FREEHOLD, NJ – Twenty abandoned cats left at the steps of the Monmouth County SPCA office continue their rehabilitation, but a viral outbreak has made things a little difficult for staff.
“Our team has been working hard to get all of the cats vaccinated, microchipped and on our surgery schedule. Due to our recent Panleukopenia outbreak, the new 20 cats are segregated and our staff is in full PPE so there is no virus transmission,” the Monmouth County SPCA said. “All 20 of the cats are intact males and many are underweight, dirty and scraped up. They’re all happy to have comfortable bedding, clean water and available food (and they love toys and treats!) A few of the cats are able to be touched and some solicit petting but there is a good amount that will need a lot of time to come around. Thankfully, our team of staff and volunteers make the well-being of our animals their first priority.”
The organization is working towards getting the cats ready to be adopted out to families as soon as they’re healthy and ready.
“We look forward to seeing these cats experience their own happily ever afters and we know our followers do too! We want to thank everyone for their support and donations – we’re committed to helping these cats get healthy, mentally and physically, so that they can find their forever homes,” the SPCA said.