Yep, Arrow was a cat who was shot with a bow and arrow by a despicable human. Thankfully, Arrow is being helped over her trauma by the fine folks at the Joseph’s Legacy Rescue in Middletown, Ohio.
In 2012 California man was charged with animal cruelty and eating an animal commonly kept as a pet or companion.
Just because an animal is timid or aggressive, doesn’t mean it’s being abused. But there are signs to look for that may indicate pet neglect or abuse, which include:
An infographic with data from the Humane Society of the United States reveals some startling statistics about animal abuse — read how to help fight the problem.
Pictures of almost a dozen remarkable dogs, puppies, cats, and kittens who were neglected or abused and made remarkable recoveries with before-and-after images.
Update: King, the unfortunate feline who was kicked in a viral video, has found a forever home, while his alleged attacker faces up to a year in prison.
Update: The cat, who now goes by the name King, was rescued and is resting at the ASPCA Animal Hospital; he may be put up for adoption following a police investigation.
A man in New York City has been arrested and charged with aggravated animal cruelty after he appeared in a video where he lures a cat close to him, and then kicks the animal.
The bust occurred in Jefferson County, 30 miles south of Little Rock, after potential customers at Busy B Pets called authorities about the deplorable condition of the animals.
Two-thousand and thirteen had no shortage of news involving cats, and here are the top 10 news stories of the year that got the most traffic on CatTime.com.
According to the Richmond Register, a man accused of allegedly breaking a kitten’s two front legs with a golf club has been charged with second-degree animal cruelty — a class A misdemeanor that imposes a fine of no more than $500 and a sentence of 90 days to 12 months in jail.Prosecutors originally sought a […]
A man in Mesa, Ariz., who was arrested for animal abuse and other violations, has had some charges against him reduced. Residents and pet owners are not happy.According to East Valley Tribune, Scott Graham, 39, was arrested on September 3 following a wave of cat mutilations and killings in the area. Approximately 40 felines disappeared […]
UPDATE: According to Lex18.com, Gary Foster, Jr., 32, has been charged with torture of a cat, a felony, yesterday.Foster allegedly slammed the kitten on the ground, choked him, and then shattered his front legs with a golf club.Foster’s next court date is scheduled for October 17 at 9:00 a.m.A kitten in Lexington, Ky., is on […]
On April 5, a 3-year-old black-and-white cat was brought to the Andover Animal Hospital in Newton, N.J. The feline was sad shape with multiple burns to his legs, back and ear, and some areas looked as if he were branded by a hot iron.But first some backstory: The cat, named Pontiac, was living in an […]
On April 11, 2012, CatTime.com reported on Snow, a white cat in Sterling Heights, Mich., who was found burned by what authorities believe to be some type of acid.Snow was in pretty sad shape two months ago, but thanks to the fine folks at Paws for the Cause, it looks like he’s making excellent progress […]
An Oregon man who pleaded guilty to animal abuse was ordered to pay a fine and cannot own a pet for five years.According to the Oregon Humane Society, Nicholas Carlos Martinez, 25, caused injuries to his girlfriend’s cat that led to the animal’s death.The cat’s name was Tubby.A veterinarian who examined the feline reported its […]
A woman must do 100 hours of community service and is barred from owning any animal for five years after she was charged and sentenced for animal neglect.Marlene Antunez-Sandoval worked at the Beaverton Hilltop Kennels and Stables in Beaverton, Ore. Last October, the Oregon Humane Society investigated two cats that died at the facility while […]
A man in the U.K. charged with causing unnecessary suffering to an animal pleaded not guilty on Thursday.Riain Richards, 20, of Ramsgate, Kent was filmed swinging a 2-year-old cat, named Mowgli, by the tail on October 29, 2011 outside a local pub. In the video (see below), Richards is seen holding the cat by the […]
In Sterling Heights, Mich., a young couple found an abandoned white cat in their backyard. After a day of failed efforts to catch the feline, he finally became ensnared in a live trap and was rushed to a veterinarian.The condition of the cat was horrifying.Someone poured some kind of acid chemical on the cat’s neck, […]
A child in Midwest City, OK, rescued a cat from alleged abuse. The youth took the cat to a neighbor’s house after two adults repeatedly threw the animal against a wall. Midwest City Animal Welfare is investigating the incident.The 2-year-old cat suffered permanent spinal damage and muscle trauma from the abuse. The black-and-white feline now […]