Saturday, April 18, 2009

Too many animals

Hoarding is becoming an increasingly troublesome trend 

Albany police, humane society workers, a reporter and a photographer stood on a sidewalk along Santiam Road on a cold weekday morning awhile ago, all struck by the strong stench coming from inside a small house whose doors and windows were shut...

“Until recently, as a society, we just used to chalk hoarders up as the endearing, crazy cat lady down the street, totally ignoring that these are people with serious mental health problems, and they are people inflicting suffering on a number of animals at one time,” ...  More