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Nearly 50 cats rescued from mobile home

Northeast Arkansans for Animals executive director Wannda Turner and a team targeted the home Saturday that was swarming with cats. Northeast Arkansans for Animals executive director Wannda Turner and a team targeted the home Saturday that was swarming with cats.
About 100 cats have been spotted in the neighborhood. About 100 cats have been spotted in the neighborhood.

(KAIT) - Rescue groups in Craighead County are taking action as stray cats remain a problem in multiple areas. The Northeast Arkansans for Animals organization rescued nearly 50 cats Saturday from a mobile home in Jonesboro.

Residents at the home started leaving out food for the stray cats in their neighborhood. Soon, five felines turned to 50. Northeast Arkansans for Animals executive director Wannda Turner and a team targeted the home Saturday that was swarming with cats.

"The NAFA raid team is going to go out to the LMJ trailer park, and we are going to try to eliminate the massive cat problem that going on out there," said Turner before the rescue.

The NAFA team rescued as many cats as possible in the community. In particular to the home with dozens of cats, Turner said the residents are no longer take care of them.

"We're going to get everything out the inside of the home, and we are going to provide them with some things that they can spray the home with to kill the fleas and pests inside," she said.

She said many people have dumped the cats in the trailer park. She said about 100 cats have been spotted in the neighborhood.

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