Washington County Animal Shelter asks for donations to help cover costs for animals rescued from fatal fire | WJHL – About Your Online Magazine


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Washington County, TN animal shelter is asking for community help in supporting several cats and rabbits captured after a deadly fire in Johnson City on Thursday.

According to a post from the animal shelter, 12 cats and three rabbits were rescued from the fire that left two women dead on Woodlyn Road.

Another rabbit brought to the shelter died after his arrival, according to the post.

The shelter said that each animal will receive the veterinary care it needs. We appreciate donations to help cover the cost of animal care.

To donate to help the shelter, click on here.

Animal control officials will return to the fire site on Friday to see if any other cats may have returned to the house.

The women killed in the fire were not identified until Friday morning. The fire is still under investigation.

Paula Fonseca