More than a dozen cats die in Walkerton fire

A Walkerton fire that killed a dozen cats. Only three survived after firefighters gave them oxygen // South Bend Tribune photo - TED BOOKER

A Walkerton couple is mourning today after their home caught on fire, killing more than a dozen of their cats.

According to our partners at the South Bend Tribune, the couple had nearly 20 cats living in their house in the 33000 block of Towle Road in Lincoln Township.

Only three survived the fire after firefighters saved them by giving them oxygen.

The homeowners say they suspect an electrical issue caused the fire.

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