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New photos show inside home of woman accused of hoarding cats
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New photos show inside home of woman accused of hoarding cats

New photos show inside home of woman accused of hoarding cats
Photo Credit: State Attorney's Office
Neighbors say the smell of animal feces and urine from 70-year-old Edith Alcorn's home in Neptune Beach was overwhelming. She's now paying fines and facing charges including animal cruelty for hoarding cats.

New photos show inside home of woman accused of hoarding cats

WOKV is getting a look at new photos inside the home of a woman accused of hoarding cats.

We first told you about 70-year-old Edith Alcorn's home in November when the city ordered her to clean up and eliminate the smell of animal feces and urine or pay a daily fine until she did.

"The smell from animals feces and urine it's just overwhelming," said neighbor Billy Harding.

Harding says he's lived in the neighborhood since 1965 but says the last 10 years the smell coming from Alcorn's hone has been a major issue, and he's not the only one who thinks so.

"It's a very sad thing that people who would turn in cat thought they were being helped and rescued when they were really being kept in an confined environment," another neighbor said.

Alcorn's attorney Duke Fagan says she's been working hard to clean the mess up and get her house back to code.

"She is going to work very hard to get the house back up to code to eliminate problem and she will be a good neighbor as she was for many years," said Fagan.

Alcorn is due back in court February 20th. She's facing charges of animal cruelty and confining animals without food, water, or exercise.

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