Kennels fire claims pet lives
Several dogs and cats have perished in a fire at a boarding kennels in canton Thurgau.
The blaze broke out yesterday morning in Bolthausen. More than 80 fire fighters battled to bring the fire under control, and away from the main house.
In all eight dogs and 7 cats died as well as 24 chickens. No people were hurt.
A friend of the owner who also has an animal kennel, told the Blick newspaper, she is in a state of shock. Not only has she lost her business, pets that were given to her to care for have died. She’s receiving professional psychiatric support.