We have something of a cat problem over here. They are everywhere. I just received the newest additions. Four tiny hungry kittens…a blonde, a tabby, a calico, and one beautiful black kitten with a white breast and white feet. I put food out for them, and so they hang out on my front porch. I am now up to about fourteen. They are hungry and I feed them as do others in Hooterville. The convenience store owner also has a set, and he puts out biscuits and gravy for his each morning, as did the former mayor. None of us have ever had mice or snake problems.
It does pose a problem getting out the door in the mornings. They are all there waiting for breakfast. Most desire to be indoor cats but I can’t do that.
Now, the Hooterville city council has addressed this issue and wants to hire someone to take care of “the problem”.
I fear that they will take the little cats away and put them to sleep. All of these cats are feral at first, but, after they get some attention, they are quite tame and friendly…at least with me. They flee when humans come on the porch. I wish they could all find nice homes, but trying to give away a cat is like trying to make the city commission in Manhattan reasonable.