They are aggressive, abundant and antisocial. And for reasons both economic and biological, feral cats are making themselves at home around Lodi.
Animal control is inundated with calls about the cats, and working to find a solution to the ongoing problem by encouraging people to either drop them off at the shelter or offer them a rebate on veterinary bills for fixing the cats. Fleas carried by feral cats living under Victor School recently caused forced students to be moved from several classrooms after the pests were found inside. They also reside in the city.