Animal Cruelty

Ice Bucket Challenge Sparks Animal Cruelty Investigation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK

WARNING: Some viewers may find this video distressing The RSCPA has launched an investigation after a shocking video emerged of a teenager thrustin...

4 Sept: Time for MPs to Speak Up for Animal Welfare

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

This forthcoming debate is an exciting step in combating the cruel practice of irresponsible, unethical breeding of puppies and kittens in the UK, as well as the perfect opportunity to raise awareness, and educate the public about choosing a dog responsibly ie from ethical breeders e.g. Kennel Club Assured Breeders, or by adoption from legitimate rescue organisations.

Bin Bag Of Severed Cat Heads Found Close To Manchester's Curry Mile

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

A bin bag containing severed cat heads has been found by a shocked animal lover. Engineer James Robinson, who owns five cats himself, made the gr...

Suffering Bull Terrier Rufus Found Wandering Streets With Cable Tie Around Genitals

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK

A bull terrier may have to have his penis amputated after he was found wandering the streets with a cable tie around his genitals, the RSPCA said. The...

£10,000 Bounty To Find The Men Who Kicked A Squirrel Into The Grand Canyon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK

A bounty has been placed on the heads of two "heartless" Frenchmen who kicked a squirrel into the Grand Canyon. Peta (People for the Ethical Treatm...

Unfortunately, This Is Indeed A Video Of A Smoking Fish

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK

Smoking fish normally conjures up images of kippers, creamy haddock on a bed of rosti or breakfasts of the finest slivers of salmon. Rarely does on...

Chihuahua 'Swinging' Teenager Admits Cruelty Charge After Viral Video Appeal

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK

A teenager who claims to love dogs has pleaded guilty to swinging a chihuahua around in the air by its lead. Alfie Loft, 19, "felt disgusted" at hi...

Arrest Made After 'Chihuahua Swinging' Video Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK

A 19-year-old has been arrested after he was filmed swinging a Chihuahua on a lead around his head. The hideous act of animal cruelty by Alfie Loft...

This Man Is About To Kick A Squirrel Into The Grand Canyon For No Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK

A man has been filmed luring a squirrel to the edge of the Grand Canyon with breadcrumbs before kicking it off. Another man photographs the sickeni...

Fined £800 For Drinking Two Goldfish, And Then Regurgitating Them, In NekNomination Dare

The Huffington Post UK | Jess Edwards | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A 20 year old man from Suffolk has been fined £800 for downing two live goldfish in a NekNomination dare, which he then uploaded video footage of to ...

Hollywood Celebrities Agree: Nothing 'Splendid' About the Dog Meat Trade

Julia de Cadenet | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK
Julia de Cadenet

Last Saturday night at the Hollywood Bowl thousands attended a glittering evening performance of Chinese Splendor - the finale of a two week extravaganza of dance, music and theatre showcasing an array of national art forms from Chinese culture.

This Man Tortured, Killed And Dismembered Five Dogs He Bought Online

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK

An American man has been charged with torturing animals after the decapitated and dismembered bodies of five dogs were found in his motel room. Jas...

Caroline Frost

There's An Elephant In The Room Of This Film... A 'Cruelly Treated' One

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

The elephant with a key role in one of this week's biggest cinema releases has been cruelly treated by its trainer, it has been claimed. 'The 100 ...

Monkey's Forced To Ride Miniature Motorbikes

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

At first glance this monkey looks like he's having a whale of a time. But look closer and notice the lead around his neck... It's a shocking exa...

GRAPHIC: This Is The Horrifying Reality Of A Slaughterhouse

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT British restaurants have been serving rabbit dishes using meat from animals forced to live in appalling conditions in Spani...

UK Universities Experiment On Kittens, Breaking Their Skulls And Attaching Electrodes To Brains

The Huffington Post UK/Rex | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

WARNING: Graphic pictures Kittens have had their skulls broken, electrodes attached to their brains, ribs and spines and been left paralysed as a r...

Cat Thrown Into Garden Patrolled By Large Dogs In Shocking RSPCA CCTV Footage

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

This shocking CCTV footage shows the moment a teenage boy grabs a defenceless cat and throws it over a fence and into a garden patrolled by two large ...

Happy National Vegetarian Week - Can You Do a Meatless Week?

Sian Breslin | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Research carried out by found that vegetarians are on average 10 - 20 lbs lighter than meat eaters, have a healthier heart and live up 7 years longer. Meat eaters can blame saturated fat for increased heart problems.

Could This Be The Beginning Of The End For 'Unethical' Animal Attractions?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK

In a dramatic move that could have a great impact on how animal parks conduct business, a major travel company has announced it is to boycott a number...

Man Kicks Cat On Video, The Internet Tracks Him Down

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK

If there is one way to really infuriate the internet, it's to hurt animals. So when Andre Robinson and his friends allegedly posted a video of him ...

Man Charged After Dog Tied To Tree And Set On Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK

A Scottish man has been charged with a number of offences after allegedly tying a Staffordshire terrier to a tree and setting it on fire in a a Kirkca...

30 Dead Cats Found Hanging From New York Tree In 'Ritualistic Display' (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

More than 30 dead cats have been found packed into plastic bags dangling from a tree in a New York City suburb. The horrific discovery was made on ...

'We Could Hear Whimpering As We Dug Down': 100 Dogs Killed In Mass Stray Cull (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK

Animal welfare campaigners in China claim to have discovered hundreds of stray dogs - including a number of puppies - buried alive in a mass grave. ...

RSPCA To Look Into Discovery Of Four Severed Swan Heads In Milton Keynes

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

An angling club official is urging the RSPCA to investigate after finding the severed heads of four swans. Steaven Cooper, fisheries officer and secre...

Teenager Gulps Down Live Goldfish At Funfair In Neknominate Stunt (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

Appalling footage of a teenager apparently swallowing a live goldfish at a funfair has emerged. The clip was posted to YouTube on 5 April, along w...