Thursday, April 22, 2010

Dozens of animals seized from home

By: Dan Gouthro

A Newport woman is being investigated after dozens of animals were found inside her Kay Street home during a small fire.

The animals were discovered on Tuesday after firefighters responded to the home.

39 cats, one dog and one snake were removed by the Newport Animal Control, the Newport Police Department and even the Hazmat Team.

However, crews have since captured six more cats also found at the home. Additional traps have been set because animal control officers believe there are even more animals they simply have not found..." More