Tag: animal cruelty

BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

BT man arrested over suspected cockfighting ring

| 11/02/2019

(CNS): Police have arrested a 44-year-old-man from Bodden Town on suspicion of animal cruelty. This followed a raid at an address in Brushwood Way on Friday, 8 February, involving the RCIPS and animal welfare officers from the Department of Agriculture in response to community concerns about disturbances and potential illegal activities. During the operation, six roosters […]

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Drug bust leads cops to gaming birds

Drug bust leads cops to gaming birds

| 28/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police carrying out a drug bust at a home in Brushy Avenue, George Town, just before 11am on Tuesday also found 38 illegal gaming roosters as they searched the property. Officers seized an undisclosed quantity of ganja, utensils and a sum of cash. The birds were found when the police searched the outside of the […]

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Dog left for dead by school bus

Dog left for dead by school bus

| 06/11/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Animal lovers have been left reeling by a video circulating across social media showing a dog left for dead in the middle of the road after being hit by a school bus. The incident was caught on video by a Clifton Hunter High School student. On the short video clip (see below), a shocked student […]

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Enforce the Animals Law, stop cruelty

Enforce the Animals Law, stop cruelty

| 01/10/2018 | 24 Comments

‘PAWSatively Hopeful for Change’ writes: Thirty-two dogs were recently removed from one premises in Grand Cayman by the Department of Agriculture. The DoA contacted all the animal charities on island seeking their assistance in arranging for these dogs to be taken out of their facility. In record speed these charities managed to remove all the […]

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Cops bust another GT cockfighting operation

Cops bust another GT cockfighting operation

| 20/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has seized another 26 birds believed to have been used in cockfighting. Police said that following a complaint from the community, RCIPS community officers and animal welfare officers from the Department of Agriculture executed a search warrant under the Animal Law at an address in Windsor Park. During the […]

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DoA urges reporting of illegal cockfights

DoA urges reporting of illegal cockfights

| 17/08/2018 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Agriculture is urging the community to continue reporting illegal cockfighting as it continues its efforts, in partnership with the police and customs, to investigate complaints about the cruel sport. While legal in some countries, cockfighting is banned here under the Animal Law. DoA officials said they were gravely concerned about the incidences that […]

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Dog shot dead in West Bay

Dog shot dead in West Bay

| 18/07/2018 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to the public to help them find the person who shot and killed a dog in West Bay sometime before Tuesday afternoon. The brown, long-haired dog was found yesterday afternoon by its owner near a tree in the yard of a garage on Powell Smith Road with a fatal gunshot wound. […]

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Activist group urges action to protect animals

Activist group urges action to protect animals

| 16/07/2018 | 31 Comments

(CNS): A local NGO calling for better protection of animals and the enforcement of existing laws is urging the community to sign a petition following a brutal machete attack on two dogs in Savannah. Cayman Animal’s WatchDog wants to see people who torture, abuse or neglect animals to be held accountable, after the Department of […]

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Police officer arrested for cruelty to dog

Police officer arrested for cruelty to dog

| 21/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A serving police officer has been arrested following an investigation by the Department of Agriculture on allegations of animal cruelty. In a press release issued Thursday, the RCIPS said that the 26-year-old police constable, from George Town, was arrested last week and is now on bail regarding an incident last December. The officer is accused […]

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Police arrest GT man over cock-fighting

Police arrest GT man over cock-fighting

| 13/06/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): RCIPS community officers and staff from the Department of Agriculture have made another bust for suspected cockfighting. This time a 32-year-old man from George Town was arrested on suspicion of cruelty to an animal and unlawful gaming after the bust at a location on North Sound Road in the industrial area of the capital. Around […]

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Volunteers shocked by abuse of tiny dog

Volunteers shocked by abuse of tiny dog

| 11/06/2018 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Volunteers from a local animal welfare organisation, One Dog at a Time, say they were shocked by the abuse that a small dog rescued by their group had suffered. A tiny Yorkie-mix named Virtue, rescued earlier this week and now under the care of the charity, was found by an ODAAT supporter last week. Severely […]

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