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Whiskerville owner found guilty of animal cruelty - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 24, 2014

Whiskerville owner found guilty of animal cruelty

Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2013 1:00 am | Updated: 7:47 am, Fri Feb 15, 2013.

TEXAS CITY — The seizure of 200 cats, including 27 that died in squalor, led to the conviction Saturday of a feline sanctuary owner on four felony counts of cruelty to animals.

The verdict against Wydell Lorraine Dixon, 57, came at noon following two days of deliberation and a bomb threat phoned to the Galveston hotel where the jury was sequestered overnight.

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