Fresno's 'Cat Lady' feeds strays, talks about her pet Jewels

Shaki Shahin tells how her cat, Jewels, came into her life about 10 years ago. Shahin spends several hours every night feeding Fresno's stray cats. She spends about $600 a month on cat food from her $1,140 monthly Social Security income.
Shaki Shahin tells how her cat, Jewels, came into her life about 10 years ago. Shahin spends several hours every night feeding Fresno's stray cats. She spends about $600 a month on cat food from her $1,140 monthly Social Security income.

‘Cat Lady of Fresno’ a constant champion for stray felines

October 12, 2015 11:39 AM

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