The Facts Behind Felines: An up-close look at the ‘Hofcats’
Many Long Islanders have had firsthand experience with the feral cats that call the Island home. In Hempstead, however, Hofstra University seems to have a particular history that is intertwined with the fates of these felines. What do the ghost of a university founder and the pandemic have to do with today’s rampant cat population? For the Long Island Advocate, Hunter Spears has the story.
The Long Island Advocate is a multimedia news organization at Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication where students gain valuable real-world experience producing news and features for online platforms. We have partnered with Garden City-based LIHerald.com.