SPCA seizes more than 100 cats from home

Investigators say in some places, feces was piled several feet high and the stench was just unbearable
March 28, 2014 2:32:25 PM PDT
More than 100 cats have been rescued from a home on West Road. Investigators say in some places, feces was piled several feet high.

Even when Eyewitness News dropped by the house Thursday evening, there were at least four cats still roaming the area. It seems the SPCA just couldn't get them all.

Not even a nasty lingering smell could prepare neighbors for what they'd learn was living right next door. There were 108 cats at the property. The SPCA and constables spent hours corralling them after receiving a complaint.

The animals were in dismal condition: skinny, sick, balding and living in extreme filth. The homeowners are twin sisters in their 60s. One was taken by EMS for a health evaluation. We're told they're not to live inside the house, for the time being.

"We never seen like crowds of cats running around. They kept it quiet," neighbor George Golchenko said.

"They tried their best to take care of them but when you have that many animals you can only do so much for them," neighbor Mark Lee said.

Officials say there was up to four feet of feces. The cats will be evaluated and treated then put up for adoption.

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