Tag: Cayman Islands Humane Society

Burglar targets animal charity again

Burglar targets animal charity again

| 23/09/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Ricky Johnny Alvarado (26) has admitted breaking into the Humane Society and stealing cash while he was serving a suspended sentence for a previous burglary at the same charity, where he once worked. Alvarado pleaded guilty Friday to one count of burglary in relation to a break-in at the animal shelter and offices on […]

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Quillan and Quinn find puppy love at Fire Service

Quillan and Quinn find puppy love at Fire Service

| 06/09/2019

(CNS Local Life): A pair of three month old puppies from the Cayman Islands Humane Society were recently taken on a field trip to the Central Fire Station, raising awareness of their need for a new home while getting a little extra attention from the fire officers on duty. Last week the Humane Society said […]

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Humane Society closes shelter doors

Humane Society closes shelter doors

| 28/08/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): After receiving nine dogs over the last few days, surrendered by owners, the Cayman Islands Humane Society has been forced to close the animal shelter doors. Given the problem of unwanted or stray dogs and cats in Cayman, the charity is struggling to cope with the number of animals needing care. The shelter is […]

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Charity to get CI$900 for burned dog

Charity to get CI$900 for burned dog

| 23/08/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A North Side man has been ordered by a court to pay over $900 in compensation to the Cayman Islands Humane Society following his conviction for causing unnecessary suffering and failing to exercise proper care and supervision of a dog that was very badly burned on his property. James Challenger and his son Andrei […]

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Burglar admits taking $2,100 from animal charity

Burglar admits taking $2,100 from animal charity

| 25/02/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Ricky Johnny Alvarado (27) pleaded guilty to burglary when he appeared in Grand Court on Monday, when he was scheduled to stand trial for four break-ins at the Cayman Islands Humane Society. The George Town resident had previously denied the allegations that on four occasions between 20 July and 18 September last year he […]

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Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

Pampered pooches get chance at forever home

| 21/02/2019

(CNS Local Life): A recently opened dog daycare has teamed up with the Cayman Islands Humane Society to give shelter dogs a “staycation” and an opportunity to get adopted into a permanent home. Claudia Pilat, co-owner of Cay 9 Resort and Spa, said the programme offers one dog a week a “platinum spa package” which […]

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Rescued Shih Tzus won’t be put down, says DoA

Rescued Shih Tzus won’t be put down, says DoA

| 07/12/2018 | 17 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Agriculture (DoA) is still looking for homes for some of the 16 Shih Tzu breed dogs that were recently rescued from a home in George Town and has confirmed that none of them will be put down. People have already come forward to adopt most of the young dogs, aged between […]

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Man denies multiple charity shop burglaries

Man denies multiple charity shop burglaries

| 28/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Ricky Johnny Alvarado (26) pleaded not guilty to four counts of burglary when he appeared in Grand Court Friday. Alvarado, who is a resident of George Town, was assisted by a Spanish interpreter as he denied the four separate break-ins, all at the Cayman Islands Humane Society, between 20 July and 18 September. Alvarado […]

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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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Animal charities secure stay on feral cat cull

Animal charities secure stay on feral cat cull

| 22/02/2018 | 135 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Humane Society and Feline Friends have secured an injunction against the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Environment to stop the government officials from culling stray cats on Little Cayman this week. The charities were not consulted on the proposed cull and so applied for judicial review of the decision, and […]

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Dog survives after being set on fire

Dog survives after being set on fire

| 16/05/2017 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The police are investigating an incident of animal cruelty in North Side on Saturday that may have been committed by a child. A report was made to the RCIPS on the afternoon of 13 May that a dog had been set on fire at a house in Old Man Bay. Officers responded to the location and […]

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