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Animal shelters swamped with abandoned cats

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

RIFLE, Colo. – Three animal shelters from Rifle to Aspen are struggling after nearly 60 abandoned cats were mysteriously dropped off at their facilities in recent months.

Aspen Animal Shelter director Seth Sachson says most of the cats were dropped off in the middle of the night. Some had respiratory and other health problems.

Shelter representatives say they’re glad to be able to help the animals, but it’s putting a strain on resources.



Sachson says it’s better that shelters find homes for the cats than to have somebody drowning them in the river, according to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.


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