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Homes found for Cabarrus shelter’s cats and dogs

CONCORD All cats and dogs at the Cabarrus County animal shelter have found temporary new homes so work can begin on state-mandated repairs.

Any cat or dog that hadn’t been placed elsewhere by 5 p.m. Friday would have been euthanized, but animal lovers stepped up to save them.

On its Facebook page, the Humane Society of Concord & Greater Cabarrus County reported Thursday “that every single cat and kitten in the animal control section has been placed in rescue!!! Not a single cat will go down.”

On Friday afternoon, the society reported that all of the dogs were now in foster care.

Society volunteers worked for several weeks to find homes for the at least 300 animals. The cats and dogs were either adopted or placed temporarily in homes.

The shelter will close temporarily in November to have its flooring replaced and other upgrades made.

Marusak: 704-987-3670; Twitter: @jmarusak
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