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Puppies Abandoned In Suitcase By Ohio Man, Officials Say (PHOTO)
Offbeat  (tags: cruel, abandon, puppies, Ohio, animals, suitcase, odd, off-beat, ethics )

- 2073 days ago -
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 )

- 2413 days ago -
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 )

- 2619 days ago -
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 )

- 2627 days ago -
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 )

- 2659 days ago -
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 )

- 2666 days ago -
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 )

- 2669 days ago -
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."
Whale That Killed Its Trainer at SeaWorld 'Must Be Stoned to Death', Says American Religious Group
Offbeat  (tags: religious group, american family tradition, tikium, killed, cruel, bizarre )

- 2843 days ago -
A whale that killed its trainer at the SeaWorld tourist attraction should be stoned to death, according to an American religious group. The American Family Association said Biblical teachings dictate that the five-ton killer whale Tilikum should be
Western States Take Aim At Antler Gatherers
Offbeat  (tags: wessterns states, scaring deer, antloers, gatherers, cruel )

- 2911 days ago -
"It's like the Oklahoma land rush," he said. "One second after midnight on the day areas are opening up, you've got people with flashlights, charging around in the dark." He said some even yell at deer, hoping to scare off their antlers.
Burrs Vs. Horses: Horses Win!
Offbeat  (tags: burrs, horses manes, tails, uncomfortable, cruel )

- 2952 days ago -
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but when it comes to the picture of these horses, I'm still at a loss--this photo is worth a thousand chills:
Offbeat  (tags: doves, wedding, cruel )

- 3061 days ago -
NEW YORK - More than two dozen doves apparently released during a wedding were left clinging to life in a New York City park. A couple discovered the albino ringneck doves in Flushing Meadow Park in Queens over the weekend, the New York Post reported.
Swan Beheading Suspect Wanted
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, cruel, sick )

- 3239 days ago -
A male mute swan was found beheaded at a dock on the Little Silver Creek on Dec 16th. The Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is offering a $500 reward. They believe the culprit had to be strong to get a hold of this swan.
Police: Elderly Woman Killed Over Glass Cleaning
Offbeat  (tags: crime, cruel, police )

- 3532 days ago -
Philadelphia police say a 64-year-old woman found dead in her northeast Philadelphia home Friday was killed by her roommate over "the proper way to wash a glass."

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