I spoke with Delfino last evening. The good news is that the mauled kitty is still alive. The bad news is that it has a brain injury; Delfino wasn't sure how to explain, in English, what that meant other than a month or two of recuperation and rehab in the cage. The clinic is the best place for that kitty, where it will have its best chance to rest, get attention, and be around other kitties. I hope it will have a promising future, will post updates as time goes on.
Velose is still at large in the clinic. Eating and doing well, still eluding capture. Another week, Delfino thinks, and they might be able to bring her home. Actually, as long as she is healthy and happy there, it's ok - maybe she will get tamed, she was only half-wild since we fed her and talked to her and she cried in the door to be fed and played with our cats through the screen. Time will tell.
Our official cat count at the house? Three indoor cats - Minina, Maya, Smokey (who spend their day on the back outdoor terrace where they cannot get out). One indoor/outdoor cat - Luna. One outdoor cat - Cappuchina. Total = 5. And then there's Loco, the one and only dog living here year round. Blacky will be back on March 25 for a couple of months when the other 'owners' leave for the US.
Hopefully no more hungry mouths will show up for a while, the inn is full!