Cat Fight In Rome: Beloved Shelter Faces Closure : NPR
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The warehouse key was passed on from one person to another, mostly cat
lovers connected with the theater. "There is a link between cats and
actors," says former soprano Viviani. She notes that the great film star
Anna Magnani, who lived nearby in Palazzo Altieri, was one of the most
famous cat ladies who brought pots of pasta to feed the Torre Argentina
cats. "And cats have always been the inspirational muse of artists,"
Viviani adds. "Just think of Baudelaire and Hemingway."