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  1. Concern over rise in animal drowningsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Otago SPCA inspector Rachel Stedman holds a ''Drowning is not OK'' poster, which aims to educate pet owners about being humane. Photo / Linda Robertson, ODT The Otago Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said it was taking a zero tolerance stance to intentional drownings of animals.


  2. Manitoba is top dog for animal protection lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Manitoba has been ranked No. 1 as the toughest province/territory on animal abusers in the 2015 report released Tuesday by the Animal Legal Defense Fund Manitoba has been ranked No.


  3. Former shelter director not afraid of potential chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    There are no charges yet in an animal abuse investigation in Lawrence County, but Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter said Tuesday they will likely be coming soon. In a short phone interview, the former animal shelter director, Bobbie Taylor, said she does not fear criminal charges because she did nothing wrong.


  4. General Mills goes cage-free as better animal welfare moves mainstreamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    General Mills announced Tuesday that it will commit to using 100 percent cage-free eggs as part of a program to improve its animal welfare standards. The shift may take some time but comes as the global egg industry has largely moved away from eggs produced by hens in cramped battery cages.


  5. Florida man with 92 cats gets 3 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Orlando Crime

    A Florida Panhandle man who had 92 dead and sick cats in his home is being sent to prison for three years. Jerry McCallum pleaded no contest Monday to felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor animal abandonment charges and admitted to violating his probation.


  6. Furry friends find home at Rat SaveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Guelph Tribune

    Toonie the rat doesn't have a problem with cats. His nose twitches in interest as he scampers around a lounging Farley, nudging the cat's furry black face.


  7. Ormskirk graduate leads 'nearly naked' campaign against Pamplona bull runRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Southport Visiter

    Twenty two year old Heather Varley was among dozens of protestors from animal rights campaign group PETA and Spanish animal rights group AnimaNaturalis who made their point with a "nearly naked" campaign. Heather, an events management graduate, admitted that although the prospect of posing naked in public was daunting, the sacrifice she made is little in comparison the suffering of the bulls.


  8. General Mills moving to cage-free eggs, joining Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    General Mills Inc. pledged to use only cage-free eggs in its products as part of an updated animal welfare policy released Tuesday. The Minneapolis-based company did not set a timeline to use cage-free eggs.


  9. Paws for Patriots Adoption EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    July 11-12th 12-6pm at Petsmart - 4975 Cal Sag Road, Crestwood, IL Animal Welfare League and Petsmart Charities team up for a Life-Saving Mobile Pet Adoption Event at the Petsmart Store in Crestwood, Illinois the weekend of July 11th and 12th from 12-6pm each day. Adoptable shelter dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be on-hand for on-site pet adoptions.


  10. Cat hoarder to serve 3 years for animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    Jerry McCallum, who shared a Crestview-area home with a woman and 92 cats, will serve 36 months in prison for cruelty to animals and violating his probation.


  11. PETA's Got Gap Inc. in Its Crosshairs AgainRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Racked

    PETA has served Gap with a cease-and-desist letter for misleading customers by stating on its website that it does not use real fur, when its Intermix brand may be doing just that. Gap's animal welfare policy, as shown on its company website , plainly states that it does not use "angora or real fur" in any of its products sold through Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, and Intermix.


  12. 'I love animals, but cats, I hate': Calgary man describes strangling kittensRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    A 75-year-old Calgary man who's been charged with animal cruelty after strangling three kittens and throwing them in the garbage says he loves most animals. Police say two kittens were found dead, but one was able to escape, after a utility worker came upon the incident and tried to intervene.


  13. General Mills says it will switch to cage-free eggsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    The maker of products like Cheerios, Yoplait yogurt and Pillsbury baking doughs will stop buying eggs that come from caged hens, the company announced Tuesday. The company did not reveal when it would make the switch.


  14. Revealed: David Cameron's plan to bring back huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Spectator

    ... millions as police try to enforce it, dragging innocent people through the courts in the process, and not one animal rights organisation has been able to demonstrate any benefit to wildlife or animal welfare. I don't want to challenge, yet again, ...


  15. Teens kill geese, record it and post the video onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Two teenagers have been found and questioned after a video of animal abuse was reported by some concerned citizens, according to the New Jersey SPCA . Two 17 year old males from Woodbridge, New Jersey have been charged with third degree animal abuse after intentionally running over a flock of geese and possibly goslings.


  16. The Monsters WonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Edhat

    The images and video of the puppy that Mr. Chen tortured were heartbreaking, infuriating and absolutely soul shattering. However, Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge Brian Hill's sentencing was even more heartbreaking.


  17. Dairy Alternative Beverages Market - Global Industry Size, Trends, Growth Analysis to 2020, by PMRRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SBWire

    ... markets worldwide. Now a days, many people are adopting vegan diet due to their ethical concerns about animal rights, protecting the environment, and help in saving the planet. Veganism has become a lifestyle choice among many individuals and this ...


  18. St Leonards woman banned from keeping birds for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hastings Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A woman who used to live in St Leonards has been banned from keeping birds for life after 13 owls and other birds were found crammed into her garden shed in unsuitable conditions.


  19. Panhandle man sentenced to 3 years in prison for hoarding 92 catsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    In Fort Walton Beach, Florida, a man who kept 92 cats in his home living in inhumane conditions was sentenced on Monday to spend the next three years in prison, reports the Jerry McCallum pleaded no contest to five felony animal cruelty counts, two misdemeanor animal abandonment charges and to violating his probation.


  20. How gay marriage may lead to an abortion banRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... lack a fetus's linear potential to become human. Yet people can be sentenced to jail for animal cruelty. The animal rights movement wants far more robust protections than that, of course, and may ultimately convince a majority of fellow citizens ...