9 cats killed in house fire

Posted at 9:04 PM, Dec 19, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-20 06:14:47-05

Chesapeake, VA. — Chesapeake Fire Department responded to a house fire Wednesday night.

The call for the fire came in just after 7 p.m. in the Great Bridge section of the city.

No one was home at the time, but firefighters found several pets inside the house. 

Nine cats were found dead, while another 16 cats were injured. One dog was also injured in the fire. 

At this time the cause of the fire is unknown.