Humans: a virus with shoes

Today’s utterly depressing news story:

Social workers found four children shared their home with 22 dogs and lived in “appalling conditions” after one of the youngsters began growling and displaying dog-like behaviour at school, a court was told yesterday.

A 35-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man, who cannot be identified to protect the children’s identity, were each jailed for 70 days yesterday. 

Don’t read the linked article if your faith in human nature is shaky.