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Presents. . .


The Cat Killers of Kern County
A Movie/Documentary about
Kern County Animal Control
An Unregulated, Misguided, and Vindictive Agency



Table of Contents

PREFACE
Introduction


The Characters

Chapter 1
The Setting . . .
Save-a-Life Cat Sanctuary
Mojave, California


Chapter 2
Years of Neglect at Save-a-Life

Chapter 3
Save-a-Life in Total Dissarray,
Gets New President, New Hope


Chapter 4
Kern County Animal Control
Unrelenting Harassment Begins


Chapter 5
Officer Burgess and Tamie Griggs
plot to remove Ruben from Save-a-Life


Chapter 6
Burgess Demands More and More
as Tamie's Insubordination Grows


Chapter 7
Disgruntled Tamie Makes "Complaint"
Complicit Burgess Seizes 24 Cats


Chapter 8
"NO WAY OUT"
Burgess Becomes Obsessed
Save-a-Life Demands A Hearing


Chapter 9
Burgess Retaliates For Hearing
Continues Threats and Harassment


Chapter 10
Burgess Retaliates Again, Gets Warrant
Based on Lies, Seizes Cats, Arrests Ruben


Chapter 11
3 Days in Kern County County Jail,
Charged With Animal Cruelty,
Then Charges Dropped


Chapter 12
Burgess's Bullying, Threats,
Lies, and Criminal Complicity


Chapter 13
Save-a-Life Complains about Burgess
at Animal Services Commission Meeting


Chapter 14
Save-a-Life Sues Kern County,
Burgess Retaliates and
has Ruben Arrested AGAIN!


Chapter 15
Save-a-Life Sues Kern County
Animal Control Drops Charges


Chapter 16
Seizure Drains Save-a-LIfe Finances
Ruben and the Cats Stressed Out

Chapter 17
Burgess and Sugg Come Back for More
Enough is Never Enough


Chapter 18
Officer Burgess's Cruelty to Animals

Chapter 19
Kern County Animal Control's
"KILL AT WILL" agenda




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