The disturbing truth behind a viral Facebook photograph of a queue outside a Texas animal shelter

A photograph of a queue of people outside a Texas animal shelter, BARC, published on Facebook went viral. On 27th June 2017, an organisation, Special Needs Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation (SNARR), said that it showed a line of people surrendering … please continue reading

Shelter Employee Who Made Allegations of Wrongful Euthanizations Fired

Several shelter volunteers at the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter complained or expressed concerns about how it was run. One of those persons was an employee, Delana Funderburk. She, amongst others, made allegations that the shelter management were manipulating euthanasia rates … please continue reading

Missouri Is One of Four States with Operational Gas Chambers in Animal Shelters

Missouri Is One of Four States with Operational Gas Chambers in Animal Shelters

I don’t know what the other states are, I am sorry to say. However, it is sad to read that there are still four states with operational gas chambers in which they kill shelter animals. I had thought, naïvely, that … please continue reading

What it is really like to have to euthanize shelter animals

Shelter worker Shannon

A cattery coordinator, Shannon Phillips (see above – the photo is by her), tells us what it is like for her to euthanize and make decisions about euthanizing cats and dogs on a daily basis. She admits that she has … please continue reading

Call to Plague the Telephone Lines of Animal Care and Control of New York City

There is a campaign on Facebook to stop the mass murders at New York City’s animal shelters. The campaign is very vigorous and bold. I like that. Their Facebook webpage is hosted by Christina Malchow. I presume that it is … please continue reading

Beloved, Neutered, Clean, Domestic Kitten Killed Within Minutes of Entering “Shelter”

Place: MOBILE, Ala., USA. This is another one of those shelter killings in breach of their own rules of when to euthanise cats. They happen quite a lot; too often sadly. This is a young cat, Porkchop, who escaped his … please continue reading