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Reward offered in connection with case of tortured cats

It's an endless battle against animal cruelty , and Alley Cat Allies steps in once again to help.


Related Topix: Martinsville, IN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Observer

Puppy mill survivors make friends at NC legislature

Republican Rep. Jason Saine of Lincolnton stoops to greet Earnest, a Jones County puppy mill survivor.


Related Topix: Jones County, NC, Lincolnton, NC, Southport, NC, Raleigh, NC

ABC News

Film on animal rights movement to premiere next month

As momentum builds around laws to lock animal activists off farms, a new film documents the rise of the animal rights movement in Australian society.


Related Topix: Activism

News9 Oklahoma City

Owner Of MWC Severely Neglected Dogs Turns Self In

The owner of two dogs found locked inside a cage and severely malnourished in Midwest City, has turned himself into authorities Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Midwest City, OK

The Raw Story

Pennsylvania man beats his cats to death with a golf club because they 'betrayed' him

A Pennsylvania man told a court on Monday that he beat his cats to death with a golf club because he felt "betrayed" when they scratched him.


The Hartford Courant

CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon 's Nick News.


Related Topix: Bloomfield, CT, Hartford, CT, East Hartford, CT, New Britain, CT


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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.