1966: Ladies Set Fireworks Over Venice Stray Cats

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Even back in the 1960’s, there were issues with animals that good people were trying to address.  Take these two ladies, for example, from Britain.

Mable Hawkins and Helena Sanders had been asked by friends to bring their knowledge and experience to Venice in the hopes of working to control the stray cat population that was drawing near to the 40,000 mark.  These ladies were met with opposition, but their good work has had some marked results for the city that are seen even today.

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