Animal rescuer found dead of apparent suicide. No one knew how helpless she was feeling

A well-known animal rescuer was found dead of an apparent suicide Wednesday night. No one knew how helpless she was feeling. Manhattan clinical psychologist and author was found hanging in the bathroom of her fifth floor Sutton Place apartment. Stacey … please continue reading

Tender story of love restores badly burned feral kitten to health and happiness

TLC restored this badly burnt kitten to health and happiness

The ‘before’ photos are hard to look at, I admit, but the story is very positive and ending very good. It is a good cat story despite the tragedy of being badly injured by a fire. What comes across is the loving care given by Luka who restored the kitten to health and happiness and the tenacity of the kitten to survive. please continue reading

Executive director of large animal shelter network tried to gag workers and now faces multiple criminal charges

AHS animal shelter - dirt and carcasses

In October, Roseann Trezza, 70, the executive director of Associated Humane Societies (AHS) ordered volunteers to sign a gagging agreement to prevent them from discussing the Newark shelter on social media. If they refused they’d lose their job. Clearly she … 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