16 Pine County cats released to AHS become ready for adoption

Black and white cat laying on bed

Sixteen cats rescued from overcrowded conditions in northern Minnesota will start to find new homes this week.

AHS humane agents coordinated the release of these cats in partnership with a Pine County resident who’d become unable to care for them. The 16 cats range in age from two months to six years. The cats have been receiving medical care at our Golden Valley shelter for upper respiratory infections and parasites. The youngest kittens and their mother are in foster care until they are old enough to be weaned. If you’re interested in adopting one of these cats, please watch our adoption listings.

Tabby cat in kennel
White and black cat in kennel

According to investigators, conditions on the property did not require further intervention. AHS is working with the individual to spay/neuter her remaining two cats and connect her to supportive resources.

AHS Humane Investigations team

Animal Humane Society's humane agents are the only full-time professional humane investigators in the state, and we partner with community members to provide non-judgmental aid and support whenever possible. Learn more about our Humane Investigations team.

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