CAÑON CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Humane Society of Fremont County says they had to remove 51 cats from a home in Cañon City.
The organization was alerted to the home when they saw a post on Facebook from the homeowner saying her cats needed to go because she was being evicted.READ MORE: Jeffco Public Schools Aims To Offer Flexibility With Remote Learning Next Fall
The woman surrendered the cats to the Humane Society. It took two truckloads and two trips to get all of them out of the house.
One neighbor was stunned.READ MORE: COVID In Aurora: Signs For Vaccine Become Sticking Point Between Clinic & City
“At that point I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, here’s got to be a lot of cats.’ We never knew it,” said Judy Rucker.
Officials say the cats are both adults and kittens; four are pregnant.
Right now, the Humane Society is trying to pair the kittens with their rightful mothers.MORE NEWS: Douglas County Schools To Bring Middle & High School Students Back After Spring Break
The organization says they will eventually be up for adoption.