A group of 12 shelter animal advocates in Florida sent a letter to the governor and the state attorney general requesting an investigation of Putnam Co Animal Control for animal cruelty and other illegal acts. Among the allegations made in the letter: Animals are left to suffer in cages without treatment for serious injuries and … Continue reading Florida Animal Advocates Ask State Officials to Investigate Putnam Co Pound
We said goodbye to Patty today. She had been declining at a rapid pace recently and the vet determined she was riddled with cancer with no reasonable options for treatment. She was 9 years old. Nicknamed Peanut Butter Patty because of her love of skillfully polishing the insides of peanut butter jars, she was very … Continue reading Be Seeing You, Patty
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The director of the Tri-Cities Animal Shelter in Pasco, Washington is saying things again. This time, pound director Angela Zilar blamesplains to KEPR why the facility typically sees an increase in stray dog intake at this time of year: “As soon as the weather starts to change, people that have all of these outdoor dogs that … Continue reading WA Shelter Director: Public Too Dumb to Get Weather, Too Irresponsible to Have Pets. Also: Why Doesn’t the Public Like Me?
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I received this letter yesterday from no kill advocate Brie Kavanaugh in Alabama regarding a Kuranda bed drive offered to Huntsville Animal Services. I edited the letter for space and clarity: The shelter dogs are on concrete floors with some towels and blankets. The public is asked to help with laundry, leading to what must … Continue reading Animal Advocates Say Their Offer of Free Beds to Huntsville Shelter is Refused
Warning: There are images of a deceased cat at the links. They are not graphic but still very sad. *** In 2013, an engaged couple adopted a kitten from a NJ shelter and named him Moe. They completed the adoption paperwork jointly. After the couple separated, Moe remained with owner Stephanie Radlinger. Moe's microchip contact … Continue reading NJ Pound Kills Owned, Microchipped Cat Upon Impound
When Alysha VanDyke's 13 year old min pin slipped his collar and got lost last month, she began looking for him but there were no sightings of the dog, named Manson, for weeks. She thought that because of his advanced age and poor health, Manson may have gone off to die. But then a friend … Continue reading NY Shelter Refuses to Return Elderly Lost Dog to Family
So of course this happened: After She Who Will Not Be Contained got done laughing at our puny attempt to hurl additional fencing around the area damaged by the fallen tree, she decided to climb the damn thing. Sorry I didn't get a better quality pic but it was one of those running-for-the-camera-while-rolling-my-eyes moments.