The Animal Report
January 31, 2010
RESCUED PRISON CAT
Now With Six Kittens
Needs Foster Family
A Pregnant Cat Was Rescued From An Orange County Correctional Facility And Is Living Behind Bars Once Again At A Local Veterinary Hospital.
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Cats in prisons is not the first thing that comes to our minds, but the Animal Report was told all about the issue by a correctional facility psychologist.
“I first saw them outside in a large field, some were cared by inmates”. She continues, “Later I found out there would be up to two-hundred cats on the prison grounds, living in colonies.”
As the population of these animals began to increase the prison staff took initiative. They contacted local veterinarians and they began to help. Some staff made contributions, paying for the transport and spay or neuter of the animals.
The staff felt close to the prison cats; adopting them into their own homes and the situation became better.
In 2009 the psychologist moved to a different prison with new challenges.
The doctor explains:
They lived out on a huge yard; we call the East Yard – by my office. It’s a large grassy expanse with gophers, and what I found out was that these cats were actually
Unfortunately, the prison administration had to advise the staff and inmates not to care for these prison cats; due to liability issues.
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Foster Or Adoption Needed:
Our available animals are friendly and in need of new homes. Please adopt or foster to get involved to save lives.
Below is a list of prison cats that need your help.
Not just California
It is documented throughout the nation, from the states of Montana, New York, Connecticut, and even provinces of Canada have feral cat colonies.
Many facilities conduct non-lethal approaches with countless unsung heroes that aid; contributing their time and effort to save these cats
Some inmates and staff are willing to openly help, while some turn a blind-eye.
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