MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Cats without homes in South Florida will hopefully find a new success with a change in latitude.

In order to save the lives of as many homeless pets as possible, the ASPCA community partnership, Miami-Dade County Animal Services  and the Last Chance Animal Rescue of Maryland have teamed up to transport 61 Miami felines to Maryland.

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The cats headed north out of South Florida Saturday.

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Last Chance Animal Rescue will work with PetSmart in Maryland to find homes for the cats.

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