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Kentucky animal shelter pleas for help after animal hoarding case overwhelms it.

Kami, a hound mix, is one of many dogs available for adoption at the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Clearfield, Ky. She's 3 months old and weighs about 23 pounds. To reach the shelter, call 606-784-4930.
Kami, a hound mix, is one of many dogs available for adoption at the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Clearfield, Ky. She's 3 months old and weighs about 23 pounds. To reach the shelter, call 606-784-4930.

After bringing in more than 41 dogs and cats last week from a suspected hoarding case, an animal shelter in Rowan County is dealing with overcrowding and asking the public for help.

The animals from the hoarding case cannot be adopted until the investigation is over, and that does not leave much room for the rest of the shelter's dogs and cats, according to the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Clearfield. The shelter has had to temporarily stop taking in new animals, aside from stray dogs.

The animals that are available for adoption are in urgent need of new homes, according to the shelter. The shelter has created Facebook albums of dogs and cats that are ready to be adopted.

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Jenna is one of several cats at Tri-County Animal Shelter in need of a new home. To reach the shelter, call 606-784-4930. Provided by Tri-County Animal Shelter

For those unable to adopt a pet, the shelter is asking people to sponsor or partially sponsor the adoption fee of a pet.

The shelter also said they are in need of small litter boxes, flea medication, all size stainless steel bowls, bleach, paper towels, blankets, and dog food and cat food, both wet and dry.

To reach Tri-County Animal Shelter, call 606-784-4930.

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