Three dozen cats and kittens that were removed from an overcrowded Bloomington residence are now safe in the care of Animal Humane Society. Our Humane Investigations team assisted the Bloomington Police Department as they coordinated the release of these cats from a community member who’d become overwhelmed by the number of animals in her home. Bloomington Animal Control Department then transferred the 36 cats to AHS for evaluation, medical care, and adoption.
The cats range in age from one month to two years. While underweight and in need of treatment, they are relatively healthy and friendly. Three litters of kittens are currently in foster care until they can be weaned and sterilized. The cats will be available for adoption by appointment once they’ve been examined by our vet services and behavior staff and spayed/neutered. These cats join a growing number of adult cats at AHS who are looking for loving new homes before winter arrives, including nearly 20 cats from an earlier humane investigations case in Howard Lake, Minnesota. View all the cats currently available for adoption.
A humane investigations agent from AHS will continue to work with Bloomington police and the property owner to address the needs of any other remaining cats on the property.
“We appreciate the Bloomington Police Department’s work on this case and for reaching out to AHS as a partner to ensure these cats receive the care they need before being adopted into new homes,” said Keith Streff, Principal Humane Agent. “Our goal is to provide animal welfare support to local authorities whenever they request our assistance.”
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 local agencies and community members to provide non-judgmental aid and support whenever possible. Learn more about our Humane Investigations team.
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