The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was the first humane society to be established in North America and is, today, one of the largest in the world. In recent news Anne Arundel County, Maryland seized 51 cats from a neglect situation in the city of Glen Burnie. In Wicomico County, Maryland 300 Pomeranian dogs were seized in the same situation. Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, Calvert, and Charles County are helping with the dogs due to the unimaginable circumstances. Anne Arundel County is already overwhelmed with caring for 51 cats. The Washington D.C./Baltimore offices accepted donations in the form of treats and toys and delivered them to the shelters.