Coventry, West Midlands: Mary Elizabeth Bale

#TheList Mary Elizabeth Bale (DoB 15/06/1965) of St Michaels Road, Coventry CV2 4EJ – recorded on video stroking a four-year-old tabby cat named Lola before picking her up by the scruff of her neck and dropping her into a wheelie bin.

The distressed cat was found in the bin 15 hours later by her owner.

Bank worker Bale, who was subjected to months of public vilification following the incident, admitted causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.

Twisted bank worker Mary Bale from Coventry dumped Lola the cat in a wheelie bin. Fortunately Lola was rescued or could have been crushed.
Twisted bank worker Mary Bale from Coventry dumped Lola the cat in a wheelie bin. Fortunately Lola was rescued or could have been crushed.

Sentence:  total of £1400 fines, costs and charges. Banned from keeping or owning animals for five years (expired October 2015).