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Feral Cat Program Approved in Othello, Washington

May 29th, 2021

May 28, 2021 Paws Up! To the city councilmembers in Othello, Washington, for supporting the humane act of decreasing feral cat colonies through trap, neuter, return (TNR). Feral cats are viewed as a menace by some throughout the United States. The harsh reality is feral cats exist because of human negligence. When individuals forego the vital […]

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Idaho Wages War on Wolves

May 27th, 2021

Paws Down! To the state of Idaho for passing SB 1211 which will allow hunters to kill unlimited numbers of wolves. May 27, 2021 It has taken nearly fifty years for the population of gray wolves to flourish again throughout the western United States, after being granted federal protections under the Endangered Species Act. and […]

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Congress Proposes to Amend Animal Welfare Act with Stricter Standards for Commercial Animal Facilities

May 26th, 2021

Paws Up! To Illinois Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi for introducing legislation that would improve the effectiveness of the Animal Welfare Act. May 26, 2021 The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) was signed in 1966 with the intention to protect laboratory animals by holding their masters accountable. While it has helped shape the animal welfare movement for over […]

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Update: NJ Is Helping to Combat “Trunk Fighting” by Signing S975

May 25th, 2021

May 25, 2021 Paws Up! According to a recent news article, Governor Murphy signed S975 to penalize those convicted of the egregious act of trunk fighting.

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Update: Kirby and Quigley’s Law Reintroduced in New York

May 7th, 2021

May 6, 2021 Paws Up! To New York Assemblymember Angelo Santabarbara and Senator James Tedisco for sponsoring Kirby and Quigley’s Law to penalize those who commit crimes against animals during a felony. In 2016, a family in New York came home to the unthinkable⚊their beloved canine companions, Kirby and Quigley, were heartlessly killed during a […]

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