Man charged with animal mistreatment after authorities find 48 cats in home

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A North Charleston, S.C. man has been charged with ill treatment of animals after four dozen cats were found living in his home.

Renzo Zanipolo, 62, was arrested on an animal mistreatment charge, according to officials. He is currently being held at the Charleston County jail awaiting a bond hearing.

Leaders with the Charleston Animal Society are currently taking care of the cats and trying to find them a suitable home to live.


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