Cats taken from SC no-kill shelter up for adoption

CONWAY, SC (AP) - Dozens of cats removed from an Horry County no-kill shelter are being put up for adoption.

The Horry County Animal Care Center will hold a Cat Adopt-A-Thon on Saturday at a temporary holding facility behind Socastee High School.

The cats were among more than 200 animals that were removed from Sacred Vision Animal Sanctuary earlier this month. More than 100 cats suffered from a variety of serious health ailments and were destroyed.

About 30 were returned to shelter owner Elizabeth Owen who has been charged with improper care of animals. Owen denied the charge.

About 100 cats treated for infections, hair loss and being underweight are available for adoption. The $25 adoption fee will include spaying/neutering, microchip, vaccines, deworming and flea treatment.

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