Originally Posted by sarahver
I tend to agree with this however I bet that the authorities would be tied up in paperwork trying to have euthanasia approved, no matter how dire the circumstances of the animal.
Yes, because until the courts award the animals to the rescue, they can't legally put them down.
Once/if the rescue gets legal ownership, they can make the decision to euth. Otherwise, legally all they can do is make recommendations.
Some will die on their own, even with vet intervention.