By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WHITEHALL (KDKA) — Humane officers and police removed at least 30 cats from a home in Whitehall.READ MORE: 81-Year-Old Man Hit,Killed By Driver Of Vehicle In Allegheny County
Whitehall police say crews responded to a house fire on South Passage Drive on Sunday. The resident was rescued and is receiving assistance from the Red Cross.READ MORE: Nick Saban, Others Urge U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin To Protect Voting Rights
Police say fire crews removed 20 to 25 cats from the residence that morning.
Humane officers returned on Friday to search and remove any remaining animals. Officials found 10 more cats.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating Shooting In Parking Lot Of Rural King At Clearview Mall
All the cats were taken to Animal Friends and Humane Animal Rescue for evaluation. Police say humane officers will determine if charges are warranted.