Here’s another grim example of the results when animal shelters stop sheltering: Hundreds of cats suffered at the hands of cat hoarders claiming to “rescue” them.
August 15 is International Homeless Animals’ Day, and PETA is calling on everyone to go the extra mile to spread awareness of the approximately 70 million stray, lost, and abandoned dogs and cats in the U.S. The homeless dogs and cats who spend each day fighting for their lives are struggling largely because of people’s… Read more »
Ironically, authorities raid self-proclaimed “rescues” almost weekly to rescue animals from severe abuse and neglect. Make sure your support goes to the right place.
Having a low euthanasia rate but a sky-high rate of cases in which animals die in freezing temperatures, fight and injure each other, or suffer without vet care is not success. It’s cruelty.
Scam “rescue” groups are everywhere—like in western Texas, where a couple has been charged with cruelty to animals for allegedly abandoning more than 120 dogs.
National Mill Dog Rescue often works directly with commercial kennels. Find out why “HuffPost” called the group the T.J. Maxx of puppy mill rescue.
This is another example of the dangers that unwanted animals face when shelters make it difficult for people to do the right thing and bring them in.
An estimated 25 percent of 6,000 or so new hoarding cases in the U.S. each year are made up of animal “rescues” and “shelters.”
“No animal needs to ever experience this,” says the woman who rescued a badly injured cat who was trapped, spayed, and dumped back on the streets.
Take a look at how “no-kill” policies endanger animals and fail to address the root causes of the homeless-animal crisis.
“The animals’ skin looked like a thin shirt draped over a coat rack,” a sheriff said.
Not a week goes by without reports of animals found in criminally cruel conditions at self-professed “rescues” that claim to “save” animals from euthanasia.
Roman the cat was betrayed by the very people claiming to “save” animals. This is the reality of so many “trap-neuter-release” programs.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind