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Maine’s Highest Court Affirms Cat Abuse Judgment

| June 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s highest court has affirmed a Franklin County court’s ruling that a Maine woman must pay $18,000 to the state after it seized 26 cats from her home. The seizure preceded Julia Peck’s conviction on animal cruelty charges. The Franklin County District Court prohibited Peck from owning any animals except two […]

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Five Animals Left For Weeks in Freezing Home in Ashland, Owner Charged with Cruelty

| January 7, 2014

Police estimate that two dogs and three cats were abandoned at a home in Ashland for two or three weeks with no food, no water, and no heat. Jarad Carney of the Ashland Police Department says, “I honestly believe they probably would not have made it through another night in that cold.” Last Thursday Sergeant […]

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