Thursday, May 26, 2011

Exotic birds seized from home

By Britney Milazzo

LCOTT — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Niagara seized 15 exotic bird from a woman’s home Wednesday afternoon.

Executive Director of the SPCA of Niagara John Faso said after his office received an anonymous tip about a woman hoarding birds SPCA members arrived to the home and found the them.

“Our investigator found the birds generally in good health in spite of the overcrowded and filthy cages,” Faso said. “The woman was fostering the birds for various organizations and it became a hoarding situation.”

Faso said the SPCA has fostered out a couple of the birds and are looking for permanent homes for them..."

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