Washington Hoarder Arrested and 30 Animals Seized

October 2003

Thanks to PETA’s efforts, a Washington state hoarder was arrested on suspicion of first-degree cruelty to animals after police removed 30 animals from her property, including a goat whose head she had held up to the tailpipe of a running car in an attempt to euthanize him after he was attacked by one of her dogs.

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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