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Astroland Death Watch: Guard Cats

January 22nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

[Photo courtesy Barry Yanowitz]

Electricia writes of this pic on the Coney Island Message Board: “I love this photo and also like cats! I found out this kitty is one of what I call the “Cyclone cats”— feral cats living in the precincts of the Cyclone. They are used to going back and forth across the street to Astroland. But they are about to lose some of their territory.” Even the cats are feeling the pain

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 deborah matlack // Jan 22, 2009 at 11:10 am

    Wonderful shot, caught the moment! Lots of cats in Coney, this one’s eating good. There are also raccoons, according to some of the folks in the community gardens. Plenty of critters to go around.

  • 2 Brenda from Flatbush // Jan 22, 2009 at 3:56 pm

    Lovely evocative pic.

  • 3 anonymouse // Jan 23, 2009 at 2:27 pm

    Oh, yes raccoons! Remember when Rocky the Raccoon was found living ( or would that be hibernating?) in the motor room of the Astro Tower?