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...
ASPCA: Westport Animal Cruelty Largest-Ever Case in Northeast
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the Westport farm case is the largest farm animal cruelty case in the northeast.
Tim Rickey, Vice President of ASPCA Field Operations and Response is on the scene, and says he was blindsided when he arrived on the scene last week...
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…