WATERVILLE — The Humane Culture Waterville Area has lower its doggy and cat populace of 200 by practically fifty percent as it proceeds to deal with 36 animals for health problems due to the fact the shelter closed late very last month simply because of the outbreaks.
A staff of veterinarians confirmed some cats ended up suffering from ringworm and upper respiratory bacterial infections and some canine experienced kennel cough. The animals were being quarantined and officers labored with the Maine Federation of Humane Societies and the Rescue League of Increased Portland to go several animals to other websites, according to Malena Gatti, a member of the Humane Society’s board of directors.
“We have 129 animals in property,” Gatti explained Monday. “Of those, we have 21 cats getting addressed