Tag Archives: Humane Society

“Zombie Cat” in Custody Battle

“Zombie Cat” in Custody Battle

It’s the story that won’t die. Bart the “zombie cat,” who crawled out of his shallow grave last month after being hit by a car and prematurely buried, is now the subject of a custody battle. Bart was supposed to be returned to his owner following jaw and eye surgeries at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, Florida, but the organization decided not to release the cat, it said, after learning more about the “circumstances leading up to his burial.” In response, the owner filed a legal motion demanding the return of his pet. An animal welfare check at the owner’s house did not turn up anything suspicious, but, as of last week, Bart was still under the Humane Society’s care. More… Discuss

Cat Returns from the Grave

Cat Returns from the Grave

A cat in Florida is being hailed as a “miracle” and a “zombie” after seemingly coming back from the dead. Bart the cat was hit by a car earlier this month, assumed dead, and buried. Five days later, he dug free of his grave and—despite serious injuries—got himself to a neighbor’s yard. Bart’s owner then brought him to the Humane Society of Tampa, where he has since received treatment for a broken jaw and extensive facial injuries, including surgery to remove one of his eyes. Bart is expected to make a full recovery in about six weeks. More… Discuss

today’s holiday: Be Kind to Animals Week

Be Kind to Animals Week

Be Kind to Animals Week was first observed in 1915. Established by Dr. William O. Stillman, the leader of the American Humane Association at the time, this week was dedicated to helping animals and to publicizing the achievements of the nation’s humane societies. Today, Be Kind to Animals week is observed by thousands of animal shelters across the country in the first full week of May. They host special media events, promote education on the humane treatment of animals, and try to remind people of the debt that humankind owes to both wild and domestic animals. More… Discuss

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New Widget at euzicasa: Change.org – “The world’s petition platform. What will you change?”


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Change.org: “The world’s petition platform. 
What will you change?”

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
Change.org is a website operated by the Change.org, Inc., an American for profit and certified B Corporation[1]incorporated in Delaware, whose businesses include hosting sponsored campaigns.

Organizations, including Amnesty International and the Humane Society, pay the site to host their petitions.[2] Its stated mission is to “empower anyone, anywhere to start, join, and win campaigns for social change“.[3] In addition, “millions of people sign petitions on Change.org each month on thousands of issues, winning campaigns every day to advance change locally and globally”. Popular topics of Change.org petitions are economic and criminal justice, human rights, education, the environment, animals, health, and sustainable food.

Formation February 7, 2007(6 years ago)
Headquarters United States
Founder Ben Rattray
Chief technology officer Mark Dimas
Staff 100 (as of February 2012)
Website change.org