Animal Cruelty

  • UK: 8-year-old boy microwaves neighbour's cat August 15, 2012

    London: In a horrendous incident, an eight-year-old boy in the UK put his neighbour's cat in a microwave and turned the appliance on, a media report said on Wednesday. The cat was found in the microwave in Rochester on Saturday after its owner heard it being turned on. The animal survived but may...
  • McDonald's drops egg supplier over cruelty charges November 19, 2011

    Minneapolis: McDonald's Corp said it has dropped a Minnesota-based egg supplier after an animal rights group released an undercover video of operations at the egg producer's farms in three states. The video by Mercy for Animals shows what the group calls animal cruelty at five Sparboe Farms facilities in Iowa, Minnesota...
  • Pamela Anderson accuses India of animal cruelty February 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Baywatch star and model Pamela Anderson has accused one of India's most prestigious research centres of animal cruelty, urging it to retire decades-old test monkeys and adopt humane practices. Anderson, famous for slow-motion beach running scenes in the hit 1990s lifeguard TV show, wrote to RC Deka, director...
  • Citizen journo busts AIIMS animal house of horrors October 6, 2008

    New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, the country’s top government hospital, has been accused of ill-treating animals during experiments. A citizen journalist, who wished to remain anonymous, sent CNN-IBN pictures of AIIMS officials ill-treating animals during drug tests. The law says animals must not be used for experiments...