Heartbreaking update on one of the kittens left to burn in cardboard box

In Des Moines, Iowa, the Animal Rescue League of Iowa,  rescued a box of nine tiny kittens believed to be from four to six weeks of age were late last week while authorities had … Read More

Reward offered for person who burned kittens in a box

In Des Moines, Iowa, a $1,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person involved in the case of abandoning nine tiny kittens in a box and then … Read More

Woman stabbed cat and tried to drown it in bathtub in ‘self defense’

In Des Moines, Iowa, a woman tried to kill her cat because the cat was “aggressive” and in self defense stabbed the pet with a kitchen knife and then tried to drown her in a … Read More

Teen charged with abuse after wrapping dog’s muzzle with electrical cord

In Des Moines, Iowa, a teenager has been charged with animal abuse after authorities claim a young dog’s muzzle had been wrapped so tightly with an electrical cord, his face swelled to “four times the … Read More

Storm of controversy surrounds execution of Iowa pit bull

There is a storm of controversy surrounding the killing of a six-year-old pit bull named Diesel by the city of Des Moines, Iowa,  although a stay of execution was in place while the case was … Read More

Iowa city suspends police killing feral cats after public outrage

In Jefferson, Iowa, after public outrage and pressure from animal welfare organizations, city administrators suspended the city’s practice of trapping and fatally shooting feral cats on Thursday. A city ordinance permitted residents to use traps … Read More