Modesto Cat Lady Goes On Trial
A Modesto woman accused of animal cruelty for keeping 150 cats in her home goes to trial today. Debra Rexelle faces 13 felony and four misdemeanor charges stemming from an August 2000 raid on her home. Police say the conditions in and around Rexelle´s home were deplorable. The remains of at least 50 cats and kittens also were found.