I love cats too! I have 2. Ashley (almost 20yrs old) and Charlie (every one loves Charlie). I have photos of them on our facebook page. But, I also have a great website for you to look at to get specific info on crime activity per block. Here it is:
I know this will help you a lot! Have a great day.
Many years ago I was a police administrative assistant. There are records kept with statistics and I am sure the police would be helpful in answering your questions.
The best resource for neighborhood safety questions is the local police or county sheriff's department. They have access to first hand, accurate, and current data and are usually very willing to be helpful.