RSPCA inspector Garry Palmer said:"It is one of the worst cases I have seen in my ten-year career."
RSPCA Inspector Ms Baker said: This is the worst case of animal cruelty I have ever seen in my career.
RSPCA inspector Caroline Hall said: "This is one of the worst cases of animal cruelty I have ever seen
"It was the worst case of neglect I have ever seen," said the chief inspector for the RSPCA Rob Skinner,
Inspector Dale Grant, of the RSPCA, said it was the worst example of a starved animal he had seen in his career.
Becky Fox, acting manager at the shelter, said this was the worst case of cruelty she had seen in 10 years
RSPCA inspector Lynn Marshall says it was the "worst case" of animal cruelty she has ever seen.
Kirsty Hampton, the RSPCA inspector in charge of the investigation said it was the worst case she has faced.
Local inspector Sheona Morley described it as the worst case of cruelty she had encountered in almost 14 years working for the charity.
Mr Spamer said that in 25 years service with the RSPCA this was the worst case of animal cruelty he had ever seen.
Speaking after the case, RSPCA Inspector Mark Gent, said: “This is the worst case of wilful animal cruelty I have seen in my career.
Lisa Smith, manager of the charity's Woodside Animal Care Centre, said it was the worst case of cruelty she has seen in the 11 years she has worked there.