Sonia Talette Shavers, threw kittens out of a moving vehicle, was then arrested May 24 by deputies in Texas. Shavers is charged with cruelty to “non-livestock animals”. She was booked into the Bi-State Jail. According to the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred May 24 on Highway 67 West and County Road 1215.
Deputies responded to the area after receiving a call that someone was throwing kittens from a moving vehicle. “The caller had unsuccessfully tried to avoid striking a kitten before noticing that several kittens were being thrown out of the vehicle in front of her,”
A deputy later located the driver on FM 3098 and identified the woman as Shaver’s. “The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office is appreciative of any citizen cooperation that leads to the arrest of criminal offenders. The information provided to the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office by this citizen facilitated the arrest of the person responsible for this heinous crime,” Shavers’ bond is set at $10,000