animal abuse

  • California Man Was Jailed For Eating Cats

    California Man Was Jailed For Eating Cats

    In 2012 California man was charged with animal cruelty and eating an animal commonly kept as a pet or companion.

  • Buying Is Not Rescue

    Buying Is Not Rescue

    Some think buying a puppy or kitten from a pet store is the same as rescuing it; it isn’t – in fact, doing so merely perpetuates a cycle of mill breeding and misery.

  • Domestic Violence Shelters Welcome Women, Children And Pets

    Domestic Violence Shelters Welcome Women, Children And Pets

    Emerging sometime in the mid 90s, and gaining in both popularity and numbers is a brand new kind sanctuary: Pet Friendly, Domestic Violence Abuse Shelters.

  • Sanctuary without standards

    Sanctuary without standards

    I saw the whiteboard at the city shelter, proudly declaring they had found rescues to take in nearly a thousand animals so far this year. Impressive? Certainly, but it did make me wonder — where are they all going? The shelter I work for in rural New Mexico has a policy of only routinely transferring […]