Calgary Humane Society (CHS) seized ninety-seven cats and six birds from a house with “deplorable” conditions. This was one of the largest seizures in CHS history. Director of Operations and Enforcement Brad Nichols acknowledged the hoarding situation, and stated that the diseased and feral nature of the cat population may lead to many of the cats needing to be euthanized. No charges have been laid yet, but the investigation may lead to provincial or criminal charges. Read more here.