3 The device was discovered when Animal Care and Protective Services came to the home in response to a call about a large number of cats on the property. It's on Oak Street near the intersection with Glendale Street ...Not far from Fishweir Elementary School. We're told the owner of the home is in the hospital due to an extended illness. Channel 4's Marques White is joining us live from the scene ...Marques, what have police told you about this device? 3 3 3 You can see it's still a very active scene here.Several homes nearby were evacuated while bomb squad technicians worked to remove and neutralize that device. 00-1013-1825-30It all started around 11 this moring -- when the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office got a call about cats. When JSO responded they found a suspicious item in a home in the 39-hundred block of Oak Street.Word about what was found spread quickly.150813 TRINA MALLOY/LIVES IN THE AREA: one of the teachers got an alert on her cell phone. it said there's a bomb squad set up on oak street.The sheriff's office bomb squad arrived on scene to investigate.105019 CHRISTIAN HANCOCK/JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF'F OFFICE: UPON ARRIVE THE JACK.SHERIFF'S OFFICE DID NOTICE SOME ITEMS INSIDE THE DOORWAY OF A SUSPICIOUS NATURE. IT APPEARS TO BE SOME SORT OF MILITARY ORDINANCE. SORT OF MILITARY ITEM. IT IS UNKNOWN WHAT THOSE ARE.As the investigation into the devices continues people in the area were concerned. The area where all of is happening is right by the Fishweir Elementary School.150137 TRINA MALLOY/LIVES IN THE AREA that's not a real great thing to have in your neighbor. we've all been here 30, 40 plus years and we've never had anything like this. We hope to learn more about the devices that were found soon -- but again we are told the home where the devices were found was abandoned. MW, C4, TLS. Marques, what about the cats? How many are there and what is going to happen to them?Answer: As last count, 15 cats had been found in the house.Uncertain what has been done with them.