The West Orange Township Council in NJ passed an ordinance at a meeting this month prohibiting residents from feeding all wildlife, including friendly outdoor cats who of course are not wildlife but shut up: The matter was brought before the council at the behest of Theresa De Nova, the township’s health officer, whose office has … Continue reading NJ Township Bans Feeding Outdoor Cats
More than 80 animal advocates turned up at a peaceful protest at the Fulton Co Dog Pound in Ohio last weekend designed to raise community awareness regarding the pound's regressive pitbull policy. Fulton Co kills any dog or puppy who is not reclaimed by an owner and whose body shape resembles that of a pitbull … Continue reading Fulton Co Protests Pound’s Killing Policy for Pitbulls
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As we so often hear from killing apologists, people who take jobs at the pound do it out of a love for pets and of course, they don't want to kill animals. And other fairy tales. Some yahoo from Jackson AC in MS is riding around in the back of a pickup truck, armed with a shotgun, shooting … Continue reading Nobody WANTS to Kill Animals: Jackson, MS Edition
Albemarle police in NC are investigating a couple who ran a rescue out of their former home. The couple moved from the home last year but the landlord only recently discovered 20 dog carcasses on the property - some in crates, others tied to trees. A neighbor says she had complained to Stanly Co AC … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
On August 20, Some Guy in Gorham, ME called police to report that a limping cat had scratched or bitten his child and that he suspected the cat had rabies. The Gorham police sent an ACO to the scene at 7pm. The ACO was unable to immediately trap the animal and so called for a … Continue reading ACO Runs Out of Cat Catching Ideas After 60 Seconds, Calls In Police to Shoot Cat
The Village of Dolton, IL indicates on its website that it uses Cook Co for its animal control services. It's not clear that either the village or the county has a facility to shelter animals. But the ABC affiliate in Chicago reports that Dolton pays a private vet clinic, the Dolton Animal Hospital, to care for … Continue reading No One Minding the Store in Dolton, IL as Stray Pets Suffer and Die
Residents of the White Eagle Woods mobile home park in Reeds Spring, MO were shocked to receive a notice, signed "White Eagle Woods - LLC", telling them to poison area cats or face penalties: The notice requested all residents to "leave a bowl of antifreeze out to poison" the stray cats. It goes on to read … Continue reading MO Mobile Home Park Residents Receive Notice to Poison Cats
Eight bones handed out to eight dogs. But of course there is only one bone worth having: the one the other guy's got.