Monday,March 10, 2014
By Herald Staff
COURT HOUSE- A trial began Monday for a family that kept more than 50 dogs in their home.
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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE--The New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says a "cruelty case in Cape May Court House is a classic example of good intentions going horribly wrong." Did they torture these dogs or try to save them and it got out of hand? SPCA is going to put the dogs to sleep if they don't get adopted. Why didn't everyone jump in and help this family take care of the dogs when they first noticed the problem??? They need counseling!! Duh...
Has anyone ever watched the show "Hoarders"? This is a good example of a hoarder whose intentions are to help all of the animals they can. However, it is a sickness and the people need help as well as the animals that were collected. Prosecution is not the answer. help and assistance is for the animals as well as those who hoard them. Some hoarding in humans may be a form of mental illness, specifically obsessive–compulsive disorder, where the perceived importance of the hoarded items far exceeds their true value. In severe cases, houses belonging to such people may become a fire hazard (due to blocked exits and stacked papers) or a health hazard (due to vermin infestation, excretia and detritus from excessive pets, hoarded food, and garbage or the risk of stacks of items collapsing on the occupants and blocking egress paths).