Articles written by: Jennifer McCue

Don’t Keep Farm Animals in Cramped City Conditions

One horse reportedly died, and another was injured while residing at a home on the southside of Chicago. This has prompted an outcry for restriction of livestock ownership within city limits, where maintaining a healthy environment for such a large animal is challenging. Demand that those in charge limit livestock ownership in the city for the benefit and health of animals.

Protect Animals From Death in Hot Cars

Dozens of domestic animals die every year when they are left unattended in hot motor vehicles. Alabama wants to make this cruel and neglectful act illegal in an effort to save animal lives. Demand that lawmakers support this proposal and take a stand against animal neglect and cruelty.

Dog Reportedly Shot to Death Near Rifle Range Deserves Justice

A family dog was reportedly shot and killed only 150 yards from his home. The suspect had been shooting at a nearby rifle range and allegedly mistook the dog for a coyote, though the hunting of any animal in such close proximity to a private residence is a crime in itself. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

Dogs Reportedly Beaten and Slammed Into Truck Deserve Justice

Two dogs were reportedly punched repeatedly and slammed into the back of a truck in a horrific case of animal cruelty. Though at least one animal suffered no observable injury, this apparent cruelty speaks of malicious intent. Demand that justice is served in this case.

Dogs With Skin Apparently Burned Through by Drain Cleaner Deserve Justice

Two dogs reportedly suffered burns that exposed muscle and tendons when they were doused in drain cleaner and denied veterinary care. One dog’s skin apparently contracted so badly that her lips couldn’t even close. Demand justice for these innocent animals.

Save Threatened Fish From Death By Wildfire

Dozens of threatened fish face extinction following devastating climate change-induced bushfires. These species, though listed as at risk, lack the federal protection and funding necessary to lift them from the ashes, as mammals and birds are often given priority. Demand that threatened freshwater species be granted the same protections as their land-based counterparts.

Gravely Injured Kitten Left to Die in Dumpster Deserves Justice

A black kitten died after the poor animal was tied into a trash bag and left in a dumpster. The person responsible is still at large and likely a danger to other animals as well. Demand justice for this innocent cat.

Shark Kicked in Jaws And Killed Deserves Justice

A protected great white shark was dragged to shore, kicked, and forced to pose in selfies in a horrific case of cruelty. The shark later died from injuries caused by these torturers. Demand that justice be served for this vulnerable creature.

Injured Fawn Reportedly Kicked Repeatedly Deserves Justice

An injured fawn was reportedly viciously and repeatedly kicked after being hit by a vehicle. Onlookers could be heard laughing at the alleged abuse and a video of the incident was posted on social media. Demand justice for this innocent deer.

End Lawful Killing of Trumpeter Swans

Twenty trumpeter swans were accidentally hunted and killed this season, doubling the yearly quota and putting this migrating species in danger of population loss. Hunters are protected from legal consequence due to difficulties in distinguishing the species while in flight. Demand mandatory education for swan hunters and a stricter ban on trumpeter hunting before it’s too late.

Man Who Reportedly Shot Dog and Stomped Cat to Death Must be Punished

A dog and cat were reportedly maliciously killed in two separate instances of cruelty committed by the same man. A young child allegedly witnessed the suspect stomping and kicking the cat to death. Demand justice for these innocent animals.

Protect Horses From Death By Speeding Cars

A horse was killed by a motor vehicle at a busy intersection, prompting outrage in the local community. Though this incident was deemed an accident, the risk to horses and their riders is extremely high in this area due to laws not being followed and a lack of protected crossing. Demand that those in charge take measures to protect horses and their riders.

Beloved Dog Shot in Fenced-in Yard Deserves Justice

Mack Man, a beloved family bulldog, died after he was shot in his own fenced-in backyard. The person responsible is still at large and likely a danger to other animals. Demand they be found and punished.

Protect Platypuses From Extinction Due to Climate Change

The platypus population has decreased by almost half due to the effects of climate change and human encroachment. Despite this, their conservation status remains at “near threatened.” Demand that those in charge take a proactive response to save this species before it is too late.

Dog Reportedly Thrown Into Icy Lake Deserves Justice

A dog was reportedly thrown into an ice-covered lake three times for the amusement of two men. The poor animal seemingly broke through the ice after a rough landing and swam through chilling waters to safety. Demand justice for this innocent dog.

Stop Dog Poisoner Who is Terrorizing Neighborhood

One dog has died under suspicious circumstances and at least 11 more local pets have suffered symptoms similar to poisoning. Now, an anonymous letter threatened to poison another dog for barking. Demand that the person behind this letter, and possibly the death and suffering of this neighborhood’s animals, is punished harshly.

Protect Pets From Convicted Animal Cruelty Offenders

Dogs, cats, and other domesticated animals can still be placed with convicted animal cruelty offenders, putting their health and wellbeing at risk. One state has a plan to change this cruel practice by banning offenders from owning pets for at least two years after conviction. Demand that lawmakers support this plan and protect those most vulnerable.

Dog Reportedly Gunned Down By Secret Service Agent Deserves Justice

A beloved family dog was reportedly shot and killed by an off-duty Secret Service agent. Demand action in the wake of this needless death to ensure no more tragedies like it ever happen again.

Shut Down Farm That Allegedly Tortures Ducks

Ducks are reportedly thrown by their necks, subjected to days of constant artificial lighting, and denied access to open water at one duck farm. Injured ducklings allegedly cried out in pain for up to 15 hours without attention. Demand the immediate shut down and investigation of this seemingly horrific farm.

Dog With Chain Reportedly Embedded in Neck Deserves Justice

A dog was reportedly tied up outside for so long that the chain embedded into her neck. Four puppies also seemingly suffered starvation and neglect at the hands of the same suspect, leading to one of their deaths. Demand justice for these innocent animals.

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