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Deputies uncover 70-80 cats in illegal rescue operation

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Deputies in Pasquotank County say they've busted up an illegal cat rescue.

It happened Wedensday.

The Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office says they made the discovery in a rented building in the south part of the county located on Nixonton Road.

Deputies say they found between 70 and 80 cats being housed by a couple now living in Chowan County.

They're now working with the SPCA and the DA's office to relocate the cats. Following the investigation, they'll determine what charges can be pursued.

Anyone wishing to assist the SPCA with donations for the cats can contact the SPCA at 252-338-5222.

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