Community steps up to help hundreds of cats on Lane County property

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Posted: Aug 13, 2019 6:37 PM
Updated: Aug 13, 2019 6:37 PM

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6" we start with continuing coverage of that cat catastrophe that's brewing in lane county. tonight... animal lovers are rolling up their sleeves to to help hundreds of abandoned cats. thanks for joining us. i'm matt templeman. i'm renee mccullough. as kezi 9 news reporter michael sevren shows us in our top story... they're hoping many hands make light work. sot: i know a bunch of rescuers who have volunteered who have said they will help as well. shad carson a volunteer with the cat rescue and adoption network or cran.. says he and other animal lovers want to help the estimated 400 cats at this home southeast of veneta. sot: anyone that can be are not feral that can be rehomed we are defiantly willing to help. right now he's dropping off cat food to make sure none of the animals starve while they see what else is needed and what they can do. but carson says it's going to take time and cooporation with the property owner to do anything more then that. stand up: carson tells me cat rescuers tried to help in 2016, but the property owner declined. but he's hoping this time it's different. sot: how can we help.. it's a shocking number. that's kurea delgado of willamette animal guild - or wag. a low-cost spay and neuter clinic in eugene. she says they want to help stop the problem before it multiplies even more and are willing to work with other agencies. sot: it's an all hands on deck matter to me. the woman who is taking care of the cats while the property owner is in the hospital tells me she's thankful for the help. sot: somebody got to do something. it's not the cat's fault it's a major problem. in lane
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