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Clearfield cat named Sage dead, reward offered for information

MURRAY, UTAH (March 9, 2017) -- Search for information continues in extreme torture and death of pet cat

 

Sage, 6-year-old gray and white domestic cat owned by the Cassel family of Clearfield, Utah died March 9, around 4:45 p.m. at the Advanced Veterinary Care Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Sage suffered extensive injuries from abuse when he went missing Sunday, March 5, and was found Wednesday, March 8, by owner China Cassel. His health declined rapidly and CPR was performed but Sage could not be revived.

 

SB 56 to ban gas chambers killed twice in House committee

MURRAY, UT (March 6, 2017) -- Animal Shelter Amendments bill fails despite free training and lower cost

 

For the third year in a row, a proposed bill to end the use of gas chambers for shelter animal euthanasia failed to pass the Utah Legislature. On March 3, 2017, the motion to recommend S.B. 56 - Animal Shelter Amendments sponsored by Sen. Peter Knudson and Rep. Lee B. Perry failed in the House Government Operations Committee with a vote of four yeas and four nays. The bill passed the Senate Floor with a 19-7 vote last month.

 

Cat named Robin Hood shot with arrow, $5,000 reward offered

MURRAY, UT (March 1, 2017) -- Humane Society of Utah adds reward for the arrest in cat shooting case

 

The Humane Society of Utah (HSU) announced that it is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for shooting a 4-year-old orange tabby cat named Robin Hood in the Millcreek, Utah area. The HSU hopes the reward assists the Salt Lake County Animal Services in obtaining information required to identify and charge the responsible assailant.

 

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