Seven people living in a 900-square-feet home is a formula for disaster that even IKEA can’t help solve.
Toss in 110 cats and it definitely smells like trouble. In fact, the stench was so bad neighbors called police to the Santa Ana, Calif., home, according to TV station KTLA.
Authorities called to the scene seized the animals — 20 of which had to be euthanized — along with two children.
Animal services officers wore HAZMAT suits and use respirators while collecting the animals. Feces and urine covered the walls and furniture.
Courtney Lynn Howe-Perez, 22, and Sharon Lynn Howe, 64, were allegedly running a nonprofit pet rescue from the home, called Cat Connection Rescue Network Inc., even though proper paperwork had not been filed, according to the article.