Nova Scotia couple banned from having animals for 10 years under Animal Protection Act

A couple in Nova Scotia convicted of animal cruelty has been banned from having animals for 10 years. Melissa Martin, 57 and Roy Slaunwhite, 55 are residents of North Kentville. They both pled guilty after a public complaint in October 2016 … please continue reading

China: 72-year-old Chinese Man Tormented by the Sound of a Kitten Crying in the Flat Below

Chen at door

Mr Chen, 72, lives in a block of flats in Xi’an, China. In China people go away during Chinese New Year to see relatives. Sometimes they go away for some time. Downstairs he heard the sound of a cat crying. … please continue reading

68 cats rescued from animal hoarding situation in Tullahoma, Tennessee

Cat hoarding

Sixty-eight cats were rescued Tuesday from a single family home in Tullahoma, Tennessee. The cats, of which many of them are pregnant or with newborn litters, were living in filth, are currently in the care of Animal Rescue Corps (ARC) … please continue reading

Cat and her eight kittens found abandoned in a suitcase on abandoned railway line in Essex

Rescued kittens from railway line

The RSPCA of London and Wales is conducting an investigation after a cat and her eight kittens were found abandoned inside a zipped-up suitcase on a disused railway line in Halstead, Essex. This is the story of a black and … please continue reading

When will it end…Johnston County cat dumping case postponed again

Cats abandoned by these

This is just a quick update on the case of the 17 cats dumped by Terry Ray Beasley and Tamara Perezlazaro on Thanksgiving weekend. Nothing good to report at the time, but I wanted everyone to know where the case … please continue reading

South Carolina judge hands down “slap on the wrist” sentence to woman who allowed her pets to starve to death

Woman starved cats

This is a story that will absolutely infuriate anyone who has a heart and soul. It involves three dogs and a cat who were starved to death, purposely, by their owner, who resides in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Yes, the … please continue reading

63 cats surrendered by hoarder in South Carolina: now help is needed, especially for cats who tested positive for FeLV/FIV

Charleston clinic

Last weekend Orangeburg County, South Carolina officials responded to a tip about an unoccupied home on Honeysuckle drive. When Animal Control officers arrived they saw several cats looking out the windows and found the house structurally unstable with no one living … please continue reading

Social media and disturbing photos expose horrific conditions at Bennettsville Animal Shelter

Thanks to the quick thinking of two sisters and the actions of an “army” of animal advocates, a South Carolina shelter is being forced to clean up its act, with more improvements to come, after being exposed using social media. … please continue reading