Thursday, June 23, 2011

Animals seized in Pinal County neglect case

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Pinal County Animal Care and Control has seized several animals said to be living in deplorable conditions.

Authorities say the woman who had been hoarding the animals started renting her Gold Canyon home a few years ago.

When an air conditioning repairman was called to the home, he found an odd assortment of animals living amid layers of pet urine and fecal matter in multiple rooms.

The repairman notified the property owner, who then notified Animal Care and Control.

The animals consisted of 49 cats, three dogs and four birds, including a hen with a broken leg..." More

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