Thursday, November 3, 2011

Nearly 100 cats rescued from Damascus home

by David Krough and Mike Benner

DAMASCUS, Ore. -- Nearly 100 neglected cats and two dogs were rescued from what Oregon Humane Society officials called a potential hoarding house in Damascus Monday.

"Lots of urine, lots of feces," said OHS spokesperson David Lytle.  "We're just glad those animals aren't in those conditions anymore."

The rescue team took in 95 cats and the dogs from the home of a woman on Southeast Foster who had been under investigation for the past year.

The animals began arriving at OHS for evaluation and treatment.

"We're seeing a lot of respiratory illness, seeing a lot of fleas, lack of food, malnutrition, not enough food," said Dr. Kris Otteman..."  More & video

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