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Jerusalem's dilemma over hordes of stray cats

May 11, 2019 - 7:25 PM

With nearly 2,000 cats per square kilometer, for total of some 240,000, the concentration of stray cats in the Holy City is among the highest in the Middle East or even the world

Ilana Ben Joya feeds stray cats near her home in Jerusalem on March 12, 2019. Captured in the streets of Jerusalem by city workers or brought in by residents, at least 15 cats a day are sterilised at the municipal veterinary centre. The concentration of stray cats in Jerusalem is among the highest in the Middle East or even the world, experts say. MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP