Tag: Cats

Pet Custody: Fighting Over Fido & Fluffy

April 25, 2008

There’s a reason a song named, "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" was written – because, as so many of us know, breaking up is indeed really hard to do!…

A Picture Worth a Thousand Words

March 21, 2008

Animal Legal Defense Fund member, Daina, took this picture of her rescued cat, "The Cookie Man," perched in his favorite spot next to their ALDF sticker. Daina writes: "His name…

Polly Want a Cracker… Now!

March 10, 2008

Walk with me while we go peek over the edge of a new frontier. (For purposes of this walk, let’s save the objections to studying animals in captivity for another…

Dangerous Levels of Lead Found in Toys for Companion Animals

March 5, 2008

The Dallas Morning News published a story yesterday after Florida’s St. Peterburg Times screened two dozen pet toys and products for lead content. While the tests found that most of…

Getting Active for Animals

January 22, 2008

The power to act for animals – to work for change on behalf of the voiceless – is within all of us. It does not require a vast amount of…

Where Souls Connect

October 22, 2007

I’m still amazed when I think about it–my daughter, Maggie, falling madly in love with a cat.  People assume that she’s a clone of me, possessing all of my passions…

Getting the Last Word

May 29, 2007

I have every intention of being one of those preternaturally preserved, vibrantly healthy, juice-drinking 115 year old vegans, schooling whippersnappers in Scrabble and sharing arcane tales of life before the…

Finding My Voice

May 21, 2007

Several years ago, a mandatory spay/neuter ordinance came before the Santa Cruz City Council. I worked part time as an animal care technician at the local SPCA, and euthanasia was,…

Woes of a Winter Wonderland

December 18, 2006

This time of year brings holiday celebrations, baked treats, and relaxing in front of a warm fire. It also brings frigid weather to animals stuck outside without proper shelter, and…

The Horror of Animal Hoarding

May 4, 2005

ALDF’s recent legal victory against North Carolina animal abusers Barbara and Robert Woodley, whose more than 300 dogs were living in wretched conditions on their Sanford, NC property until removed…

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