Several residents of Chelsea, Quebec, led by retired animal rescue worker Mimi Lozner, have stepped in to care for 8 abandoned cats and kittens left behind by a former tenant at local farm last month. According to the owners of the property, the National Capital Commission, they had no idea that the animals were there and are grateful to the women for their efforts.
According to Lozner, the felines were discovered in the garage along with a sign asking people to “please take one.” Since then, she and other volunteers have helped to feed the animals, as well as trap and neuter them, along with providing funds to pay for other medical care including de-worming and providing treatment for ear mites. They have also placed electric blankets in the building to keep the cats warm as temperatures drop.
So far 4 cats have been adopted, and two are in foster care. In the meantime, Lozner stated that she would like to be able to rent the farm to a woman and convert it into a trap, spay and neuter center for feral cats in the Chelsea and Wakesfield area once NCC finishes repairs on the property.