Suffolk County officials are investigating a “heinous act of animal cruelty” on Long Island.
A Connecticut man has been charged with animal cruelty, after police found a goat and some chickens in the trunk of his car.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Richard Ferrugio of Ozone Park was convicted Monday of aggravated cruelty to animals and fourth-degree weapon possession.
A New York woman is accused of letting two puppies and a kitten starve to death when she left them alone for more than two months without food or water.
Alex Dykes, 49, is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and “overdriving, torturing and injuring animals” and failure to provide proper sustenance for animals.
The 1-pound cat, named Precious, suffered a mouth injury but no broken bones, SPCA enforcement director Ernest Lungaro said.
Two Brooklyn residents have been arrested in separate animal cruelty incidents in which two dogs suffered from various forms of neglect and abuse, the ASPCA said.
Marvin Silver and Peter Morin both face misdemeanor animal cruelty charges. They face up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted.
Queenie, a Cane Corso, has been recovering at Grady Animal Hospital in Sayville since she was found severely emaciated at an apartment in Coram last month.
The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has pressed charges against a Coram man, after his dog was discovered nearly starved to death in an apartment.
Authorities said Blackfoot’s owner reported the cat was shot on Feb. 7 while outside. The shot – either from a high-powered BB gun or a low caliber rifle – paralyzed the cat.
A correction officer from Brooklyn and a Manhattan resident were both arrested for alleged cruelty to their puppies.
Crystal Lashley, 18, was arrested earlier this week, months after her 6-year-old German Shepherd mix, named Briana, was found tethered to a tree with a visible neck wound, the ASPCA announced.
The 23 pit bulls were malnourished, covered in bite marks and living in their own waste when they were rescued earlier this month, officials said.
Police say Brian Freeman, 28, of East 188th Street in the Bronx, is the man seen on surveillance video kicking the dog.