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Hoarding case leaves Humane Society with a full house

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The Toledo Area Humane Society needs your help clearing out the shelter.

Last Friday, investigators seized more than two dozen animals from a home in the 200 block of Portsmouth near West Sylvania.

Cruelty officers with the TAHS say the animals were living in deplorable conditions and were fighting with one another.

Today the 19 dogs and 6 cats are ready for adoption. Many of them were spayed and neutered and one cat was pregnant and just gave birth to six kittens.

Danielle Jones, with the Toledo Area Humane Society, says hoarding cases are rare but in the past two months the TAHS has responded to two cases and were forced to seized dozens of animals.

The influx of animals put a physical and financial strain on the shelter. Right now they are still at capacity and are looking for families to adopt any of the animals to make room.

If you adopt an animal linked to a cruelty case during the month of April, you'll also receive a $25 giftcard to The Andersons.

If you need to report a case of cruelty or neglect, contact the Toledo Area Humane Society and they will investigate.

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