Springfield Breeder Pleads No Contest

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield breeder can’t own pets for 15 years. That’s just one stipulation included in a plea deal for 62-year-old Betty Gould, the woman accused of tossing two cats in the river near Island Park. Defense attorney Jim Kolstoe said, “The ultimate analysis was for her to go forward with the plea … 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 »