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  • Ohio woman, 79, sentenced to prison for feeding stray cats

    07/30/2019 2:01:56 PM PDT · by Boomer · 92 replies
    FNC ^ | 7/30/2019 | Staff
    A 79-year-old self-described "cat lover" has been given a dose of paw and order by local authorities, who sentenced her to spend more than a week behind bars for continually doling out munchies to the neighborhood mousers. In Garfield Heights, Ohio, it's considered a minor misdemeanor to offer food to stray cats and dogs, according to Nancy Segula, a resident of the city who has received multiple citations for feeding stray felines, was ordered by a judge last week to spend 10 days in jail, Fox 8 reports.
  • Five myths about the Honduran caravan debunked

    10/22/2018 1:53:32 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 60 replies
    NBC News Latino ^ | Oct. 22, 2018 / 2:56 PM EDT | Julia Ainsley and Daniella Silva
    WASHINGTON — A caravan of thousands of Honduran migrants is headed north in hopes of crossing the U.S. border. You may have heard some scary things about it. What's true and what's false? Here are five allegations bouncing around the internet that are definitely "alternative facts." MYTH 1: It's being funded by Democrats. Trump said at a campaign rally on Thursday that "a lot of money has been passing to people" traveling north from Honduras. A Republican from Florida, Rep. Matt Gaetz shared a short video that Trump later promoted of migrants being given cash and suggested that they were...
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sues Ecuador for 'violating his rights'

    10/19/2018 9:19:16 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 27 replies
    Julian Assange is launching legal action against Ecuador, accusing its government of violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms". It comes after Ecuador cut off communications for Mr Assange, who has been living inside the country's London embassy for more than six years. WikiLeaks claims Mr Assange's access to the outside world has been "summarily cut off" and says Ecuador has threatened to remove the protection he has had since being given political asylum. This investigation has been dropped, but Mr Assange fears he could be extradited to the US over WikiLeaks' publishing of huge amounts of classified information. Lawyers for...
  • Sarah Palin: Andrew Breitbart Helped Me Defend Myself When Fox News Wouldn’t Let Me on Air

    02/18/2018 10:11:32 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 85 replies ^ | 2/18/18 | Robert Kraychik
    Sarah Palin: Andrew Breitbart Helped Me Defend Myself When Fox News Wouldn’t Let Me on Air After Giffords Shooting The late Andrew Breitbart helped Sarah Palin defend herself when Fox News Channel’s former Chairman Roger Ailes denied her the opportunity to respond on air to the media’s false accusations framing her for inciting the attempted assassination of former Congresswoman Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords (D-AZ) in the days immediately following the 2011 Tucson mass shooting incident.
  • Childish men are to blame for women having kids late in life

    05/14/2017 3:45:35 PM PDT · by BJ1 · 239 replies
    New York Post ^ | 05/13/2017 | Melanie Notkin
    I hear the same story, told in different ways, all over New York City. There’s 34-year-old Kate, who works in finance downtown. “She’s beautiful, smart, talented . . . everything going for her,” her colleague tells me. “But her boyfriend doesn’t feel settled in his career, so she spent thousands of dollars to freeze her eggs as she waits for him to be ready.
  • 10 Things You Need More Than A Husband

    05/12/2017 7:38:37 PM PDT · by BJ1 · 131 replies
    Bolde ^ | Averi Clements
    Society places such high importance on getting married that it’s easy to feel almost like a failure if you never manage to find a man to settle down with. While it’s fantastic if you do eventually find a guy you’d like to marry, it’s really no big deal if you never end up getting hitched as long as you have these things: 1. A solid group of friends It doesn’t matter whether your social circle is big or small — what DOES matter is the quality of the people in it. Even the most independent people need at least one...
  • ‘Crazy’ European Model Causes Flight Diversion To DIA All Because Of A Cat (Germany from Las Vegas)

    08/31/2015 7:09:57 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    CBS4 ^ | August 30, 2015
    A flight was diverted to Denver International Airport on Friday because of an unruly passenger who wanted to see her comfort cat. Passengers resumed their flight on Saturday after a 24-hour delay. A passenger on the flight to Germany from Las Vegas shot video of a clearly agitated woman, described at a European model, taken off the Condor Airlines flight that landed prematurely in Denver. The female passenger was reportedly demanding to be seated with her comfort cat. “That lady wasn’t happy with the crew putting their cat in the lavatory and then everything went wrong. She started screaming and...
  • Spinsterhood Gets a Modern Makeover

    05/15/2015 2:39:28 PM PDT · by BJ1 · 22 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 05/15/2015 | Molly Hannon
    Even though Kate Bolick makes a solid case for older women on their own, the tropes and mindsets of the past are hard to overturn. “You are born, you grow up, and you become a wife.” “But what if it wasn’t this way?” asks Kate Bolick, the author of Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own. What if women did not have to worry about getting married, or agonize about when and if it will happen—two questions, Bolick claims, that will hound a young girl into her adult life, regardless of where she was raised, or her religious association. “Men...
  • NY POST: Catty 'rob' gal caged (Cat Lady robbery suspect picked up during SoHo heist)

    08/26/2010 12:19:44 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 26, 2010 | LARRY CELONA
    It wasn't a purr-fect crime after all. Sources said last night that cops had caged the "Cat Lady," the serial stick-up artist who dons clever disguises -- including a cat mask -- to rob high-end boutiques around the city. The suspect was identified as Shanna Spalding, 28, of Queens, who sings with a death-metal band called Divine Infamy under her stage name, Purgatory. The burqa-clad suspect was picked up in SoHo after bursting into a Greene Street boutique with a gun and demanding cash, sources said. ...Cops said they had noticed her prior to the heist, and followed her to...
  • Town approves 3-cat limit

    11/05/2009 11:46:34 AM PST · by Red Badger · 53 replies · 1,822+ views ^ | 11/4/2009 | Staff
    DUDLEY, Mass., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts town outlawed owning three cats without a kennel license after a man complained his neighbor's felines were hurting his lawn. Voters at a Dudley town meeting Tuesday night approved the addition of the new language to a town bylaw, which will impose a $100 per day fine for violations, after a local man complained that some of the 15 cats owned by Mary Ellen Richards had destroyed his grass, the Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette reported Wednesday. Richards said at the town meeting that she now plans to put her house up...
  • Kate Gosselin Seeks Full Custody of Kids

    08/28/2009 12:40:23 PM PDT · by freespirited · 60 replies · 2,357+ views
    Kate Gosselin is looking to secure full custody of her eight children, reports OK! Weekly, claiming that Jon can't be trusted to keep the kids safe. A source told the mag that "She doesn't feel comfortable allowing Jon to have custody when she can't trust him to keep them safe. When Jon starts acting like an adult, she'll reconsider." Currently, the couple doesn't have a formal custodial agreement. The kids remain in their Wernersville, Berks County home while the couple takes turns spending time with them. Kate filed for a no-fault divorce in June. Tensions have been high between the...
  • Former Home of Woman and Her 30 Cats to be Demolished

    06/22/2009 4:29:34 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 20 replies · 884+ views
    By Kirsten McIntyre, NEWS 9 OKLAHOMA CITY -- A condemned home belonging to a deceased woman and her 30 cats will be demolished. Last month, the body of Kitty Lewis was found in her home about three weeks after she had died. Pictures taken at the home in Ski Island after the death of Lewis show its horrific state. Neighbors said the house was condemned several times beginning in 1996 but was never cleaned up. For years, Lewis' neighbors said they tried to get her help but she refused it. They also said it was obvious Lewis was mentally ill,...
  • What is it with cats?

    06/20/2009 11:26:25 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 53 replies · 1,382+ views
    When Susan Boyle, fleeting star of Britain's Got Talent and the brief toast of the entertainment world, checked into a London clinic to cope with exhaustion and other fame-related maladies, it was not Simon Cowell who was ushered into her hospital room each day to sit on the edge of her bed and offer quiet consolation. That role was reserved for her roommate and closest friend, Pebbles. A 10-year-old cat. Pity the poor "cat lady." The term implies a single woman who is somehow defective and bound for eternal spinsterhood. It conjures up images of a lonely middle-aged biddy with...
  • Killer of cats gets 5 years in prison

    01/13/2009 7:23:57 PM PST · by Coleus · 44 replies · 1,277+ views
    star ledger ^ | 12.05.08 | MARYANN SPOTO
    <p>When a litter of sickly kittens was born in his backyard last fall, Ben Hoffman and his wife nursed them back to health before putting two of them up for adoption. A man answering his newspaper ad for free kittens jumped at the chance to adopt the 8-week-old sisters. He even went so far as to crawl under a piece of furniture to try to get to their brother, but the Hoffmans told him they were keeping the pet for themselves.</p>
  • Pet Hoarding Not Out of the Ordinary

    07/18/2005 8:07:42 AM PDT · by DCPatriot · 26 replies · 902+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 7/18/05 | Paul Duggan and Leef Smith
    Like people all over the country, Gary Patronek, a veterinarian who teaches at Tufts University, heard the bizarre story of Ruth Knueven and her 488 cats -- 222 of them dead, and most of the others so wild and sick that they had to be euthanized. Knueven, 82, charged with five misdemeanors, including animal cruelty, became a public curiosity last week after Fairfax County officials hauled the cats and carcasses out of her home in Mount Vernon and her daughter's townhouse in Burke. Both residences, filthy and damaged, were declared unfit for habitation until repairs are made. In the Mount...