Cruelty to animals charged
A St. Thomas woman, 19, has been charged with cruelty to animals after allegedly leaving a dog and two young cats without food or water for up to three weeks in a downtown apartment.
St. Thomas Police reported police entered the apartment Monday, Feb. 3, after neighbours raised concerns about the welfare of the animals.
The animals were taken by the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and are expected to recover.
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