Reports of Needless Suffering and Death at Companion Animal Alliance

Many people heard the buzz about the Companion Animal Alliance (CAA) in Baton Rouge, LA and their supposed no kill efforts.  Local volunteer Amanda Brice has put together a well documented 14 page recent history of the pound, aptly title "Not No Kill".  If you are unfamiliar with CAA's story and/or if you would like … Continue reading Reports of Needless Suffering and Death at Companion Animal Alliance

Door #1: Kill, Door #2: Hoard – Wait, There’s a Door #3?

On June 27, 2012, the Commercial Appeal quoted James Rogers, interim director at the Memphis pound, as follows: "If we did not euthanize we would have 6,000 animals. That's from Jan. 1 to today. I can't care for 6,000 animals." Let's peel back the layers of Wrong here. It's not "euthanasia" when you are killing … Continue reading Door #1: Kill, Door #2: Hoard – Wait, There’s a Door #3?

Cats Seized from Alleged Hoarding Situation Sent to Gassing Pound in NC

WBTV reports that a home in Iredell Co, NC was visited by animal control officers in May: They found 23 cats and the house was clean. Months later conditions got bad. How bad?  Supposedly there were 198 cats and 3 dogs at the home yesterday when AC came with a warrant and seized all the … Continue reading Cats Seized from Alleged Hoarding Situation Sent to Gassing Pound in NC