Spencer Co. Animal Shelter adopts new kitten policy

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Spencer County Animal Shelter

A local animal shelter facing allegations of freezing kittens as a form of euthanasia says it now has a new policy for accepting kittens.

The Spencer County Animal Shelter posted the new information to its Facebook page.

This comes days after Indiana State Police took over the investigation from the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office previously confirmed reports from several witnesses that animals were frozen at the shelter.

Earlier this week, the Spencer County Animal Control Board released a statement acknowledging the practice. The statement in part reads:

“…the board acknowledges that actions have occurred that are fundamentally opposed to that mission. In response, the Board has carefully reviewed its policies and procedures to address these unacceptable actions.”

Click here to read the full statement.

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(This story was originally published August 17, 2018)

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