Cat Depot’s baker’s dozen reunion; 13 cats from hoarding case and their adopters reunite

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 Cat Depot’s baker’s dozen reunion

13 cats from hoarding case and their adopters reunite


Sarasota, Fla. – (May 13, 2016) – A baker’s dozen brings to mind donut delicacies, but in this case they are 13 cats rescued by Cat Depot from a horrific Charlotte County hoarding case in January, 2015. These sweet cats were aptly named after donuts: Boston, Crème, Custard, Dunkin, Dutchie, Fritter, Frosting, Glaze, Jelly, Maple, Sprinkle, Sugar and Churro. Since their rescue and recovery from upper respiratory infections, skin infections and eye surgery, each cat now lives happily with their new loving adopters. To celebrate their good fortune, a Donut Family Reunion is scheduled on Friday, June 3, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, in Cat Depot’s Education Center. In attendance will be the donut cats and their adoptive families, rescuers, volunteers, and friends of the donut kitties. Coffee and donuts will be served.


Charlotte County Animal Control removed 58 cats from a hoarding-type situation in a home in Charlotte County, including many who were sick or infected, on January 16, 2015. The felines were taken to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County, with 44 cats transferred to Cat Depot in Sarasota. After intake, testing, and treatment, Cat Depot kept 13 of the worse cases, and the rest were distributed to other animal organizations.


Donations are always needed for the Friends Like Me Program to provide emergency medical care and treatment to rescued cats and kittens who are sick, injured or have chronic illnesses.


Cat Depot, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 no-kill, free-roaming facility, is recognized for its progressive design and commitment to helping homeless, abandoned and injured animals. Cat Depot’s mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education to improve the destiny of homeless cats.


Cat Depot supports more than 130 cats and kittens on any given day. Shop in our Cat Depot Supply and Gift Store specializing in brand name cat food, litter, calming products, supplies and unique gifts. Open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handicap accessible. Cat Depot is located at 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, Fla. 34234. For more information, go to, or call 941.366.2404. Like us on





Cat Depot, The Resource for Rescue, Adoption, and Education

2542 17th Street

Sarasota, FL 34234

Phone: (941) 366-2404


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