Posts tagged "hoarding"

Cat Hoarding Update, Tree House Rescues nearly 80 Cats

Cat Hoarding Update, Tree House Rescues nearly 80 Cats
Tree House Humane Society made national news, rescuing cats from a Chicago hoarder in August. Executive Director Dave deFuniak says, “Over the following few weeks, Tree House trapped over 60 cats, with the help of many volunteers, transported them to our spay/neuter clinic for surgery and treatment, before the City boarded up the house and... Read more »

Northwest Indiana Woman Charged with Animal Neglect

Northwest Indiana Woman Charged with Animal Neglect
Can you say hoarding….A northwestern Indiana woman has been arrested on animal neglect charges after police found more than 100 dogs in her farm house  home on February 15. Donna Montoya was charged on 11 misdemeanor counts of animal neglect and three misdemeanor counts of harboring a non-immunized dog.  Montoya is being held at the... Read more »

When Animal Rescuers Become Animal Hoarders

A fascinating story from MSNBC.com and Sue Manning and timely one. Is there a fine line between a heroic animal rescuer and animal hoarder? For example, Linda Bruno called her Pennsylvania cat rescue the land of milk and tuna. It thrived for years as people sent pets they couldn’t care for from hundreds of miles... Read more »
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