Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. Edward Abbey

29 July 2009

Pollsmoor prisoners and their cats

TTouch doyen Linda Tellington-Jones has a wonderful story on her blog at the moment, about the cats of Pollsmoor Prison, some of who were originally rescued from Robben Island and thus literally followed in the footsteps of our beloved Madiba.

Some of the prisoners actually throw sheets out their windows so that the cats can climb up and into their prison cells. Once there they befriend the cats and share their food with their new friends. Read more ...

The article is also a tribute to animal lover Rita Brock who made this whole project possible. The full article appears in the latest issue of Cat Fancy magazine.

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