Woman’s cat held for ransom by ‘rescue group’


(Houston Chronicle) A Houston-area woman says she must fork over $300 to get her cat back from an alleged animal rescue group.

Rachel Dean, 27, of Dickinson, posted on the Lost Pet Advocates of Galveston County Facebook group Sunday regarding her missing cat Romeo.

Romeo, who is 10-years-old, is an outdoor, indoor cat who went missing July 28.