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Cats Gunned Down in Arkansas

An Arkansas woman who was feeding a colony of 15 feral cats was deeply distraught when she found the bodies of seven of the cats, all riddled with gunshots. …

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PETA VP Responds to Critics on HLN

A front group for the meat, puppy mill, tobacco, and alcohol industries as well as other industries that use and abuse animals is desperately trying to thwart animal protection …

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A Gentle Hand for the Toughest Cases

Over the last couple of days, we’ve told you about some of the ways that PETA worked in 2011 to end the suffering of animals in its own “backyard”—southern …

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Pepper’s Story: Justice for a Forgotten Victim

PETA and other Virginia animal shelters have just submitted to the state the numbers of animals they received, found wonderful homes for, reunited with guardians, had to euthanize, or …

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Senior Dog Saved From Center Lane

annrkist | cc by 2.0 I was working as a humane officer, driving from one neglect case investigation to another, when I saw him: a large dog, limping pitifully …

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Cat’s Gas Chamber Horror Prompts Outcry

A cat’s survival of two harrowing ordeals in a gas chamber has prompted concerned citizens to demand that the West Valley City, Utah, animal shelter scrap its cruel carbon-monoxide …

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AC Officer Goes Out With a Bang on Craigslist

Fed up with people who refuse to spay and neuter their animals, people who want someone to wave a magic wand and find a home for their “eight-year-old Rottweiler …

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Ace’s Euthanasia Sparks Controversy

A big brouhaha erupted after the Detroit Animal Control Center euthanized an emaciated, injured and extremely ill dog named Ace (after the hardware store into which he painfully stumbled …

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Family Swoops in for Suffering Swan

A family in Brooklyn called PETA for help after they found an extremely ill swan who was too weak to stand and was stranded on a beach. We guided …

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Helping or Hoarding?

Many of us have had a peek into the bizarre world of hoarding courtesy of reality television. Accumulating piles and piles of household junk is bad enough, but when …

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An Open Door for Animals in Need

The economic downturn has taken its toll on nearly everyone, and animals are no exception. Animal shelters across the country are overflowing with record numbers of cats and dogs—many …

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SNIP Spays the Day

As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and nowhere is this truer than when it comes to spaying and neutering dogs …

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The Stories Behind the Statistics

Today, PETA released its statistics on the number of animals it took in, found wonderful homes for, and had to euthanize in 2010. The number of animals who are …

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What Would You Do With $4,800?

Let’s play a game. You were just given an envelope which contains exactly $4,800. You have 30 seconds to decide how to spend that money. The catch is, you …

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