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County proposes new ordinance to help feral cat problem

The overpopulation problem of wild cats is growing in Escambia County.
The county is now proposing an ordinance to start a "Trap-Neuter-Release" program.

Officials say there are about 50,000 feral cats in Escambia County.
According to the County Animal Services Manager -- last year, more than four-thousand cats were euthanized at a cost of more than 400-thousand dollars.
   
The public hearing on this ordinance will be on July 24th at 5:30.