3 bats infected with rabies, humans and dogs exposed to the disease in Utah

3 bats infected with rabies, humans and dogs exposed to the disease in Utah

Utah health officials on Thursday confirmed three cases of rabies in bats that exposed humans and/or dogs to the disease. (Bernd Wolter, Shutterstock) Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah health officials on Thursday confirmed three cases of rabies in bats that exposed humans and dogs to the disease. “The humans received … Read more

At least 150 cats removed from Winsted home in ‘cat hoarding’ case

At least 150 cats removed from Winsted home in ‘cat hoarding’ case

WINSTED, Connecticut (WFSB) — At least 150 cats were removed from a Winsted home in what police are calling a “cat hoarding” situation. Winchester Police Chief William Fitzgerald said cats continue to be removed from the residence. Multiple agencies are assisting in the investigation. Fitzgerald said the cats removed from the home are brought to … Read more

Utah man charged with adopting, torturing several dogs

Utah man charged with adopting, torturing several dogs

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — A 20-year-old man who police say has adopted and abused animals for over a year is now facing criminal charges. Kaiden Orie Graham was charged with four counts of torture of a companion animal, each a third-degree felon, on Friday in 3rd District Court. According to court documents, officers with the … Read more

Utah man charged with adopting and torturing multiple dogs

Utah man charged with adopting and torturing multiple dogs

A Cottonwood Heights man was charged Friday with torturing animals. Police say he has a history of adopting animals, mainly dogs, and abusing them just days after taking them home. (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — A Cottonwood Heights man who police say has a history of adopting animals, … Read more