Thursday, September 16, 2010

Agents find dozens of cats living in filth in Whatcom County cabin

Animal rescuers in Whatcom County say tenants of a rental cabin collected dozens of cats, and the conditions agents encountered this week were so vile, it's one of the worst hoarding cases they can recall.

"Inside the residence we encountered piles of urine, feces, garbage and 50 cats," said Laura Clark, executive director of the Whatcom County Humane Society.

The 60-year-old tenant living in this filth was evicted Monday for not paying rent. He turned over his cats to the Humane Society.

"(He was) very distraught, very emotional," Clark said..."

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