Woman convicted of animal cruelty back in jail

Posted at 4:16 PM, Apr 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-11 19:28:48-04

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WTVR) – A Chesterfield cat hoarder is back in jail Wednesday.

Patti Wheeler was charged in 2009 with keeping 56 cats and 4 dogs in a rental home.

As part of her probation, Wheeler was told to not have any contact with animals, but she was recently found with two more kitties.

As a result, Wheeler was sentenced to 30 days in jail.