Who knows why the Rome edition of the left-leaning newspaper La Repubblica decided to pick on the cat ladies just before Halloween?
A Roman Cat Fight by Massimo Gatto (his real name?) in the NYRBlog.
Once spent five days wandering Rome. Skipped the Vatican. Saw the Colosseum—no gladiators, but lots of cats. Visited Largo Argentina, which may or may not be the place where Julius Caesar was assassinated. There’s a big cat sanctuary on the site. Roman cats eat spaghetti. Our cats shun carbs.