Lee Co. Humane Society dealing with severe cat hoarding

LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - The Lee County Humane Society has rescued 55 cats from a severe hoarding situation in Opelika and will likely be getting more cats in the near future.

Many of the cats are in "very rough shape" and suffering from "severe symptoms of neglect," according to a Facebook post.

The shelter is reportedly full and in desperate need of fosters, donations or adoptions for the furry friends.

"We need fosters; especially fosters who do not currently have a cat in their house because we don't want your foster cat to get your pet sick," says Mary Wynn Kling with the LCHS. "We are also in desperate need of financial donations. Obviously vetting and caring for all of these additional animals is very costly."

You must live in Lee County if you wish to foster a cat from the shelter.

The cats were all voluntarily surrendered.

If you would like to donate to the shelter, click here.

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