Georgia Department of Agriculture closes case against Effingham County Animal Shelter after accusations labeled ‘unfounded’

The Georgia Department of Agriculture performed a surprise inspection December 11 at Effingham County Animal Shelter, located in Springfield, Georgia after receiving several complaints. The case is now closed after being labeled ‘unfounded.’ Comments are encouraged by those who are … please continue reading

Best Friends Animal Society-Atlanta responds to comments made about the Cobb County Animal Control Community Cat Program

After a situation involving Best Friends Animal Society-Atlanta and cats rescued from Cobb County Animal Control, I reached out via Facebook and was given the following statement by the team leader and manager Carrie Ducote. Nichole Dandrea-Russert, Social Media Community Manager … please continue reading

The court system in North Carolina is making a mockery of felony animal cruelty cases

This is an update on two animal cruelty cases taking place in North Carolina. The court system is making a mockery of animal cruelty cases. Barbara Hart and Michelle Antionette Raymond were both charged earlier this year with animal cruelty. … please continue reading

SC cats abandoned and left to die: Officials won’t act because rent is paid until December 10

There’s an emergency situation taking place in Lancaster, South Carolina that has cat advocates very concerned. Cats have been abandoned in a home on Daystar Road and are slowly starving. UPDATE: Six of the cats were taken by the cat’s … please continue reading

Cat hoarder in Beaverton, Oregon is on the run after dead and seriously ill cats found abandoned

A cat hoarder in Beaverton, Oregon is on the run after being charged with first-degree animal neglect after dead and seriously ill cats were found abandoned. This case will be told mostly by “copy and paste” because I couldn’t improve … please continue reading

Cat hair led investigators to Texas woman who mailed bombs to government officials

A Texas cat owner was indicted last week in Houston district court on six counts for allegedly mailing potentially deadly homemade bombs to President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott in October 2016. Cat hair led investigators to the … please continue reading

Town of Smithtown recently shut down their Facebook animal shelter page after ‘it had become a vehicle for lies and harassment’

Battles between animal advocates, rescues (both good and bad) and haters have reached a level unseen in the past with everyone (again both good and bad) using social media as their sounding board. The town of Smithtown, New York recently … please continue reading