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Springfield woman accused of throwing cats away

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SPRINGFIELD, OR (AP) -

A not guilty plea was entered in Springfield Municipal Court for a 62-year-old woman charged with attempted animal abuse for throwing two cats in the Willamette River.

Police says Betty Ann Gould is a Persian cat breeder. They say she put two of her cats in a bag Friday and threw them in the river.

The Register-Guard reports police found the bag stuck in a tree branch and rescued the animals.

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