The cats of Katelios
often worry about what happens to the cats out of season. Fear not,
there's a 'meals on wheels' service around Katelios so they get plenty
to eat. There are regular deliveries to the places where they
like to gather - the Anemona, Katelios Grill, Alexi's bar, Hercules and
Odyssia among them.
well as making sure the cats are well fed, it keeps them used to people
and easy to catch for neutering. You may notice cats with the tip
of one ear missing. That's how we know which strays have been neutered.
Before the ear clipping there had been some confusion because there are
so many similar looking cats. It was hard to keep track of who was done
and who was not so some poor souls were rounded up for neutering a
The other benefit of the feeding stations is that
health problems can be nipped in the bud. Injuries can be
treated, antibiotics administered or trips to the vet arranged.
For the latest news check out the cats of Katelios Facebook page.
has been on the neutering 'most wanted' list for a couple of years now
but he's always managed to disappear whenever anyone has tried to
find him to take him for the op.
In 2015 he was finally parted from his crown jewels.
a lovely cat who enjoys plenty of fuss and lap-sitting but he was
starting to get into lots of fights with other tom cats and he ended up
with a nasty ear injury which needed attention. Sheila took him to the
vet where his ear was treated and he was neutered for good measure. He
had a short holiday with Sheila & Roger and then quizmistress Jean
to make sure he finished his course of antibiotics and now he's back in
Katelios doing his thing.
of the Anemona 'wall gang' cats had cancer affecting both
ears. Unfortunately it's a common problem with white cats who
have to deal with our fierce Summer sun. Putting sunscreen on
helps to protect them but this is obviously not an option with the
street cats. Fortunately for this chap, a donation from KATs
enabled him to have operation on his ears in November 2015. He's now
back out with the gang and doing well.