Robert Brooks is heartbroken that the local humane society killed his beloved cat, and he is fighting for changes so that Mistoffelees gets some small measure of justice after the fact and so that other pets are spared her fate. Read more
A blind cat known to thousands through an unforgettable photo was killed at the shelter on Monday, the day he was scheduled for release to rescuers. Read more
Residents’ family members are trying to help save their elderly relatives’ beloved cat companions at a nursing care home for seniors. We link to the petition, for anyone who wants to sign. Read more
Annette Betancourt expressed disappointment after a jury found her guilty in a case that put her TNR and feeding practices on trial. A group will remove the cats to save their lives. Read more
Pennsylvania is close to enacting two significant pieces of legislation that will impact the state’s shelters and animals if they become law Read more
A 12 minute trailer for an upcoming full length feature tells the story of the no kill movement that is saving the lives of shelter pets in several communities across the US. Read more
Followup on a cat saved through social media networking, with an inside view of the story told by a member of the transport group that helped get her home. Read more
Organizers say several thousands of animals had their lives spared and found new homes during the Just One Day voluntary moratorium on shelter killings held on June 11. Read more
Miami Dade Animal Services may see more lives saved if a plan set into motion this week comes to pass. The County Commission took the first big step by expressing its willingness to work toward a low or no kill goal, and is considering several ways to approach that goal as it waits for the Mayor’s office to weigh in on the plan’s affordability. Read more
Animal lovers and advocates held out hope that CAARA would pass as the truly humane shelter pet protections law and alternative to the unpopular Paulin bill, but were disappointed today when it failed to pass into law.
Squirrel’s shelter photo tugged at hearts and was shared thousands of times when it was posted last week in the hope that her life might be saved. The heartbreakingly scared and sad looking girl was pullef from the shelter and is in foster care awaiting an adoption that has been arranged. Read more
One child in the city has contracted typhus and now officials are setting traps at two schools to trap and possibly kill feral cats. Flea carrying urban wildlife in the city includes other animals, but the cats are being targeted.