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Animal charity rescues 18 cats from pet hoarder's home in Northampton

A family of cats is in need of new homes after being rescued from a 'pet hoarding' situation in Northampton.

A family of 18 cats have been signed over to RSPCA Northamptonshire after they were rescued from a home in the town. Now, they all need a new home and are ready to meet potential owners who can give them the patience and care they need to come out of their shells.

A total of 18 cats were rescued from a cat hoarding situation at a Northampton home.

1. Ant - four-year-old male

A total of 18 cats were rescued from a cat hoarding situation at a Northampton home.
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Pet hoarding can be very unhealthy as personal space, comfort and hygiene can be severely impacted - both for the pets and the owners.

2. Beetle - four-year-old male

Pet hoarding can be very unhealthy as personal space, comfort and hygiene can be severely impacted - both for the pets and the owners.
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The family of cats were rescued from a multi-cat household and signed over to RSPCA Northamptonshire to be vaccinated and neutered.

3. Bug - four-year-old male

The family of cats were rescued from a multi-cat household and signed over to RSPCA Northamptonshire to be vaccinated and neutered.
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Interestingly, all the cats from the household have been named after insects.

4. Bumble Bee - four-year-old male.

Interestingly, all the cats from the household have been named after insects.
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