Commentary: Community will miss cat rescue worker following her passing
June 5, 2019
On May 17, the community of Sweet Home, as well as all of Linn County, lost one of its best volunteers, Vicki Lindley.
She grew up here, raised a family, and worked as a rural postal delivery person until her retirement, after which time she gave the rest of herself for working to end cat overpopulation and abuse.
Vicki, along with Doris Garron, started the nonprofit Kitty Angel Team Adoption, which unofficially began in the 1990s.
Vicki invested so much of herself into her family, friends, and, of course, cats. Lots and lots of cats. After she retired, she started by trapping feral cats i...