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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers Climbs To $25,000

The cats were found last month in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace. Tests on three bodies showed they had been killed with blows to the head. Some cats had been dead about a year, some just three days.

05/13/2014

About 25 dead cats were found inside neatly-tied plastic bags hanging from tree limbs in Yonkers. (credit: SPCA of Westchester)

Reward Jumps To $23K In Killings of 25 Cats In Yonkers

The cats were found Thursday in plastic bags hanging from trees in a wooded area off Overlook Terrace.

04/29/2014

(credit: Julie Larsen Maher)

Meatpacking District Venue Calls Off Planned SeaWorld Party With Penguins

A Meatpacking District restaurant called off a planned party to be hosted by SeaWorld Tuesday, after an animal rights group threatened to protest over the live penguins that were set to be part of it.

01/14/2014

Rendering of SeaWorld's "A Sea Of Surprises" float for the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (credit: seaworldentertainment.com)

SeaWorld To Keep Float In Thanksgiving Day Parade Despite Protest From PETA

PETA charges that SeaWorld’s “A Sea Of Surprises” float with penguins, kelp and whales is part of its crisis management after the documentary “Blackfish” gave the theme park a black eye.

11/18/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Down Comes Christie’s Hand And Snuffs A Spider Out

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had no mercy for a spider that crawled up onto his desk as he spoke to a group of children late last week.

05/06/2013

Homing pigeons (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

PETA: Illegal Pigeon Racing Uncovered In New York, Other States

PETA claims the birds are raised in captivity and when they are taken states away and let loose to fly home, many fall prey to predators, starve or die in poor weather.

04/30/2012