I am reluctant now to take Mr. Peach to the shelter as he seems to have a better life living here in the apartment complex than I thought. And apparently has another stray friend.
Yesterday it was super hot and I tried to find the Peach Man by his storm drain hideout. He did not come when I called and I discovered that it is quite a long drain/tunnel so he was probably keeping cool deep inside. I also discovered that some other wonderful people had left 2 paper bowls with food and water for him at the mouth of the drain.
Today i went to look for him and discovered that he has a friend. It is a cat I have seen before and does not have a collar so I think he is stray, too. He is skittish, though, so I can't get near him. He was eating the food, too. I have named him Mr. Mushroom because his coloring is that of a white/gray mushroom. Mr. Peach came out of the tunnel this time as well, but I could not get him to follow me to the car as I think he realized what was up (I was just going to take him to the office, though).
So now I am torn. Mr. Peach seems to be living okay now that he is getting regular food and water and has a cool place to stay. I do not mind letting him come over and hang out in the apartment, but we will be moving in a month or two. He has a friend to keep him company. And he keeps that cat company and I would hate to take him away from him (I can't catch that cat)
Any thoughts or advice on what I should do?