cruelty

Locals Hold Vigil For Abused Westport Animals
Advocates came together Monday night to support animal rights in the wake of the Westport farm cruelties.
The vigil was held just outside the Wesport Board of Health Department for the animals who died on the farm.
Activist Jodie Greenleaf was among the speakers at the vigil...
Officials Searching For Owner Of Severely Neglected Dog
Animal control officials are asking for the public's help in finding the owner of an abandoned and malnourished dog.
The French mastiff was found in Acushnet last Thursday, rooting through a resident's garbage. Mattapoisett Animal Control officer Kathy Massey was called to the scene to asse…
Smudge The Cat Is Recovering
Smudge the cat is resting comfortably after undergoing surgery Tuesday morning.
Smudge was the victim of animal abuse, allegedly at the hands of 55-year-old Manuel Erinna of New Bedford. Erinna has been charged with animal cruelty after he reportedly struck the cat over the head with an aluminum base…