A pound in Delaware killed 50 cats belonging to a woman who had proof of rabies vaccination for 15 of them after one of her kittens tested positive for rabies. “Almost all” of the cats were indoor only and presented no risk to other area animals. (Thanks Steve for the link.)
A dog with a broken back allegedly did not receive veterinary care for 4 days while at the Amarillo pound last month. (Thank you Clarice for the link.)
A Calgary family who found a young stray dog and turned him in to the pound in hopes of finding his owner offered to adopt him and pay for professional training after the pound staff said he failed a temperament test. The pound killed the dog anyway. (Thanks Brandi.)
At a recent community forum in Roeland Park, KS, 21 people spoke in favor of replacing the city’s pitbull ban with a breed neutral ordinance while 4 people expressed support for keeping the breed specific ban. The discussion is on the agenda at the city council meeting on November 24. (Thanks Salette.)
The Fort Worth veterinarian who stole people’s pets after they left them at the clinic for euthanasia and left his own immobile dog to suffer unimaginable pain in a box on the floor has been indicted by a grand jury on theft and animal cruelty charges. (Thanks Clarice.)
Three poachers face federal charges for wildlife “thrill kills” in Nevada.
A most excellent plot by stuffies to foil a dictator’s orphanage photo op.
Soap opera they should make which I would watch: Baby Bat Hospital.