HOLIDAY, Fla. (970 WFLA/ AP)- Residents in a Pasco neighborhood were being troubled by a foul odor coming from a nearby home Wednesday night and called authorities. When authorities arrived the scene turned horrific as deputies found 40 animals had been abandoned inside the home.
Sheriff's deputies found dogs,cats, rabbits, a snake and a lizard as well as a host of flies swarming around the windows. It appears the animals had been locked in the home for up to a week. Animal feces wwas scattered throughout the home.
Animal control workers worked late into the night removing the animals fom the home as investigaotrs tried to figure out who last lived at the address.
The investigation is on-going.