All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Humane Society’

‘Zombie Cat’ Now the Subject of Legal Battle

Bart, the “zombie cat” who stole headlines when he rose from grave after being presumed dead is back in the news. This time, he’s the subject of a custody battle. A couple of weeks ago, Bart’s story went viral. His owner, 52-year-old Ellis Hutson, said he found Bart in the middle of the road, covered in blood, and completely lifeless. …

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Linda Blair Uses Her Fame To Help Animals

A lot of celebrities use their fame to raise money and awareness for certain causes and charities. Linda Blair, who is known for her 1973 role in The Exorcist, recently talked about her favorite cause, helping animals. Blair was interviewed by WISH TV at the Indianapolis Humane Society and shared her excitement and the joy she experiences from helping animals. …

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Elephants Run Rampant in St. Louis

During a Shriners Circus show Saturday at a multipurpose arena near St. Louis, Missouri, three elephants were spooked by a loud noise, and took off into the parking lot. The three female pachyderms escaped their handlers during the “ride-an-elephant” segment of the Moolah Shrine event at the Family Arena in St. Charles, though no one was on top of any …

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Cross-Eyed Cat is the Newest Internet Viral Star

Cats and babies always seem to go viral pretty quickly on the internet. Well the new cat on the block is Jarvis P. Weasley, the cross-eyed cat. Oakland resident Daria Kelly, 51, rescued Jarvis from the city’s animal services shelter in 2009 when he was just a kitten. She was volunteering at Saving Grace Rescue Inc. and the local humane …

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Betty White To Join Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

Betty White, the popular television actress, has been chosen to join Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. The museum is located in Washington D.C. and will soon be the home to a wax sculpture of the television icon. The museum is well-known and has featured many other notable celebrities over the years, in addition to the many U.S. presidents. It is always …

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USDA to Improve Regulations For Internet Pet Sales

The USDA is proposing changes to current laws that bring internet puppy sellers into the Animal Welfare Act. Before now, dog breeders who sell their animals online were able to get around the 1966 law, which stipulates that a retail establishments selling animals are exempt from inspections. The law, which was made before the internet’s existence, was going on the …

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Michael Vick Speaks Out Against Dog Fighting

I’m not sure if this is just irony or more rehabilitation activities, but what we have is NFL quarterback Michael Vick doing PSAs designed to combat the disgusting act of dog fighting. Now, as many of you know, an important aspect of Vick’s fame comes from his incredible fall from grace for financing a dog fighting ring when he was …

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Online retailer said today that it will no longer sell fur on its Web site.

The decision to stop selling fur came after the company was contacted by the Humane Society of the United States, which says around 100 retailers and designers have promised not to use fur in their products.

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