Kern Co AC in CA failed to notice that an emaciated dog was unable to eat because his tongue had been cut out. Thankfully rescuers saved him. (Thanks Anne for the link.)
Rescuers in Fremont Co, Colorado claim the pound killed a pregnant cat who had rescue lined up because she developed a fever. (Thank you Davyd for the link.)
The Emporia Animal Shelter in KS was placed on quarantine due to an undetermined illness so a volunteer group provided the resources to set up a temporary shelter at the county fairgrounds.
A dog owner is suing Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies, alleging in the suit that they “senselessly tortured and killed” his pet while responding to a call. (Thanks Arlene.)
An Austin owner who claims police shot his dog then forced him to the ground where he had to watch his pet bleed to death is suing the police department for $1 million. (Thanks Arlene.)
A bizarre and tragic story about a NYC dog who was part of a murder case and eventually found buried in a Toledo rescuer’s yard months after she claimed he was stolen. (Thanks Arlene.)