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Domesticated & Feral Animals

"Ten Lives" Documentary is a Game Changer for Feral Cats

Did you know that more than 50 million homeless, or feral, cats wander the streets, parks and alley ways of the United States, and that there are tens of millions more worldwide?

WHO 2 GIVE 2

Vegetarian Times - December 2012

From VT's Annual Charity Guide

by Aurelia d'Andrea

FRIENDS OF ANIMALS

What: Whether working to protect endangered species from canned hunts (in which animals are kept in confined areas) or facilitate low-cost spay/neuter procedures for cats and dogs, Friends of Animals has been at the forefront of animal advocacy since 1957.

Officials plan to exterminate San Diego County's naturalized pigs

feral pig

Please comment today.

This proposal relies on a study indicating that the rooting of free-roaming pigs in California reduces the number and size of oak tree seedlings. So does human land development "“ and much more so. Why is the pressure against the pigs?

To send comments about the project:

Ex-Racehorses Starve as Charity Fails in Mission to Care for Them

The New York Times

March 17, 2011

By JOE DRAPE

One of the largest private organizations in the world dedicated to caring for former racehorses has been so slow or delinquent in paying for the upkeep of the more than 1,000 horses under its care that scores have wound up starved and neglected, some fatally, according to interviews and inspection reports.

Return of the Feral Cat Bill UT HB210

You thought a packed public meeting, thousands of letters, emails, and phone calls ended the madness and allowed understanding to prevail.

But no. The ugly bill is back. Utah HB210, allowing the shooting of suspected feral animals with legal impunity, has been restored in full, and it has made it past the House and into the Senate. If it isn't stopped, this odious piece of legislation will allow cat, dog, and pigeon shooting in any area of Utah where firearms can be discharged.

Friends of Animals Gives $50,000 to Feral Cat Initiative

Record contribution will support humane "Trap-Neuter-Return" of feral cats and the City of San Antonio's "no-kill" by 2012 goal.

Friends of Animals (FoA), an internationally recognized animal advocacy group, will present the San Antonio Feral Cat Coalition with a $50,000 grant on February 13, 2008, to humanely reduce the breeding of the city's feral cat population.