'Don't mess with us': Family of the 'Cat Lady' seeks justice in Muskoka mystery of missing seniors
Two decades after Joan Lawrence disappeared in Ontario’s cottage country, CBC Podcasts has found relatives of the isolated senior who went missing along with three others in mysterious circumstances.
Season 4: The Cat Lady Case
In 1998, 77-year-old Joan Lawrence vanished without a trace. All police could find were her 30 cats, shot dead. The case remains unsolved, but unsealed documents and new witnesses are shedding a light on one of cottage country’s darkest crimes.
A decades-old missing persons case continues to haunt Ontario's cottage country
An enigmatic woman named Joan Lawrence became a local legend in the community of Huntsville, Ont., where she became known as "the cat lady." That legend became a mystery when she disappeared 20 years ago. Now a new CBC podcast, Uncover: The Cat Lady Case, takes another look at her story.