The Schwartzkopf family stands outside their rural home near Rudd. Photo submitted
Confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are visible from the windows of the Schwartzkopf home near Rudd. Photo submitted
One of the Schwartzkopf family's cats lost part of an ear because of an infection. The cats have also been losing fur. The family suspects it may be linked to nearby animal feeding facilities. Photo submitted.