WILKES-BARRE - Humane officers say a Pennsylvania woman marketed "gothic kittens," with ear, neck and tail piercings, over the Internet.

Officers with the SPCA of Luzerne County removed three kittens and a cat from a home outside Wilkes-Barre.

Officer Carol Morrison says the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals raided the Ross Township home on Wednesday after getting a tip that the woman was selling the pierced kittens on eBay. "It's unbelievable anybody would do this to kittens," she said.

Charges are likely against the homeowner, whose name was not released. Morrison said the woman has a pet-grooming business in the basement of the home.

- AP