It’s important to note, though, that this isn’t necessarily an intentional act of cruelty. The owner’s attachment to their pets means often they don’t realize they are potentially harming their animals. Hoarding is more properly described as a psychological condition that can be detrimental to both the animals and their owner.
This was the kind of difficult situation A-Team Elite faced when it attended a Tennessee property in 2018. The building used to be a farmhouse, but it had fallen into disrepair. Officials didn’t know how bad things had become until its owner passed away, and his partner left.
According to an animal rescue group called Big Fluffy Dog Rescue (BFDR) , the house concealed a disturbing story. It explained the situation to its followers in March, 2018. “What I do know will give me nightmares for weeks,” its Facebook page related.