There is growing pressure on a well-known Roman cat sanctuary to leave its home in the heart of the ancient city.
The head of Rome's archaeological office says parts of the sanctuary have been illegally built on a heritage site and must be pulled down.
An eviction notice has been issued.
The disputed building of the Torre Argentina cat sanctuary is next to the site where Julius Caesar was stabbed by Brutus and his co-conspirators on the Ides of March in 44BC.
Rome is well-known for the stray cats which live among its archaeological splendours.
The Torre Argentina cat sanctuary looks after about 200 cats, vaccinating the strays, neutering the toms and spaying the cats.
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