Animal Hoarding News & Info
on Monday March 1st, 2010 at 09:12 AM
The SPCA of Texas, under the authority of the Fannin County Sherriffs office, seized approximately 60 dogs and three horses from a place in Bonham. The place was called Neelys Pet Place and was a self-proclaimed rescue organization. An additional eleven dead animals were found in the barn, most wrapped in plastic and waiting to be buried.
There is always a question about situations such as this. Is this a rescue group or individual that got in over their head,...
on Saturday February 27th, 2010 at 09:10 AM
By Kurt Allemeier
Homeless advocates with King's Harvest went to retrieve a couple of cats from a homeless couple in Davenport and found more than they bargained for.
The "couple of cats" became a dozen of poorly cared-for felines, said Terri Gleize, King's Harvest director. The cats were in a cage coated with feces covered with a urine-covered frozen blanket. The rescue has strained the resources of the King's Harvest pet program that is always in need of volunteers and donations.
on Friday February 26th, 2010 at 08:39 PMHow Much Clutter Is Too Much? By Mary Kearl You've read the headlines: After being reported missing for seven years, woman is found dead in her house, lost among the clutter. Woman suffocates and dies under collapsed piles of clothes. Male trash hoarder dies in labyrinth of garbage tunnels. Some articles call them hoarders, others call them packrats. These stories seem extreme and isolated. But according to new research from the University of Michigan Health System, hoarding presents a real...
on Friday February 26th, 2010 at 08:11 PMMar 30, 2011: Flathead Co. wants couple to relinquish control of their cats by Katy Harris
Back in December, animal wardens seized over 100 cats from a remote location in Marion. Animal Cruelty charges are pending for Cheryl and Edwin Criswell, meanwhile The Flathead County Spay and Neuter Task Force is spending hundreds of dollars still caring for the cats.
The county wants the Criswell's to relinquish control so that they can now start to be adopted.
The Criswells want to keep anywhere from...
on Thursday February 25th, 2010 at 08:40 PMMar 7, 2010: Animal rescuer operator faces cruelty charges The operator of an animal rescue shelter near Carpenter faces two counts of animal cruelty after authorities seized more than 100 dogs, cats and rabbits.
Fifty-year-old Marci Biesheuvel is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Laramie County Circuit Court on the two misdemeanor counts.
Cheyenne Animal Control officers seized the animals last week from the nonprofit Litl' Bit of Love Animal Rescue and Sanctuary.
on Thursday February 25th, 2010 at 08:10 PM
Mar 4, 2010: Seized animals to remain with SPCA
By: Daniel Armbruster
Sixty four animals were seized from Brenda Neely's 501 Rescue Shelter on her private property last month. Authorities say they discovered them to be malnourished and sick. There were also skeletal remains of others. The animals, in SPCA custody, range from dogs to horses, small mammals, reptiles and a bird.
Thursday morning, Neely was at the Fannin County Court House for a hearing to determine if the SPCA would keep the...
on Thursday February 25th, 2010 at 08:40 PMIn a special NBC2 investigation, we took you inside the disturbing world of animal hoarding. Since the story aired Wednesday, we've learned the man investigators say is responsible for the gruesome conditions will serve jail time for animal cruelty.
The unthinkable conditions will send Charles Sharp to jail. Investigators say the animals they pulled from the Fort Myers Shores home in August were emaciated, dirty, and covered in ticks and fleas.
When Lee County Animal Service raided the home,...
on Thursday February 25th, 2010 at 12:13 PMIt's a hidden compulsion that's starting to get lots of attention. Animal hoarding is described as a mental illness. Estimates from Tufts University show that up to a quarter million animals a year are victims. "Unfortunately animals become part of the things these people collect," explained Adam Leath of Lee County Animal Services. Never before seen pictures [slideshow below] show you how the animals, and their owners, were living. "You can see there are numerous bags of feces that were...
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