animal cruelty

Ukrainian city ponders using wine to deport pigeons


July 24th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukranian city is contemplating a plan to get the local pigeons drunk and then deport them so that a popular poet's statue could be ... Read more...

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Wyatt wanted ethical make-up line


May 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Singer Kimberly Wyatt launched her organic make-up range BM Beauty because she wanted to take a stand against animal testing.Business partner Laura McComiskie opened her eyes ... Read more...

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Man kills four cats by smashing them on walls


November 26th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A man, who has been former councillor in Britain, killed his four pet cats by smashing them on his house's walls.The cats' battered bodies were ... Read more...

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PETA is unhappy with Mario as he wears a Tanooki suit


November 16th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) PETA is criticizing Mario for wearing tanooki! The game character returns in Super Mario 3D Land wearing tanooki.PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ... Read more...

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Sarah McLachlan mocked in South Park


May 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The controversial show “South Park” added Sarah McLachlan to its list of victims when the singer was mocked in a recent episode. In the episode, Sarah ... Read more...

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Pink blasts Gomez for painting horses


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Singer Pink has lashed out at singer-actress Selena Gomez for painting a horse for her latest video "I Love You Like A Love Song".The "Stupid ... Read more...

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Mexican senators keen to ban bullfights


April 27th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Senators from the opposition Institutional Revolutionary Party are working on a legislation to ban bullfights and guarantee animal rights in Mexico, a lawmaker said.The legislation, ... Read more...

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US woman kills own cat for Lady Gaga concert costume


April 16th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 16 (ANI): A 20-year-old Oklahoma woman has been charged with animal cruelty for allegedly killing the family cat and using its blood for an outfit she planned to wear to ... Read more...

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Woman fined $10,000 for animal cruelty


April 6th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 6 (IANS) An 80-year-old woman in Western Australia has been ordered by a court from owning pets and fined $10,000 after she pleaded guilty to charges of animal ... Read more...

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Putin embroiled in animal cruelty row


March 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is being criticized over claims that a snow leopard used in the latest macho photo shoot was abducted from reserve, injured and held ... Read more...

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Enhanced penalties mooted for cruelty against animals


February 17th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) In order to check animal abuse in the country, the environment ministry has called for higher penalties for cruelty against animals in its proposed draft Animal Welfare ... Read more...

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Minneapolis woman charged in puppy mailing scheme


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minneapolis, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Minneapolis woman tried to send a puppy in the mail to Atlanta.The woman, Stacey Champion, has been arrested and subsequently charged with animal cruelty for ... Read more...

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Brit man who had sex with horse escapes jail


January 30th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): A Brit man, who admitted that he had sex with a horse, has escaped jail.26-year-old Derek Woods was caught after police rigged up a paddock with secret cameras ... Read more...

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West Hollywood To Promote As The Capital Of Fur-Free Fashion


January 26th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Activists in California are advocating for the city of West Hollywood to become the first fur-free city in United States and possibly in the world. The activists are endeavouring to ... Read more...

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Woman Killed Pit Bull Dog for Chewing on Bible


January 26th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police have arrested a Spartanburg County woman and charged her with felony animal cruelty after she admitted to killing her nephew's one year old pit bull female named ... Read more...

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Dog killed for chewing on Bible


January 26th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbia, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A South Carolina woman claims that she had instruction from God to kill an ‘evil’ dog that ate her Bible.65-year-old Miriam Fowler Smith hung and burned her ... Read more...

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Cat found sliced in two


January 13th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has launched an investigation after a family cat was found brutally cut in half. Only the upper ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson named PETA’s person of the year


January 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson has been named the person of the year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for her tireless work to end ... Read more...

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Piggy bank made with real piglet angers animal rights groups


November 20th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): An Irish designer was creative enough to make a 'piggy bank' with real piglets, but only to welcome criticism from animal welfare groups.The taxidermied swine is the brainchild ... Read more...

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Rapper DMX arrested for violating his probation


November 20th, 2010 - 3:38 am ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- Rapper DMX was arrested for the sixth time after not checking with his probation officer and thus violating the terms of his probation, his manager Nakia Walker ... Read more...

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Lucky cat survives being shot three times and hanged


November 5th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): In the worst case of animal cruelty ever seen, a defenceless cat was held down, shot three times and nearly hanged in Britain.The feline, named Jessie, returned home ... Read more...

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PETA ‘might face lawsuit over naked models ad’


October 25th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - is in a row with UK film-maker Victor Schonfeld who has alleged that the organization used his film ... Read more...

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The official 50 funniest jokes of all time


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A team of researchers believe they have identified the 50 best one-liners.Researchers scoured the web and examined more than 1,000 jokes before whittling them down to a final ... Read more...

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Animal sanctuary that supplied owls for Potter film lands in trouble


October 14th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): An animal sanctuary which supplied owls for a Harry Potter film is in trouble.The sanctuary is being prosecuted for alleged animal cruelty, reports the Daily Star.Pensioners Veronica ... Read more...

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Brit woman caught on camera throwing cat in wheelie bin charged


September 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): The British woman, who was caught on camera throwing a cat into a wheelie bin, has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty.Mary Bale, 45, has been ... Read more...

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Mary Bale, Woman Who Dumped Cat in Bin Charged With Animal Cruelty


September 21st, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who got caught dumping a cat into it’s owners wheelie bin has been charged with animal cruelty after she was seen on the security camera, dumping ... Read more...

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Buffalo fight in Shimla attracts large audience


September 17th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Sep 17 (ANI): People thronged to witness a traditional buffalo fight, which was organized to praise god Saturn and goddess Kali here recently.The fair was organized by the Mashobra ... Read more...

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Brit docs remove 12 bras from dog’s stomach!


September 4th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 04 (ANI): A British dog underwent a surgery after X-rays revealed it had eaten 12 bras.Sick pup Molly was seized from her owners weighing half the weight of a normal ... Read more...

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Prince Harry accused of animal cruelty over polo horse injury


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Prince Harry has been accused of animal cruelty after pictures of him riding an injured horse during a polo match surfaced.In the pic, he is riding a pony ... Read more...

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Michael Bay Offers $50k For Information For Puppy Throwing Woman


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Michael Bay the director of "Transformers' was particularly appalled by the cruelty of a girl. The woman is wearing a hooded sweatshirt and keeps chuckling while throwing ... Read more...

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Park County Authorities Rescue 157 Cats From Wyoming Hoarder’s House


August 31st, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Around 157 cats that had been rescued from a Wyoming home in Powell are being transported to different and safe locations by the Humane Society in ... Read more...

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Middle-aged UK woman caught on CCTV dumping cat in wheelie bin


August 24th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): A grey-haired woman in UK, aged around 50, has been captured on CCTV loving stroking a cat on a wall outside a house before mercilessly dumping it ... Read more...

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Committee on Energy and Commerce requests documents related to salmonella outbreak and egg recall


August 24th, 2010 - 2:57 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Committee on Energy and Commerce requested on Monday documents and information related to the salmonella outbreak and the recent egg recalls in Iowa.Chairman Henry Waxman ... Read more...

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Wright County Egg Farm’s Unpleasant Past Surfaces


August 20th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Iowa, Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive egg recall involving 380 million eggs sold under various brand names in the USA are pointing to the not- so- nice past of ... Read more...

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Belgian Malinois Death Case Haunts Former Police Sergeant


July 29th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Allen Cockfield who used to be a Miami-Dade police sergeant is facing trial for a police dog whom he allegedly killed while training him a ... Read more...

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