Saturday, April 20, 2024
Saturday, April 20, 2024
HomePet NewsCats NewsNew proprietor finds dozens of deserted cats in foreclosed Coon Rapids home

New proprietor finds dozens of deserted cats in foreclosed Coon Rapids home


Related stories

-- Advertisment --
- Advertisement -

COON RAPIDS, Minn. — A person planning to assist flip a home discovered himself in the course of a large rescue mission. 

Nearly 80 cats have been discovered cramped and residing in filth inside a foreclosed home on the 3800 block of 122nd Avenue Northwest in Coon Rapids. 

“I’ve skilled some fairly tough stuff whereas flipping however nothing like this,” Matt Lennander stated. 

Handyman Matt Lennander was serving to flip the foreclosed home when a cleaner alerted him about cats inside. 

“They have been actually popping out of the woodwork,” Lennander stated. 

After looking, they discovered 78 cats. Some have been lifeless contained in the home. Coon Rapids police took the sickest ones, and the remainder are actually within the care of people and rescuers who stepped up after seeing Lennander’s social media put up. 

“The outpour of neighborhood assist has simply been insane,” SNAP’T founder Sonja Larson stated.

READ MORE: 2 German shepherd puppies suspected of being deserted in Chaska

One of their fosters is briefly holding 51 cats inside their Blaine heated storage till they get medical care and may be placed with fosters or adopters. 

“When you might be coping with a hoarding state of affairs there’s a medical and a behavioral aspect to it,” Animal Humane Society’s Director of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Graham Brayshaw stated.

The Animal Humane Society is aiding the Coon Rapids Police Department within the investigation which they are saying, might lead to prison prices. 

“Most animal cruelty circumstances we see are neglect the place it is actually well-intentioned those who get past their means,” Dr. Brayshaw stated. 

“It was extremely overwhelming since you simply marvel how somebody can reside in that form of atmosphere and even let it get to that time… I simply love animals and I could not allow them to sit in that,” he stated.

The cats are scattered over a number of completely different rescues. Some are on the lookout for foster or perpetually households in addition to donations to assist their rescue efforts.

The Humane Society stated it has taken in 342 animals from investigation circumstances like this simply for the reason that yr began, which is almost a yr’s value of animals in simply two months. 

- Advertisement -
Pet News 2Day
Pet News 2Day
About the editor Hey there! I'm proud to be the editor of Pet News 2Day. With a lifetime of experience and a genuine love for animals, I bring a wealth of knowledge and passion to my role. Experience and Expertise Animals have always been a central part of my life. I'm not only the owner of a top-notch dog grooming business in, but I also have a diverse and happy family of my own. We have five adorable dogs, six charming cats, a wise old tortoise, four adorable guinea pigs, two bouncy rabbits, and even a lively flock of chickens. Needless to say, my home is a haven for animal love! Credibility What sets me apart as a credible editor is my hands-on experience and dedication. Through running my grooming business, I've developed a deep understanding of various dog breeds and their needs. I take pride in delivering exceptional grooming services and ensuring each furry client feels comfortable and cared for. Commitment to Animal Welfare But my passion extends beyond my business. Fostering dogs until they find their forever homes is something I'm truly committed to. It's an incredibly rewarding experience, knowing that I'm making a difference in their lives. Additionally, I've volunteered at animal rescue centers across the globe, helping animals in need and gaining a global perspective on animal welfare. Trusted Source I believe that my diverse experiences, from running a successful grooming business to fostering and volunteering, make me a credible editor in the field of pet journalism. I strive to provide accurate and informative content, sharing insights into pet ownership, behavior, and care. My genuine love for animals drives me to be a trusted source for pet-related information, and I'm honored to share my knowledge and passion with readers like you.

Latest Articles



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!