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Cruel Owner 'Who Strapped Fireworks to Pitbull and Lit Them on Fourth of July' Is Finally Arrested
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, dogs, cruelty, crime, rescued, suffering, California, CA, USA )

- 727 days ago -
His 'owner' strapped fireworks to his back, then dumped this badly burned do to die.
Police Can Take Injured Animals to Their Shooting Range to Be Destroyed
Animals  (tags: CA, shooting injured animals, ethics, humans, sadness, suffering, death, killing )

- 877 days ago -
In Merced, Calif., it is perfectly legal for a police officer to take a critically wounded animal to the police shooting range in order to "humanely destroy" it, reported Wednesday's Merced Sun-Star.
URGENT: Need to Find Homes For 30 Cats
Animals  (tags: cats, animalwelfare, rescue, Ca, animals, urgent )

- 995 days ago -
Rescuer has been told by Animal Control to get rid of her cats. She only has until Memorial Day.
URGENT! SIGN! JUSTICE FOR CHOMPERS! Man In Orange CA Kills 12 Week Old Puppy - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Justice For Puppy Chompers, Murdered in Orange, CA, ACTION! )

- 1261 days ago -
12 week old Chihuahua pup "Chompers" was laying in the dirt in her back yard barely alive. 45 minutes prior she was playing, jumping from the couch to the floor, running back & forth. Despite denials, two people saw the boyfriend abuse the dog. HELP!
Please Save Bruce!
Animals  (tags: Urgent!Adoptable, Rescue, American Bulldog, Baldwin Park, CA, Shelter Pets )

- 1586 days ago -
Bruce #A4335322 is sweet American Bulldog. He is in shelter in Baldwin Park, CA.Please save a life and adopt. 626-430-2378
Please Adopt Sampson
Animals  (tags: Urgent! Adoptable, Sampson, Harbor Shelter, San Pedro, CA )

- 1607 days ago -
Urgent! Sampson # A0767000 is an adorable grey and white kitty. He is awaiting his new home.Please contact Harbor Shelter in San Pedro, CA at 310-548-2632 or 213-305-8323
Calif. Woman Says Chihuahua Died Saving Her Kids
Animals  (tags: Chihuahua, CA, California, US, USA, animalwelfare, animals, dogs, death, pets, sadness, family, baby )

- 2050 days ago -
RICHMOND, Calif. - A Northern California woman says her Chihuahua died protecting her children from two pit bulls that got into her apartment.
Comment Time Running Out on California Shelter Animal Holding Period
Animals  (tags: animals, shelters, CA, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, pets )

- 2416 days ago -
If you have opinions regarding California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal to shorten the time that public shelters must hold animals before euthanizing them, the clock is ticking for your views to be heard.
Hippo Sweat: The Next Big Thing in Sunscreen?
Animals  (tags: ca, wildlife, wild animals, hippos, skin secretion, wards off sunburn, endangered, extinction, environment, habitat, protection )

- 2519 days ago -
Secretion contains light-scattering structures that protect against sunburn. Hippos can stand in the hot sun all day without getting a sunburn, and now researchers know why: a red-colored glandular secretion known as "hippo sweat" contains microscopic str
Couple Blames 'Cat-Hater' for Pet's Ordeal
Animals  (tags: cats, animalcruelty, Orange County, CA )

- 2580 days ago -
Jim and Mary Righter went from fear that their beloved cat Makoa was dead to outrage when they discovered an anonymous neighbor had trapped the exotic animal, worth $400, and dumped it at the pound.
Moe a Domesticated Chimp Is Missing in California Forest
Animals  (tags: missing, domesticated, chimpanzee, wild fires, CA, animal control )

- 2778 days ago -
<p>Moe is missing...escaped his caged a thought to be in Southern California forest. A 42-year-old chimpanzee who is toilet-trained and can eat with a knife and fork.</p>
Summit County Curbing Its Cat Population - USA
Animals  (tags: ca, cats, neutering, spaying, desexing, low cost, Summit county, cleveland, akron )

- 2991 days ago -
Summit County's quest to cut down on the number of cats roaming neighbourhoods continues tomorrow, when cat owners and rescuers can have their felines neutered at a low cost. Akron has been trapping and killing cats since 2002. Citizens for Humane Animal
Muppit, 16-Yr-Old Sweet, Deaf Dog Lost in Sherman Oaks, CA
Animals  (tags: animal, animals, dog, dogs, lost dog, deaf, ca, sherman oaks )

- 3105 days ago -
A green polka dot collar was on with tags, but the tags were not updated yet due to a recent move Lost on Sunday morning in the Sherman Oaks area around Ventura and Benedict Canyon She is 16 years old, sweet and deaf.

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