Cat Murder Trial Spurs Jury Laughter

To Jim Stevenson, the cats under the San Luis Pass Bridge were more than a nuisance; they were a threat to the endangered birds he loved. To John Newland, the toll taker on the bridge, the cats were family; he gave them names and spent his own money — hundreds of dollars each month — to feed them. Stevenson is a prominent birder who owns a bed and breakfast in Galveston, Texas, that caters to birders. He is charged with cruelty to animals for shooting a cat he believed was preying on the...Full Story
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