Knickerbocker residents care for stray feline family

The residents at the Knickerbocker Apartments in Bay Village realize the compassion and respect for life each individual has, especially those folks who are animal lovers, and especially since we have had to deal with soaring temperatures that threaten lives, young and old, and small defenseless creatures, that have no shelter or food or water.

Such was the case last week, as I watched a group of wonderful residents take pity on a mother cat and her little babies. Each night they place food and water outside for them, and the little ones have come to trust one special lady, who shall remain nameless, as she seeks them out in her nightly routine to save them from death, out in the terrible heat.

Apparently, folks have called to have someone humanely take these little ones to a shelter, but no help is available. And so it is, I fear, for many of the city's overpopulated pets.

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Volume 4, Issue 15, Posted 10:13 AM, 07.24.2012