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Tigers Being Bred in Gauteng Backyards for Petting and Bone Export
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, tigers, killing, breeding for trade )

- 26 days ago -
South Africa is one the worldâEUR(TM)s biggest exporters of endangered tigers, almost all of which end up as floor mats, wall hangings or skeletons submerged in vats of Asian tiger-bone wine. The trade is so lucrative that city householders in Gauteng
Cat Shooting Sparks Fears of Feline-Killing Gunman
Offbeat  (tags: cats, killing, pets, shooting )

- 53 days ago -
Police have concerns a gunman targeting cats could be on the loose after a Geelong manâEUR(TM)s beloved pet was shot in the head.
Demand For Cheap Meat Is Killing Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, meat, killing )

- 75 days ago -
Big cats including lions, tigers, and jaguars are under threat - thanks in part to human demand for cheap meat.
Katzrin Man Accused of Killing Cats With Ax, Eating Them
Offbeat  (tags: cats, killing )

- 80 days ago -
Bloody shoes and dismembered cat parts found in suspect's fridge; police say 45-year-old hacked animals to death for 'his own pleasure'
Can Taking a Flight Kill Your Pet? Here Are the Stats.
Offbeat  (tags: flight, killing, pets, stats, department of transportation, animals, shipped as cargo, air, dogs, cats, safety )

- 92 days ago -
New data released by the Department of Transportation shows that not all animals shipped as cargo by air make it safety to their destination.
South Dakota Animal Shelters on the Lookout for a Serial Cat Killer
Offbeat  (tags: cats, killing, pets )

- 115 days ago -
Animal shelters across South Dakota are keeping an eye out for a man suspected of being a "serial cat killer". The West River Spay and Neuter Coalition in Rapid City released a warning about him on Facebook.
I Went to Jail in America for Protecting Bears - All Animals Deserve Respect
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildanimals, killing, animaladvocates, humans )

- 119 days ago -
College professor Bill Crain writes from a New Jersey prison where he served 12 days for protesting the killing of 4,000 bears in state culls. Since 2003, the American state of New Jersey has held 10 bear culls which have resulted in the deaths
Baltimore May Be the Next City to Ban Selling Dogs and Cats in Pet Stores
Offbeat  (tags: pet stores, Animal welfare act, puppy mills, illegally, bad business, deplorable conditions, Animal Cruelty, stronger protection laws, safety standards, adopable animals, needless suffering, killing )

- 128 days ago -
The Baltimore City Council is considering banning all retail sales of cats and dogs in pet stores within the city. Maryland state law already prohibits the vending of cats and dogs from illegal puppy mills, but allows pet stores to sell the animals...
Poisoning Strays Is Illegal, SPCA Says After Cat Killings
Offbeat  (tags: strays, cats, poison, killing, illegal )

- 131 days ago -
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Selangor encouraged the public today to use more humane ways of controlling stray animal populations after a spate of cat killings.
South Korea Culls 25 Million Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, killing, bird flu )

- 510 days ago -
South Korea is culling 25 million chickens and ducks in a bid to halt the spread of brid flu first detected in mid-November.
3 Days Before Thanksgiving, Antoine Finds Sanctuary at Woodstock
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cruelty, killing, suffering )

- 538 days ago -
Antoine was found outside of a live-kill market in New York City, a type of market commonly found in big cities across the country, where people are going this week to pick out a live turkey among the hundreds of other scared birds and rabbits shoved
Should the Whooping Crane Shooter's Fine Have Been Higher?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, killing, wildlife, protection )

- 568 days ago -
The Texas man who killed two of the endangered birds will pay $25,810âEUR"one-fifth the cost of raising a single Whooping Crane to adulthood.
Australia Plans to Kill 2 Million Cats By 2020
Offbeat  (tags: feral cats, Australia, killing )

- 872 days ago -
Australia plans to kill 2 million feral cats which threaten smaller species with extinction, but that reason isn't good enough for some animal lovers.

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