22 Pets Living In Deplorable Conditions, Woman Arrested
TORRINGTON, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ Nineteen rabbits, a cat and two dogs living in deplorable conditions at a Hayden Hill Road home in Torrington are now looking for new homes after they were seized in late April during a well-being check on the homeowner, Tracy Mailhot.
Tuesday, police arrested the 48-year-old Mailhot on 22 counts of animal cruelty among other charges, following a further investigation.
Four chickens were also seized from a coop in the yard. They have found a new home.
She was released on promise to appear in court June 23. Anyone looking to adopt any of the pets can contact Torrington Animal Control: (860) 485-9165.