UPDATE: The woman facing animal cruelty charges has signed custody of her cats over to the Danville Humane Society.
In a Danville General District Court hearing, Dorothy Stroud agreed to let the Humane Society set up traps on her property to catch the remaining cats and she also agreed not to keep any more cats. ---------------
Danville, VA - A woman facing animal cruelty charges didn't show up in court Tuesday.
The Danville Area Humane Society confiscated eight cats and four dead ones, which were found in a cooler in front of a house on Grey Street. Two of the confiscated cats had to be put down because of health issues.
Tuesday, Dorothy Stroud was scheduled for her arraignment for animal cruelty charges, inadequate space charges, and more. She now is facing a failure to appear in court charge and a show cause order was issued.