Animal control: 44 cats removed from Derby home

A few dead cats were found at the house and several other cats had to be put down.

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2023, 12:14 AM

Updated 369 days ago

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Dozens of cats are being cared for by local animal shelters and hospitals after being removed from a home in Derby.
Shelton Animal Control says 44 cats were removed from a home on Hawkins Street and many were taken to their facility.
A few dead cats were found at the house and several other cats had to be put down.
Many of the cats have health issues as a result of the living situation.
The owner of the home was charged with 10 counts of animal cruelty but that may increase.
The house has since been condemned.


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