Cat Management Laws of Tasmania
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Tasmania has adopted a very honest approach to “cat shelters”. They call them “cat management facilities”. That does sound a bit dark and mysterious but it is a much better name because the word “shelter” is often wholly inappropriate as … please continue reading

Catnapper Receives Light Sentence After Allegedly Mutilating Cats
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By Elisa Black-Taylor A Mesa, Arizona serial catnapper (cat thief) was sentenced August 14 for catnapping a cat named Biscuit, although he admitted to Judge Lue Sang he’d catnapped between 30-40 cats in his neighborhood. Andrew Scott Graham received a … please continue reading

Humane Society of Harford County Commits a Crime and a Tort?
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Background: this is a follow up to the article about the Hartford Humane Society who assessed a cat brought in as feral and killed her almost immediately when in fact the cat was Mistoffelees, a long term cat companion to … please continue reading

NY Senate passes bill S2305A for state animal cruelty registry
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According to WKTV News, the New York State Senate has passed legislation requiring animal abusers who violate Buster’s Law to register with the division of criminal justice services. Known as S2305A, the new bill also requires abuser to undergo a … please continue reading

“Humane” Officer Shoots 5 kittens; Chief says he won’t be disciplined
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By Elisa Black-Taylor There’s something bad going on with the police officer’s in the U.S. these days. I don’t know whether there are just a few bad officers who make the others look bad, or if the corruption is everywhere. … please continue reading