San Antonio, Texas: Graves of the Alamo Cats

They did not die with the Alamo defenders, but perished in recent times, when the Alamo has always had one resident cat to greet visitors.
Address:
300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX
Directions:
Downtown. On the east side of Alamo Plaza, between E. Houston and E. Crockett Sts. Go the restrooms at the Alamo. Directly across from them you'll see a gate labeled "Employees Only." Look inside the gate. You'll see a small rock with attached nameplates for the cats.
Hours:
Daily 9-5:30 (Call to verify)
Phone:
210-225-1391
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Graves of the Alamo Cats

Ruby and C.C. were both strays who adopted the Alamo as their home. Ruby entered the scene in 1981. C.C. began her tour of duty in 1996; she died in 2014. Ruby has a children's book written about her. C.C. was bilingual. Bella is the current feline queen of the Alamo. She loves the job.

[Bill LaCivita, 06/13/2017]

C.C.'s bilingual abilities were confirmed by Spanish-speaking maintenance workers at the Alamo.

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