http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2013/01/10/garden/20130110-CATLADY.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/10/garden/300-cats-and-counting.html?src=me&ref=general

LIKE her name, Siglinda Scarpa seems to be from another world. And not just Italy, where she was born. But one in which you can hear the animals speak, and everyone gets along.