Eight Cats Abandoned Behind Animal Shelter
Sometime Wednesday April 5, someone dropped off / abandoned eight cats behind the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter near near Aspen Ridge Retirement Center.
Seven of the cats have been contained and impounded at the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter. Two of which are microchipped and staff is attempting to research the previous owners associated with those microchips.
All of the cats contained have been examined by a local veterinary clinic, they all have conditions that require medical attention, with treatment already started.
Los Alamos County Police Department PSA Officers and the County Animal Shelter will be holding the animals for the mandatory five-day stray hold, will continue necessary medical care for the animals, and when healthy enough will place them up for adoption if they are not reclaimed by their owner.
Police are asking the owner of the cats or anyone with knowlege about this case to contact Police Dispatch at 505.662.8222.
Photos of seven of the eight abandoned cats: