WEST NEW YORK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — West New York, New Jersey police found 82 cats and five dogs in one room of an apartment Friday.
Around 1 p.m., West New York police got a complaint of an animal hoarding incident an apartment at 562 52nd St. in West New York, Mayor Felix Roque confirmed to CBS2.
The animals were all found in a 9-foot-by-9-foot apartment room, officials said.
The animals were all severely ill and dehydrated, officials said.
Two people were arrested, and police were looking for a third late Friday.
The city is currently looking for shelters for all the animals.