The Rodent King will remain caged for a bit longer.
Robert Hollywood, 55 – the man who made headlines in 2004 following his arrest for keeping hundreds of rats and mice, dozens of them dead, in his Menlo Park home – was sentenced Friday to 16 months in County Jail after pleading no contest to felony possession of methamphetamine. As part of his sentence, he received 181 days credit for time served, according to prosecutors. Read More
A heartless man was arrested on animal cruelty charges in the Bayview on Tuesday after police discovered the corpse of a dead pit bull puppy in the back seat of his car, police said.
About 5:40 p.m., police pulled the man over for a traffic violation in the 200 block of Cameron Way, not far from Candlestick Park. When officers engaged the driver, they noticed he had his seat reclined “about 40 degrees,” police said. Read More
The Rodent King has apparently ratted himself out.
Nearly a decade ago, 55-year-old Robert Hollywood made headlines following his arrest for keeping hundreds of rats and mice, dozens of them dead, in his Menlo Park home.
Apparently, Hollywood still doesn’t give a rat’s … about the law. Read More
This dog won’t be leashed for very long.
A man who starved four pooches and forced them to live among their own feces at his family’s Bayview district doggy day care and walking company has been sentenced to 60 days in County Jail, prosecutors announced Thursday. Read More
Public support boosted to more than $8,000 a reward for information related to last week’s discovery of a drowned male tuxedo cat with a dumbbell tied around its neck in the Redwood Shores lagoon, the Peninsula Humane Society announced. Anyone with information about the crime can call (650) 340-8200 or email email@example.com. Read More
The Peninsula Humane Society announced today that public support has enabled it to offer more than $8,000 for information related to Wednesday's discovery of a drowned cat in the Redwood Shores lagoon.
The male black-and-white cat was found in the lagoon on Wednesday with a five-pound dumbbell tied around its neck. It was discovered by Redwood City public works employees, who brought it to the humane society, shelter spokesman Scott Delucchi said. Read More
A man was arrested for animal cruelty Wednesday after he allegedly murdered pigeons with his crutches in the Polk Gulch neighborhood, police said Thursday.Concerned citizens called cops saying the suspect was attempting to kill pigeons in the area of Polk and California streets around 2:45 p.m.When cops arrived, they not only spotted a suspect fitting the description – they also noticed he had pigeon feathers on his crutches, according to police at Northern Station. Read More
A Minneapolis woman is being charged with animal cruelty after police say she tried to send a puppy through the mail without food or water. The poodle-mix pup was discovered after its movements knocked the two-day priority Post Office box off a counter. The puppy is now doing fine. It will go up for adoption if officials turn down the owner’s appeal to get it back. Read More
WHAT: Outdoor Adventures of Whistler, British Columbia, did not see the sled-ride boom it expected after Canada’s 2010 Winter Olympics, so employees shot and killed the company’s sled dogs over two days.
WHY IT’S OUTRAGEOUS: Most dogs died instantly in full view of the others, but some suffered and had to be chased down to be killed. The B.C. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals called the case its worst animal abuse case ever. Read More