It seems though, the cat population of Kennedy Park used to be more than 100 and was a popular attraction to both tourists and a significant amount of locals. There is however, an opposing faction, people who don’t like cats. They have campaigned to have the cats removed and if necessary, put down. It would appear that a local priest is one of those unhappy with the presence of the cats and was even, allegedly, accused of killing or kidnapping some of the unfortunate creatures. Which he denies. Also, allegedly, he prevented the rescue of a cat which was trapped in the church tower.
Many of the cats have been adopted and now live in good homes. Those remaining being totally oblivious to the divide they have created in public opinion. I have to include a pic of the house cat where I live. Scrawny yet endearing. How could you not like a cat? They are right up there with guinea pigs for me.