21 Animals Rescued From Brighton Apartment Ready For Adoption

BRIGHTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Nearly two dozen animals, who were rescued from a small apartment in Brighton last month, are ready to find their new forever-families.

Rob Halpin with the MSPCA-Angell said they worked with Boston Animal Control to get the 20 cats and one dog out of the messy home and back to full health.

"It was a case of too many animals in a particular home," he said. "Then the animals start reproducing, and it gets worse, and worse... It isn't a case of animal cruelty, per se. It's just sometimes, for some people, life gets away from them."

MSCPA-Angell said the cats range in age from seven months to two years, with one three-month-old kitten. Click here to see a video of the animals at the MSPCA in Jamaica Plain.

Boston Elder Services has helped the former owner find more appropriate housing for herself, and she isn't facing any charges.

WBZ NewsRadio's Carl Stevens reports:

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