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# Animal Abuse

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# mallow
'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork
The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.
# Animal Abuse
'Absolutely horrendous': 16 abandoned, malnourished donkeys rescued in Mayo
One donkey was already dead when the Department of Agriculture arrived at the scene.
# Animal Abuse
Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment
Police began hunting for the cub after noticing selfies on social media of a man and the cub.
# Longford
Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.
# Horses
At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin
There were 4,923 horses seized across Ireland in just one year and most were put down.
# Animal Abuse
"Savage behaviour": Crocodile stoned to death by visitors at Tunisia zoo
The animal died after being hit on the head by two large rocks.
# not claimed
Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed
When a horse is seized, a public notice is put up and if it’s not claimed after five days, the animal is destroyed.
# Animal Cruelty
Malicious and cruel: what drives someone to poison a dog?
After the case of deliberate poisoning in Dublin this week, TheJournal.ie delves into such incidents and why they happen.
# gruesome
Dead dog with brick tied to his neck is pulled from quay
The animal was found in Ballina.
# Brazil
Woman breaks up with fiancé after secretly filming him abusing her dogs
Nina Mandin became suspicious of her fiancé after she noticed her dogs were withdrawn.
# online trading
DSPCA calls on DoneDeal to stop selling animals after investigation into online trading
DoneDeals says that removing the ads would drive the marker underground.
# Cruel Blow
Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral
Andre Robinson was filmed kicking a helpless kitten. The internet made SURE he wouldn’t get away with it.
# Abuse
Horses in Dublin estate starved, beaten and mowed down by quad bikes
*WARNING* This story contains a very graphic image that some people may find disturbing.
# must love dogs
Abused dog's new owner writes touching open letter to person who hurt her
Cathy the pitbull had been underfed and burned with cigarettes by a previous owner. For shame.
# warrior dog
Dog named Fionn who was left to die under a pile of rubbish to be rehomed
Fionn was sent to Dublin to have an operation on his skull over Christmas.
# Animal Abuse
Laois man convicted for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog
The man has been banned from keeping animals for five years and will have to undertake community service with the ISPCA.
# Animal Abuse
San Diego restricts beach use after seal abuse
The ‘seal-cam’ captured people abusing and harassing seals at a beach in San Diego.
# owl death
Owl dies after being kicked by soccer player
Panamian striker apologised for his behaviour following the shocking incident.
# Animal Abuse
Bosnian ‘puppy thrower’ being questioned by police
Authorities detain a girl in an online video that showed her throw newborn puppies into a river.