Cat advocates angered after NC woman convicted of animal cruelty receives supervised probation

Cat advocates are angered after a North Carolina woman convicted of animal cruelty was given a sentence of three years supervised probation. At her court appearance January 11, Barbara Hart received probation along with the judge ordering she couldn’t have … please continue reading

Chester, SC: Volunteers threatened with arrest for trespassing when they showed up to check on the shelter animals

Concerned with dogs left out in the cold, volunteers showed up at the Chester County Animal Shelter on Monday to check on the dogs under the care of the shelter. Officers with the Chester County Sheriff’s Office showed up as … please continue reading

NC kitten rescue: This procedure was used to successfully ‘thaw out’ frostbitten stray kitty

This is the story of Nativity Grace, a kitten abandoned in a store parking lot in 10-degree Fahrenheit temperature. I realize this is a long article, but PLEASE take the time to read how Marleen Jenkins and Janelle Scere handled … please continue reading

Tennessee: Shelter director and Humane Society to split $31,000 in slander and libel lawsuit settlement

This article is why I’m extremely careful about who I “call out” and post that they’ve done wrong. Whether the news involves a person or rescue committing animal cruelty or diverted funds or policy violations, a writer or news media … please continue reading

Former Carteret County animal shelter director sentenced to prison after being convicted of embezzling over $100K

A former Carteret County, North Carolina animal shelter director was sentenced to prison on December 13 as part of a plea agreement. PoC first covered the story on March 18. Candace Christopherson will spend between 60-84 months in prison after … please continue reading