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91 Animals Found in Woman's Home

Living and dead dogs, cats and birds discovered in residence



    91 Animals Found in Woman's Home
    One of 19 dogs discovered inside the home.

    McHenry County officials discovered nearly 100 animals at a residence in unincorporated Woodstock Monday.

    Sheriff's deputies were called to the home in the 8600 block of Bull Run Trail for a well-being check on the homeowner.

    The woman wasn't there, but deputies entered the home after noticing a strong odor. That's when they found 91 animals inside, including 19 dogs, 11 cats, 3 rabbits, 55 birds and a deceased dog, cat and bird.

    Investigators say there was feces on the floor throughout the house and no visible signs of food or water available for the animals.

    The 54-year-old homeowner was later found at a Park Ridge home, but charges have not been filed in the case as of Wednesday morning.

    Animal control officials were tending to the animals in the home.