New Law Regulates Animal Rescuers

EUGENE, Ore. — Necessary oversight or just more red tape? Opinions vary on a new state law aimed at preventing animal abuse. When Mary Anne Miller was a little girl, her father brought home abandoned kittens he found on his postal route. After that, in every picture from that time, she’s holding a cat. These … Continue reading »

Cat Abuser Pleads No Contest

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Betty Gould, the woman who was caught throwing cats into the Willamette River trapped in bags has plead no contest to two counts of attempted aggravated animal abuse. She appeared in Springfield Municipal Court on Thursday. As part of her plea agreement, two abandonment charges were dropped against her. KEZI 9 News … Continue reading »

Activists Protest Alleged Cat Abuser

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The woman who allegedly tossed two Persian cats into the Willamette River one week ago, Springfield resident Betty Gould, was released from the Lane County Jail Friday night. Someone posted her bail, which was brought down from $4,500 to $1,500. On Saturday, protesters stood outside her Springfield Salon, Hair by Betty, holding … Continue reading »