Courts & Crime

September 27, 2011

After North Carolina prison closing, what about the cats?

When the Durham Correctional Center shut down last week and its inmates shuttled off to other facilities, Runt, Bobo, Twinkletoes and Smokey once again faced an uncertain future. Those last four inhabitants - all feline - were treated as pets by inmates and officers, who worried about what would happen to the cats with the prison closed. So prison officials called the same group that had saved the cats' lives more than a year earlier.

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