Submitted by reader Lindley who writes: Hilley is a wonderful mother to her puppies (that she had at the shelter). Everything outside her puppies, Hilley is not so sure about. She is very scared and does not do well on a leash. Hilley has never shown any signs of aggression. She is as gentle as … Continue reading Shelter Pet of the Day
I am too disgusted by the seemingly endless killing and inhumane treatment of pets at Memphis Animal Services to put more webcam shots on the front of the blog today. I just don't have the stomach to see it every time I click on the blog. So I'm posting today's group of shots on a … Continue reading Repelled. Repulsed. Nauseated.
Memphis Animal Services hasn't reached out to rescuers regarding dogs on the kill list in the past. Now they are, which is great. Except they seem intent on burning out their local rescues faster than rescuers can reach for their TUMS. Yesterday MAS sent out an e-mail plea for 7 coughing dogs on the kill … Continue reading MAS: You are in a Hole. Quit Digging.
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I took the title of this post from the reader who sent in these screengrabs from MAS last night. The first two shots are 15 seconds apart and appear to show an ACO trying to get a dog on a chokepole into a bottom kennel. The third shot is 30 seconds after the second one. … Continue reading You Have Got to be Kidding Me
Submitted by Donna from Hearts of Gold Pit Rescue, both these dogs are reportedly vetted, neutered and in need of rescue from MAS today as they are coughing/sneezing. If I was in Memphis, I would seriously, for reals, run - not walk - down to the shelter and grab up that little Beagley type dog … Continue reading Shelter Pets of the Day
I have written to Memphis city leaders expressing my general concerns over the abuse and needless killing at the shelter. I have written separately to advise of the abuse of a cat in labor at MAS, to question if dogs and cats are made to watch other pets being killed, and to inquire where dogs … Continue reading Mayor Wharton Sort of Weighs in on MAS Concerns
Submitted by reader Lindley who writes: This is my absolute favorite cat at the shelter. I truly love him. I call him L'amour because that is exactly what he is, a love. He has to be the sweetest cats at the shelter. He only wants to next to you and I don't think he could ever tire of getting … Continue reading Shelter Pet of the Day