Couple cited for 180 violations after cats removed
Police said 42 cats were seized from a home on East 60th Street.
people are cited with 180 city ordinance violations in connection with abandoning
Metro Police Animal Control officers on Wednesday morning cited Evans Bolin,
40, and Melissa Pope, 41 with keeping of animals-sanitation; failure to
report/remove dead animals; limitations on cats; distance of animals; 40 counts
rabies vaccination required; 40 counts county tag required; 50 counts animal
neglect; and 50 counts each animal abandonment.
Saturday, Animal Control officers were called to a house in the 1300 block of
East 60th Street. The owner discovered the cats when he checked on
the home after the couple had been evicted.
cats seized from the home were turned over to Animal Control. Some have yet to
and several litters already have been humanely captured and removed over several
days by luring them into traps and transporting them to animal shelter on where
they will be examined by a staff veterinarian before they are available for
cats range from days old to adults. Some cats are pregnant and three died
before they were found.
house was covered in waste and some cats were living in walls and under the
house and porch.
Thursday, May 23 2013 5:06 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:06:30 GMT
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