Unfortunate felines


in Daily updates, Travel

Moroccan cat

Moroccan cats are – on the whole – the thinnest and most mangy I have ever seen. As in Rome and Istanbul, they can be found in every public space. Unlike the cats in those cities, most of the ones here look acutely ill. Most look well under a year old, so they probably do not endure for very long.

It’s sad to see.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Mike Kushnir June 23, 2007 at 7:06 pm

i remember writing about cats in morocco.

they’re also largely left un-neutered, which makes for symphonic wailing late at night.

of course, this probably causes the problem.

V.C. June 24, 2007 at 7:27 pm

Sympathizing with all creatures makes the most sense.

R.K. June 24, 2007 at 5:39 pm

Might it not make more sense to lament the people living in poverty?

Anon June 25, 2007 at 1:00 am

On the positive side, thin cats means few rats.

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