11 Dec '11, 11pm

Cat lover seeks new homes for her brood of 165 as lease expires

Cat lover seeks new homes for her brood of 165 as lease expires

Ms Aw with Shadow, a cat she rescued in 2006, and other felines in the Punggol terrace house she christened Blessing Home. -- ST PHOTO: LIM YAN LIANG By Lim Yan Liang In a lush, northern corner of Punggol, 165 cats and the woman who takes care of them are about to be evicted. Ms Phyllis Aw, 54, houses the animals, feeds them and takes care of their needs. For the past eight years, the three-room terrace house that she christened Blessing Home has been a refuge for cats - at one point housing 440. The majority were strays or pets that had been dumped by their owners and carried injuries that Ms Aw and her two helpers painstakingly nursed. But her lease expires next February, and Ms Aw said her landlord - a church she declined to name - has decided not to renew it. 'I expected that one of these days, this would happen.' Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered b...

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