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Woman, animals taken from squalid home

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Authorities found at least 30 cats and their owner living in squalor at a home in Central Islip, Long Island.

Someone called 911 on Friday asking for an ambulance for the woman who lives here. Responders found dozens of cats and one dog on the deplorable property.

Neighbors are not surprised.

The town of Islip declared the home uninhabitable in 2011, but neighbors say that the woman still came back and has been living without utilities and in squalor.

The Suffolk county SPCA said many of the animals are sick.

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