The 2012 Cats and Culture Trip was a success! Friends of Roman Cats is happy to say we had a very successful Cats and Culture Italian tour this October. It was a bit smaller than ones in the past but as the US economy is reviving, we decided we needed to offer one to the [...]
Via an email update from Torre Argentina: "Dear friends: We had a meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2012 with Mayor Alemanno, and the Roman Superintendent Broccoli as well as numerous other competent authorities. Together it was decided that the association is to stay where it has been for the last twenty or so years. Two [...]
http://news.yahoo.com/et-tu-fluffy-rome-weighs-evicting-cat-shelter-160634163.html http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/08/world/europe/rome-drawn-into-tiff-between-preservationists-and-cat-shelter.html?emc=eta1 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/9652888/Stray-cat-colony-in-ancient-Roman-temple-is-declared-a-health-hazard.html Do whatever you can to help their extraordinarily important work. Please go to this link to sign a petition that will get sent to local authorities and those involved: http://www.catsdb.com/appealhome.html and if you would like to donate to them: http://www.romancats.com/index_eng.php.
Dear Roman Cat Lovers, We are sending out this unprecedented appeal asking you to show your appreciation for the incredible work the volunteers at Torre Argentina in Rome have done for almost 20 years. Some archeologists are trying to drive them out but they are located where they are in the center of historic Rome [...]
Here is an excerpt from the soon to be released documentary Forgotten Felines, an EarthViews Productions film.
Dorothea and her team had another successful spay day this April. Click on a page to enlarge it.
Video of Dorothea's work in the Tremiti Islands. We will add a short translation here soon.