HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) – An animal neglect investigation is underway in Lutz after at least 27 cats were found dead inside a home, News Channel 8 has learned.
Animal Control officers responded to a home on the 4000 block of Lakeside Drive and found as many as 27 dead in the home. Approximately 50 other cats were taken to a shelter. Their conditions are unknown.
Witnesses tell News Channel 8 two teens live at the residence and were supposed to be taking care of the animals.
The sheriff’s office tells News Channel 8 they are not anticipating any arrests at this time.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.