BOSTON (CBS) – The Animal Rescue Association of Boston has taken dozens of cats in need of rescue from a home on the South Shore. ARL said a woman called for help because she had too many cats to deal with.
Initially, 56 cats were surrendered. A week later, the crews came back to collect the rest, taking 67 cats in total.
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“On the day the cats were removed, the caregiver helped tremendously – they were able to put the cats in line with the food and then simply put them in the conveyors. This made the process faster, and definitely helped reduce stress for both the animals and their caretaker,” he said. Statement from ARL.
Most of the cats were in good health.
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One cat was returned to the woman.
Sometimes with these situations, overcrowding can occur, especially if a person does not have the ability to spay and neuter their cats. They can reproduce at a rate that is a little difficult for people to control,” explained ARL Control Officer Paul Longo.
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ARL said it is willing and able to help anyone who is feeling overwhelmed and unable to properly care for their animals.