Business/Organization: Bunny Magic Wildlife and Rabbit Rescue Inc.
Location: Lusby, MD (US)
Aug 8, 2012 - Lusby, MD (US)
Convicted: Hoarding - 200 sick and injured rabbits seized
Sentence: Carole Van Wie was convicted in court of neglecting rabbits. She has promised not to take in any more animals and will be on supervised probation to ensure that she doesn't.
Van Wie will be turning in her state and federal animal rehabilitator licenses and has vowed to get out of animal rescue work. She must undergo a psychiatric evaluation and pay back some of the costs of caring for the animals who were rescued from Bunny Magic. The animal rights organization PETA thanked Calvert County Animal Control, the Tri-County Animal Shelter, and the Calvert County State's Attorney's Office for all their hard work on this case.... more...