Some cats removed from Florida Humane Society after flooding


HAS BEEN ON A COAST GUARD CONSIDER IT SINCE MAY 20th.>>Calvin: NOW TO SATIRE YOU WILL ONLY SEE ON LOCAL10. ANIMALS FORTE SHELTER AT THE HUMANE SOCIETY HAD TO BE RUSHED OUT OF THAT FACILITY BECAUSE OF SERIOUS FLOODING. A FIRST THEY THOUGHT IT WAS A BURST WATER PIPE.>>Laurie: BUT YOU MAY BE SURPRISED TO LEARN WHAT REALLY CAUSED IT ALL. LOCAL10 NEWS REPORTER ANDREW PEREZ LIVE IN POMPANO BEACH WITH THE EXCLUSIVE.>>Andrew: GUYS, WHAT A MESS. YOU HAVE THWART THAT WAS RUNNING FOR ABOUT 17 HOURS HERE AT THE SHELTER. THE WATER. IT WENT INTO THE WALLS, SEVERAL DIFFERENT ROOMS, INTO THE HALLWAY AS WELL. JUST SO YOU KNOW, THE ONLY SIDE OF THIS BUILDING AFFECTED WAS THE SIDE THAT HOUSED OUT CATS. THEY’RE CUTE. THEY’RE SNEAKY. AND THEIR TALL SUSPECTS. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THESE CATS. CAROL EBERT SAID SHE GOT A CALL AROUND 7:15 IN THE MORNING. THERE WAS WATER RUNG OUT THE BACK DOOR OF HER SHELTER IN POMPANO BEACH.>>THE COUNTERTOPS WERE RUINED. THE WALL’S RUINED. WE HAD LOTS OF DAMAGE WITH FOOD AND STORAGE THAT WE HAD IN THE WALL HALLWAY, CAT LITTER.>>Reporter: THE WATER WAS COMING FROM A FAUCET IN A CAT ROOM ALONG NORTH POWER LINE ROAD. BUT THE WATER WENT EVERYWHERE, HALLWAYS, EVEN INTO THE WALLS. SO WHICH ONE DID IT AND HOW? EBERT HAS AN IDEA.>>EVIDENTLY HE STARTED PLAYING HERE AND FLIPPED THE SWITCH THERE.>>Reporter: OBVIOUSLY IT’S UNCLEAR WHICH CAT CAUSED ALL THIS MESS, BUT CREWS HERE SAY THEY HAVE THEIR SUS POTIONS FINANCE THEY DID SO MUCH DAMAGE, THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORTH. YOU HAVE MOLD TO M’M OF THE CAT CRATES. BUT THE BIGGEST DAMAGE THE MOLD WAS IN THE WALL AND WATER DAMAGE NOT JUST TO THIS ROOM BUT ALL THE ROOMS AROUND IT. P THE WALLS, CABINETS, IT’S ALL GOT TO BE TORN DOWN NOW BECAUSE OF THE MOLD. THE CATS WERE SAFELY UP IN THEIR BEDS AVOIDING THE RUNNING WATER IN THAT RUNG, RUNNING FOR 17 HOURS BILLION SOMEONE CAME IN. EBERT SAID MANY CATS HAD TO BE MOVED OUT. NEW CABINET HANDLES INSTAUD AND LESSONS LEARNED. A VERY, VERY, VERY EXPENSIVE LESSON AT THAT. WE DMIT SHELTER IS GOING TO HAVE TO COME UP WITH AT LEAST $5,000. THEY LOST A LOT OF KITTY LITERARY. THEY LOST A LOT OF FOOD AS WELL, IN TALL SERIOUSNESS. SO THEY ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT CAN HELP OUT OR EVEN TAKE IN SOME OF THESE CATS BECAUSE THEY’RE GOING TO HAVE TO BE MOVED WHILE ALL OF THIS IS RENOVATED IF YOU WHITE HOT HEAT

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