WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) - Oakland County Animal Control officers took 24 adult cats, 3 kittens and 1 that was deceased from a Waterford Township home on the 3000 block of Airport Road.
They say the floor had at least 3 inches of piled up feces that is buckling the wood.
Authorities say a 50-year-old woman was living there with the cats with no electricity. They say the home and the woman smelled so bad, they took her to a local hospital to be detoxed, before taking her into custody.
Neighbors say the woman was a breeder at one time and when she refused to give a customer back her Snow Leopard cats, the dirty secret was exposed.
“We heard commotion over there about calling the police, and I’m glad the woman did stand her ground so this can stop,” said next door neighbor Wendell Evans.
Evans says the stench was so bad his family didn’t use their own backyard during the summer.
He says over the last two to three years he has called the township and local authorities about the mess.
Animal Control is putting together a case to present to the prosecutor.
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