The RSPCA should not be allowed to kill cats
There’s a worrying blur between lobbying and enforcement that’s at its most extreme with animals: police should enforce law, not charities.
Should the RSPCA act as animal police? The charity has just been forced to apologise ( www.westerndailypress.co.uk/RS… ) for having a cat put down – and for subsequently attempting to prosecute ( www.itv.com/news/2014-11-06/rs… ) its owners for neglect. Richard and Samantha Byrnes, the owners, argue that such powers should not be wielded by an unaccountable, non-governmental body …
The Guardian – Thursday 6 November 2014 17.14 GMT
PETA slams Discovery’s ‘Eaten Alive’ anaconda special
By James Hibberd
That didn’t take long: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is slamming Discovery’s Eaten Alive. The upcoming special ( insidetv.ew.com/2014/11/05/ana… ) has naturist and author Paul Rosolie being swallowed by a giant anaconda snake while wearing a “snake-proof” suit …
Entertainment Weekly – Nov 6, 2014 at 11:49 AM