By: KDKA-TV News Staff
ERIE, Pa. (KDKA) – An Erie shelter helped authorities rescue dozens of animals from an abandoned property Thursday.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools Announces 'Summer B.O.O.S.T.' Program To Address Pandemic Learning Gap
The ANNA Shelter says they found over 150 animals alive and many that had starved to death.
They posted to Facebook from the scene Thursday afternoon and said so far they had two chinchillas, 70 “show chickens” and 85 “show rabbits.”READ MORE: Westmoreland County Doctor Explains What Happens To Unused Coronavirus Vaccine Doses
“All of these animals were from a ‘show barn’ that went awry,” the shelter wrote on Facebook.
The ANNA Shelter says all the animals need immediate care. They’re also looking for people who can give the animals a home once they are vetted and listed for adoption, saying “housing this many animals is going to be a challenge in and of itself.”MORE NEWS: Busing Woes Continue For Hundreds Of Pittsburgh Public Schools Students
There was no word on if anyone could be facing charges in connection with this incident.