Animal Welfare

UK pledges to deal with implications of soaring gas prices

Business minister says he will protect customers Said he will continue to meet with industry representatives Lack of CO2 threatens meat supply Meat industry urged government to step in LONDON, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – Britain said on Saturday it could deal with soaring gas prices and protect customers, after some small energy providers went bankrupt and meat producers said their ...

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North Myrtle Beach Humane Society seeks to build new facility

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – The North Myrtle Beach Humane Society plans to build a new facility in the coming years. Executive director Tina Hunter said when the animal shelter was originally designed it was supposed to contain animals for up to seven days. Now it has become a long-term home for many animals and the facility does not ...

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23 cats die after fire at Florida animal shelter

ORLANDO, Fla. (NewsNation Now) – More than 20 cats were killed when flames swept through an Orlando animal shelter on Wednesday night, officials said. Dramatic body camera video, released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, shows deputies, firefighters and animal welfare officers frantically trying to save the animals inside. The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando reported Thursday that 23 cats ...

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Give help to PAWS to three cubs

Three rescued cubs San Andreas, Calif .– Three orphaned cubs have a new, albeit temporary, home at the Performing Animal Welfare Society or PAWS San Andreas San Andreas. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has received reports of three bears wandering near humans, without their mothers. PAWS officials noted this was unusual because cubs “naturally stay with their ...

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Animals and their humans flock to the 23rd Annual Pet Rock Festival in Grafton

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing writer Will O’Shea, 5, photographs the Grafton Police K-9 Kita. (Photos / Ed Karvoski Jr.) GRAFTON – Many animals and their humans flocked to Wyman-Gordon grounds in North Grafton for the 23rd annual Pet Rock Festival on September 12. Participants also included music fans. “Due to the pandemic that closed the world in 2020, Pet ...

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They identify 7 traits that define the character of cats

Cats are our most common pets, and just like humans, they have their own personalities and habits. However, “compared to dogs, less is known about the behavior and personality of cats, and there is a demand to identify associated problems and risk factors,” says researcher Salla Mikkola, from the University of Helsinki. , in Finland. To learn how to anticipate ...

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What is behind Twiggy Forrest’s No Pain No Fear beef slaughter process?

Australian entrepreneur from the WEST Twiggy Forest recently fired a salute at eastern state red meat processor JBS – and indeed the meat processing industry in general – over their performance and animal welfare standards before slaughter. In full-page newspaper ads in metropolitan dailies across Australia last month, Mr. Forrest issued what he called a “public challenge” to JBS clients ...

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NICHOLAS HUMPHREY explains why new animal welfare bill risks dragging us into unnecessary legal minefield

In 1876, Queen Victoria gave Royal Assent to the Cruelty to Animals Act, restricting the use of animals for scientific experimentation. When the Act was first drafted, it was meant to apply only to mammals. But legal advisers, aware of the Queen’s prudishness, thought she might take offense at the word “mammals”, which comes from the udders or breasts. So, ...

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Major turkey supplier to the US was scrapped over welfare exposure

Images of workers kicking, stomping and beating turkeys on farms supplying Plainville Farms prompted the large US supermarket Whole Foods to suspend all purchases from the company and remove the products from its stores. Investigation by animal welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) showed workers filmed pretending to masturbate with a dying female bird, throwing birds ...

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Texas SPCA relocates Mississippi homeless cats displaced by Hurricane Ida – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas SPCA is helping save animal lives before what is expected to be devastating Hurricane Ida. The animal welfare organization transferred 32 ownerless cats from the Humane Society of South Mississippi in anticipation of the impending arrival of Hurricane Ida on Saturday, August 28. READ MORE: “It was happening to us directly”: some Louisianans are heading ...

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