88 cats rescued from home in Ypsilanti Township, adoption event this weekend

(WXYZ) - The Humane Society of Huron Valley says their animal cruelty and rescue team recovered 88 cats from a home in Ypsilanti Township on Tuesday. 

The humane society says the cats were malnourished, flea-infested and living in "horrendous" conditions. 

"We will definitely be working with the prosecutor to seek charges.  This is probably the worst hoarding case we've seen in recent years.  The house was beyond disgusting, with feces, flies and garbage everywhere.  There were fragile little cats in every nook and cranny of the house.  I literally pulled four cats out of the silverware drawer," said Matt Schaecher, Director of HSHV's Animal Cruelty and Rescue Department.     

The group now needs loving families to care for the animals currently in their care to make room for the 88 to recover. From September 27 to September 29, all of adult cats over the age of 5 months old will be available for adoption. 

HSHV says every cat ready for adoption has been spayed or neutered, vaccinated, tested for feline leukemia, given flea preventative and given a microchip I.D.

The humane society is open 7 days a week starting at 11 a.m.

If you cannot adopt, but would still like to help, go here:  http://bit.ly/15USwTc

To see the cats available for adoption, go here:  http://www.hshv.org/site/PageNavigator/adoptions/animals.html




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