Eight cats, three dogs, and seven puppies were living without food or water, according to Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

Eight cats, three dogs, and seven puppies were were neglected, living without food or water, according to arrest report from Wayne County.

A town of Galen couple is charged with animal abuse following an investigation by Wayne County Sheriff’s Office at a residence in the town of Arcadia in Wayne County.

Deputies arrested Nicholas J. Rosario, 24, and Darlene H. Humby, 41, both of the village of Clyde. The pair are charged with overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; failure to provide proper sustenance in violation of the state Agriculture and Markets Law 353.

Several animals at the residence were neglected and living without food or water, according to the report. Eight cats, three dogs, and seven puppies were seized and turned over to the Wayne County Humane Society for care.

Rosario and Humby were taken to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office for processing and released on appearance tickets. They are set to appear before the town of Arcadia Court at a later date and time to answer to the charges.

Deputies were assisted by Arcadia Town Code Enforcement, a Wayne County Animal Cruelty Investigator and a Veterinarian Technician.