Confessions: Animal Hoarding

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Wednesday 9:00 PM on Animal Planet Premiered Jul 21, 2010 Between Seasons

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    • Junkyard Dogs
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      2/10/12
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      An 80's party girl becomes cat lady. A recidivist hoarder hides dogs in a junkyard.
    • Lauren and Jack
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      8/11/10
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      A young woman named Lauren cares for many unwanted dogs in her home, which is in unpleasant conditions from the dogs' waste and destruction, while waiting for her husband to return from fighting in Afghanistan. A 48-year-old depressed man named Jack has been keeping 45 dogs in his home, most of which are feral, following a pack mentality.moreless
    • 158 Chickens in My House
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      1/14/11
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      Having grown up with an alcoholic father who was never there for him, retired Army linguist Peter has been keeping 158 chickens, in addition to a few dogs and cats, in his house. Having grown up with a mother who never loved her since she had her at the age of 42, Catharine, nicknamed Kitten, has acquired over thirty cats in her house and is unable to keep up with the cats' messes. She begins to smell of cat urine, which has gotten her fired from her job as a waitress.moreless
    • Bonnie and Don
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      7/21/10
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      Bonnie refuses to let her many dogs go outside, creating disgusting, unsanitary conditions in her home. Don's living conditions and life has worsened from acquiring thirty cats, so his wife now lives in their daughter's home.
    • Cats in My Freezer
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      9/7/11
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      A young woman with OCD finds comfort in her many cats, which is threatening her relationship with her romantic partner. She even keeps cats of hers that have died in her freezer. A woman who is a mother and recovering drug addict has several children, several dogs, and many more cats. Unfortunately, all but one of her children have left home to live somewhere else, and one of her sons has to wear cologne to mask the unpleasant animal odor he has acquired.

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    • Robin, Jack, and Flossie Revisited
    • 99 Pets
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      1/6/12
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      A woman wants her family - and her 99 pets. A retired rock musician picks his dogs over his daughters.
    • Trapped by Cats
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      2/11/11
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      After being in five unsuccessful relationships, Vera has acquired seventy-six cats for comfort. However, this has created unsafe conditions in her home. Her twenty-six-year-old daughter Nicole is becoming tired of caring for the cats when she wants to move on with her own life and spend her babysitting money for herself. Having been unloved by his family, an older man named Matthew hoards objects and dogs to cope. Unfortunately though, many of his dogs develop health problems in the messy conditions of his property, and his children decide to intervene.moreless
    • After growing up with an unloving stepfather and going through a heroin addiction, a religious older man becomes a minister. Unfortunately, his congregation abandons him, and he turns to dogs as his main companions. Since he has accumulated vicious 35 dogs, the dogs have consumed his life, even getting him evicted off his rented property. Having gone through a childhood with only pets as friends and an unsuccessful marriage, an older woman has begun adopting stray animals. She eventually focuses on cats and acquires 108 of them in her home. Consequently, her relationship with her daughter and the conditions of her house deteriorate. foul odor bothers the neighbors and gets the attention of animal control workers.

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    • Lolette and Robin
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      8/4/10
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      Robin has been taking in lots of pets and hoarding objects so much that her relationship with her husband suffers. She is depressed that her daughters are moving away from her. Lolette runs a cat shelter that has over 300 cats. Unfortunately, disease is spreading, so many of the cats are sick.moreless
    • Ghost Hunter Hoarder
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      12/30/11
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      A middle-aged woman who has always believed in ghosts lives a mostly isolated life with her nine dogs and seventeen birds. She has come to care about her dogs so much that it interferes with her job as a ghost hunter. An older woman, who had been abused and living with many unsuccessful relationships, used to enjoy a great factory job, until she got into a car accident. Forced to retire, she finds comfort in caring for cats. Unfortunately, though, she has acquired over 130 cats that have destroyed her home and her relationship with her family.

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    • Pack of 38 Dogs
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      2/3/12
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      A medical worker has a secret hoard of dogs. A single dad keeps deadly pythons.
    • My Cats are Killing My Daughter
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      9/21/11
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      A thirty-one-year-old woman has acquired about thirty catssince her cats with her second husband has started to reproduce. She has had almost no relationship with her mother and her first cat died. Now with these cats, she has to deal with the fact that they are threatening her daughter's respiratory health. A fifty-six-year-old chef has had a rough childhood, run away from home, and even spent seven years in prison for bad behavior. Fortunately, though, he finds a job and marries. He and his wife have hada few cats together, but the catshave begun to reproduce, turning the house into a huge mess that gives his wife respiratory problems and has forced them both to move out.

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    • Jackie and Shelley
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      8/25/10
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      A young woman named Shelley and her husband live in a house full of sixty-five cats. Some of them have given birth to multiple kittens since the couple are unable to pay for spaying and neutering. After three marriages that ended in divorce, an older woman named Jackie has been collecting birds to deal with the pain. Unfortunately, her house has become infested with rats from all the bird food, and she has been diagnosed with Bird Lung Disease.moreless
    • 82 Dogs and Counting
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      2/4/11
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      An older woman named Carolyn has acquired over eighty dogs, taking dogs from shelters that were euthanizing dogs and even stealing dogs out of other people's homes. Her situation creates unsanitary conditions in her home. After dealing with three marriages that ended in divorce, and her daughter moved out, an older woman named Cynthia begins collecting multiple birds and hoarding objects. Unfortunately, she has had to have several operations simply because one of her birds bit her finger, and her house is in a mess.moreless
    • My Truck's Filled with Dogs
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      8/31/11
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      A middle-aged woman named Brenda has gone through a hard childhood with an absent father and abusive stepfather and two unsuccessful marriages and had six children. After her children left home, she began to acquire rabbits. Unfortunately, though, she now has one hundred thirty rabbits that have ruined her house and left her with no electricity or running water. An older man named Johnnie has dealt with a tough childhood and the death of his parents. After both events have happened, he has started to collect dogs. Now with thirteen dogs,some of which are aggressive, Johnnie is left to live in his truck.

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    • Rats!
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      1/13/12
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      After losing her first dog, an old woman had founded a rescue group during her younger years. Things were going well for the rescue, but unfortunately for her, she divorced her first husband and lost her second one to blood cancer. The rescue had deteriorated so much that it has accumulated168 dogs. Ever since she has admitted to her family about being a lesbian, a young womanhas lived a difficult life. Passionate about animals, she tries to pursue a career in animal science, but fails due to a lack of funds. She eventually settles down withher partner,but acquires many pets, especially rats, that damage her home and suffers from anxiety-related attacks.

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    • Zoo in My Basement
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      9/14/11
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      A fifty-eight-year-old street minister has dealt with a difficult adolescence, having to take special education classes. His struggle with academics continued into his adulthood, and after losing a job three years ago, he has accumulated over 150 animals in his basement. Unfortunately, the animals have made the house incredibly messy and dirty, caused his wife to develop COPD, and come between his relationships with his wife and stepdaughter. A twenty-one-year-old woman has acquired twenty-one dogs after rescuing dogs with her mother, who had her at a young age. She wanted to become a nurse, but she has had to quit her job as a nursing assistant for the dogs, and her mother and stepfather have to support her.

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    • Deadly Snakes in My Bedroom
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      8/24/11
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      Tom used to be an athletic, outgoing boy, but ever since his parents divorced, he became so depressed that he skipped school and failed to finish high school. He has accumulated twenty-three venomous snakesand still dependson his mother. Retired lawyer Nancy was one of nine children and faced a cold, distant childhood. However, ever since her husband Ed first bought her a pair of lovebirds, Nancy fell in love with them. The couple collected several more lovebirds, which reproduced. Over a few years, the house has filled with over two hundred fifty lovebirds. Nancy doesn't want to give up the birds, but unfortunately, they are threatening to ruin her marriage with Ed.

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    • My Cats or My Daughter
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      3/4/11
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      A middle-aged woman named Flower acquires thirty-seven cats to make up for the lack of affection she experienced with her mother as a child. Unfortunately, the cats have turned her house into a mess, forced her thirteen-year-old daughter, Natalee, to move in with a neighbor, and caused Flower's husband, Todd, to develop an allergy to cats. A young woman named Christi has had an unhappy childhood with an abusive father and lack of supportive parental figures. Christi has become so obsessed with cats that she allows feral cats to enter in her boyfriend's home and ruin her thirteen-year-old stepdaughter's social life and respiratory health.moreless
    • Chihuahua Hell
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      1/21/11
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      Sad from losing her mother and grandmother, aspiring nurse Brandy adopts several cats and dogs and hoards objects to cope with her feelings. Having grown up with a cruel father, forty-four-year-old Alan has acquired eighteen dogs, which come between him and his partner, Richard.
    • Junkyard Dogs
      2/10/12
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      Ever since she was adopted by strict parents, a woman has loved dogs. After she had been assaulted, she has acquired many dogs. She keepsso many in such bad conditionsthat they have caught the police's attention. A middle-aged woman who used to be carefree during her younger days has had an unhappy love life, and her beloved bird had died. To compensate, she has taken in stray cats. Unfortunately, she puts so such time and energy into the cats that she neglects her home, family, and friends.

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    • Too Many Pitbulls
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      1/28/11
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      After dealing with the divorce of his parents and the death of his first pit bull, a young man named Shane begins collecting unwanted pit bulls. Unfortunately, they are depriving him of money, attacking each other and other family members' pets, destroying his mother's home, and coming between him and his two-year-old daughter, Lana. An older woman named Sharon has grown up with a single mother with no friends or relatives and has lost her son to suicide. To cope, she collects cats, which destroy her home by toileting everywhere, leaving her with almost no electricity.moreless
    • I Live in a Kennel
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      1/20/12
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      When a middle aged woman's bulldog and poodle mate, she gets the idea of making money from breeding her two dogs. Unfortunately though, she has allowed it the breeding to get out of control and refuses to give up the puppies. After dealing with an short-tempered father and five unsuccessfiul marriages, an older woman starts adopting dogs. She acquires so many, though, that she pays more attention to them than toher family and lives in a nearby dog kennel.

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    • Flossie and Christine
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      8/18/10
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      Flossie has lost her mother and brother. Her younger sister has met her girlfriend, married her, and moved out with her. Feeling lonely, she has taken in multiple dogs, cats, a pig, and a raccoon. Christine works a demanding job and has been in seven marriages, all of which have failed. To cope with her unhappiness, she keeps many dogs and cats in her home.moreless
    • Drowning in Cats
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      3/18/11
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      Young commercial fisherman Lloyd has been orphaned when he was still a teen and allows stray cats in his home, causing problems. Lloyd's house becomes a complete mess, he receives many warnings from Animal Control, his relationships with his friends are falling apart, and he even becomes depressed. After two unsuccessful marriages, the second of which was abusive, a middle-aged woman named Dawn has developed a compulsive desire to save animals. Unfortunately, the animals are coming between her and her daughter, Deanna, so much that Deanna is thinking about moving in with her father.moreless
    • She Gets My Goat
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      3/25/11
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      A young man named Shane has become a troubled, drug-using youth ever since he found out his dad was not his biological father. He has acquired over 150 animals in hopes of opening up a pet store, but the animals are coming between him and his fiance Diana. A middle-aged woman named Jean has had a happy life with her husband, Mitch, until she gives birth to a stillborn baby. To cope, she collects multiple animals, which interfere with her relationship between her family members. Also, Mitch is worried about his and Jean's daughter, Chelsea, who spends most of her time caring for the animals.moreless
    • Peter and Kitten
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      1/14/11
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      A retired Army linguist has filled his house with 158 roosters and hens. A popular waitress is fired because she reeks of cat urine.
    • 80 Cats and a Baby
      80 Cats and a Baby
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      2/25/11
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    • 80 Cats and a Baby
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      2/25/11
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      Carol has had an unhealthy attachment to her mother for many years and has been adopting cats with her. Now that her mother has died, she has continued to collect cats. She has married Albert and wants to start a family with him, but unfortunately, they have eighty cats that are messing up their home and creating unsanitary conditions. An older woman named Mary Katherine has lived a rather unhappy life growing up. She was sheltered as a child, got pregnant when she was only eighteen, experienced a marriage that ended in divorce, and even became an alcoholic. Mary K. has stopped drinking, but her daughter Lynn had died from brain cancer. She has become depressed, even suicidal at times, and started adopting stray cats to cope. Consequently, Mary K.'s house has become messy with the cats' hair, feces, and vomit.

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    • Big Dog Crisis
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      2/18/11
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      A middle-aged man named Ray has been dealing with problems caused by a hole in his heart and his wife's death for nine years. Feeling guilty about his wife's death, Ray has acquired fourteen dogs, twelve of which are mastiffs, which have trashed his house. Aflight attendant named Donna has had almost no relationship with her father, and her older brother has died. She met and married David, but her many cats and several dogs are threatening their marriage.

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    • Janice and J.D.
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      7/28/10
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      Janice has acquired so many dogs and cats that her current husband stops supporting her, her health suffers, and her family has to intervene. After a difficult childhood, J.D. has developed an addiction to saving animals, which is ruining her relationship with Patty.
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