The case of Kristen Lindsey, the Texas veterinarian who allegedly killed a cat using a bow and arrow and posted a gruesome photo of it on Facebook, is now with the Austin Country District Attorney's office for review and further investigation. The Austin County Sheriff's Office has concluded their investigation on the matter and has turned over the results to the District Attorney's office, according to reports.
District Attorney Travis J. Koehn said in a news release that his "office will carefully review this matter, as we do with all investigations forwarded by law enforcement." The office of the DA, however, could not say when the review will be finished, but a legal assistant working for the DA's office said that a felony charge may be considered. Animal cruelty is considered by the FBI as a "top-tier felony."
Prior to reaching the DA's office, the investigation on the case was prompted by a Facebook post on April 17 by Dr. Lindsey, with a photo of her holding an arrow that had a dead cat on its end. more >>
This Australian woman, Pam Ahern, seeks to provide a safe and humane space for humans and animals alike. In this video she becomes good friends with a piglet who plays with her non-stop. But, on the other side of the wall, a dog is a little upset he isn't getting attention and being pet as well, and it is adorable!
When these people aren't helping animals rehabilitate, feel loved and hopefully one day get adopted, they're taking adorable videos playing and cuddling with them. In this video we see Poppy, a rescued piglet, finally somewhere he can run and play freely. While Pam and Poppy are playing in the pen, there is someone outside who is getting a little anxious.
A sheepdog named Ruby is hopping up in joy, wanting to have someone play and cuddle with. When you see Ruby jump up and down you will have no choice but to laugh and say "awww!" more >>
A Wisconsin Catholic church's 45th annual Original Pig Rassle fundraiser has been canceled after an animal rights group documented alleged signs of injury and abuse during the event which they claim violates the state's fighting and child endangerment laws.
St. Patrick Catholic Parish in Stephensville hosts the Original Pig Rassle every year and has now canceled it after the Wisconsin-based animal rights organization known as the Global Conservation Group ran a campaign and petition drive that garnered 81,000 signatures urging the church to host a more animal friendly event.
"We first learned about this event in the beginning of August," Jordan Turner, president of Global Conservation Group, told The Christian Post on Monday. "The cruelty investigation department launched an investigation into the pig wrestling. We found that it was a significant animal cruelty and human safety risk." more >>
Imagine having to breathe out of an oxygen tank everyday and trying to get around. It seems almost impossible to do things. For Alida, nothing is impossible and she proves that by getting things done on her busy days.
When life becomes difficult for Alida, her very special friend named Mr. Gibbs helps her. Sadly, this beautiful young girl has to travel with an oxygen tank in order to breathe correctly. He is always there to look after her, not matter what. It's a strong friendship that that could be rather difficult for such a playful dog. This best friend and therapy dog is a godsend for Alida.
It is incredible how much trust the parents have in the animal when they are together and not in sight. This proves once again that a dog is man's (and woman's) best friend! more >>
This puppy definitely gives a new meaning to the "Dog Whisperer" with his intelligent and adorable responses. When this woman speaks to her dog, Mame, he answers back in the cutest way ever!
Mame starts off by letting out a loud bark when his name is called. But, as his owner tells him to bark a little softer, he actually listens and puts a little less into it. And then little less, and so on. This talented girl gets the cutest reaction from her dog and everyone watching. After watching this, you will wish that your dog can respond the same way!
Check out this adorable puppy's reaction when told to quiet down below: more >>
While these divers were enjoying the sights of the ocean, a dolphin suddenly approaches them out of nowhere. It swan right up to them and they seemed to notice something right away.
The dolphin was asking them for help. At first the didn't understand, until they saw a fishing line stuck to the dolphin. A hook and fishing line was wrapped around his fin. After a minute or so, this man was able to let the dolphin free of all its worries. This dolphin knew this kind divers would help and they did. This underwater rescue will warm your heart, and restore your faith humanity!
Check out this dolphin rescue video below: more >>