Sunday, August 31, 2008

Pet Owner Charged With Animal Cruelty

This is the title of the news I just read over the internet. Yes, that will happen when pet owners will abuse their pets and not take care of them the way they should be taken cared of.

"NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The owner of a Hickman County farm where over 700 animals were seized in June is facing charges. According to press release from the state Attorney General's office, Patricia Adkission is facing 24 felony counts of aggravated cruelty, nine counts of other misdemeanors for animal cruelty and a variety of other misdemeanors in connection with the raid.

Authorities said the raid at the Lyles, Tenn., farm was the largest in Tennessee's history. The investigation was so massive that it took officials days to take animals away from the area.

Investigators said the animals were housed in various buildings throughout the 92-acre property. Many of them were without water and living in cages covered in feces."

I hope the rescued animals will find a good and loving homes.

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