Florida Animal Advocates Ask State Officials to Investigate Putnam Co Pound

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

WA Shelter Director: Public Too Dumb to Get Weather, Too Irresponsible to Have Pets. Also: Why Doesn’t the Public Like Me?

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?

Name That Animal

This is just for fun and the only rule is: no researching. Post your guesses in the comments. Reading other people's answers before posting your own is just not done in polite society optional. Answer will be posted in the comments tomorrow.

Animal Advocates Say Their Offer of Free Beds to Huntsville Shelter is Refused

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

NJ Pound Kills Owned, Microchipped Cat Upon Impound

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

Weekend Jade

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.