Connecticut Hoarder Charged With Cruelty for Dead and Suffering Cats

October 2004

In Norwich, Connecticut, PETA contacted officials about a case they investigated involving a cat hoarder harboring 51 flea-ridden and anemic cats, as well as the frozen remains of another cat, inside the a filthy apartment. We persuaded them to arrest her and charge her with cruelty to animals. 

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind