Thursday, October 21, 2010

Regina Millard and Bertha Ryan - Vermont

Oct 15, 2010: Animal hospital to hold adopt-a-thon Sunday for cats seized from cars

An animal hospital that took in some of the nearly 90 cats that were seized from two women's cars last weekend is seeking adopters for the animals.

The West Mountain Animal Hospital in Bennington, Vt., is holding an Adopt-a-thon event this Sunday to help place about 40 cats in new homes..." More

Oct 15, 2010: More cats seized from home of sisters who hoarded 86 cats

Oct 11, 2010: 86 cats found in Troy women's cars; 2 cited

Two women face animal cruelty charges, accused of keeping nearly 90 cats in their cars, many of them in poor and deteriorating health.

Regina Millard, 54, and Bertha Ryan, 61, were issued civil citations by Bennington Police. The cats were seized by Bennington Animal Control.

Police said they found the women parked at the Aldi grocery store in Bennington Friday, sleeping in their cars with the cats.

There are now 86 cats as of Monday, according to an agency official. Five had to be put down, and four more kittens were born Saturday..." More

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