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  • Culprits in Camillo snap family dog's hind legs as they burglarize home
    Culprits in Camillo snap family dog's hind legs as they burglarize home
    In Camillo, a suburb of Perth in the western section of Australia, a family is devastated over the loss of their dog as unknown burglars invaded their home on Tuesday and literally snapped the family dog's back legs, leaving him in agony and...
  • Strong penalty sought for woman who microwaved her kitten
    Strong penalty sought for woman who microwaved her kitten
    A petition has garnered over 8,000 signatures in less than two days asking officials to prosecute Laura Cunliffe, of Hoyland, U.K. to the fullest extent of the law for tossing her young kitten into a microwave for five minutes as a punishment for...
  • Emaciated horse
    Woman gets community service and five-year horse ban
    On Dec. 19, a 53-year-old woman, Rosemary Kinsella, was convicted on animal cruelty and placed on community order for three months. She is banned from keeping any horses for the next five years and must pay £810 in costs. She has been tagged...
  • The Shire horse
    Shire collapses and dies from unknown cause in field
    An investigation into the death of a Shire horse that collapsed in his field has been launched by police and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA). Authorities became involved on Nov. 26 when they were called to Newton...
  • About 200 horses assessed and vetted with at least 45 put down
    About 200 horses assessed by authorities in South Wales
    This past week, the RSPCA, Redwings, the Vale of Glamorgan Council and South Wales Police assessed about 200 horses at a location in the Vale of Glamorgan, between Bridgend and Llantwit Major. The authorities had been to this property on several...
  • Friendly grazing Welsh mountain pony shot in chest with crossbow
    Welsh mountain pony shot in chest with crossbow
    People are both shocked and dismayed that a pony was shot with a crossbow in broad daylight as the small horse was turned out in his pasture. Chesney is recovering from the attack. He was shot with a crossbow bolt that penetrated over 9 inches...
  • Horse killed due to reckless driving - NOT HORSE INVOLVED IN ACCIDENT
    Men run away from accident and leave their horse to die
    Witnesses could not believe what they were seeing on the streets of Wickford on October 20. Shocking disbelief gripped everyone as two men ran away from the havoc they had just caused. They were recklessly driving a horse-pulled cart when it...
  • Two-day old abandoned foal found, rescued and saved
    Two-day old abandoned foal found
    This story about an abandoned horse, even a newborn foal, is getting all-too commonplace. A very young and presumed-abandoned foal was discovered lost, lonely and hungry on a remote Welsh hilltop. He has since found a new home with Redwings.The...
  • Young Derek, an abandoned foal, has found a new home
    Abandoned foal has found a new home
    What happened to this little guy is more and more commonplace these days. The very young colt was abandoned by someone that left him to fend for himself – not much of a chance for a two-day old baby – until he starved to death or was...
  • Two men have been arrested for alleged horse killing
    Two men arrested for horse killing
    Two men in the United Kingdom have been arrested by Kirklees Police for their extreme animal cruelty after they continuously chased a horse in its field with their white Mitsubishi 4x4 and then, after it collapsed, allegedly dragged it behind the...
  • Gypsy Cob mare dies of exhaustion after stallion relentlessly chased and ran her
    Stallion owners advised to control their horses
    A woman in Bromsgrove, UK, is imploring stallion owners to assure their horses cannot break free from their stalls, paddocks or pastures. Carrie Smart recently lost her prize 14-year-old Gypsy Cob mare to a neighbor’s stallion. Apparently...
  • Kathy Roberts ordered to pay fines and permitted to keep 12 cats with RSPCA supervision
    Roberts ordered to pay fines & permitted to keep 12 cats with RSPCA supervision
    Kathy and Phillip Roberts were each charged with animal abuse after the RSPCA removed 79 cats from their cat boarding and breeding business located in Port Gawler.Kathy Roberts pleaded guilty to 59 charges of animal abuse in Elizabeth Magistrates...
  • Walsall man sentenced to six months in jail for beating his dog to death
    Walsall man sentenced to six months in jail for beating his dog to death
    Dean Edwards of Bloxwich, Walsall, U.K. was sentenced on Monday to six months in jail and banned from ever owning a dog again after having been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to his two-and-a-half-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier...
  • Heartless owner drops off terminally ill dog at RSPCA door in middle of night
    Heartless owner drops off terminally ill dog at RSPCA door in middle of night
    The video, just released on Monday by the RSPCA at Coundon Wedge Drive, Allesley in Coventry, UK shows a shadowy figure at 4:00 a.m. trying to hide his face as he drags an obviously helpless dog on a sleeping bag to the door of the animal shelter....
  • Sharkbait
    Reports of dogs used as live bait are a mixture of rumor and truth
    Reports of dogs and cats being used as live shark bait by fishermen from Reunion Island (off of the coast of South Africa) have been flying across the internet and European tabloids since 2005. These reports contain horrific pictures of animals...