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Animal hoarding in Thief River Falls prompts questions about why people do it

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Earlier this month, officials in Thief River Falls recovered 51 cats from a small house. Before that officials in Crookston recovered more than 60 cats from a house.


What's behind hoarding?

An expert says it could be a mental disorder and an unmet emotional need. Hoarders never intend to hoard, says the head of one animal shelter.

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