SCRAPS continues hoarding investigation, seizes 62 cats


SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -On May 17, 2018 Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Services (SCRAPS) continued its investigation into a suspected hoarding situation north of Spokane by executing a search and seizure warrant and removing 62 cats from the suspect home. The cats ranged in age from neonate to adult and were varied boy condition and health status. 

SCRAPS is investigating the property owners from various violations of the Revised Code of Washington and Spokane County Code, including Animal Cruelty in the Second Degree (RCW 16.52.207), Transporting and Confining Animals in an Unsafe Manner (CRW 16.52.080), and operating an illegal commercial kennel (SCC 5.04.042).