Maryland, USA: Slack Approach to Regulating Cat Rescue Leads to Chaotic Situation

Michelle Ingrodi

If you want to start a cat rescue shelter in Maryland, USA, there is no evaluation process. You simply fill in a form. No one checks your history and whether you have a track record in the cat rescue business … please continue reading

Animal advocates are beyond enraged after Sugar was found dead of starvation and animal attack

Craddling dead cat

Animal advocates are beyond enraged after the body of Sugar, one of the Garner, North Carolina cats who was dumped Thanksgiving weekend, was found dead the morning of February 2 by Kathy Kamins and Karen Thompson, who have been involved … please continue reading

Florida wants to create spectacular legislation on how to run animal shelters

Shelter cats

Florida’s Bill HB 515, if it becomes law, will be the most spectacular legislation concerning animal shelters ever created. It is a brilliant piece of legislation which creates rules on how shelters must be run. It covers everything and at … please continue reading

New Jersey State Assembly vote 43-10 to criminalise declawing

I feel that America is chipping away at declawing. It is happening bit by bit. It is a slow process. It’s bound to be slow because it took years for this objectionable operation to become part of the culture of … please continue reading

Two charged with animal cruelty and abandonment in the case of 17 cats dumped in Garner, North Carolina

Two people have been charged with animal cruelty and animal abandonment in the case of 17 cats dumped in Garner, North Carolina, which is in Johnston County. This is a followup to the PoC article asking for help in trapping … please continue reading

Kristen Lindsey cannot practice veterinary medicine and requested to pay court costs

NOTE: Original title stated Lindsey was ordered to pay court costs. The court has only “requested” that all court costs be taxed and adjudged against Lindsey for which it may be justly entitled.  According to a December 8 post by … please continue reading