THIBODAUX, La. - A 45-year-old woman was arrested on animal and juvenile cruelty after officers found almost three dozen cats and three dogs inside of a home infested with feces and urine Friday, according to Thibodaux Police Chief Scott Silverli.
Lorencia Raffray, 45, was released from the Lafourche Parish Detention Center after posting bond.
Silverli said the sheriff's office received a tip of hording and found 14 adult cats, 18 kittens and three dogs inside of the home.
The animals were brought to the animal shelter for treatment and the young child was allowed to stay with family members until conditions in the home improve. roved.