February 17, 2019 by Betsy Cumer
Here is a miracle. This is Toby, a male neutered that has roamed the community for at least 10 years. He had set himself up a nice feeding route. However, when I moved in and started feeding the cats, he discovered that he was quite fond of my home cooking.
Of course, this caused a panic until his feeding route discovered where he was. Needless to say, no one including me has been able to get near him. Toby has been quite content living his independent lifestyle.
Toby has for the past couple years wintered in the warmth I have provided. This morning there was a loud noise at the door. When I opened the door to see what was wrong, in runs Toby.
He has made himself at home. No, I can’t get near him, but he is happy.
Note from Elisa: This is what feral cat caregivers wish would happen. That one of their colony decides to move indoors, all on their own. Good luck Becky. With patience (and good cooking) a feral cat can be happy indoors. Let’s hope Toby’s decision to come inside is a permanent one.