Broken Water Pipe Floods Humane Society Of North Texas

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FORT WORTH -- Do you consider yourself a cat person? Well, if you're in the market for a feline friend, The Humane Society of North Texas needs your help.

“We actually had a pipe burst above our cat adoptions room, and our cat adoptions room actually flooded,” said Whitney Hanson with Humane Society Of North Texas.

Yeah, the Humane Society had a bit of a “cat-astrophe” when five-inches of water flooded the room, damaging the floor, walls, and ceiling. About 40 frantic felines got drenched!

The cats made it out okay with eight lives left, but their shelter space is out of commission. Now nearly 100 cats have been crowded into two rooms.

“We’re trying to really keep as many cats as we can without jeopardizing health,” Hanson said.

And with more cats surrendered every day, the shelter wants to persuade folks to adopt.

“We're still in the middle of kitten season, so we're getting inundated with kittens and cats on a daily basis still. So, this really has not come at a good time, and we desperately need people to come out and adopt,” Hanson explained.

Adoption isn’t the only option. Folks can also foster these felines while their room gets repaired.

Hey, you don’t have to be a crazy cat lady to help out these guys.