Well, I brought her home to die, if she needed, or live, but I promised Hermione she would be warm, have a full belly and know what a normal kitty home is like - with humans that cared. I chronicled her progress because I thought people needed to see what this poor innocent creature had suffered at the hands of her owners.
I asked the OSPCA to investigate, but was advised that even though I: videotaped the cats at their owners' house and the owners saying "good-bye" to them; had witnesses who talked, and saw the cats at the owners' house; and had my vet's secretary information, as the owners had called the office and had tried for over half an hour to get information on "their cats," that because I did not get, in writing, a release that the owners had signed saying these were their cats, that no charges could be laid.
If anything, I want people to read this story and learn from this, and try to get something in writing if rescuing or doing a TNR. I could have brought a piece of paper and told the owners my vet would not help if I did not get a release saying I had custody of the cats, but I thought video tape and witnesses (the trapper and the person who told me about the cats originally) would be enough - but it wasn't.