Research Animals Rescued from North Carolina Lab

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An enormous victory was achieved for animals this week when nearly 200 dogs and 54 cats were rescued from a North Carolina animal testing facility that closed its doors after an undercover investigation revealed apparent abuse of the animals by workers at the facility. This event serves as dramatic testament to what can happen when the humane community comes together to oppose cruelty," says AWI President, Cathy Liss. "We

73 Arrested for Cockfighting in North Carolina

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More than 70 people have been arrested in a cockfighting ring that secretly gathered in central North Carolina to watch a $40,000 tournament so gruesome that one of the roosters splattered blood on the investigators' search warrant, authorities said. Authorities arrested 73 people, ranging in age from 16 to 79, and charged them all with cockfighting and cruelty to animals, both felonies Disgusting.

82-foot-long “Rescue Rig” on Way to Missouri

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American Humane Association is deploying in Joplin in partnership with the ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) at the request of the Jasper County Emergency Management Agency. In addition to the deployments in Missouri and Tennessee, American Humane Association has been providing emergency grants to states across the South and Midwest that have been hit by severe weather, including Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina.