Animal Care | A wife claiming to run an animal recovery from a Mt. Moriah Road home is now facing 65 indicts after dozens of animals were seized last week.
Linda Cockey, 59, is tasked with one count of aggravated brutality to animals and 64 weighs of brutality to animals. Court documents mention she is charged with exacerbated brutality after a cat was killed in her care.
The cat was found inside an RV on her Reagan property last week during a recovery by Animal Rescue Corps and the Henderson County Sheriff's Office. Court documents say the cat expired as a result of its living conditions.
The cat was left inside the RV with no food or water, field documents say.
Deputies were responding to individual complaints May 25 that an animal recovery was operating at the home.
Animal Rescue Corps said in a news release that the Sheriff's Office requested their assistance in rescuing the animals, including 15 cats and 48 dogs.
Many of the dogs search for and chained outside without access to menu, clean water, or veterinary upkeep, the liberation adds. Others were loping loose on the belonging, and several small dogs, together with eight cats, were inside a trailer on the property.
The animals living in the trailer discovered in" unimaginable ailments ," the liberation adds, including" dangerously poison" ammonia degrees, urine and feces-covered floors and collections of garbage.
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