Animal hoarding is becoming a big problem in Japan (Picture: Reuters) Animal rights activists say it was one of the worst cases they’ve seen (Picture: Reuters)Public health officials first visited the house seven years ago after getting complaints from neighbours about the noise and bad smell but the owner refused to let officials investigate at that time.
Reported by Alan Boyle of NBC News , the researchers looked at three groups of 18 dogs and their guardians. In the first group, when the guardian asked for help, the stranger refused.
In the world of cows on the internet, Knickers is kind of a big deal. That means Knickers gets to live out his days on the 3,000-acre property "coaching" the normal-sized cattle about where to graze, and presumably eating everything until Australia is a barren continent.
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