ANIMALS – The gendarmerie intervened with an animal owner last week following a report from the Brigitte Bardot Foundation
It was painful to see. To the point of alerting the defenders of the animal cause. On July 15, members of the Brigitte Bardot Foundation went to the gendarmerie brigade in Balma, east of Toulouse, to report a case of mistreatment on a horse in the neighboring town of Lanta.
The mayor of the village, as well as the veterinary services will note the physical state of the equine, malnourished. Everything is done to seize the animal “from its unscrupulous owner”, indicated the gendarmes of Haute-Garonne.
They will find his trace on October 4, in a meadow in the town of Gauré, a few kilometers away. Armed with an authorization from the prosecution, the soldiers seize the animal and entrust it to the good care of an association. Eight days later, they occur at the owner’s, with the support of the Departmental Directorate for the Protection of Populations. On the spot, they discover dogs, cats and rabbits, in poor condition.
These animals are recovered and placed with associations and foster families. As for their owner, she was taken into custody and is the subject of a judicial inquiry. For these acts of cruelty, she incurs a sentence of up to three(…) Read more at 20minutes
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