Several cats will soon enjoy the confines of a new shelter thanks to the help of eight Waltham Girl Scouts.
Scouts from Troop 71820 on Wednesday built several shelters for to donate to the Cat Connection in Watertown and Charles River Alley Cats in Cambridge, according to Dawn Marie Costorf, the troop's Girl Scout Leader. The scouts are in grades 4 - 6.
The scouts spent the afternoon at Northeast School building in order to receive a Girl Scout Brozne Award and raise awareness of the need to help feral cats in Waltham, according Costorf. The Scouts also made flyers to promote the causes, which will be distributed upon approval by the Cat Connection. Once finished, the girl will received their award in June, Costorf told Waltham Patch in an e-mail.
“Anything for Girl Scouts really teachees them to be self-reliant and independent thinkers [builds leadership skills],” Costorf said. “They have all now learned about feral cats."