Hoarding Disorder

Animal Hoarding

When most people hear about animal hoarding, they recall shocking news stories about the “crazy cat lady.” They immediately side with the animals, rarely considering the life of what led to this behavior.

Hoarding: The Basics

I’ve always had trouble throwing things away. Magazines, newspapers, old clothes… What if I need them one day? I don’t want to risk throwing something out that might be valuable. The large piles of stuff in our house keep growing so it’s difficult to move around and sit or eat together as a family.