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What's Your Take: Mama Cat or the Piping Plovers?

What's Your Take: Mama Cat or the Piping Plovers?


To summarize the story for you, founder of the Galveston Ornithological Society, James M. Stevenson, shot and killed a cat that lived under the San Luis Pass toll bridge that connects Galveston to mainland Texas. An avid birder, he felt that the cat (and other wild animals) were feeding on the endangered piping plovers in the area – so he took matters into his own hands.

The state law at the time of the incident prohibited killing a cat "belonging to another," but it was changed on Sept. 1 to include all cats regardless of ownership. Although the cat was living under the bridge, Mama Cat was named and cared for by a toll collector, John Newland. Opening arguments began on Nov. 13 for the case where Stevenson faces up to two years in jail and a $10,000 fine if convicted on animal cruelty charges.

It's a very polarizing suit, with animal lovers often feeling for both sides. I'm curious to hear how you feel about this:

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