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Mary, Mary quite contrary..(Or the cat in the trash)

Posted Thursday, August 26, 2010, at 5:13 PM

Mary Mary Quite Contrary
Last week in in Coventry, England Mary Bale is out strolling when she comes across a friendly cat named Lola.

Mary stops to pet Lola, who was purring for her and jumps on the garden wall and for some unknown reason, Mary looks around and opens the garbage bin and throws the cat in the bin. Then she calmly walks away.

Owners Stephanie Mann and her husband Darryl could not find their Grey striped cat named Lola, and set up a search for her. They found her in a trash bin near their flat. The cat was distressed and sitting in her own waste.

The couple were appalled when they looked on the CCTV recording and saw the Grey haired elderly lady roughly snatch up the unsuspecting Lola and dumping her in the bin to stay lonely and scared for 15 hours.

Lola, is none worse for wear but not the same for Mary Bale, who was identified after the Mann's put the CCTV coverage on YouTube and found out who the culprit was.

The Mann's were distressed to see this and have expressed that they wish Mary no harm.

Mary Bale is under police protection and is under investigation from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals.

The public has cried such a outrage that Mary is being hounded at work and home with threats.

It will be up to the courts to decide whether Mary does jail time or community service for her dastardly deed, I personally think she needs a little dumpster therapy of her own.

It breaks my heart to think this friendly animal got tossed like garbage, alone and hungry and could have come to a bad end had not her owners found her.

Mary Bale said "It's just a cat, I thought it would be a joke.. I thought the cat would get out."

Oh really Mary, the cat weighs 4 lbs.. and has no thumbs!! How is Lola to open the wheelie bin top at a height of 4 feet over her head?

Good grief... some folks are a waste of skin.

Mary.. I hope you learn your lesson well now that you've lost your self respect, honor and possibly your job.


For those who would like to see Mary in all her shame here is the clip:


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yeah, what she did was awful, and stats do show that people who start with animals do sometime advance to people. Wonder if all these women and or the man who talks them into having abortions started wth pets? just wondering?

-- Posted by michaelbell on Mon, Aug 30, 2010, at 6:09 PM

this is her work address: Royal Bank of Scotland, 17 Church Street,

-- Posted by 4fabfelines on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 9:17 PM

Welcindance: Thumbs up funny: Jaxspike I do agree.. i just get heartbroken over children that are treated like garbage and worse than this poor cat Lola.

The total disreagared for life is appalling to me. My cats and animals are like family to me, i walk in the room and they say "hello" usually by a trill or a chirp...nobody can tell me these animals don't love.

-- Posted by 4fabfelines on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 9:13 PM

Some people should be boiled down for glue.

-- Posted by welkindance on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 3:33 PM

She works at a bank? I guess she just throws away money because in fact, its just paper? Its not like it has feelings? Oh and the people are rich anyways if they have that kind of money, its the thought processes that have people disgusted, NOT the fact it was JUST a cat.

-- Posted by Evil Monkey on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 12:54 PM

I believe the justice system (if it really IS justice) is lacking on several points. I wish we could go back to the "old days" when people were persecuted on the court house steps and the public outcry was to publicly flog or humiliate them as they were imprisoned in the stockade!

-- Posted by picaboo170 on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 12:51 PM

I saw this on the news, and it is completely disgusting. I mean, she even makes it worst when she says "I thought it would be funny." I don't see what is so funny about it. Studies show that murderers normally start with animals. They will torture and kill animals first before killing a human. So this is very disturbing.


And I totally agree with jaxspike. Why aren't people going disturbed and this passionate about people who are killed and just thrown away like a piece of trash. I know that some people say that it is because the animals cannot defend for theirselves. However, how about children who are murdered or abused? They surely cannot defend for themselves either. Why aren't people threatening child molesters, or murderers? (I am not condoning any violence against others, just making a point.) I love animals, and believe anyone who hurts or kills them should be punished. The whole legal system needs to be changed to way it was in the past where there was real punishment and not just a slap on the wrist or jail/prison time. I worked at a medium-security prison and can tell you that they have more rights and privileges than you or I. It is suppose to be a place for punishment/rehab. But instead it's like putting your child in a corner for time-out and giving them a Nintendo DS to play with while he's being punished.


Steve, I believe they said that she worked at a bank.

-- Posted by PrpleHze on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 10:06 AM

Many studies have shown that her disregard for the life of a possible pet and her lack of concern for how the animal died reflects on her overall value for life, so she, and people like her may be the ones who could care less about the loss of human life and suffering.

While I certainly do not think she should be threatened, something legal would be good to get her attention.

For an average person, their first experience with jail is a very sobering experience. I have seen what a voluntary night spent behind bars can do with juveniles. The vast majority did not like being there.

A fine is just paid and we move on, like a speeding ticket. I have received a few of those in my life and I don't think it slowed me down much. What did slow me down was thinking of the innocents I could hurt or kill.

In her case, hopefully all the uproar and bad vibes coming her way are enough to make her realize her action was quite callous. I don't recall if they said what she does, but I hope she is not a health-care worker.

-- Posted by stevemills on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 8:39 AM

Anyone who would do that kind of thing is a sick person. Too bad they can't lock her in a dumpster for 15 hours.

-- Posted by GoTitans on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 8:36 AM

It is sad though that everyone makes a fuss over this cat but never make a fuss over the loss of human lives that occur each and every day. Yeah, what the woman did was definitely a bad idea but definitely not worth being threatened over or going to jail for.

Have some perspective here . . .

-- Posted by jaxspike on Fri, Aug 27, 2010, at 7:17 AM

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Lesa Cox has owned a cleaning service and a bookstore; now, she repairs and maintains computers for the elderly and others on a fixed income. She enjoys animals, gardening, books and fixing old cars. She and her husband have one son, who suffers from Asperger's syndrome.