I could not be more thrilled to announce that today Dave Skeberdis, the man charged in Nubs' case with the hoarding and neglect of over 500 birds, pled guilty to all charges. He will be under probation, including counseling, for the next year, which will include reporting on the state of his home.
This is a HUGE victory for Nubs, his flock, and companion birds everywhere. I think everyone involved is satisfied with the outcome: Mr. Skeberdis will receive the help he needs, and he will be monitored while he receives that help.
Thank you to the many, many people who signed our petition, the DA's office and judge in the case who made sure justice would be served, and the media who has shown both sides of this emotional and difficult story.
Today a message has been sent to people everywhere, and a historical precedence: ALL creatures deserve humane treatment.
All the best,