As a landlord, I allowed Happy Cat Rescue pets

To the Editor:

I am a landlord in the city of Watervliet and have known Marcia Kennealley Scott for many years. I have adopted two of her cats. I have found them to be in excellent health and have found them to be happy and well cared for.

In all of my leases, I do not allow pets, without my specific written permission. I do not allow dogs, fish, birds, snakes, or reptiles or any other kind of pet to be kept. The only exception to this rule are the cats adopted from the Happy Cat Rescue run by Marcia. If you want to have a cat in any of my units, it must be an indoor-only cat and be adopted through her rescue. 

I find her cats to live in clean cages and are well fed. They come spayed or neutered, as a requirement to receive my written authorization. All other cats or kittens must be proven, by a local vet, to have been spayed or neutered and be up to date on all shots and be healthy. Cats adopted from her do not require the same proof. Her cats are always welcome and permission is readily given.

I have even donated over $1,000 to her cause.

Thank you, Marcia and Chuck, for all your dedication.

Robert S. Romanow


Editor’s note: Robert S. Romanow and Karen L. Romanow are married.

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