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Last Updated: Monday September 20 2010 16:17 GMT

Woman charged for dumping cat in a wheeled bin

Woman putting cat in bin

Woman puts cat into a bin

A woman who was filmed dumping a cat in a wheeled bin has been charged with animal cruelty offences.

Mary Bale, from Coventry, has been charged with causing unnecessary suffering to a cat and of not providing the animal with a suitable environment.

The RSPCA decided to take Ms Bale to court after she was caught on camera picking up Lola the cat and putting her in the bin in August.

She is due to appear before Coventry Magistrates Court on 19 October 2010.