Monday, November 21, 2011

First step toward hoarding: feeding many strays

By  Mary Beth Lane

Elayne Pacheco was working at her kitchen sink one day when the water abruptly shut off.
She called a repairman, who determined that the weight of cats sitting on the water handle beneath her mobile home had turned off the supply. Pacheco laughed as she told the story.
That is the only time the cats have done harm, she said.
Pacheco had been feeding as many as 20 stray cats who congregate underneath and near her mobile home in Community Gardens, near Grove City. She recently found homes for half of them, she said.
Feeding too many strays is commonly the first sign that animal hoarding might become a problem, experts say..."  More

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