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WOMAN THROWS CAT INTO TRASH CAN

One of the year's most vilified humans was Mary Bale, a bank worker in England who was caught on camera walking past a neighborhood cat and tossing the creature into a trash can. Following a major uproar, Bale apologized and pleaded guilty to animal-cruelty charges.