A Mewsaeum at Edinburgh
Animal Behaviour, Health
Discusses an article in the Weekly Dispatch describing how some 'people in Edinburgh have recently established a home for cats, which may have been abandoned by their owners'. Notes the difficulty of abandoning and starving a cat (owing to its tendency to return home and to steal food), and the problem of identifying a 'deserted cat'. Concludes by reflecting on the people who have set up this home.
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