More than 100 cats – and owner – evicted from Spanish flat

Animal charities in southern Spain have been urgently in quest of properties for 110 cats on Saturday when they and their proprietor have been evicted from a flat within the Valencia area.

Spama Safor, an animal refuge within the south-eastern seashore the town of Gandia, had to start with idea there have been simplest 96 cats within the flat. However by way of Saturday night, the charity mentioned it had got rid of a complete of 110 cats and urgently wanted assist to refuge them “a minimum of till they’re vaccinated or sterilised”.

The cats have been left homeless when they and their proprietor have been evicted from an rental within the the town measuring 100 squaremetres (1,000 squareft), they mentioned.

“It seems that the landlord took in a couple of cats 3 years in the past and they’ve been procreating ever since,” Salvadora Tormas, who works with the refuge, advised AFP.

The charity mentioned it didn’t have sufficient room to take all of them in because it used to be already housing about 200 cats.

Tormas mentioned they’d accrued 48 of the cats on Friday and have been going to get the remaining in a while Saturday with the assistance of the landlord, whom she described as a tender guy.

“It’s a crisis. Somebody will have to have helped this man,” she mentioned. They’d been tipped off by way of the native authority however had gained no assist to get better all of the animals, she added.

Refuge volunteers have been operating across the clock to make sure all of the cats have been all dewormed and have been being helped by way of a handful of alternative small animal charities, she mentioned.

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