Rotherham, South Yorkshire: Julie Lorraine Mellard

#TheList Julie Lorraine Mellard, aged 62, of 3 Crescent End, Rotherham S66 9LS – neglected nine pet cats

Animal abuser Julie Mellard from Rotherham
Animal abuser Julie Mellard from Rotherham

Hobby dog and cat trader/backyard breeder Julie Lorraine Mellard pleaded guilty to one count of causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal, by failing to clip the nails of two cats between March and June 2018, allowing them to ingrow.

Mellard also admitted one count failing to ensure the needs of an animal, in that she failed to provide nine cats with a suitable living environment.

Sentence:
40 hours of unpaid work; £300 costs. Five-year ban on keeping cats.

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