Cat dumping deputy getting a pass

January 7, 2013 

The powers that be underestimate the tenacity of animal advocates who speak for those who have no voice.

There has been a violation of the law regarding abandonment of an animal and a refusal to prosecute the sheriff's deputy who not only admitted trapping a cat, he told them he "took care of the problem." This cat was not a "problem." It was an indoor cat that had gotten out. Observation and testimony indicate this deputy was out of control and might better serve the public behind a desk!

To say that the law is nonspecific as to who can be prosecuted and who can't is an attempt to give this deputy a pass.

An ordinance to make it a misdemeanor to abandon or dump an animal? You've got to be kidding!

MARLENE WILSON

Modesto

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