I couple of my past cats were strays.
When we first found Girl she was running acrossed the road in the middle of nowhere with a little orange kitten in her mouth.
We took her home (not before making sure there were no other kittens of course), and we kept her and the kitten. I named him Haru, he was the best cat I ever had. He disappeared when he was about 5 years old. A dog chased him away from our house and he never came back. (he would have never left me willingly, so I think he got hit by a car). He disappeared about the same time Girl gave birth to Tao and Drew...Drew looks just like her big brother.
I really miss him.
Bettas - Giovanni (HM), Burly (HMPK Giant), Potato (EEHM), Vesper (HMPK).