Discussion: How many of us are practicing veterinary medicine without a license?

This is a discussion article on how many of us as animal lovers are practicing veterinary medicine without a license. After reading of Tammie Hedges arrest and being charged with practicing without the proper veterinary license, I decided to look … please continue reading

Wayne County, NC woman arrested after housing animals rescued from Hurricane Florence in a warehouse

UPDATE 6:57pm: Tammie has been released on an unsecured bond of $10k. Her court date is 10/17 at 1:30pm in Courtroom 3 at the Wayne County Courthouse. She has a consultation with a lawyer next Tuesday afternoon, but if anyone … please continue reading

Disturbing situation in Wayne County, NC as animal control removes pets rescued during Hurricane Florence

Tammie with some of the rescued cats. Photo courtest Casey Mozingo

UPDATE September 21, 2018 from Tammie’s rescue Facebook page. “Just to update everyone, Tammie was just arrested and is being taken to county jail. They sent two cars of men to arrest one 4’10” female! Charged with practicing veterinary medicine … please continue reading

Hurricane Florence discussion: Should people who evacuated without their pets be charged with animal cruelty?

I was searching the internet for interesting Hurricane Florence animal rescue information when a statement caught my eye from the Opslens.com website. “The reality of depravity when humans are confronted with anomalies for which they had adequate prep-time yet still … please continue reading

Let’s talk about Robert Simmons, responsibility and the sweet kitty he couldn’t leave behind

Let’s talk about Robert Simmons, responsibility and the sweet kitty he couldn’t leave behind when New Bern, North Carolina suffered devastating flooding during Hurricane Florence. Michael posted the original article here on PoC. The photos credited to Andrew Carter have … please continue reading

Does the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 protect the identity of children who abuse animals?

I got the idea for this article when PoC owner Michael Broad messaged me after I sent him the link to a story involving a young boy who was showing off kill after shooting a cat. I told him it … please continue reading

NC: ‘Due to some negative feedback regarding a particular rescue, the shelter does not feel confident in posting cats any longer’

Due to negative comments on a particular cat rescue, Facebook: Friends of Davidson County Shelter Cats will no longer be posting photos of stray or owner-surrendered cats on their community page. The Davidson shelter is located in Lexington, North Carolina. The … please continue reading