Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help Identifying Suspect in Cat’s Potential Abuse

FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. – The Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in an investigation involving a potentially intentional harm to a pet. According to the sheriff’s office, the incident occurred in the Lake Monticello community on January 6th, and the victim, a cat named Shadwell, was found injured in the area of … Read more

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. Animal Services Launches ‘Seniors for Seniors’ Campaign to Find Forever Homes for Senior Dogs and Cats

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – In response to a recent surge in animal cruelty cases, Seminole County Animal Services has launched a campaign aimed at finding homes for senior dogs and cats in need of adoption. The program, known as ‘Seniors for Seniors’, targets senior residents over the age of 60. For the entire month of … Read more

Craven County Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges After 31 Cats and 2 Dogs Found Neglected

VANCEBORO, N.C. – A woman in Craven County is facing charges of animal cruelty after authorities discovered 31 cats and two dogs living in unsanitary conditions in her home. Susan Riggs, the owner of the animals, was found to be absent from her residence on Maul Swamp Road outside of Vanceboro when the authorities arrived … Read more

Madrid Charity Walk Draws Attention to Animal Abandonment, Seeks Loving Homes for Dogs and Cats

Madrid, Spain – The streets of Madrid came alive with furry companions and their dedicated humans during the city’s annual Sanperrestre walk. This festive event aimed to raise awareness about the pressing issue of animal abandonment. Organized by the animal protection group El Refugio, the event was a mirror of the year-end San Silvestre race … Read more

Cruelty: Johnstown Man Charged with 30 Counts of Animal Cruelty After Leaving 10 Dead Cats and 5 Live Cats Without Food or Water

A Johnstown man is facing 30 animal cruelty charges after authorities discovered the remains of 10 cats and five live cats abandoned at his former residence. Daniel Arthur Gates, 67, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated cruelty to animals, 10 counts of cruelty to animals, and 10 counts of neglect … Read more

Animal Hoarding Case in Polk County Leads to Arrest of Woman After 35 Cats and Dog are Recovered

POLK COUNTY, Florida – Police found 35 cats, a dog, and an elderly woman living in deplorable conditions in an unincorporated area of southwest Polk County. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the authorities were responding to a well-being check of the 82-year-old woman. Once inside the home, they encountered a strong smell of … Read more

Feline Frenzy: New Study Reveals Cats as Indiscriminate Predators of Wildlife

Johannesburg, South Africa – A recent study published in the scientific journal Nature has revealed troubling findings about the impact of domestic cats on wildlife. The study, titled “A global synthesis and assessment of free-ranging domestic cat diet,” describes cats as “indiscriminate predators” capable of capturing and killing a wide variety of animal species. This … Read more

Polk County Woman Arrested After 1 Dog, More than 30 Cats Seized from Unlivable Home Due to Animal Neglect and Elderly Person Neglect

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into a case of animal neglect after an older woman was found living in conditions that were unfit for humans and animals. Deputies responded to a home in unincorporated southwest Polk County and discovered a strong odor of ammonia, feces throughout the … Read more

Animal Rescue Worker Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Hoarding Cats in Abandoned Home

SUNRISE, FLORIDA – A former animal rescue worker has been sentenced to three years in prison after authorities found 63 cats living in deplorable conditions in her abandoned home, resulting in the deaths of nine of them. Michelline Joy Toulouse, 36, of Broward County, Florida, received the sentence on Wednesday. This disturbing discovery was made … Read more