Kristen Lindsey, Veterinarian In Bow-killing Case, Files Motion For Partial Retrial

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    Moves to strike Texas board expert’s testimony based on VIN comments, alleges witness was not impartial.
    Jun 21, 2016
    By Katie James
    Kristen Lindsey and Brian Bishop, her attorney, at the administrative hearing. (Photo courtesy of Alley Cat Allies)

    Kristen Lindsey, DVM, the Texas veterinarian at the center of the controversy surrounding the bow-shooting death of a cat that began more than a year ago, has filed a motion to strike testimony from a witness who testified during an administrative hearing to determine the status of her license, according to court documents.

    William Folger, DVM, MS, DABVP (feline), feline regent for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, testified as an expert witness for the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME) on the pain the cat that Lindsey shot may have felt and the immediacy of its death. Lindsey's motion calls into question Folger's ability to give fair and balanced testimony based on online statements Folger made on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) website regarding Lindsey's actions.

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