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Cats seized at sites in Niagara County; mobile home condemned

LOCKPORT – Twenty-three cats were seized today at sites in the City of Lockport and Newfane.

Also, a mobile home on Applewood Lane in Burt was condemned, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, which assisted the Niagara County SPCA.

Authorities seized 13 cats at a home on Prospect Street in Lockport and 10 cats at an address on Drake Settlement Road in Newfane. Also visited was a home on West Avenue in Newfane but two dogs there were not removed, officials said.

Deputies said two people are currently being questioned and charges are pending.

Anonymous tips led to the operation, which got underway at 10:30 a.m., deputies said.