They must just know that we like them.
Across the street from our building is a small dirt parking lot where there are as many as seven cats. These cats are strays that do not seem to have a permanent home but the same cats are always there. There are four tabbies and three mixed breeds.
This lot is where the neighbors place their trash each night to be picked up, I’m sure one of the reasons these cats congregate here. Frequently I have taken scraps of food down to feed the cats when I take down the trash and now whenever I walk into the parking lot several of them will come running out of their hiding places to greet me. I have to be careful when feeding them as a couple of them can be rather aggressive to get food; I have been scratched more than once.
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