Tag archive for ‘animal abuse’
By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Indonesia man arrested for smuggling rare birds in water bottles

Indonesian police have arrested a wildlife smuggler after discovering nearly two dozen rare live birds, mostly yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles in his luggage. The man, 37, was arrested More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Florida pit bull mix found shot, tied to railroad tracks

A young pit bull mix has made national headlines after the Tampa, Florida police found her shot and bleeding, tied to a set of railroad tracks in the city’s Sulphur Springs neighborhood on Wednesday. Police More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Brian Blessed, voice of Boss Nass in ‘Phantom Menace’ calls for action against circuses

As the political saga surrounding the promised ban on wild animals in circuses continues, legendary actor Brian Blessed has urged the government to “end this circus madness” and finally legislate to ban such More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

‘Taken 3’ star Liam Neeson slams Bill de Blasio for horse drawn carriage ban

Liam Neeson may be battling bad guys on screen, but is taking on the New York mayor in real life. The Irish actor expressed frustration that carriage drivers are to lose their jobs under de Blasio’s plan. He More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Upcoming New York State Legislation to Keep Pets Safe

Pretty soon, those who steal or mistreat pets will have to face severe fines in New York state. Governor Andrew Cuomo is showing that he is dedicated to pet and pet ownership protections. In January 2014, the governor More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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‘Maleficent’ star Imelda Staunton, ‘James Bond’ Roger Moore join for circus animal ban

PRESS RELEASE: Sir Roger Moore and Imelda Staunton urge Queen to ensure wild animal circus ban is passed swiftly   Honored and award-winning actors Sir Roger Moore KBE, best known as James Bond, and Imelda Staunton More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Transgender Donald Waelde arrested on beastiality charges after seeking horse on Craigslist

Police launched an undercover sting operation after being tipped off to a bizarre and disturbing Craigslist ad. A transgender woman has been arrested after allegedly placing an advert on Craigslist seeking to “play More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Nile crocodile abandoned at a California mall with a note, ‘call rescue’

The California suburbs got a surprise this week as a nile crocodile was just wandering around a mall, near a T.J. Maxx, left by its owner with a note attached – “Call rescue.” California Fish and More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 31st, 2014

California man, William Buchman, arrested after hundreds of snakes found in home

A California school teacher was arrested after police discovered over 300 pythons, some dead, inside of his home on Southern California. William Buchman, a teacher at Mariners Elementary School in Newport Beach, was More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

‘Anchorman 2’ in ‘hot water’ for SeaWorld scenes

PRESS RELEASE: Leading entertainment animal campaign organization, Animal Defenders International (ADI), has condemned Director Adam McKay for featuring abused Seaworld dolphins in upcoming movie Anchorman 2. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Disney’s ‘The Hundred-Year-Old-Man’ faces new animal cruelty accusations

PRESS RELEASE: Animal Defenders International (ADI) has condemned The Walt Disney Company Nordic for its use of an abused circus elephant in upcoming movie ‘The 100-year-old man who climbed out the window and More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Cats, bats and trash fill hoarder’s home in Philadelphia, described as ‘horror show’

Mounds of trash prevented authorities from being able to immediately determine how many bats, cats and rats were inside a Northern Philadelphia home. Authorities arrived at the hoarder’s home to discover the More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Florida woman, Frances Terry Evans, arrested after leaving U-Haul full of animals behind a Publix

A U-Haul containing dozens of animals was left abandoned behind a Spring Hill, FL Publix grocery store Tuesday, which because of the extreme heat in the truck, resulted in some 39 cats being euthanized, according More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, April 5th, 2012

PETA message hidden in Miami Marlins brick?

Can you detect the anti-fishing message that PETA sneaked into this brick that is now forever encased in the new Miami Marlins stadium? Give up? Take the first letters of each word, it directs you to a website: More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Thousands of dolphins found dead off of Peru

According to report, in 2011, some 3,000 dead dolphins have washed up on the beaches in the northern Peruvian region of Lambayaque, supposedly having died from the effects of petroleum exploitation in the area, More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Minnesota woman, Stacey Champion, arrested for mailing a puppy in a priority box

A Minneapolis woman has been charged with animal cruelty after postal workers say she tried to mail a puppy to Atlanta in a sealed box with no air holes. Postal Service spokesman Pete Nowacki says employees became More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

‘Gothic Kitten’ Case Closed, Holly Crawford to shutter business, serve house arrest

Holly Crawford received six months house arrest for charges of animal cruelty as she promoted piercing kittens’ ears, necks and docking their tails. The original story (Pierced kittens owner goes to trial) More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
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Pennsylvania: Pierced kittens owner Holly Crawford goes to trial

As if the world is not crazy enough, Gothic kittens were being marketed by a 35-year-old woman from Pennsylvania. Her trial starts today. “A Pennsylvania woman is facing trial on animal cruelty charges for More...



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