A convicted animal abuser has been sentenced in Drumheller Provincial Court to 90 days in jail.
Catherine Adams was convicted on two counts of animal abuse, one for willfully causing pain and one for cruelty towards animals.
Adams will serve 90 days in jail for each count, to be served concurrently, followed by two years of probation. The courts also ordered that Adams report to a probation officer after her sentence as well as complete 100 hours of community service, vocational training, upgrading her current education and must show proof to her probation officer that she can hold down a regular job. Adams has been unemployed since 2014.
Adams pled guilty back in 2015 to animal crulty charges in British Columbia and was banned from owning animals for 20 years. The the court expanded the ban to Canada wide for another 17 years.
Karin Adams, Catherine's mother, will be appearing in Red Deer Provincial Court on November 7, 2018 on a separate matter.