Leilani’s story: We certainly weren’t expecting to end up adopting another cat, but fate has a way of guiding you

Posted May 13, 2018 by Dana Piccoli (please see footnote by Elisa following this article – this is a Julianne Westberry survivor cat) My wife Lana and I moved to the Upstate of South Carolina two years ago from New … please continue reading

Cat Rescue: be cautious about donating to people you only know from Facebook

The cat cruelty cases of Terry Ray Beasley and Tamara Perezlazaro, and that of Julianne Westberry, to name two, are good examples of why it is sensible to be cautious before donating to people involved in cat rescue who you … please continue reading

Boyne City, Michigan man given 9 month jail sentence for spray painting a cat

Boyne City is a town in Charlevoix County, Michigan. The population in the 2010 census was 3,735, so it’s a community where people are likely close. Please read about this case, and comment below as to whether you believe this cat got … please continue reading

Animal advocates seek to revive petition against Julianne Westberry


It’s been a bit over 10 months since dozens of cats were found dead inside and underneath the Belton, South Carolina home of Julianne Westberry. Several people have recently asked me as to when her trial is to be set, … please continue reading

St. Louis announces pets left out in the cold will be confiscated and owner fined

Officials in St. Louis, Missouri announced earlier this month that cats and dogs left outdoors in the cold will be confiscated and their owners cited with animal cruelty. I’m not sure this was a one-time event, or whether any cold … please continue reading