BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Nearly a dozen animals are in need of loving new homes after being found in a hot van in Brevard County.
Officials say 2 dogs and 8 cats were left inside a filthy minivan in the sweltering heat. A deputy spotted one of the distressed dogs locked in a cage directly in the sunlight.
The other animals were found during a search of the van.
Maryann Gattuso, 65, and Russell Kaupp, 75, were arrested Wednesday. They are charged with animal cruelty and resisting an officer.
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