Hoarded Animals Rescued From Southgate Square Home

by Karen Goff May 18, 2015 at 4:50 pm 1,700 4 Comments

Fairfax County Police Fairfax County Police said a more than 30 animals were recovered from a Reston home on Sunday.

Animal Control officers were called to the 2200 block of Southgate Square on Sunday when a neighbor called about a strong odor.

Police said an investigation discovered more than 30 cats and two dogs at the townhouse.

The investigation is continuing. The animals were taken to Pender Veterinary Centre for evaluation, police spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell said.

“One of the cats, ‘Mr. Toes,’ scratched an employee while being captured,” she said. “No other injuries were reported.”

  • Brad

    No, Mr Toes! BAD KITTY!!!

  • MaggieSays

    Mr. Toes. I giggled more that I should have.

  • Arielle in NoVA

    I’m glad the animals will be getting better care now. LOVE the name Mr. Toes!

  • Ricky Spanish

    The sad thing is that in cases like this, usually the animals are in such poor health from being in such conditions that they must be euthanized. I hope that was not the case.


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