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3 min ago | 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.


3 min ago | 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

2 hrs ago |

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

3 hrs ago |

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.


5 hrs ago |

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.


6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

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,

11 hrs ago | GalleyCat

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.


15 hrs ago |

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

19 hrs ago | 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

The Globe and Mail

We can't stomach the real cost of food

I'm going to apologize right now if you're eating breakfast, particularly if it includes a nice bit of bacon and a lovely runny egg.


American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE Second Civil War

Legislatures in Pennsylvania and Illinois are considering bills that would reduce or eliminate what animal welfare advocates call mutilations, and what breeders and American Kennel Club call "breed standards."


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pennsylvania, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Protesters oppose factory farming in day of action

Cassidy Toms in the Octagon promotes free range farming on Saturday at a national rally against factory farming.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Bali to continue anti-rabies dog cull as gory video emerges

Stray dog wander near by a temple compound in Jimbaran village on the resort island of Bali.


Related Topix: Indonesia, Vaccinations, Health, Activism