Browsing: Animal Cruelty
A Houston mother has been charged with endangering a child after investigators found she was homeschooling her daughter in a house full of wild animals — including a tiger, three tiger cubs, a cougar, a fox, a skunk and several monkeys.
An investigation was opened after a California man claimed Trisha Meyer swindled him out of $3,000 — the cost of an exotic Savannah kitten he had purchased from Meyer but that Meyer never shipped to him. Meyer has also been charged with felony theft in relation to the incident.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of a degenerate freak of nature caught on surveillance footage stabbing a dog in the face.
In case anyone was wondering how much a dead whooping crane is worth, we now have a number to work with thanks to Trey Frederick’s sentencing on Tuesday for killing two whooping cranes in Jefferson County earlier this year.
The Brenham veterinarian who killed a cat with a bow and arrow and posted gloating photos to Facebook in 2015 will not be allowed to practice for a year, followed by four years of monitored practice, the State Board of Veterinary Examiners ruled Tuesday.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The video that led to the prosecution of Jurassic Pets’s prosecution was filled with shocking images — and most of those charged have now admitted their guilt, and the man main was convicted. But he’s not going down without a fight. Westword has the story.
This morning, a man riding through a fairly empty area of Homestead, Florida — a farming community Just southwest of Miami — pulled his horse to a screeching halt. He called Laurie Waggoner, director of branch operations for the South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, also known as the SPCA, and said he had found something awful.
“He saw the remains of a horse,” Waggoner tells New Times. “He said it was badly decomposed.” It was the second horse found slaughtered in Homestead in as many days, leading Waggoner and the SPCA to draw one frightening conclusion: “Someone’s stealing horses and butchering them,” she says.