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The Ambivalent Bond With a Ball of Fur
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, companionanimals, death, grief )

- 4305 days ago -
Cleo was almost 16 years old, she'd been sick, and her death was no surprise. Still, when I returned to a home without cats, without pets of any sort, I was startled by my grief -- not so much its intensity as its specificity. This was a sorrow of details,
ANVIL, Animals Need a Voice In Legislation. > Irelands Disposable Dogs - Ireland's Throwaway Society Just Got Better!
Animals  (tags: dogs, companionanimals, animalsuffering, AnimalCruelty, abuse, cruelty, pets, killing, killed, crime, death, cats )

- 4307 days ago -
We've had the Celtic Tiger,the housing and holiday boom,everything we want at our fingertips thanks to online shopping;now we have the very latest in consumer convenience - Dump your pet! How does this work I hear you ask,Well it's all quite simple and
Don't Let Halloween Bring a Scare! Keep Your Pets Safe.
Animals  (tags: halloween, black cats, animal abuse, companionanimals, animalsuffering, AnimalCruelty )

- 4308 days ago -
Black cats If you have a black cat, you have a special problem. The mythology about black cats being related to witches can lead strange people to do strange things to them. Even kids who mean no harm may yell when they see a black cat -scaring the cat.
Stop Slaughtering Stray Animals in Ukraine! Petition
Animals  (tags: cruelty, animalsuffering, AnimalCruelty, activists, AnimalWelfare, crime, dogs, law, sadness, cats, suffering, death, companionanimals, killing, pets, protection )

- 4308 days ago -
Each year the state-owned organization "Tsentr Identyfikatsiyi Tvaryn" (the Center for Animals Identification) controlled by the Kiev City Administration butchers cruelly tens of thousands of stray cats and dogs.
Life - About Shelter - Life Is the First NGO in Croatia That Built, Is Operating and Managing a Shelter for Abandoned Animals.
Animals  (tags: dogs, cats, companionanimals, animalsuffering, AnimalCruelty, abuse, AnimalWelfare, protection, suffering, rescue, rescued, sadness, pets )

- 4308 days ago -
Before,the members of the Association provided temporary shelter to abandoned animals in their homes,and thanks to our "hotline"in three years we managed to find home for more than 1500 animals.The aim of our work is to implement a sterilization campaign
Largo Women Charged With Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: abuse, activists, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalsuffering, companionanimals, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, killed, pets, sadness, suffering )

- 4309 days ago -
women face animal cruelty charges following the death Sept. 26 of a dachshund that had been left in a small crate with another dog, a Pomeranian, in a yard under hot sun for more than two hours with no water.
County Animal Shelters Are 'Unacceptable'
Animals  (tags: king, county, animal, shelter, unacceptable, diseases, sicknesses, illness, dirty, impounded, council, citizens, public, law, cruelty, cruel, neglect, animalsuffering, companionanimals, AnimalCruelty, abuse, activists, AnimalWelfare, pets, investigation )

- 4309 days ago -
King County should act immediately to improve "unacceptable" conditions at its animal shelters in Bellevue and Kent and to control the spread of contagious diseases among impounded animals, several members of the County Council said Thursday in reaction t
ANVIL, Animals Need a Voice In Legislation. > Cats-Persona Non Grata > The Final Solution
Animals  (tags: companionanimals, cats, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, animalsuffering, abuse, pets, protection, sadness, suffering, cruelty, Irleland )

- 4309 days ago -
Cats are Ireland's 'invisible' shame".Although supposedly protected under the 1911, Protection of Animals Act,there is no real protection for cats in Ireland .Our attitude towards these creatures is at best, superstitious, at worst, downright cruel.
HSE Adopts Rules for Service Dogs
Animals  (tags: companionanimals, animals, protection, dogs )

- 4309 days ago -
The Hamilton Southeastern School Board adopted a policy this week that establishes guidelines for instances when students needs a service dog in school, such as a dog that assists the vision- or hearing-impaired.
Argentine Street Dogs Beign Slaughtered for the Sake of Tourism Petition - Sign Please
Animals  (tags: animalrights, animalsuffering, cruelty, dogs, companionanimals, suffering, sadness, death, crime, AnimalCruelty )

- 4314 days ago -
To: Major and legislators from Rio Grande,Tierra del Fuego,Argentina " I am an animal advocate from Argentina.My city is one of the less than a dozen non killing cities in this country and with a lot of effort on our side we are fighting against big corp
Butchered Cat Left in Carrier Bag
Animals  (tags: cats, cruelty, animalsuffering, animals, companionanimals )

- 4314 days ago -
The RSPCA said the ginger and white cat had been butchered, the head, legs and tail were cut off and some internal organs removed in Greater Manchester. A couple called the animal charity after discovering the dissected male cat next to wheelie bins
The Book HSUS and PETA Don't Want You to Read
Animals  (tags: companionanimals, death, dog, dogs, cats, rescue, protection, pets, killing )

- 4314 days ago -
(HSUS) literally wrote the book on a system of animal sheltering that seems resigned to killing healthy pets out of sheer laziness, instead of looking for alternatives. PETA cites this "overpopulation" as the reason it kills nearly 90 percent of the dogs
Treatment of Service Animal Frustrates Owner
Animals  (tags: animals, companionanimals, Service Dog )

- 4315 days ago -
Since Palestine resident Jay Marshall's beloved Chihuahua CoCo Puff was designated a service dog in 2004, both have faced a lot of challenges when it comes to convincing retailers about the canine's life-saving role.
Sheer Horror! Man Arrested For Multiple Counts Of Animal Cruelty (WA)
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, animalsuffering, companionanimals, neglect, sadness )

- 4316 days ago -
Investigators found dogs so severely neglected they had attacked and eaten other animals in an effort to survive. They found cats and dogs inside the house filled with garbage, fecal matter and urine. "It almost looked like a haunted house, because there
Pet Store Owner With History of Sex Offenses Arrested on Felony Animal Cruelty
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, companionanimals, sex offense to minors link animal cruelt )

- 4318 days ago -
A Shih Tzu brought in for grooming leaves injured, with razor cuts to its face and genitals. Authorities had also recently gotten a complaint from the owner of a Lhasa apso who suspected that her dog had been choked when it was left at the pet store to be

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