Some very sad news - one of members called to say that her father passed away last night. He was a very committed caregiver and rain or shine would cycle around feeding the community cats and dogs. He got them sterilised and took in a number of the old, shy or sick into his flat. I went to their flat once and it was really clean and they even had a special area built in so that the cats could not be seen from the main entrance of the flat.
The caregiver was out last night on his usual route when he was hit by a lorry. He fractured his skull and passed away.
Now the member and her mother are worried about the cats in their flat. Her mother is quite ill and cannot cope with the cats they have - and they range in age from 8 to 18. It's very telling of how committed they are that in the midst of all their grief, that their thoughts would turn at this time to their cats.