Seaham rabbit torturers spared prison – BBC News

Posted October 6th, 2014 in animal cruelty, community service, compensation, internet, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two men who posed naked in the bath with a pet rabbit before torturing and killing it have been spared jail.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2014

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RSPCA prosecute family over cat’s long hair – Daily Telegraph

‘Richard and Samantha Byrnes express their relief after the Crown Prosecution Service steps in and orders the RSPCA to halt an animal cruelty case against them.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th August 2014

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Man fined for swallowing goldfish on film – BBC News

Posted July 24th, 2014 in animal cruelty, cautions, fines, news, private prosecutions by sally

‘A 20-year-old man from Suffolk has been fined £200 after he was filmed swallowing two goldfish as part of a ‘Neknominate” online dare.’

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BBC News, 23rd July 2014

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Three men from Colne jailed for badger and cat cruelty – BBC News

Posted July 14th, 2014 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

‘Three men who set dogs on a badger and a cat have been jailed after video of the cruelty was discovered on one of their mobile phones.’

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BBC News, 12th July 2014

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Woman fined £1,000 in court for cruelty to rabbit found starving and with overgrown teeth – The Independent

Posted July 9th, 2014 in animal cruelty, fines, news by sally

‘A woman whose neglected rabbit had to be put down after its teeth grew more than two inches out of its mouth has been ordered to pay more than £1,000.’

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The Independent, 8th July 2014

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Clifford Clarke death: Women jailed over man ‘eaten alive’ by dog – BBC News

Posted June 4th, 2014 in animal cruelty, dogs, news, sentencing by sally

‘Two women who admitted allowing a dog to maul a 79-year-old man to death in his garden have been jailed for a year.’

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BBC News, 3rd June 2014

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Luton boy, 16, filmed beating animals banned for life – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2014 in animal cruelty, news, rehabilitation, young offenders by sally

‘A teenager who had footage on his phone of him kicking a cat in the face and repeatedly beating a dog has been banned from keeping animals for life.’

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BBC News, 22nd May 2014

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Clifford Clarke dog death: Liverpool women admit guilt – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2014 in animal cruelty, dogs, guilty pleas, news by sally

‘Two women whose dog mauled a 79-year-old man to death in his own garden have admitted allowing the attack to happen.’

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BBC News, 8th May 2014

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Man fined £300 for swallowing goldfish in Neknominate prank – The Guardian

Posted April 23rd, 2014 in animal cruelty, fines, guilty pleas, internet, news by sally

‘A man who swallowed a live goldfish as part of a Neknominate challenge has been fined £300.’

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The Guardian, 22nd April 2014

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Walter Doe jailed for cutting puppy’s tail off, leaving animal in ‘excruciating pain’ – The Independent

Posted April 22nd, 2014 in animal cruelty, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been sentenced to twelve weeks imprisonment for cutting off an eight-week-old puppy’s tail using a sharp tool.’

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The Independent, 16th April 2014

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Trainee solicitor jailed after starving dog to death – The Guardian

Posted April 10th, 2014 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing, solicitors by sally

‘A trainee solicitor who locked her pet dog in a kitchen and left it to suffer a prolonged and painful death over six days has been jailed for 18 weeks.’

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The Guardian, 9th April 2014

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Soldier jailed for brutally kicking injured cat to death – The Independent

Posted February 27th, 2014 in animal cruelty, armed forces, news, sentencing by sally

‘A former soldier has been jailed for 18 weeks after he savagely kicked an injured cat to death in the middle of the street.’

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The Independent, 26th February 2014

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RSPCA risks losing power to prosecute – Daily Telegraph

‘The RSPCA’s role in prosecuting cases of animal cruelty could be overhauled to restore public confidence.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st February 2014

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Cattle ‘death camp’ farmer James Stratton jailed for animal cruelty – BBC News

Posted January 20th, 2014 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

‘A cattle farmer who ran a “death camp for animals” has been jailed for 12 months after abandoning his herd to go skiing.’

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BBC News, 17th January 2014

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RSPCA hires former CPS lawyer to review its prosecutions policy – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 19th, 2013 in animal cruelty, charities, news, private prosecutions, solicitors by tracey

‘The RSPCA has bowed to pressure from MPs and campaigners and hired a senior lawyer to carry out a £50,000 review into its controversial prosecutions policy.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th December 2013

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Man jailed for 20 weeks after trying to kill his neighbours’ cat – The Independent

Posted November 11th, 2013 in animal cruelty, news, sentencing by michael

“A man has been sentenced to 20 weeks in jail after he tried to kill his neighbours’ cat.”

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The Independent, 11th November 2013

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RSPCA accused of ‘naked political campaigning’ after Ledbury Hunt case collapses – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 8th, 2013 in animal cruelty, charities, hunting, news, private prosecutions, prosecutions by tracey

“The RSPCA has been accused of ‘naked political campaigning’ after its latest case involving a hunt collapsed. The charity accused Will Goffe, 33, of hunting a fox with a hound while out with the Ledbury Hunt, near Malvern in Worcestershire. However, the case was dropped due to insufficient evidence. It is the fourth failed RSPCA hunt prosecution this year.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th November 2013

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Newcastle United horse punch fan Barry Rogerson jailed – BBC News

Posted October 25th, 2013 in animal cruelty, horses, news, sentencing, sport, violent disorder by sally

“A Newcastle United fan who punched a police horse when trouble flared following his side’s defeat to Sunderland has been jailed for a year.”

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BBC News, 24th October 2013

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An Animals’ Ombudswoman – Criminal Law and Justice Weekly

Posted October 7th, 2013 in animal cruelty, animals, news, ombudsmen, victims, vivisection by sally

“Noël Sweeney calls for a watchdog for the underdog.”

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Criminal Law and Justice Weekly, 4th October 2013

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Owner of four dogs that killed Jade Lomas-Anderson admits cruelty – The Guardian

Posted October 1st, 2013 in animal cruelty, bail, guilty pleas, news by sally

“Beverley Concannon faces jail after admitting animal welfare offence following dog attack on teenager in Wigan.”

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The Guardian, 1st October 2013

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