2 Salem residents accused of abandoning animals
Two Salem residents have been arrested for allegedly abandoning animals in a mobile home without food or water.
State police in Westmoreland County got a call from a resident reporting the abandoned animals — two dogs, two cats and a rat. Upon arrival police said they found the animals inside. The rat was in a cage, and the mobile home was covered in animal feces and had no power.
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