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Animal Shelter Issues 'Code Red' Plea For Help After Hoarding Case

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LANCASTER, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Garrard County Animal Shelter is putting out "code red" plea for adoptions, help and supplies after taking in several animals from a hoarding case.

"We are CODE RED," reads a statement on the shelter's Facebook page. "We just took in 23 animals from a hoarding case, both dogs and cats. We have zero kennels open at this point. We are going to have to euthanize if we don’t make room ASAP."

Shelter officials say they are overwhelmed by the situation and need supplies.

"We are in desperate need of cat sponsors, small dog crates, small dog food, blankets & towels, Parvo scrub, bleach, Pine-Sol, cat food and cat litter," the statement says.

Shelter officials say the facility will be open Sunday and is hoping to match the rescued animals with permanent homes.

"If you can adopt, foster, or rescue, please help," the officials said. "We need HELP NOW!! Help every pet have a home this holiday season."

The shelter is at 210 Doty Lane, Lancaster, Kentucky.

For more information about how to help save the pets from being euthanized at the Garrard County Animal Shelter call: (859) 792-1562. Donations can be mailed to: 15 Public Square Lancaster KY 40444 ATTN: Animal Control

You can also make a donation through PayPal: garrardjudge@windstream.net?

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