In one local neighborhood, the people who live there say they’re being overrun with cats every night and they don’t know what to do about it.
It’s crisis mode for the staff and volunteers at the Western PA Humane Society. Their North Side shelter is overrun, spilling into the hallways with not stray animals, but owner-surrendered pets.
A $200 reward has been put up by Animal Friends for information leading to an arrest in the mutilations of two cats in Sharpsburg. The felines were found in separate plastic bags. Authorities know the owner of one of the cats.
A few days ago, humane agents raided a home in Carrick to find dozens of cats living in deplorable conditions.Animal Friends is now housing 30 of the cats and many are still in the medical center at the facility.
Humane agents have rescued more than 40 cats from a home in Carrick. The animals were malnourished, dehydrated, covered in fleas and had eye and ear issues from the filth.