MSPCA program brings 150 cats to New Bedford for new homes


NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) — A flight filled with 150 homeless cats flew from Florida to the New Bedford on Tuesday.

The cats’ arrival came during the same time of the launch of the “Southern Hub” transport program.

The program acts as “a lifeline between cats in Florida, of which there are too many for the state to possibly place into homes, and Massachusetts, where adoptive homes are plentiful,” the MSPCA said.

The cats were taken to three Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. adoption facilities in Boston, Methuen, and Centerville on Cape Cod.

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