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A passerby heard noise from a ditch in Richmond, B.C.
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The charges come after an undercover video allegedly showed employees abusing animals.
The government has already begun consultations with the SPCA.
The cats were suffering from various conditions including respiratory issues, ring worm and conjunctivitis.
It was one of the largest animal seizures in provincial history.
Marcie Moriarty says investigators responded to 10,205 complaints in 2015.
The BC SPCA also found the bodies of other animals that had died.
The starving dog, now named Willow, had only rocks and soil in her stomach when she was found.
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The dog, named Archer, now has a new owner.
It's due to overwhelming success, says the café.
The tabby, named Charlie, had to be put down.
Joeseph White also isn't allowed to own pets for 10 years.