More than 240 cats get second chance at life –

One of the largest pet-hoarding cases in the country hasn’t gone through the judicial process yet, but it reached a conclusion for more than 240 cats over the weekend: a new home.

Two months after being removed from the Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary — whose owners were charged with 47 counts of animal cruelty — nearly half of the 550 cats up for adoption Friday through Sunday found new owners.

While more than 300 were left after the weekend, Jordan Crump, a spokeswoman for the Humane Society of the United States, which organized the adoption drive, called the effort the most successful large-scale cat adoption the organization has seen.

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