Justice for Sage website reports case closed due to lack of interest and “Sage’s Law” proposal

This is a sad update coming from the Justice for Sage website. Despite a $63,000 reward offered for the person(s) responsible for the horrific death of a Utah cat, despite this being the worst case of animal cruelty to hit … please continue reading

Owners charged after 45 live animals and 4 dead animals were removed from a North Carolina home

Cat hoarder house

Another ‘house of horrors’ was uncovered in North Carolina on May 15, leading to the discovery of dead and dying animals. A total of 45 live animals were seized from the property. According to a press release, Onslow County Animals … please continue reading

Cold case file: Rockingham County police still looking for the person who dumped pet carriers full of decomposing cats

The following is a ‘cold case’ from May 2016 I’ve been asked to renew interest in. This investigation into an animal cruelty situation was the first story I ever covered on cat dumping in North Carolina. Rockingham County police are … please continue reading

Five dogs seized and four dead cats removed from home of NC animal advocate

Cats and dogs seized from animal advocate

Update: WBTV released this update stating Barbara Hart was arrested Friday morning and charged with 9 counts of animal cruelty. Bond was set at $1,500. The cat advocacy world woke up to the following article today from WBTV News. A … please continue reading

Reward offered in NC for information on “Biltmore Forest Serial Cat Killer”

A $2,500 reward is being offered by a western North Carolina rescue for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a cat killer in the Biltmore Forest area. Biltmore Forest Police officers reported a cat was shot Monday … please continue reading

Despite recommendation for $50K bond by Nassau County District Attorney, alleged cat torturer released from jail

A Uniondale, New York man arrested for allegedly burning and beating his girlfriend’s cat was arraigned Friday after being charged with several offenses by the Nassau County District Attorney. Giovanni Santiago, 20, began abusing Verona, his girlfriend’s cat, on September … please continue reading