Wydell Dixon and Kimberly Paskert were both charged yesterday with four counts of animal abuse torture for their neglect of the Whiskerville cats. As the nearly 200 living cats receive tender loving care, the sanctuary owner and her employee will be called to account for the horrific manner in which they let the cats down.
Dexter was quite the community character during his 4 years on the loose; so much so that neighbors threw a party when one of them finally trapped him. Now he is safely back with his family.
Since public discussion about TNR began in November, the Trinity Park cats have disappeared.
While the Whiskerville cats remain in custody at GCAS, volunteers provide them with cheerful and loving care and attention.
Elation turned to disappointment in the hours following the court hearing to determine the fate of the Whiskerville Cats.
Tears of joy marked the reunion between a woman and her cat, when they saw one another again last Thursday after three months.
Linda Monson and others believe Sassy remains trapped under the debris left by an apartment complex fire. They are having trouble conducting the search for her, and do not have the support of the fire chief.
Roy Haddock was known for his efforts helping cats and other animals. His final act in life, yesterday, was to try to help a cat who he believed to be in distress. An accidental drowning is believed to have claimed his life.
Maryland legislators will consider enacting a stats animal abuser registry, via a bill set to be introduced by Sen. Ronald Young.
Dot is a kitten with spina bifida, a birth defect that has left her without the use of her hind legs. Good people in Virginia fostered her until January 13, when she went to her new home at Tabby’s Place sanctuary. Dot is tiny and beautiful, and is very well-loved.
A euth specialist and his girlfriend were charged when a whistleblower released secret video of bad practices. Last week the two went to court. The case continues as the former director distances herself from the crimes.
There are two stories to be told in the wake of the massive Whiskerville cat seizure of Jan. 3. There is the story of Wydell Dixon and how she operated the facility, and there is the story of the cats who were saved. Here, we follow up on the saved cats and how they are being helped.