Tag: Cats

New York Man Receives Jail Term for Setting Cat On Fire

March 26, 2014
ALDF pays reward to witnesses who helped convict suspect in cruelty case.

Chicago Animal Control Sued for Withholding Records

January 23, 2014
ALDF filed a lawsuit against the City of Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) for failure to produce crucial public records regarding the safety and well-being of hundreds of cats and dogs held at the shelter.

Reward Offer for Cat Killer

December 4, 2013
ALDF is offering a $2,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of the perpetrator who threw a cat carrier containing two cats into the San Francisco Bay resulting in their death.

$2,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction in Case of Kitten Thrown From Car

September 6, 2013
The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $2,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who threw a kitten from a car toward a group of animal rights demonstrators on Sunday, September 1.

Animal Testing and the Law

August 2, 2013
Every year, millions of animals are exploited in the U.S. An estimated 95% of these animals are not protected by the law. These tests often amount to legally-sanctioned animal abuse.

Legally Brief: Drug-Resistant “Superbugs” & Other Shocking Ag Industry Secrets

May 23, 2013

The number one health crisis of our time could well be the potential nightmare of "Superbugs"–infectious bacteria immune to antibiotics. On factory farms across the nation, animals are receiving antibiotics…

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Purrs

October 5, 2012

This blog is part of our "Rescue Tails" blog series. Want to share your animal rescue story? Enter your rescued pet in our Rescue Tails photo contest! When a friend…

For Good Luck, Adopt a Black Cat

October 3, 2012

This blog is part of our "Rescue Tails" blog series. Want to share your animal rescue story? Enter your rescued pet in our Rescue Tails photo contest! It’s October, and…

Settlement In Palm Springs Lawsuit Will Mean Improvements In Conditions For Homeless Animals

June 26, 2012
Animal Legal Defense Fund and County Residents Had Sued Shelter for Failure to Protect Shelter Animals

10 Healing Tips for Surviving the Loss of an Extra Super Very Beloved Companion Animal

March 19, 2012

This is for everyone who has deeply loved and lost a companion animal. This is not an exhaustive list by any means. It is just a collection of a few…

Settlement in Clay County Lawsuit Will Mean Dramatic Improvements in Conditions for Kentucky’s Homeless Animals

March 6, 2012
Kentucky Woman Represented by the Animal Legal Defense Fund Had Sued County for Failure to Protect Shelter Animals as Mandated by State Law

Toys, Not Animals, Make Good Holiday Gifts

December 21, 2011

This year I’ll be celebrating the holidays in the San Francisco Bay area. I really look forward to the end of year–the amazing vegan dinner parties with friends and family,…

Spread Holiday Cheer and Help Animals

November 29, 2011

‘Tis the season for celebrating with good friends and family, Silk Nog – and spreading holiday cheer with Animal Legal Defense Fund holiday cards! We’ve just added three news designs…

Replace Puppy Mill Pets for Sale with Shelter Animals for Adoption

June 30, 2011

Citing growing sentiment against puppy and kitten mills that has led a number of states and communities to adopt legislation regulating these mills, and the stores that provide an outlet…

Cut “It” Out!

March 21, 2011
Everyone has certain things that bother them and one of the things that really vexes me is when people refer to animals as "it." Ooh, like nails scratching on a chalk board.

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