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Animal-welfare groups rescued 161 cats from a single Colorado Springs, Colo. home on Tuesday, according to Yahoo News. It is being called one of the largest animal rescue attempts in Colorado's history. Thirteen different groups teamed up to execute the removal effort, which began at 2 p.m. and took four hours. The cats were found in large kennels, and were observed to be relatively well cared for, although a few were suffering from eye infections, and all need to be spayed or neutered. The rescue groups agreed to keep secret the...

John Ed Howe, 69, of Santa Ana, Calif., was charged with child endangerment for keeping more than 100 cats in a house with four other adults and two children, according to the Orange County Register. Howe plead guilty to the charge after his home was found to be filled with urine, feces, flies, cockroaches and feral cats, leading to extremely unsanitary conditions for the residents, including the children. Officials first became aware of the problem when neighbors complained about the foul smell coming from Howe's house. Police officers arrived at the home wearing gas masks to protect themselves from the stench, but were forced to leave when the smell proved too overwhelming and made the...

Sometimes it pays to be a tattletale. According to WGN-TV, neighbors' complaints about a strong and nauseating odor coming from a Berwyn, Ill. home led officials to investigate. What they found was a house covered in filth and filled with cats, animal feces and clutter. Once authorities were aware of the situation, Animal Care and Control was called in to start removing animals from the home, which Police Cmdr. Michael Cimaglia told the Chicago Tribune is "uninhabitable." A large number of animals were somehow living there. Officials have already pulled over 60 cats, 3 dogs and 2 opossums from the residence since Monday. Those doing the work say that they expect to find at least a...

Listen up, dudes of Paw Nation! The young woman in this video is Debbie. Debbie is new on eHarmony and she's looking to find her soulmate. She posted this introduction video so any potential suitors could get a pretty clear idea of who she is and what she's all about. For the sake of convenience, we'll break the video down for you into a list of highlights. - Debbie recently earned her Master's degree from Villanova University. - Debbie loves cats (all sorts). - Debbie wants to hug all of the cats. - Debbie is a cat lover! - Debbie is into running. - Debbie wants to adopt every homeless cat. - Cats. - Cats' ears, cats' whiskers. - The noses (of cats). - Debbie wants cats in a basket. -...