Groups scramble to help 40 cats left at hoarder home
Groups Scramble To Help 40 Cats Left At Hoarder Home

Groups scramble to help 40 cats left at hoarder home

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LAST MONTH.

CALL SILENT WITNESS WITH ANY INFORMATION.

>>> ALL NEW NOW, WHAT A MESS, A GUY EVICTED FROM HIS SO-CALLED HOARDER HOUSE.

EVERYTHING SHOVED OUT ON THE LAWN INCLUDING DOZENS OF CATS.

JASON, NEIGHBORS ARE AT THEIR WIT'S END WITH THIS.

>> Reporter: A NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHTMARE.

FIVE YEARS THEY HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET RID OF THE GUY WHO OWNS THIS TRASH HOUSE.

AS OF A COUPLE OF DAYS AGO, HE IS EVICTED BUT NOW WHAT TO DO WITH ALL THIS STUFF LEFT BEHIND AND ABOUT 40 CATS? >> IT HAS GOTTEN WORSE AND WORSE.

>> Reporter: IT IS NOT A YARD SALE.

>> IT IS LIKE IT IS GROWING.

IT IS LIKE, A LIVING ORGANISM.

>> Reporter: SOME OF IT IS LIVING.

CATS.

LITERALLY CRAWLING OUT OF THE WALLS.

>> TERRIBLE.

IT SMELLS LIKE CAT.

SMELLS LIKE PEE.

DEAD THINGS.

A HORRID RANCID SMELL.

>> Reporter: EVERYTHING IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD IS PERFECTLY NORMAL.

AND NEIGHBORS SAY THIS GUY USED TO BE TOO.

ACCORDING TO ONE HOA MEMBER, HE BECAME MENTALLY ILL, STOPPED PAYING MORTGAGE AND HOA DUES IN 2011, BUT SOMEHOW, DESPITE BEST EFFORTS FROM THE HOA, MANAGED TO HANG ONTO THE HOME.

NO WATER OR ELECTRICITY.

>> IT HAS BEEN A MONUMENTAL EFFORT.

WE USED EVERY CIVIC MECHANISM OVER THE YEARS.

>> Reporter: AS OF THIS WEEK, SOMEONE FINALLY BOUGHT THE HOUSE OUT FROM UNDER THE OWNER.

POLICE EVICTED HIM.

BUT HE LEFT BEHIND THIS MESS.

AND, ABOUT 4 CATS.

NEIGHBORS ARE WORRIED THEY WILL BECOME FERAL.

>> THE HUMANE SOCIETY WON'T GET INVOLVED BECAUSE THEY ARE CLASSIFIED AS FERAL.

>> Reporter: PRIVATE GROUPS ARE TRYING TO HELP THE NEIGHBORS WHO ARE DESPERATE TO JUST MOVE ON.

>> I KEPT SAYING WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG? >> Reporter: WE TALKED TO THE NEW OWNER WHO JUST BOUGHT THE.

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