A white doghouse with the Mississippi Critterz name painted on it sits outside the shelter

Grim Discoveries: How Workers at Oxford Animal Shelter Exposed Neglect, Abuse

Former employees of an Oxford animal shelter accused operators and co-workers of animal abuse and neglect, leading to an emergency meeting and its temporary closure last week.The shelter in question, Mississippi Critterz, is a nonprofit organization contracting with the city of Oxford and Lafayette County. On Monday, March 8, Oxford Alderman Janice Antonow, who is the city liaison with the shelter, announced that it will be temporarily closed.

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