Missouri man admitted he would scour Craigslist ads for free cats then take them home to kill them
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cat cruelty

A St. Peters, Missouri man who would scour Craigslist ads for free cats has been charged with felony animal cruelty. Additional charges are pending. NOTE: VERY GRAPHIC ARTICLE. No graphic photos but the content is very disturbing. Use discretion before … please continue reading

Dog versus cat: Let’s talk injuries, torture, death and equal punishment under felony animal cruelty laws
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booby trapped chicken

I sincerely hope this will be a good discussion article on companion animals being injured and tortured and dying from those injuries. I won’t go into sentencing because we all know those who harm dogs get a harsher punishment than … please continue reading

Update on Poodle: Raleigh cat released from bite quarantine and has a safe place to stay
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Poodle the cat

This is a quick update on Poodle the cat who was taken into quarantine in Raleigh, North Carolina after she was accused of biting someone. Garrett, Poodle’s owner, believes she has been abused by his roommate for quite some time … please continue reading

Domestic cats are also victims in domestic abuse situations
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Domestic violence and companion animals

I recently wrote about the introduction of new legislation in Scotland which made abusing pets, and threatening to abuse them, in domestic violence situations an act of domestic abuse. It leads nicely to a discussion about the status of companion … please continue reading

True or False: No way a wildlife trapper is willing to risk their license for a cat.
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We have a duty to care for feral cats

This year has turned out to be even more dangerous than in the past for feral and domestic cats. I’m looking for answers and those with colony cats are looking for answers as well as advice on what can be … please continue reading

Raleigh cat owner says his cat was taken into quarantine for biting roommate while being abused
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cat cruelty

This is a very disturbing story about a Raleigh, North Carolina cat, Poodle, who was taken into quarantine for biting someone who resides in her home. Her owner believes his cat “Poodle” has been abused on multiple occasions by a … please continue reading

Free cat fostering service in Sussex recently received a grant of more than £11,000 to help domestic violence victims and their pets
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domestic violence pets

Chelwood Gate is a small village within the civil parish of Danehill in the Wealden district of East Sussex, England. It’s home to Paws Protect at Cats Protection, a pet fostering service for families escaping domestic violence. The free cat fostering service recently … please continue reading