When PETA got caught on surveillance camera trying - and failing - to lure an owned Chihuahua named Maya off her porch last year, ultimately stealing and killing the beloved pet, the group sent the cranks back to the scene of the crime. They knocked on the door, told the family they had killed their dog and … Continue reading PETA Can Shove Its Fruit Basket Up Its Walk-In Dead Pet Freezer
If you were looking at job listings on the HSUS magazine website, saw this one for a PETA policy director and got all excited to apply, you are going to have all the disappoint. First off, you won't be finding homes for 6 - 8 million animals each year. Possibly 6 or 8 animals, but I … Continue reading Wait.
PETA's annual reports to the state of Virginia indicate that the organization kills most of its animals, adopting out just 1% of them. But as reader Valerie posted in the current Open Thread, PETA has posted on Facebook that it has two Chihuahuas available for adoption. I don't know for certain how PETA obtained these … Continue reading Chihuahua Stealers Offer Chihuahuas for Adoption
Bill 1381 in Virginia is aimed at stopping PETA from hiding its massive pet killing facility in Norfolk behind the name "shelter": The bill would amend section 3.2-6500 of the Code of Virginia, adding language stating a private animal shelter "means a facility operated for the purpose of finding permanent adoptive homes and facilitating other … Continue reading Vote Watch: Virginia
Maya's story is here. (Thanks Jean for sending me these images.)
There is video evidence and an admission by PETA that two representatives of the group stole an owned chihuahua called Maya from her home on October 20 and killed her. Accomack County Sheriff Todd Godwin brought charges against the two women but the commonwealth's attorney has declined to prosecute the case. At issue for the … Continue reading Case Update: Rally for Maya on Monday, November 24
Maya the chihuahua was the beloved pet of the Cerate family who had moved to Virginia from Mexico. The family's little girl was particularly attached to Maya. Mr. Wilbur Cerate was used to being greeted by Maya when he came home from work but one Saturday last month, the dog was not there to greet him. Cerate … Continue reading VA Family Says PETA Stole and Killed Their Dog
McCracken Co in KY parted ways with the local humane society after a whistleblower's testimony resulted in cruelty charges (related to heartsticking fully conscious pets and unlicensed workers killing animals) against two employees in 2011. In June of this year, the animal shelter task force recommended re-establishing a partnership with the local HS "as long as … Continue reading PETA Asks KY Shelter to Kill More Animals
Primer, snipped from the Rabies Challenge Fund website: The Rabies Challenge Fund Charitable Trust will determine the duration of immunity conveyed by rabies vaccines. The goal is to extend the required interval for rabies boosters to 5 and then to 7 years. [...] The research began in November 2007 under the direction of Dr. Ronald … Continue reading What Happened to the Beagles in the 5 Year Group in the Rabies Challenge Fund?
PETA kills animals - mainly dogs and cats in need of love, temporary sheltering and new homes. But the organization goes a step further by encouraging and rewarding (with vegan cookie gift baskets) municipalities that threaten to kill pets and shaming those that implement changes designed to eliminate needless killing. Such is the case with Medina County, Ohio, where officials … Continue reading PETA Shames Medina Co for No Longer Killing Cats