So far, Pinellas County Animal Control has removed six cats and three dogs who appear to be malnourished due to their weight and overall appearance.
The animals' owner, Edna Carr, has been arrested for allegedly neglecting the animals, by not providing sufficient food, water or exercise to the animals.
There are more animals still in the home that animal control believes are in the walls or the ceiling.
According to police it is also believed that there may be animals buried in the backyard of the home.
The animals in the home were surrendered to Animal Control as the investigation continues.
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