PETA Hands Out Pamphlet at Elementary School Featuring Mutilated Cows

In another edition of PETA Is The Worst, parents in Woodland Hills, California allege that the organization handed out pamphlets to their children at school containing graphic pictures of mutilated cows. The children were traumatized by these pamphlets on the same day that a baby cow was on campus as part of a lesson… » 2/05/14 5:30pm 2/05/14 5:30pm

Stores Suspend Angora Fur Sourcing Amid Reports of Rabbit Abuse

Just in time for the holidays, some British clothing stores are pulling angora products from the shelves amid claims that millions of rabbits are being mistreated in China because it's not enough for humans to demonstrate their superiority over the rest of the animal kingdom by shaving them naked and using their fur… » 12/15/13 1:30pm 12/15/13 1:30pm

Uh-Oh, Katy Perry Is in Trouble with PETA Over ‘Roar’ Video

It’s probably best not to take PETA’s outrage too, too seriously (I mean, it’s not like they’re going to throw paint all over your decadent fur coat or anything), but a spokeswoman for the animal rights organization has criticized Katy Perry for exploiting exotic animals in her new video for the single “Roar.” » 9/15/13 4:30pm 9/15/13 4:30pm

A Serial Pigeon Throttler Is Stalking the Erudite Streets of Cambridge

Remember the brusque but ultimately golden-hearted transient woman in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York who helped Kevin defeat his adult foes with her team of loyal pigeons? Yeah, well, this story about a vigilante pigeon strangler stalking the streets of Cambridge, England is nothing like that at all. It’s actually a… » 9/06/13 9:30am 9/06/13 9:30am

PETA Is a Holdout on ‘No Kill’ Shelters and It’s Pissing Everyone Off

PETA, the sanctimonious, paint-flinging organization that showed us its vegetable dicks and ruined Valentine’s Day is catching some flack for its reluctance to move to a “no kill” shelter model amid a groundswell of no-kill support from animal rights advocates. How can the same group that criticizes a child celebrity » 7/07/13 12:00pm 7/07/13 12:00pm

Humane Society Gets Crap Email From Dickhead Lawmaker

There have been some truly egregious political fuck-ups in the past, and while Tennessee Republican State Rep. Andy Holt’s email exchange with the Humane Society’s public policy coordinator in which he compares the Humane Society investigations to the human trafficking of 17-year-old women and makes use of the phrase… » 4/30/13 1:00pm 4/30/13 1:00pm

Officials Raid Turkey Semen Farm To Investigate Animal Cruelty

Shockingly, a "turkey semen collection facility" is not the kind of place you want to be — especially if you're a turkey. A North Carolina semen-farm owned by Butterball was raided today after hidden-camera video taken by the animal rights group Mercy for Animals showed workers kicking, stomping, and dragging the… » 12/29/11 7:00pm 12/29/11 7:00pm

Airport Employee Canned After Reporting Abused Dog

Lynn Jones, a baggage handler at Reno-Tahoe International Airport, was fired from her job after she refused to load a severely abused dog onto a plane. Jones says the hunting dog was covered with sores and TSA agents couldn't get it to stand up to be X-rayed. "Everyone who saw it, the TSA people, the Airport Police… » 12/06/11 9:50am 12/06/11 9:50am

Cat Killer Jury Deadlocked • Hospital Worker Curses At Woman Getting A…

• The jurors deliberating on the case against Joe "Cat Killer" Petcka are still deadlocked » 9/24/08 5:20pm 9/24/08 5:20pm after 1-1/2 days of deliberation. • A about an English surgery assistant's "fitness to practice" reveals that he cursed at a woman in labor and said "Fucking hell, why can't women in this hospital give birth naturally?" •…