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Carol Estrada of Hastings gets some food ready for a pair of feral cats that are living under a trailer home in Hastings. Estrada was at the trailer park on Monday when it was 10 degrees below zero to feed the cats. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson

On a mission to help feral felines: Local woman continues mission to care for wild cats in Hastings

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On one of the coldest days of this brutal winter, Carol Estrada drove her little black car across town and pulled up alongside a trailer in the Three Rivers mobile home park in south Hastings.


In one hand she held a small garden tool, which she used to chip away at the frozen pile of snow that blocked her entry. In the other hand she held a bag of cat food and a newspaper from the previous day.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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