33 cats rescued from house after mail carrier sees some on the roof
MONROE, MI – A nonprofit animal shelter in Monroe rescued 33 cats from a home after a mail carrier spotted multiple cats on the roof of what appeared to be an abandoned home. In January, a mail carrier on his route in downtown Monroe spotted multiple cats on the roof of the seeming abandoned home and called Monroe County Animal Control which referred the carrier to the non-profit shelter, FOCA Shelter Director Penny Bly said. Shelter volunteers coordinated with the owner of the house, who no longer lived at the residence, and rescued 33 cats in total from the home over the course of several months, Bly said. Animals that become available for adoption can be viewed by visiting the shelter’s website at friendsofcompanionanimals.org or visiting the shelter’s Facebook page. Cats can be view in -person by visiting the shelter located at 2532 N. Dixie Highway in Monroe.mlive.com
Animal rescue center takes in 33 cats from one home; seeks donations
A cat rescue and adoption center in Monroe County is handling its largest feline rescue case yet, providing emergency care and follow up services for 33 cats found in an abandoned downtown Monroe home. FOCA is unique among the local animal organizations as it is the only all-cat rescue and adoption center in the Monroe area. The investigation began after a letter carrier became concerned about a situation along the mail route; and notified Monroe County Animal Control. The total ended up being 33 cats, all of which were secured at the FOCA rescue shelter. Now that the cats are secure, the second and third legs begin which include medical care and fundraising, respectively.monroenews.com
33 cats rescued from Monroe home after mail carrier notices some on roof
Tiger Sox (left) and Billy (right) -- two of the 33 cats rescued from a Monroe home. MONROE, Mich. – Officials rescued 33 cats from what appeared to be an abandoned home in Monroe after a mail carrier noticed some of them on the roof. Penny Bly, the shelter director of Friends of Companion Animals, said a mail carrier called Monroe County Animal Control after seeing cats on the roof of the home. In total, 33 cats were rescued from the home and are being held at the Friends of Companion Animals location in Monroe. “FOCA’s main priority from the start is caring for the cats,” Bly said.
Monroe cat rescue to hold cat yoga sessions
The beginners' yoga class begins July 10 and runs from 6 to 7 p.m.Friends of Companion Animals, 2532 N. Dixie Hwy., Monroe Countys only all-cat rescue, recently launched ticket sales for their Cat Yoga class. For $15 students can sign up for this beginners yoga class, which starts July 10 and takes place from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the shelter. Proceeds from this program will go to benefit the kittens and cats at the rescue shelter. We wanted to create a beginner program so people who love cats, but have no experience with yoga, will have a good time. For those who are at a higher yoga level, its a way to keep your skills sharp while doing something youve never done before yoga with cats, yoga instructor Jen Kushner said.monroenews.com