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1 hr ago | Cambridge Evening News

Disturbing reports of pets being hanged from trees and shot at with air rifles in Cambridge

Scaremongering donation collectors have been spreading false torture stories of pets being hanged from trees and shot by air rifles in Cambridge to get people to part with their cash.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

2 hrs ago |

Activists urge Modise to quit

About 50 animal rights activists protested outside Parliament on Tuesday morning, demanding the resignation of National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Agriculture, Science

3 hrs ago | ABC News

Woman's Quest to Go Vegan So PETA Will Pay Her Water Bill

As thousands of Detroit residents struggle without water, one woman is reaching out to an unlikely source to help pay for her overdue bill: PETA.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Detroit, MI

5 hrs ago | SFGate

Police: Missouri pet dog shot after escaping yard

St. Louis police say the pit bull-pointer mix named Loki escaped from its yard Tuesday morning.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Family of rescued cat makes big announcement

He was a bright spot in a tragic story of animal cruelty and now he's part of a growing family.


KRQE Albuquerque


That man, Salvador Martinez, was arrested for extreme animal cruelty because of how he allegedly killed the dog, but there's another piece of the case that's drawn attention.


Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Torrance County, NM, House, NM

Attorney General sues former owner of controversial Forks animal sanctuary

The Republic reported today that the state attorney general is suing the former owner of a controversial animal sanctuary that was located in Forks, Washington.


Related Topix: Forks, WA

Brooklyn punk cat kicker hissed at in Brooklyn Criminal Court

King, the one-year-old cat has since been adopted and no longer has to think of his past life.


The Anti-Cruelty Society partners with Pose A Pet App

The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago, TACS for short, is the city's oldest and largest animal welfare organization.


WLWT-TV Cincinnati

2 pets killed after going missing 2 days apart in Ripley Co.

Laci Holt's dog Montana and cat Sadie went missing two days apart. Then almost a week later, a neighbor discovered both pets together, dead on top of a garbage bag with a shotgun shell casing on County Road 50 South near the Dearborn County line.


Related Topix: Dearborn County, IN


Woman who blew her A 200,000 inheritance on caring for horses loses...

Woman who blew her A 200,000 inheritance on caring for horses loses her appeal against her conviction for animal cruelty Lisa Vaughan was ordered to pay out A 5,500 despite being told she had spent all of her inheritance.


Related Topix: Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, World News, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom,


Bluewater Productions & PETA Create a Poster Protesting Against Killer Whale Cruelty

The 20-foot cartoon piece is being used to protest against the cruel handling of orcas at SeaWorld theme parks.


There may be more to pork Pres. elect Ronald William Prestage than meets the sty

When Ronald William Prestage, 59, was arrested last week for trying to take an unlicensed gun into the U. S. Capitol, many wondered what the frequent lobbyist was thinking.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, South Carolina

WTVG-TV Toledo

Amazing reunion between local woman and her horse

An update to a story we first brought you last week. Charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against the owner of four horses in Sandusky County.


Related Topix: Sandusky County, OH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Ontario Livestock Sales owner pleads no contest to animal cruelty charge

RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> The owner of Ontario Livestock Sales, the largest livestock market in Southern California, has pleaded no contest to violating state law on animal cruelty by permitting animals too sick or injured to stand to be sold into the food supply.


Related Topix: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Animal cruelty clampdown awaits passage in Legislature

A little more than a year ago, images of an emaciated, cigarette-burned and tortured pit bull emerged, causing a public outcry for justice for the dog that will be forever known as Puppy Doe.


Related Topix: Quincy, MA, Northbridge, MA

The Modesto Bee

Cattle auction boss gets probation in cruelty case

Horacio Santorsola entered a plea of no contest Monday in San Bernardino County Superior Court to a misdemeanor count of receiving improperly held non-ambulatory animals.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA


Man Shoots Girlfriend's Turtle In The Head: Cops

Sgt. Louis Diamanti, Stonington's animal control officer, says 31-year-old Steven Richard used a BB gun rifle to shoot the turtle in the head Friday night outside a home.


New York Daily News

Brooklyn man who kicked cat harassed at court

Andre Robinson, who kicked a cat named King some 20 feet in the air in May, was in Brooklyn Criminal Court and was joined by hecklers who meowed and hissed at him.



Fashion brand Esprit debuts PETA approved vegan hangtags

Esprit, the international fashion brand for clothing and lifestyle products, has partnered up with animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals to introduce PETA approved vegan hangtags to mark Esprit's vegan shoe & apparel styles.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan