Thursday, May 21, 2009

Three plead guilty in Highlands cat-hoarding case

By Matt Pais,

"...Henry Deininger, 59, Joan Deininger, 54, and Jessica Deininger, 30, each must pay $1,000 in fines, said Victor "Buddy" Amato, chief of the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

County animal control officials seized the cats in April and charged each family member with animal cruelty after it was discovered the animals were provided neither adequate sustenance or veterinary care..." More

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