Additional Himalayan Cats Still On The Loose; Over 50 Found in Montgomery County Late This Past Summer

Over 50 Himalayan cats and kittens have been found in the Wheaton area, most of them near the Sligo Creek Trail or in Wheaton Regional Park since late August (some were also found in nearby neighborhoods). Citizens have been engaged in an active effort to search for these cats and kittens and report sightings. Yesterday, the Montgomery County Cat Coalition (MC C³) stated that more cats are still on the loose and continue to be found:

“Wheaton area residents, we need your help in locating any more of the dumped Himalayan cats that are still outdoors. Though many have been rescued, some of them are still out there and these cats continue to be found. Email [email protected], if you see one of these cats. We are grateful to Dr. Hannah Levy and her staff at Cozy Cats Vet: A Cat Practice for the initial exams and treatments.

Our MC C³ volunteers have been out nearly every day looking for additional cats in locations where they have been reported or locations from which others have already been rescued. We depend on the public reporting any new sightings.”

There is still no word on who released the cats in the area or why, with efforts concentrated on ensuring their safety. McPaw.org handled the adoptions for the Himalayan cats that were found.

 

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