Animal Cruelty is Finally Getting the Attention it Deserves

I am pleased to report that starting in 2016 the FBI will begin tracking cases of animal cruelty. The four categories of cases to be tracked include neglect, intentional abuse and torture, organized abuse (dogfighting, cockfighting), and animal sexual abuse. This is huge!  Despite mental health professionals having said for years that animal cruelty is […]

Do We Enable Hoarders?

There’s something that’s been bothering me for a long time, but I haven’t been sure how to address it. I think the animal welfare community enables hoarders. The Animal Legal Defense Fund states that hoarding is the number one animal cruelty crisis facing companion animals in the US. And it’s also a crisis in other […]

June Buggie Rants- About Rescues???

MEOW! My name is June Buggie, and I have something to say. On June 28, a Florida judge ruled that the 700 cats of Caboodle Ranch could be permanently removed from the “no-kill sanctuary” and put into the care of local authorities. The judge also ruled that sanctuary owner Craig Grant could not aquire more […]