Designed to help limit the numbers of feral cats on the streets of London, the animal home started their scheme in 1996. It provides an ideal solution for cats like this brave mom, who was returned to her old neighborhood in Burnt Oak, Edgware. The familiar territory meant that she could have her old hunting ground back – as well as her independence.
Mazzoni went on to say that there’s method behind the moggy’s apparent madness in giving birth in such an odd place. That’s because feline moms prefer to find tucked-away spots – for example, beneath beds or sofas. “It’s actually quite common for domestic cats to give birth in washing machines, as it’s like a private cubby hole for them,” she said.