Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker (MOOERS REALTY)

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  Don't call animal control, unless it is a no-kill shelter.

  Please spay and neuter your pets!

Jun 13, 2017 02:48 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I've not personally run into this, but I'd be hardpressed not to take all those kitties home with me.

Jun 13, 2017 01:08 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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Glad to hear animal control took care of them, and I am crossing my fingers that it is a no-kill shelter.  A

Jun 13, 2017 01:15 PM
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Bob Crane
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With that many wild cats around the bunnies and song birds will be sparse.

Jun 13, 2017 04:38 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTAcondos.com
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
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Have never experienced that situation. 

Jun 13, 2017 01:27 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
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You never know what you may find in a hoarder's home.

Jun 13, 2017 01:00 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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The outdoor ones will survive among the fittest. The indoor not so well

Jun 13, 2017 12:30 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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I'm dealing with this at the moment with one of my rentals - tenant fed a ferral cat and abandoned it - now it won't leave the area

Animal control wants ME to rent a cage and catch it and bring it to them... SAY WHAT????

ASPCA - does not catch strays, call animal control

What a crock of crap!!!

Jun 14, 2017 05:26 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
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I have heard it happening but not for a couple of years. I would take them to a shelter that I know of. One agent in my office got a free dog around 10 years ago when someone left a puppy in a condo.

Jun 14, 2017 04:38 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Oh, that breaks my heart. How could someone leave those babies behind?

Jun 13, 2017 09:11 PM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
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Was it a vacant house?-Kasey

Jun 13, 2017 07:48 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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Just happened last week, a cat locked in a rear stair way and the tenants all moved out. I opened the door and the cat tried attacking me. Ran back up the stairs. I left the door open to no avail and called the tenant and said i was calling the police, they came back luckily. 

Jun 13, 2017 07:07 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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I have not run into this and glad I haven't. Was it an REO?

Jun 13, 2017 06:44 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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Yes and it's always cats and one tortoise so far.

Jun 13, 2017 06:19 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
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OMG..this is sad! I have not run into this but would not be bringing them home. Glad Animal Control rescue..just hope they are a no kill shelter.

Jun 13, 2017 05:35 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
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I can't believe they left their pets behind.... no, I've never experienced that with any listing.... what are they thinking!!!! did you find any children???

Jun 13, 2017 03:28 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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Luckily it has never happened to me!

Jun 13, 2017 02:41 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
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That is how I came to possess my current cat.

Here is Pinellas County FL, calling animal control is a death sentence.

AND their website says they are a 'no kill' shelter. 

One house had an outdoor multistory cat condo so unclaimed felines had a place to get away from the coyotes.

Jun 13, 2017 02:11 PM
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Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
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Poor little kitties.  HOw mean for someone to run off and leave them.  

Jun 13, 2017 01:32 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Yes, a persian was abandoned in Baton Rouge at an eviction and left in a kitchen cabinet. My wife and I got her mother to adopt and all is well. Sad.

Jun 13, 2017 01:11 PM
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Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
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I found 4 kittens at a HUD home.  Being a retired veterinarian technician, I could not leave them there so I took them home.  They were dehydrated and covered in fleas. Luckily,  I found them great homes and kept 1 kittenKittens for myself.

Jun 15, 2017 07:16 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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Yes, I've seen some cats that have apparently left behind after a move.

Jun 14, 2017 05:37 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM nailed this one!

Jun 14, 2017 04:57 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Andrew Mooers - not seen so far...

Jun 13, 2017 10:17 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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I had a horse left behind in poor condition about 15 years ago

Jun 13, 2017 10:03 PM
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Sam Shueh
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At one of these abandoned homes a truck was dumped and I saw a bunch of chickens fend themselves including a hen in the back of a truck laying eggs.

Jun 13, 2017 04:59 PM
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Kat Palmiotti
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I have not run into this (yet).  I hope the cats all get a good home.

Jun 13, 2017 04:37 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

No I haven't and it's a good thing, for I'd probably adopt them all.

Jun 13, 2017 03:22 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Andrew Mooers I have not had this happen.

Jun 13, 2017 03:03 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Yes, a few times.  Not much you can do except find a willing neighbor or animal control or late nature take it's course.

Jun 13, 2017 02:03 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
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Haven't run into that, thankfully, but know some others who have. Seems like it was a much bigger issue during the recession.

Jun 13, 2017 01:38 PM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I did discover a dead cat in the basement of a vacant home.

Jun 13, 2017 12:47 PM
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
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Perhaps there is a lingering rodent problem?

Jun 16, 2017 07:14 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Sadly, yes.   Found a dog in the back yard starving and without water and the homeowners had moved out.  Was showing the home, and called animal control.

Jun 16, 2017 06:33 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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Poor things. I hope, they got into no-kill place. It is sad when homeowners leave their pets behind:((

Jun 14, 2017 11:37 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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Sad.

Jun 14, 2017 11:43 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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It tugs at my heart beyond measure. I certainly hope the shelter is no kill.

Jun 14, 2017 08:18 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Was in a vacant home 3 years ago and 4 dogs where on their last leg, call animal control, 2 did not make it, but one did and got adopted,  How come anyone do that.

 

Jun 14, 2017 07:56 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
WEDO Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
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Call the Humane Society

Jun 14, 2017 06:12 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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I don't recall ever encountering this situation.  Sad what some people do.   

Jun 14, 2017 05:53 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

Yes. The worst was a cat abandoned in an apartment for two weeks. Fortunately, it knocked a bag of food off the dryer and split it open. It also had water from the toilet. Unfortunately, it did not have a litter box.

Jun 14, 2017 05:47 AM