Yes, this is one of the underground cases that Independent Cat Rescuers like us handle. This is the house of a backyard breeder. This is the classic case of illegal breeding for sale of kittens & cats for money, breeding spun out of control, and then us rescuers have to step in to clear the mess that shouldn't even happen in the first place.
Concrete plans are in place now. We would save all of them. All the cats would be saved out of the hellhole this coming Monday. No cats would be culled by the authorities. No cats would be left behind.
Evacuation Operation has ended. We now have 94 cats and kittens on hand.
All of them are in dire straits. They reek of urine and poop. This is expected. Their bodies are stained with urine and caked-up poop stuck to their fur. In additional, there are many of them with wounds of pus, some with missing eyeballs, and a whole lot of them are having cat flu - mucus and all.
18 cats are at the vet now. One of them is a nursing mum (yes, the brave one with 5 babies - 2 of her own and 3 from another mum who rejected her kittens.) who is urinating blood. She is unfit to nurse the babies now. We have taken out the babies to foster them.
We had originally rented 3 catteries to house 56 of them - which was supposed to be the "expected" number of cats. However, to our horror, more and more keep appearing while we were evacuating the cats.
Many of you have expressed anger towards the breeder. Some have questioned if the breeder would be penalized. For this, the authorities have been working on it and will take action. We hope that justice for the cats would be duly fought for.
The breeder is unable to pay for anything. She has no income as she does not have a job, and since the cats are in such bad condition, she cannot even sell them for any other form of income. Government agencies have stepped in to offer assistance to her. Our role is to rescue the cats before any culling takes place. Henceforth, we are on our own.