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Parma shelter rescues 30 cats from Alabama in aftermath of Hurricane Sally

Northeast Ohio SPCA rescued kittens
Posted at 10:55 AM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 10:55:57-04

PARMA, Ohio — The Northeast Ohio SPCA is soon to be looking to find homes for the 30 cats rescued from a shelter in Alabama that was flooded during Hurricane Sally.

The Foley, Alabama shelter was hit hard by Hurricane Sally, which made landfall in nearby Gulf Shores on Sept. 16.

Alabama hit hard by Hurricane Sally

After being contacted by the Safe Harbor Animal Coalition, a cat-only rescue organization, The Northeast Ohio SPCA, located in Parma, agreed to take in the 30 cats in need of relocation due to storm damage.

The cats will all undergo a health exam and be spayed or neutered if they weren’t already.

Once the medical examinations and procedures are complete, the cats will be available for adoption.

Cats rescued from Hurricane Sally

“We are honored for the opportunity to help a fellow shelter get back on its feet after Hurricane Sally’s devastation,” Executive Director Jeffrey L. Kocian said in a press release. “These cats and kittens have been through so much in life already, and we are eager to help them find a safe and caring forever family.”

To learn more about adopting one of the rescued cats, click here.

Northeast Ohio SPCA is also accepting donations to help the rescue operation of the cats from Hurricane Sally. To donate, contact Anita Martukovich or Stefanie Merkosky at 216-351-7387, email northeastohiospca@gmail.com or click here.

Northeast Oho SPCA