CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Charlotte County Animal Control removed animals from All Creatures Safe Haven, a rescue facility in Punta Gorda.

A variety of animals were removed including dogs, cats, a horse, and pigs who were in terrible condition. The owner said she was operating a hospice situation for animals.

Charlotte County Animal Control said a search warrant on the home rescue proved otherwise.

Animal control said it is investigating the incident a cruelty case.