Police investigate what they call an extreme animal hoarding case in Vermillion County

Photo from Troll Keep Kitty Haven (Provided Photo)
Photo from Troll Keep Kitty Haven (Provided Photo)

VERMILLION COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – Calls from Vermillion County pet owners led police to what they are calling an extreme hoarding situation.

On Monday, News 10 told you that the Parke-Vermillion Humane Society took on a large number of animals.

Now we know where the animals came from

Police responded to Troll Keep Kitty Haven in Dana, Indiana.

While trying to make contact with the property owners, the deputy noticed several animals running loose around two modular homes.

The owners of the property were identified as 62-year-old Bonnie Hanning, 28-year-old Shannon Childress, and 23-year-old Lorene Childress.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Photo from Troll Keep Kitty Haven (Provided Photo)
Photo from Troll Keep Kitty Haven (Provided Photo)

In total, the Parke-Vermillion Humane Society took in a total of 56 cats, 10 dogs, and 26 birds.

If you can help the humane society with supplies, you are asked to call 765-492-3540.

If you received an animal from Troll Keep Kitty Haven, police ask that you contact them at this link.