shelter building by watching the video below!

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Sidewalks, steps, and more

May 9, 2020

We’ve been working toward finalizing site work with the installation of sidewalks, steps, and handrails at and between Waterman Buildings 100 (the Welcome Center) and 200 (the new shelter building). The walkway that connects the two buildings is now in place, and we’ve also installed new concrete steps at the back of Bldg. 100, connecting…

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April 1, 2020

The crew has been painting, both inside and out! On the interior of Building 200 (the new shelter building), the epoxy paint is on the walls in the cat rooms, and the palette is so pretty — greens, blues, and violets, which are the colors cats can see best. The lobby and utility areas are…

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Entering the home stretch

March 21, 2020

There has been enormous progress over the past few weeks! Things are coming together fast as we enter the finishing phase.   On the exterior, the siding, windows, and storefront doors have been installed. The parking lot has been paved with asphalt, and we’re currently making decisions about landscaping details. We’ve also chosen a sign…

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Brick outside, drywall inside

March 2, 2020

The exterior brick has been installed, and it looks sharp! We’re so happy with the color and style choice. It will complement the slate grey siding beautifully.   On the interior, the crew has been working hard to get the drywall up. They’ve completed the first-side install and will soon be doing the insulation. This…

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Waterproofing and interior framing

February 17, 2020

Work has now moved on to waterproofing, and the crew has installed most of the sheathing panels for the exterior walls. This fiberglass mat gypsum sheathing provides protection from moisture and mold and will serve as a solid substrate for the siding. Building wrap is installed over the sheathing and behind the siding as a…

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Four walls and a roof

February 2, 2020

The steel frame is up, and things are moving quickly now! This week the crew has been working on the roof and exterior walls. We’re now able to walk around “inside” the space and visualize what it’s going to be like for our feline friends come spring.   We’ve also finalized our exterior color choices.…

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The frame goes up

January 20, 2020

The steel frame of our new shelter building is going up! The first beam went up early last week, and things have moved quickly from there. Once the full frame is in place, the roof will be installed, then the exterior walls. We’re hoping to hit that mark by the end of this week.  …

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Steel has arrived!

January 10, 2020

The steel for our new shelter building has been delivered to the site!   After a long wait, the full steel shipment finally arrived today — now things will start moving fast! Our contractor tells us that they’ll begin setting the steel frame, roof, and walls next week, and it should take roughly 10-14 days…

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Future Welcome Center taking shape

January 6, 2020

The existing house on the Waterman Street lot is going to serve as our new Welcome Center once construction of the new shelter is complete, and we’ve been working to bring it up to speed for its new purpose!   At the front of the building, we’ve removed the old brick steps and planters and…

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We are located at:
148 S. Fairground St. SE
Marietta, GA 30060

We are open Monday – Saturday, 12 pm – 5 pm, by appointment only.

Please call 770-428-LOST (5678) to set up an appointment.


Phone: 770-428-LOST (5678)
Fax: 770-423-9386

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