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Dozens of cats surrendered from South Shore residence

In need of homes for holidays: Dozens of cats surrendered from South Shore residence

Sixty-seven cats were taken in by the Animal Rescue League of Boston after the animals were surrendered from a South Shore home, the agency said Tuesday. The ARL said 56 cats were initially surrendered and taken to ARL’s Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center, where they received medical care. Some of the cats were treated for upper respiratory infection, which is commonly found with a large number of animals living together in one space.A week later, ARL’s Field Services returned to the home to take in the remaining cats, and in total, 67 cats came to ARL. One cat was returned to the caregiver under the Healthy Moms, Happy Litters program, which offers free spay/neuter services for the parent animal and returns the animal to the owner.The cats will be made available for adoption when medically cleared, ARL said. Some of the animals have already been adopted.For more information about adopting, click here.

Sixty-seven cats were taken in by the Animal Rescue League of Boston after the animals were surrendered from a South Shore home, the agency said Tuesday.

The ARL said 56 cats were initially surrendered and taken to ARL’s Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center, where they received medical care. Some of the cats were treated for upper respiratory infection, which is commonly found with a large number of animals living together in one space.

A week later, ARL’s Field Services returned to the home to take in the remaining cats, and in total, 67 cats came to ARL.

One cat was returned to the caregiver under the Healthy Moms, Happy Litters program, which offers free spay/neuter services for the parent animal and returns the animal to the owner.

The cats will be made available for adoption when medically cleared, ARL said. Some of the animals have already been adopted.

For more information about adopting, click here.