The Rev. Christopher Young lovedcats ”“ so much that when the rector at one church announced that no staffers should feed the stray cats, Young snuck across the street regularly to put cat food in a nearby parking lot.
At his apartment, located near Sanford’s Lake Monroe, “Father Chris” was also famous for feeding the ducks. When management asked him to stop because the ducks were making such a mess on the complex grounds, it was too late. The ducks already knew where he lived.
“They would come up and knock on his sliding glass door” with their beaks, said his friend Ruth McDonald.