Trial set for Adams’ animal cruelty case

Former Houston mother and daughter will stand trial for animal cruelty relating to 53 animals seized by the SPCA in Alberta last year.

A former Houston mother and daughter will stand trial over animal cruelty charges relating to 53 animals that were seized by the SPCA in Alberta last year.

Karin and Catherine Adams will go to trial before a judge at Hanna Provincial Court on Oct. 26, after pleading not guilty at their last court appearance in Hanna on Nov. 25.

On Sept. 3 last year, the SPCA seized 11 horses, 25 dogs and 17 birds from a property the Adams’ were renting near the village of Cereal, which is about 300 kilometres northeast of Calgary.

Oyen RCMP charged both women with cruelty to animals, wilful neglect of animals, possession of stolen property and failing to comply with the conditions of an undertaking.

 

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