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B.C. SPCA seizes 59 cats from Chase property

The neglected kittens, including the one pictured in this submitted photo, are under veterinary care and the adult cats are being assessed by the B.C. SPCA locations.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/B.C. SPCA
May 16, 2017 - 11:40 AM

CHASE – Forty-seven adult cats and 12 kittens were rescued from a property in Chase where they lived in poor conditions and suffered neglect and medical problems.

Officials with the B.C. SPCA are recommending charges of animal cruelty, after they seized the cats from an outdoor camper and travel trailer, according to a media release.

The cats were thin, dehydrated, suffering with eye infections and other trauma.

“The cats were being kept in a filthy environment, with feces everywhere and high levels of ammonia from the urine,” Kathy Woodward, senior animal protection officer says in the release.

The emaciated kittens are under veterinary care and the adult cats are in the care of B.C. SPCA branches in the Kootanays and the Okanagan.


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