LEWISTOWN, Md. (AP) — Frederick County officials say a woman who was charged with animal cruelty after nearly 90 cats were taken from her Lewistown home wants the animals back.
Of the 89 cats removed, 19 have were put down and five have died at the county’s animal control center. Animal Control Director Harold Domer said Wednesday that Kimberly Ann McMillian-Stakes, 47, filed a petition to have the remaining cats returned.READ MORE: Crash Between Tractor-Trailers Closes Lanes In Fort McHenry Tunnel, Firefighters Union Says
McMillian-Stakes was arrested Tuesday and charged with 104 counts of animal cruelty. She was released from jail the same day after posting $15,000 bail.READ MORE: What Is Monkeypox, Its Symptoms And Threat To You?
The Frederick News-Post reports that court documents describe the home as filled with trash and cat feces. Seventy dead cats were also found in coolers and plastic bags.
A hearing on the petition is scheduled for Nov. 16.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Ravens Continue Shoring Up Secondary With Addition Of CB Kyle Fuller
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