TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Volunteers and staff at Toledo Humane Society tell 13ABC that this is one of the busiest times of year for shelters across the country.
“It’s when we see an influx of pregnant mothers, nursing mothers, as well as many, many orphaned kittens,” said Toledo Human Society Development Manager Abbey Hall.
Saving animals is a large part of their mission and Monday night, staff at Toledo Humane Society got an emergency call from a local junkyard, saying some workers there found newborn kittens in a car about to be crushed.
“Of course, we urgently took them and they’re only two days old. We obviously don’t have mom because there was no time to find mom in that situation. So, we were able to take them and one of our wonderful fosters and workers here is actually tube feeding the babies right now,” said Hall.
Although many believe these fluffy felines to be cute, the increase this shelter is seeing may not be a good thing.
“Spay and neuter your cats it makes a huge difference,” Hall said.
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