Dispatch New Mexico: One dog, feral cats and a backyard

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By Tom McDonald

I have a dog in the house. He doesn’t live here; he just came to visit.

And I have a family of feral cats living in my back yard. The momma cat claimed squatters rights, having lived here before I moved in. She’s al-ways around, living her feral life just outside my reach.

And, yes, I fed her, so now she owns me, as do her three almost-grown kittens.

I had a plan for the momma cat first. A spay-neuter clinic was coming to town so I reserved a spot and started planning her capture.

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