Woman found living with 86 cats, 1 dog charged with animal cruelty

Authorities say they found the animals in "deplorable conditions" as the woman was being evicted.
1:35 | 04/16/19

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They're working with this woman to determine if criminal charges are going to be issued take a look you can see some of her belongings have been brought out here. To the front lawn I walked up and look through the window. It is a total mess inciting quite frankly. There's a smell of urine out here right now all of this happened yesterday during the eviction that's when they had to call animal control. Deplorable conditions so we ended up removing the cats bring them all back to animal. Therefore cats and the city Mount Clemens. Officials say the woman had lived here two years and the cats likely multiplied while living here. Those deplorable conditions not just unhealthy for the cats but the woman to. They're working with her to sign over ownership but the cats so they can be treated properly. May eventually be adopted out girth. Several cat that we news. Health wise we're very serious though they were seeking medical attention from a lot of the castle like feisty morsels like these and proper vetting. The one thing we and noticed is that none of the Catholic sterilize. And so unfortunately you know a lot of hats are fragments. Unfortunately this is another case where somebody laws animals so much they end up hoarding them in fact the chief of animal control tells us. They've really been taxed at their resource is in the last several weeks. With several cases like this so if anybody wants to help them give them a call McComb county animal control. And again authorities are trying to determine if they won't charge this woman run right now they are working with her. In Mount Clemens Jim Kurtz seven action news.

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