MOUNT VERNON — The efforts of a local feline advocate group, Whisker Connection, to assist in an animal hoarding situation in southern Ohio will be featured on an upcoming episode of Animal Planet.



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One Response to “Whisker Connection assists in animal hoarding situation”

  1. Chelsea

    Hoarders endanger the health and lives of every living creature in their possession, and the suffering they cause is extreme and long term. The rate of recidivism for hoarders nears 100%. We need to educate prosecutors, judges, and legislators that hoarding is like alcoholism: an incurable addiction that means that they must never have another drink-or, in this case, another animal. The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s proposed legislation called the “First Strike and You’re Out” law would stop convicted hoarders from going on to abuse other animals—you can ask your legislators to support this via an online letter at