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For the First Time in the US Declawing Cats Is Going to Be BANNED!
Offbeat  (tags: declawing, Banned in US, New Jersey, jail, animals, cats, crime, pets )

Lone
- 27 days ago - fluffysworld.com
The act of declawing cats has been banned in over 20 countries around the world. In the US the first state to ban this cruel act is going to be New Jersey. The consequences of the declawing of cats will be paying a $1000 and/or spending 6 months in jail
Construction Workers Find Kitten in Wall of New Jail
Offbeat  (tags: jail, cat, wall, awesome-pawesome ending )

Barb
- 89 days ago - halopets.com
Cats can get into all sorts of places as regular readers know. One cat in Santa Barbara County got himself stuck in a wall being built as part of a new jail that is being constructed!
Lawmakers Pass Bill That Penalises Leaving Pets Outside in Extreme Weather
Offbeat  (tags: illinois, usa, law, dogs, chained, tied, outside, weather, fined, jail, good news )

Scooby
- 691 days ago - chicagotribune.com
Leaving the family pet outside in extremely hot or cold weather could result in up to a year in jail and a hefty fine under a measure House lawmakers sent Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday.
Toronto Woman Could Face 10 Years in Prison for Giving Water to Pigs on a Hot Day
Offbeat  (tags: Toronto, woman, jail, slaughterhouse, pigs, water )

Scooby
- 720 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
A woman in Toronto, Canada, has been charged with criminal mischief after she gave water to pigs being transported to a slaughterhouse on a hot day. Anita Kranjc, 48, could face up to 10 years in prison for her actions.
UK Bomb Plotter Sentenced to 40 Years in US Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Terrorism, Jail, Pakistani, UK, USA )

Ray
- 726 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US has been sentenced to 40 years in jail for plotting attacks in several countries.
How a Woman Duped Girlfriend Into Thinking She Was Male
Offbeat  (tags: Female-Man, Sex, Jail, Court, UK )

Ray
- 736 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A woman who pretended to be a man in order to con a friend into having sex with her has been jailed for eight years. But how could a woman successfully trick another female into thinking she was male?
The US Inmates Charged Per Night in Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Inmates, Jail, USA )

Ray
- 740 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A widespread practice in the US known as "pay to stay" charges jail inmates a daily fee while they are incarcerated. For those who are in and out of the local county or city lock-ups - particularly those struggling with addiction -
Alabama Judge Orders Defendants to Give Blood to Avoid Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Judge, Court, Jail, Blood, USA )

Ray
- 761 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An Alabama judge encouraged defendants who could not pay court fines to donate blood rather than spending time in jail, a US civil rights group has said.
Norway Landmark Ruling Sees Five Jailed Over Wolf Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: landmark ruling, wolf hunting, Court, Jail, Norway )

Ray
- 943 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Five men have been sentenced to prison in Norway for organising an illegal wolf hunt, in the country's first prosecution of such a case.
Iris the Chimpanzee Finally Finds True Love After Being Rescued From 'Hellhole Jail'
Offbeat  (tags: Iris, love, chimpanzee, rescued, jail, good news )

Scooby
- 967 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A chimpanzee who was allegedly left isolated in a 'hellhole' for years has finally found romance after being rescued and re-homed.
Life Term for US Woman Who Cut Off Ex-Husband's Penis
Offbeat  (tags: Jail, Court, Law, California, USA )

Ray
- 1168 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A California woman convicted of severing her ex-husband's penis and throwing it in a kitchen waste disposal has been sentenced to life in prison.
LA Jail Conditions 'Unconstitutional'
Offbeat  (tags: US Constitution, mental healthcare, Jail, conditions, unconstitutional, US justice department, USA )

Ray
- 1261 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The condition of mental healthcare inside Los Angeles County jails is so poor that it is unconstitutional, the US justice department has said.
Dog Attacks to Be Punished With Longer Jail Terms for Owners
Offbeat  (tags: Pets, Dogs, Pet Own's, Law, Jail, England and Wales, UK )

Ray
- 1287 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Irresponsible dog owners will be liable for prosecution regardless of where an attack takes place, The maximum prison sentence for allowing a dog to carry out a fatal attack on a person has increased to 14 years from two years previously.
This Government Worker Risks Jail to Say This One Word. When You Hear, You'Ll Be Outraged (Video!)
Offbeat  (tags: God, Lord Jesus, Commissioner Robyn Frazier, risks, jail, one word, video )

Barb
- 1327 days ago - godvine.com
One nation under God? See what Commissioner Robyn Frazier has to say when she is told to take the Lord's name out of prayer. So Powerful!
Elderly Woman With Dementia JAILED for Feeding Crows!
Offbeat  (tags: birds, dementia, jail, ethics, government, off-beat, police, woman, bizarre, mental health )

Kamia
- 1350 days ago - dailykos.com
In yet more proof that the U.S. needs to find a different way to deal with those who suffer mental challenges, an elderly woman is being held in JAIL because she sprinkled bread around her house to feed the local crow population!
 

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