Tuesday, November 24, 2009

96 Starved Animals Seized In Cannon Co

The U.S. Humane Association, the Cannon County Sherriff's Department and veterinarians were busy Tuesday making one of the biggest horse cruelty seizures in middle Tennessee history.

The Humane Association, which has been working since Monday night, said the horses are in poor health and the farm is littered with 15 animal carcasses.

"What we're seeing is a pure case of animal cruelty and neglect," said Scotlund Haisley, Humane Society of the U.S. "I mean, we're talking about horses that are literally starving to death as we speak."

Twice as many animals than they expected were found..." More

84 horses confiscated from Cannon Co. farm & video