Animal control officer Aleea Best holds a newborn kitten being cared for at the animal shelter. The kitten and its mother will go to a foster home soon.

Animal Control Officer goes extra mile for cats

One of Copperas Cove Animal Control’s newer officers, Aleea Best, says she’s the lone cat-lover in a department full of dog-lovers. Best, employed by the city since June 2013, lives on a working farm and has been around animals her entire life, but in August of last year she saw animal euthanization numbers that bothered her.
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