New MAS Director Writes “I approve humane euthanasia for this pet” an Awful Lot

Below are some of the many pets killed at the Memphis pound on July 12, 2016.  The complete records, as provided by the city via FOIA request, can be found here (part 1) and here (part two). This is one of four kittens who lived at MAS for a week. Records indicate the kittens were … Continue reading New MAS Director Writes “I approve humane euthanasia for this pet” an Awful Lot

MAS Takes in 3 Kittens, 3 Kittens Die Alone in Their Cages

Kitten ID #287452 was brought into the Memphis pound on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. The MAS vet noted he had a soft tissue ulceration near the tail base and was underweight. The kitten's weight was recorded as 9.3 ounces. A note was entered into the kitten's record that he should be transferred out immediately and … Continue reading MAS Takes in 3 Kittens, 3 Kittens Die Alone in Their Cages

ASPCA Will Teach You How to Kill Viable Kittens “Off the Books” to Keep Your Live Release Rate Shiny

The ASPCA and the Mayor's Alliance are teaching more people how to gut pregnant cats whose kittens are so close to being born that they would survive the gutting.  Euphemistically referred to as "late term spay", this horrific practice inflicts violence on both the mother cat and her unborn babies.  Once cut out of the mama … Continue reading ASPCA Will Teach You How to Kill Viable Kittens “Off the Books” to Keep Your Live Release Rate Shiny

SC Pound Policy: Take Newborn Kittens Away from Nursing Mothers and Kill Them

The Greenville Co pound in SC has implemented two new policies concerning cats: 1. Kittens born at the pound who weigh less than 100 grams will be taken from their mothers and killed immediately.  The reason, as stated in an e-mail written by Susan Bufano, the community relations coordinator for the Greenville Co pound, in response to … Continue reading SC Pound Policy: Take Newborn Kittens Away from Nursing Mothers and Kill Them