Smithtown animal shelter overrun with cats, pets

The Town of Smithtown’s animal shelter houses about 100 cats inside its roughly 4,000-square-foot space, as well as about 17 dogs, 20 chickens, peacocks, peking ducks and pheasants outside, officials say. Space for more animals is nearly nonexistent, as the shelter deals with the sheer number of cats alone and the spread of disease among them. (Credit: Ed Betz)

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