Animal Hoarding News & Info
Tuesday January 1st, 2013 at 07:03 PMByDONALD GILLILAND At least five dead horses were discovered at a Palmyra farm Friday, and five others near the point of starvation were removed by theHumane Society of Harrisburg Areain a case Humane Society officials say may be a case of "horse hoarding." "I've never seen anything like it," said HSHA executive director Amy Kaunas of conditions on the Laudermilch Road property of Rebecca L. Roberts. Roberts, an attorney, did not immediately return messages left for her. Kaunas said 24... Wednesday November 7th, 2012 at 08:23 PMDear Dr. Thompson:Can you help me with a serious problem? I am witness to a family member who is a hoarder of animals. There are so many and some that are old with incontinence problems, that the home is littered with feces and smelling strongly of urine. This home obviously needs to be cleaned. But its owners need to know how to prevent the problem from recurring. Can you give me some direction as to organizing this home so that the pets can remain there, but the mess doesnt repeat?... Wednesday November 7th, 2012 at 08:17 PMBy Dave Gathman Further criminal court action against alleged animal hoarder William Tinkler has been delayed until his mental state can be tested. As Tinkler went before Kane County Judge Kathryn Karayannis on Friday, defense lawyer Michael Reidy made a motion that he be tested for mental and physical fitness to stand trial. Karayannis ordered him to be evaluated by the Kane County Fitness Center and set a new hearing for 9 a.m. Jan. 10 in Elgin Branch Court. At that time, she said, she... Thursday October 25th, 2012 at 03:35 AMAuthorities have seized more than three dozen animals without food and water from a West Greenwich home, including 18 rabbits, seven ducks, four cats, two geese, two doves, two pigeons and two chinchillas. The Providence Journal reports police discovered the animals on Sunday after someone reported two domestic rabbits hopping around the front yard. A police officer found several rabbits in cages on the porch with no food or water, and, through the window, spotted another rabbit in a cage... Thursday October 25th, 2012 at 03:26 AMDuluth animal-control workers are dealing with an animal-hoarding case involving more than 60 cats and kittens found in a Central Hillside home. "We are still working on the details of it," Duluth Police Department's lead animal-control worker Carrie Lane said. "We have gotten 63 cats out of the house." The felines are being cared for and examined at the city's animal-control shelter while the Animal Allies Humane Society scrambles to make room for them at its shelters in Duluth and... Tuesday October 23rd, 2012 at 03:19 AMByAmy Cavanaugh We've heard about plenty of cases ofcatanddoghoarding, but the latest animal hoarding story makes us even more squeamishan Aurora man's home has been condemned after it was found withhundreds of birds. A paint contractor spotted the birds on Wednesday and called the authorities, who searched the home on Friday. Some of the birds were dead and there's a ton of trash everywhere. Rescuing the birds is on hold because no one is allowed into the house until the results of an air... Friday October 19th, 2012 at 02:42 AMPolice arrested six people Wednesday morning when they were called out to 43rd and North Prospect in Kansas City, Mo., to investigate illegal drug use and animal hoarding at a motel. Police say they have received about one hundred complaints this year alone about activity at the Extended Stay Inn, according to Police Sergeant Marissa Barnes with the Kansas City, Mo. Police Department. When they arrived at the motel on Wednesday, they found dozens of cats and dogs and say many of the rooms...
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