An argument between a Florida man, and his now-ex girlfriend on June 27, 2014, over women’s rights, reportedly became so heated the man took his rage out on her pet rabbit, and nearly killed it.
Ashley Richards was sentenced today to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to making fetishist “hard crush” videos. “Hard crush” fetishists get gratification from watching cute animals get tortured with knives and such, and then stomped to death by women’s feet, bare or in high heels. A look at Richards’ case and the twisted road to outlawing crush porn.
More and more hikers are reportedly coming across bait cats, rabbits and birds suffering or dead in traps, and are complaining about it.
In a strange and disturbing case out of Florida, a woman has been charged with felony animal cruelty for allegedly performing surgery on a dog and killing it. Disturbing because the animal suffered terribly, and strange because the suspect is now saying that the dog is hers, and it’s fine, while the dog’s owner isn’t saying anything.
Galen Aune adopted a one-year-old pit bull named Nelly. It didn’t end well. Neighbors reported him abusing the dog two months ago, and again this month. This time when cops showed he reportedly said, “Oh, not a problem anymore the dog is dead. I killed it.” Nelly was a year and nine months old.
Animal rescuers in Ontario are seeking the public’s help in tracking down the perpetrator in what’s being called a “horrific animal cruelty” case. The Sarnia and District Humane Society received a male cat who’d suffered an unspeakable assault: the poor feline had been shot in the head with a shocking 17 pellets.
Specifically, two Texas men were arrested after police say on January 18, 2014, they tossed an injured cat into the air and shot it with a shotgun, rather than taking it to a vet.
Authorities in Chicago may have a lead on the person who ditched a live, immature alligator at O’Hare airport on November 1. The person in this surveillance still was seen riding a train to the airport with a live, immature alligator under her arm.
The town of La Quebrada, about two hours south of Lima, will not be hosting it’s annual La Festival Gastronomico del Gato (The Gastronimic Festival of the Cat) after a judge decided to put a stop to the town’s feline feast held in honor of St. Iphigenia.
All in all this is not a banner week for cats in the news. So for the time being, maybe it’s not a bad idea to keep your cats, black or otherwise, inside until authorities sort this stuff out.