Friday, November 18, 2011

35 cats euthanized in animal hoarding case

Yvonne P Mazzulo

Humane Society officers seized 37 cats from a Chambersburg home Wednesday, November 16. The cats were taken from a trailer home located just off of Edward Avenue as part of an animal hoarding investigation.
According to Humane Society officers, the cats were living in squalid conditions as the home was filled with urine and feces.
After the protective seizure, officers remained hopeful the cats would receive veterinary care and that new homes would be found for them. Unfortunately, it was too late. According to officials at the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 35 of the cats had to be euthanized because they were so ill..."  More

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