“We are so pleased that Mr. McKay is finally being held accountable for his inactions,” says Marcie Moriarty, general manager of cruelty investigations. “Abandoning horses in winter to fare for themselves is illegal and cruel. There is no excuse for his failure to properly look after his horses. He had the knowledge, the ability and the money to assist these horses and yet he gave up. Thank goodness the many volunteers and constables in this case did not.”
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