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ANIMAL ABUSE BILL ADVANCES IN HOUSE The House on Tuesday advanced a bill increasing penalties for animal abuse and requiring veterinarians to report such abuse.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Back Bay (Boston, MA), Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Cats rescued from Gilbert home up for adoption Thursday

Police announced Tuesday that the woman suspected of hoarding 79 cats in her Gilbert home will be facing multiple counts of animal cruelty.


Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Maricopa County, AZ

New York Daily News

40 flea-infested cats rescued from notorious Ridgewood animal hoarder's home

Kendra Mara of Animal Haven and Debbie Fierro of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals help remove 40 cats from an animal hoarder's home in Ridgewood.



Kiowa couple get probation for animal cruelty

KIOWA, Colo. - Prosecutors say two Elbert County residents who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty, were sentenced to five years of probation.


Related Topix: Kiowa, CO, Elbert County, CO, Agriculture, Science

Fox News

16 cats, dogs found dead in Puerto Rico near bridged involved in earlier animal abuse case

Police in Puerto Rico have launched an investigation into the deaths of at least 16 cats and dogs found near a bridge where dozens of animals were thrown to their deaths seven years ago in a case that sparked international outrage.


KOLD-TV Tucson

65 cats found in hoarding situation at Gilbert home.

The cats have been taken to the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter in Phoenix.


Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ

Kevin Spacey Urged To Go Vegetarian For Charity Barbecue

Animal rights campaigners have offered to make a $6,000 donation to Kevin Spacey 's theatre company if he swaps meat for vegan food at an upcoming fundraising barbecue.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Life, Food, Kevin Spacey, Bar-B-Q, Charity , Vegan

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Critically ill puppies recovering after rescue

Ten critically ill Basset Hound puppies were rescued Friday by the Humane Society of Missouri's Animal Cruelty Task Force.


Related Topix: Missouri, Douglas County, MO

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Reward offered for info on cat torture case

Today, Alley Cat Allies offers a cash reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the recent deaths and disappearances of up to 30 cats in Martinsville, Indiana.


Related Topix: Martinsville, IN

The New Zealand Herald

Talk to the Animals: Enforcing animal welfare - who's job is it?

There are three approved organizations in NZ that can act on animal welfare complaints: the police, the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Royal NZ Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals .



10 basset hound pups rescued in Missouri

The Humane Society of Missouri says its Animal Cruelty Task Force has rescued 10 critically ill basset hound puppies from a Missouri breeding facility.


Hudson Hub-Times

PHOTOS: Hudson Wine Festival

The seventh annual Hudson Wine Festival was July 18 and 19 on Village Way. This event is a benefit for animal welfare groups in Northeast Ohio including People Care Pet Pantry, PAWSibilities Humane Society of Greater Akron, Spay Neuter Ohio and Rescue Ohio English Bulldogs.


The face of Irish Animal welfare ?

The public and animal welfare organisations feel let down by the Irish judicial system.


Kent Online

Thousands sign petition to government after dog dies on P&O ferry in...

More than 5,000 people have signed a petition calling for dogs to be allowed on the decks of ferries after a pet died during a crossing to Dover.



Anti-War, Animal Rights, Collective Liberation

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Big News

Teens investigated after sickening tortoise torture video surfaces

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New York Daily News

Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal writes dozens of animal rights bills

Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal is still waiting for passage of at least a dozen more animal-related bills she's sponsored.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler, New York, Activism

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Rescue Me - North Shore Animal League of America

This is a series of diaries highlighting animal rescues around the country and noting and celebrating the work they do to help animals who have no voices but ours to speak for them.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News


Curtis frustrated in attempts to rega...

Joe Curtis says he has gone by the letter of the law but he still hasn't gotten his dog back many months later, causing him to lose faith in the system.


New Hampshire Public Radio -

Deploying Drones To Get An Overview Of Factory Farms

An independent journalist says he's found a way around the so-called "ag-gag" laws by flying drones over large livestock operations to document animal welfare problems and pollution.


Related Topix: Journalism, Blog News, Agriculture, Science, Law, Employment / Labor Law