ANIMAL HOUSE: Cats Had Run Of Home

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Responding officers recalled a “horrific smell” when responding to a home full of cats Monday. 

According to Radio Iowa, the Sioux City Animal Adoption and Rescue Center responded to a home where they found 46 cats living in filthy and deplorable conditions. 

Officials say of the cats, seven were found dead in a home that had been abandoned since March.   The cats were fed or given water by someone who visited occasionally.   

Officials say they know who is responsible and charges are pending.