Animal shelter sees over 130 intakes during first week of October


The Ardmore Animal Shelter is at the moment seeing an enormous inflow of animals. As of Friday afternoon, 139 animals had already been taken in during the month of October, and lots of of these come from a number of litters of kittens. 

Shelter Supervisor Amanda Dinwiddie mentioned the kitten nursery is full, and they’re at the moment searching for volunteers to assist foster some of the kittens till they’re sufficiently old to return to the shelter for adoption.

“Breeding season is meant to decelerate within the fall, however it actually hasn’t,” Dinwiddie mentioned. “Last 12 months it variety of did the identical factor, and we by no means actually noticed a lot of a slowdown with the litters coming in. We undoubtedly have tons of kittens, and our nursery is full once more. We even have just a few grownup cats, and the overwhelming majority are kittens.”