SHELTON, Wash. (AP) – Authorities have rescued a horse, chickens and more than two dozen cats from a Washington state home of two people suspected of animal cruelty.

KOMO-TV reports Mason County deputies arrested two people Thursday after recovering the animals at a home near Shelton.

Authorities say they launched an investigation after neighbors reported problems with the animals.

Authorities found 27 cats, seven chickens and two horses. One horse was determined to be too sick and was euthanized.

Information from: KOMO-TV,

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