Rescuing Lucky

Q&A BY JASMINE RYAN @JasmineRyanTAFE My nan, Christa, is 72 years old. Her sense of humour gives her a really youthful sense to life. She lives in a cottage in the town of Brunswick in Adelaide, with her kitten Lucky and her “fishies”.

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Woman fined $10,000 for dog abuse

BY BRIANNA BRIGGS @briggsyuno A Nowra woman has been ordered to pay more than $10,000 under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act after pleading guilty to two charges of animal cruelty against her Maltese cross terrier. After a complaint was made in May last year an RSPCA Inspector attended the Worrigee property. Property owner Kirsty Hite verbally abused the inspector, […]


Bloody business as usual

BY TRAUDY GLASENCNIK In an industry deemed by Welfare Groups such as Animals Australia and the RSPCA to be the cruellest and unnecessary form of animal suffering imaginable, the global markets view seems more casual: it’s bloody business as usual. An ongoing war of reason between farmers, politicians the public and animal welfare groups rages on, with an end […]


Live exports dead on arrival

Beef Cattle. More than 40,000 sheep also died in 2008, while being exported from Australia to the Middle East. Photo: Brad Smith/flickr   BY STEPHANIE MANKINN The RSPCA is demanding the Australian Government release the cause of death of 263 cattle on board the MV Ocean Shearer, destined for Egypt earlier this year. “A 1.6% […]