by Alex Garland
In a South Seattle neighborhood, there’s an undeveloped lot tucked away in a wooded corner. Here, you’ll find a number of small shelters for feral cats — mini-domes and covered kennels that can house up to 20 cats total.
These cats laze around in the sun, occasionally disturbed by passersby. Local residents have been feeding and caring for them for years, according to neighbors. The cats were there before they moved in, says a new property owner, and have been a part of the landscape ever since. “We’re too busy with the house to worry about the cats,” they say.Continue reading Seattle’s Feral Cat Dilemma: Balancing Love for Felines and Protection of Bird Populations