The New Must-Have

CHICAGO—Nicolas Cuervo and his neighbors called, texted and pleaded. Finally, after over three months of waiting, their highly coveted order arrived: a crate of stray cats.

“It was almost like getting a newborn,” said Mr. Cuervo, a 44-year-old copywriter, who had three cats from a street pack delivered to him last month.

Now, Mr. Cuervo is waiting some more—to see if he can persuade the beasts to stick around.

Read the whole Wall Street Journal article here.

Feral Cats with a Job to Do

This article from the New York Daily News shows how New York City called in the experts when the rats got out of control!

Feral cats are being caught by volunteers from the NY Feral Cat Initiative, neutered and vaccinated, then sent to areas where they can keep rat populations down. Sometimes just their presence alone is enough to discourage rats from moving in.

“Thanks to the volunteers”, says Rebecca Marshall, a feral cat ’employer’, “We’re protecting wildlife in the city, and the cats get a second chance at life.”

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