The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

March 3, 2014

Homes sought for cats of woman killed by dogs


DAYTON — Many of the cats cared for by an Ohio woman who police say was fatally mauled by two dogs have been put up for adoption at an animal shelter.

The Animal Resource Center in Dayton said it is waiving adoption fees for the cats that Kalona Richey was caring for when she died Feb. 7. The 57-year-old woman’s family asked that people adopt a pet in her memory.

The Dayton Daily News reports that Richey was caring for as many as 50 cats