Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Trash Piled Almost To Ceiling In Animal-Hoarding Case, Agents Say


Humane agents say a brother and a sister are accused of hoarding sick animals in Washington Court House.

Animal-abuse investigators responded to a home in the 630 block of South Fayette Street in WashingtonCourt House Wednesday.

Agents told NBC4 they discovered dozens of animals living in their own filth as well as piles of trash stacked almost up to the ceiling.

"The smell about knocked you out. Your eyes immediately started to burn. Your lungs burned. It smelled very much like ammonia," said Humane Agent Danyel Bageant.

Inside the home, rescuers found a dog and 21 cats.

The cats were stuffed into tiny carriers, forced to live in their own urine and feces..." More & video

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