32 Cats Rescued From Stokes County Home: Authorities

32 Cats Rescued From Stokes County Home: Authorities

PINNACLE, N.C. -- Thirty-two adult cats are in need of good homes after being rescued from a home in Pinnacle. 

The Stokes County Sheriff's Office says animal control officers were called out to the home because of a kitten in the road. Officers say the kitten had a bad flea infestation. After returning the kitten to a home nearby, officers became suspicious of animal hoarding and started an investigation. 



Chief Deputy D.W. Lawson says the woman who lives there will be served a criminal summons for animal cruelty. 

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In the meantime, the Stokes County Animal Shelter needs to find these cats good homes. The shelter says because there are so many, the cats are staying at an off-site location. 

The shelter says they have a limited amount of time to get the cats adopted, so if you can take a chance on saving a life, please stop by. 

Right now, the adoption rate for each cat is $60 which includes spay/neuter and rabies vaccine. 




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