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Raid finds 55 cats; home condemned
Police raided a house at 1106 19th Street on Monday and found 55 live cats, some of which were very ill, and five deceased cats. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - A Monroe woman's home was condemned Monday after more than 50 cats were found being kept there in extremely unsafe and unsanitary conditions. Delores Marti, 78, was discovered keeping 55 cats in varying states of illness in a home at 1106 19th St. Five dead cats were also found in the residence. The Monroe City Code limits the number of adult cats in a residence to no more than three.