An Ohio pet rescue where employees were previously convicted of treating hundreds of cats inhumanely is again under investigation.
The Lake Humane Society in northeast Ohio says it rescued 161 cats from Caroline’s Kids Pet Rescue & Sanctuary in Concord Township on Sept. 25. Forty-nine cats were found dead at the pet rescue, the humane society said.
A complaint about conditions of the cats and the facility led the humane society to the pet rescue, it wrote in a Sept 28 Facebook post. The humane society found the cats in “unsanitary conditions,” it said on Facebook.
A picture the humane society posted shows feces and a syringe in a dirty sink at the facility.
The cats were surrendered to the humane society Monday and some are being treated for various ailments, including upper respiratory infection and “infestation of fleas and ringworm,” according to Lake Humane Society.
In 2016, four employees