Philadelphia's population of feral cats is increasing so much that many deem the cats a public health nuisance, for both humans and other pets. They can carry fleas, parasites, and deadly diseases, such as rabies. And they're at the mercy of weather, animal attacks, vehicles, cruel people. Our region has numerous shelters that take in cats and try to find homes for them - and that spay and neuter cats, tens of thousands a year.
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