Not everyone who has multiple animals is an animal hoarder. However, if you think someone you know is struggling with animal hoarding, here are some ways you can help according to the ASPCA:
There are many proven health risks associated with living in animal feces. Cats, dogs, rodents and cockroach feces can be very damaging to your lungs. Not only is having too many pets harmful for owner and animals but too much of anything is harmful. Having too much stuff in your home can lead to unwanted guests. If you or someone you know needs help with these living conditions please contact us. Here are some helpful links:
Good intent gone awry is a great way to describe the conditions
when things get out of control with your pets. According to Wikipedia: Animal hoarding is keeping a higher-than-usual number of animals as domestic pets without ability to properly house or care for them, while at the same time denying this inability. Compulsive hoarding can be characterized as a symptom of mental disorder rather than deliberate cruelty towards animals.
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