Cats overwhelm shelter

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Can’t be neutered fast enough, so euthanizing may become necessary

By Greg Summers

The county animal shelter on Lynwood Drive, deluged with cats and lacking enough space to keep them, has adopted a new policy designed to limit intake of the animals.
Starting this week, the shelter will no longer accept cats on Fridays.
“We are hitting the peak of puppy/kitten season, and the numbers are such that we have to take action,” County Administrator Steve Willis said Tuesday. “We are hitting space issues, and anything coming in on a Friday can’t be taken to the vet for service on Saturdays.”

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