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Marathon County to consider not funding stray cats

2:16 AM, Apr. 25, 2013
Lisa Held, humane officer for the Humane Society of Marathon County, cleans a cat's eyes with paper towel April 9 at the shelter.
Lisa Held, humane officer for the Humane Society of Marathon County, cleans a cat's eyes with paper towel April 9 at the shelter.
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Thousands of stray cats in Marathon County might have nowhere to go if the county moves forward with a proposal that would defund the Humane Society of Marathon County for the care of cats.

A special county task force has recommended that the county only fund stray dogs to stay at the Humane Society for seven days. County officials also believe the county should pay for the disposal of stray dogs, whether it is through adoption or by euthanizing, Deputy County Administrator Deb Hager said Wednesday.

Under the proposal, which the county's Finance Committee will hear May 6, the county also would ...

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