GONZALES – Greater than a dozen cats had been up for adoption this weekend after 76 cats had been faraway from two hoarding conditions close to Alexandria.
“They had been unhealthy, sick, had higher respiratory infections, all malnourished and one truly had bones in its abdomen,” mentioned Director of Operations with Rescue Alliance Jonathan Henriques.
The cats which have recovered are in determined want of a brand new house. Henriques says his shelter is at capability, and he’s continually getting requests to soak up extra animals.
“We’re receiving anyplace from 4 to 9 calls a day,” mentioned Henriques.
Henriques believes this overflow is because of kitten season since stray cats are giving delivery to litters of kittens round this time. Henriques additionally mentioned the pandemic is in charge, with many individuals taking in non-fixed pets.
“We took in 17 kittens the day earlier than yesterday. In whole, we’ve taken about 40 in simply the previous week and a half,” mentioned Henriques.
The adoption occasion happened contained in the PetSmart off of Airline Freeway in Gonzales. Eight of the cats will stay there after the weekend.