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Cat's Paws Bound With Tape Because She Was Scratching
Offbeat  (tags: cats, cruel, rescued )

Jeri
- 230 days ago - thedodo.com
Lilly was only 9 months old when she was found upside-down in an overturned cat carrier, her limbs bound with electrical tape. No one knew she was in the car until they heard her meowing for help.
The Hidden Cruelty Behind Cute Exotic Cat Cub Petting Attractions
Offbeat  (tags: exotic cats, cubs, cruel )

Jeri
- 240 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
As an animal lover, if someone were to make you this offer, would you accept?
200 Cats in One Apartment: Critics Want Action Taken Against Shelter
Offbeat  (tags: cats, cruel, animal rescue )

Jeri
- 270 days ago - canada.com
The stench is overpowering. ItâEUR(TM)s been a little more than two weeks since he says nearly 200 cats were removed from the building he was renting out to the non-profit Animal Rescue Network, one of its two locations in Rosemont.
Help Shut Down Indiana Roadside Zoo Cited for Abusing Tiger Cubs!
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, tiger cubs, roadside zoos, cruel )

Jeri
- 271 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Roadside zoos might âEUR" at first glance âEUR" appear to be harmless, fun kind of places. After all, who wouldnâEUR(TM)t jump at the chance to see an adorable exotic baby animal up close or even get a picture taken with one? However, the sad truth is that
Man Denies Owl Harassment, Says He Is Not Evil
Offbeat  (tags: owl, mean, cruel )

Angie
- 507 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A plea deal for a former TV pitchman in Utah accused of kicking a barn owl in flight while riding a motorized paraglider fell through Thursday when he refused to admit to a crime he said makes him look like an evil, horrible person.
Magical Harry Potter Tour Branded 'Cruel' as Terrified Owls Are Kept in Cages
Offbeat  (tags: Owls, cages, cruel, Harry potter, tour )

Scooby
- 526 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Harry Potter tour that keeps owls in cages and allows fans to touch them has been labelled 'cruel' and 'demeaning' by animal rights campaigners.
Mysterious Screw and Pill Laced Dog Treats in Minnesota Suburb Harm Pets
Offbeat  (tags: animals, crime, dogs, cruel, safety )

Angie
- 539 days ago - nydailynews.com
This cruel prank shouldn't happen to a dog. Pet owners in Minnesota found treats laced with screws and pills in their yards, planted to hurt their dogs, they said. At least two Lakeville dogs have been hospitalized after chowing down on hot dogs with scre
Despite Ban, Fox Hunts Still Thrive, and Divide, in Britain
Offbeat  (tags: animals, fox hunting, ban, cruel, job loss, britain )

Angie
- 558 days ago - msn.com
When hunting with hounds was banned, pro-hunting groups feared the sport could disappear, endangering thousands of rural jobs, from dog breeders to stable hands to blacksmiths.
Puppies Abandoned In Suitcase By Ohio Man, Officials Say (PHOTO)
Offbeat  (tags: cruel, abandon, puppies, Ohio, animals, suitcase, odd, off-beat, ethics )

Lindsey
- 1601 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Investigators say a man who tried to abandon six puppies by zipping them inside a suitcase and leaving it outside an Ohio business was charged after authorities found he'd left the luggage tag with his contact information attached.
Pink Taco's Asinine Cinco De Mayo Stunt
Offbeat  (tags: cruel, donkey, mexican restaurant, sprayed pinks )

Simone
- 1942 days ago - news.change.org
After imbibing a few too many margaritas on Cinco de Mayo, you might see a pink elephant or two. But if you happened to see a pink donkey as you passed by a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles, it was no hallucination.
PETITION - Urge Showtime to Pull Cruel 'Shameless' Promo - TAKE ACTION
Offbeat  (tags: petition, take action, showtime, shameless, torture, cat, cruel, animals )

Merissa
- 2147 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Showtime is currently running a promo for its new television series, Shameless, that includes a clip of a teenage boy holding a screeching cat in one hand & a blowtorch in the other, with the clear implication that he is about to torture the cat by ...
No Pay, No Spray: Firefighters Let Home Burn
Offbeat  (tags: cruel, homeowner, lost possessions, pets, house fire, refused help, unfairness, disgraceful behaviour )

Simone
- 2155 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Firefighters in rural Tennessee let a home burn to the ground last week because the homeowner hadn't paid a $75 fee. Gene Cranick of Obion County and his family lost all of their possessions in the Sept. 29 fire, along with three dogs and a cat.
More Da Lat Elephants Lose Their Tails
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, cruel, da lat, tails cut, elephants, investigations )

Simone
- 2187 days ago - thanhniennews.com
Two elephants in the central highlands resort town of Da Lat had their tails illegally cut Tuesday in the third such case reported in the province over the past four months.
A Fatwa Against Pets? Not a Good Time to Be a Vet in Tehran
Offbeat  (tags: veterinary, tehran, against animals, weird, cruel, controversy )

Simone
- 2195 days ago - blogs.telegraph.co.uk
A fatwa has been issued against pets in Iran, leading the authorities to ban all advertisements for pets, pet food and other pet products. I don't know what other actions will be taken, but it must be a bleak time for Iranian pet vets
Woman Dumps Cat in Garbage, Becomes Internet Villian
Offbeat  (tags: Animal Cruelty, cat, cruel woman, cruel )

Ariel
- 2197 days ago - technolog.msnbc.msn.com
Cruel woman dumps cat in bin The U.K. Sun features two CCTV screen captures that reveal "the moment a middle-aged woman picks up a cat -- and drops it into a WHEELIE BIN."
 

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