Franklin County Animal Shelter ‘overflowing’ with felines, offering free adoptions

Roanoke Valley News

(Photo: Courtesy Franklin County Animal Shelter)

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Franklin County Animal Shelter issued a plea for help from the feline-lovers community, offering to waive adoption fees in order to help free up some space in the shelter, which is currently “overflowing with kittens and adult cats.”

As of Tuesday, Aug. 3, the shelter says two rooms are almost ready to come out of quarantine for upper respiratory infection.

However, the facility announced Tuesday afternoon that it only had space for one more cat even though six cats were already on the way to the shelter.

The Franklin County Animal Shelter told WFXR News on Wednesday, Aug. 4 that 30 to 35 felines are currently in their care.

The animal shelter is currently offering free adoption for those with approved applications — although you would still need to get the cats spayed/neutered because of the adoption contract.

“Lives will be lost because we have no where to keep them,” the Franklin County Animal Shelter wrote on Facebook. “PLEASE come adopt the healthy ones!!”

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