Dolly the cat has been adopted!

Fort Bragg area animal rescue, Thundering Paws, has found a new home for Dolly! You may remember that my wife rescued and nurtured this (then) very pregnant abandoned cat for weeks. We were about to move and Dolly needed a home. In an extremely unfortunate turn of events, a man who was temporarily fostering her in place of his sick mother, attempted to drown Dolly the cat.At one point he claimed the cat was 'from hell' and 'evil', though he may just as easily have been cruel without … [Read more...]

It’s still an animal cruelty story

In the interest of accuracy, I've got some new information in the story about the man who attempted to drown Dolly the cat.First of all, that's her new name, Dolly. Her new foster family picked it because she's 'just a doll' and overwhelmingly friendly. She still needs to be adopted to a permanent loving home, but not until she makes a full medical recovery.Second, it seems that 'religious mania' possibly played less of a part in this man's rage than was previously communicated to me. He … [Read more...]

Man tries to drown a cat, convinced it was literally ‘from hell’

My wife, Tianna, recently rescued a very pregnant abandoned cat. This cat was extremely friendly with humans, indicating that this is yet another abandoned pet in a military town, in this case Fort Bragg, North Carolina.All three of her kittens are now dead. Friday night we found out that a local man attempted to drown this cat earlier that day. He admitted this to a shocked staff of a local veterinarian's office. He also slammed on her cage repeatedly as he screamed, "This cat is from hell! … [Read more...]