Animal Cruelty

RIP Hope

PETSAVE rescued a mommy spaniel and her baby pup this week.  They were rushed to the  vet and mom was put onto drips etc. Unfortunately she was so weak and even though she ate a lot, her body gave up.  S he had basically starved to death.  She was namd Hope and really thought she would pull through but sadly … Continue reading

Animal Cruelty / News / PETA / Petitions

Breaking Investigation: Hoarder’s Cats Left to Suffer and Die

http://www.peta.org/  PETA undercover investigation—prompted by a whistleblower report—exposed the chronic deprivation and suffering of approximately 300 cats being kept in filthy, stifling, dungeon-like, disease-ridden storage units at Sacred Vision Animal Sanctuary (SVAS) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. There are no signs directing potential adopters to the so-called “sanctuary,” which is hidden behind a church in … Continue reading

Animal Cruelty / Animal Welfare Organizations / Rescued

Snake feels mob’s wrath

Source http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Snake-suffers-mobs-wrath-20110212 Thobani Ngqulunga Pietermaritzburg – An African Rock Python was rescued on Wednesday morning from the wrath of the Table Mountain community, who said the snake has killed and eaten chickens in the area. SPCA spokesperson Maureen Vida said they were called by the police in Bishopstowe to assist in the removal of the … Continue reading

Animal Cruelty / Animal Welfare Organizations / News

SPCA ‘dismayed’ by court ruling

Source http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/SPCA-dismayed-by-court-ruling-20110211 Johannesburg – The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is “dismayed” after a court cautioned a man who admitted to illegally performing surgical operations on animals. The SPCA, which discovered dog testicles and a dog tail in the garbage when it visited home of Jimmy Hawley in Brakpan in 2010, said … Continue reading

Animal Cruelty / News

Dog owner faces cruelty charge

Source http://www.news24.com Link http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Dog-owner-faces-cruelty-charge-20110207 Johannesburg – A Vereeniging dog owner faces charges of animal cruelty after his boerboel puppy was found with a rubber band cutting blood circulation to its tail, the SPCA said on Monday. Inspector Marlien Pieterse said the Vereeniging Society for the Prevention of Crulety to Animals confiscated the puppy on Friday … Continue reading