Couple charged after 178 cats faraway from Detroit dwelling

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WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities say a pair has been charged after animal management officers eliminated 178 cats from deplorable situations in a suburban Detroit dwelling.

Oakland County authorities say Jonathan and Jennifer Klein have been arraigned Monday on one felony rely every of abandonment or cruelty to animals. They’ve been launched on bond.

If convicted, they might face 4 years in jail, a $5,000 high-quality and neighborhood service.

The Related Press left messages searching for remark Thursday from their attorneys.

The Oakland County Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Middle says the animals have been discovered when an animal management officer went to the house in West Bloomfield Township in April to carry out a welfare test on cats on the dwelling. At the very least 60 needed to be euthanized due to medical issues.