Little Red, the Interloper, yawns while resting near a succulents patch
My, what big teeth you have Little Red, good for catching birds and things.
Little Red hears something moving in the bush
The garden offers shade from the sun and places to steal away unnoticed.
Little Emma, sweet Emma, life did not start off easy
Emma was a starving neighborhood kitten who discovered bread crumbs left for birds.
Emma rests in a spot worn bare by other cats
Emma never took to strangers, she was Emma, the scaredy-cat.
Video of Emma: Life in the garden
Meet Emma the cat, she was a little hunter who spent much of her time in trees.
She did seem at ease with a camera’s attention. Music by SonicAtomics.
Mocha relaxes in the sun, her favorite place
Mocha’s presence showcases the diverse landscaping devices and plants.
Mocha is ever alert when outside, she comes from a world of predators
From the relative safety of the patio Mocha listens to all the garden sounds.
Mocha traveled with Anders from Klamath Falls to Tulelake and finally to
the San Diego garden.
Two friends who came together late in their lives
Mocha and Emma, two old girls brought together to share their remaining days.
Big Red, the battle scarred old male
The feral, or semi-feral male cats, fought each other to slow deaths.
Ice plant and succulents shine after a rare rain
Plants along the narrow eastside walkway plump and rise up with moisture.
Big Foot was a feral dominant male that came to the garden each day
Big Foot rests surrounded by dirt, brick, stone, cactus and succulents.
Big Foot during an up-close and personal moment
Big Foot wandered the neighborhood and spent much of his time here.
A young Snoopy the Cat hunts in the bottle bush
Bird calls and flittering draw Snoopy up into the bottle bush tangle.
Snoopy, two years later, now the dominant female, at home in the garden
Snoopy is now the most seen garden cat during spring, summer and fall.
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