Saturday, August 1, 2009

Shelter holds 51 seized cats

By Brett R. Crossley

DALMATIA — The animals taken from a rural Northumberland County apartment on Thursday are being held at an SPCA shelter in Susquehanna County, where they are being provided veterinary care in preparation for adoption...

...The agency said the animals’ owner, David Peterson, willingly relinquished the animals.

“These cats have been living in terrible conditions,” Sue Cosby, chief executive officer for the Pennsylvania SPCA, based in Philadelphia said in a written statement. “They deserve to be someone’s best friend. We intend to work with the cat rescue organizations as well as members of the community to find them permanent homes.”..." More