Tuesday, August 17, 2010

33 animals seized from filthy home in Longview

by Frank Mungeam

Humane Society staff have seized 33 animals from a filthy home in Longview, Washington.

Working off a tip, the Cowlitz County Humane Society found nearly three dozen animals, including dogs, guinea pigs and birds, in a home with two children, ages 10 and 11.

Their mother told Portland's KGW that poor health kept her from keeping their home clean.

“It was a problem and I'd ask my boys to help me, and they wouldn't and I'm on oxygen and I've got a bad back,” said Pat Hendrickson.

Hendrickson agreed to give up all of her animals. In return, the Humane Society won’t press charges..." More

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