Monday, September 11, 2017

Houston TX: Urgent! Two beautiful owner-surrendered adult FELV+ cats following #HurricaneHarvey

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From: BARC Aid <>
Date: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 4:06 PM
Subject: 09-10-17 A1508655 and 57 Beautiful adult FELV+ cats displaced by Hurricane Harvey
To: BARC Aid <>


A1508657 Pt has scabbing wound on inside of left front leg.  Positive for FELV

Citizen is surrendering her two cats because she lost her home during Hurricane Harvey.  She is staying with her daughter and she can't take the cats because her daughter is about to have a baby next month.

A1508655:  scabbing wound on inside of left front leg FELV POSITIVE


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Brenda Weatherford
BARC Business Development & Outreach Team
City of Houston, Administration & Regulatory Affairs
BARC Animal Shelter & Adoptions