Powerful Animal Tranquilizer Xylazine Found in Cannabis Vapes and Illicit Sedatives, Causing Multiple Deaths Since 2022, Warns Research Study

London, United Kingdom – A new warning has emerged regarding the dangers of consuming cannabis vapes and illicit sedatives in the UK. Researchers have highlighted the risk of unknowingly ingesting xylazine, a potent animal tranquilizer that can lead to skin ulcers and overdoses, with several reported deaths since 2022. Studies from King’s College London have revealed a concerning increase in the presence of xylazine in the UK, resulting in multiple fatalities starting from 2022 when …

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Pittsburgh Zoo Addresses Recent Animal Deaths and Staff Grief in Emotional Press Conference

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – The Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium recently held a press conference addressing the recent deaths of multiple animals on zoo grounds. Dr. Jeremy Goodman, the zoo’s president and CEO, mentioned that the zoo typically experiences 15 to 25 deaths per year, but the recent loss of five animals has been particularly challenging for the staff. During the press conference, Dr. Goodman expressed deep sadness over the recent losses, emphasizing the importance of prioritizing …

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Woman Facing Animal Cruelty Charges Dies; Over 140 Dogs Found Dead at Ohio Property

Portage County, Ohio – After the discovery of 146 deceased dogs on her property in Mantua on June 16th, Barbara Wible, the 69-year-old woman facing animal cruelty charges, has passed away. This news was confirmed by 3News’ Lynna Lai through the Portage County Sheriff’s Office, with Portage County Prosecutor Victor Vigluicci stating that Wible’s criminal cases will be closed. Additionally, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office plans to file a motion to dismiss in light of …

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Woman Who Murdered Cat and Put Animal in Blender Gets Life Sentence for Killing Man

Oxford, England – A woman who was recently convicted of murdering a man had also recorded herself killing a cat and putting the animal in a blender. Scarlet Blake, 26, faced sentencing at Oxford Crown Court after being found guilty of the murder. The disturbing incident involved Blake live-streaming the dissection of a family pet following her viewing of a Netflix documentary depicting similar gruesome acts. Prosecutors revealed that Blake, who is transgender, demonstrated a …

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Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium Set to Reopen After Recent Animal Deaths: What You Need to Know

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – After a period of mourning for the recent deaths of two animals, the Pittsburgh Zoo is scheduled to reopen on Sunday. The closure on Saturday allowed the staff to grieve and reflect on the losses. The zoo has been dealing with the deaths of Tsuni, an elephant calf who died of a virus on Friday, and Mrithi, a silverback western lowland gorilla who passed away during a medical procedure two weeks ago. …

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Multiple Animal Deaths Lead to Temporary Closure of Pittsburgh Zoo – Set to Reopen Sunday

PITTSBURGH, PA – After a temporary closure for mourning, the Pittsburgh Zoo is preparing to welcome visitors once again on Sunday. The closure was prompted by the recent deaths of several animals, including an elephant calf named Tsuni and a silverback western lowland gorilla named Mrithi. The zoo staff needed time to process these losses and prepare for the reopening. The elephant calf, Tsuni, succumbed to a virus on Friday, while Mrithi, the gorilla, passed …

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Parma Woman Appears in Court for Alleged Animal Cruelty Resulting in Multiple Dog Deaths

PARMA, Ohio – A case of animal cruelty in Parma, Ohio, has brought Barbara Wible before a Cuyahoga County judge. Wible is accused of being involved in the deaths of multiple dogs. The case is currently being addressed in court. The alleged animal cruelty case involving multiple dog deaths has prompted a legal showdown between Wible and the justice system in Cuyahoga County. The details of the case are expected to be thoroughly examined during …

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Deadly Robbery Attack at Fatehabad Animal Fair Leaves One Dead and Two Injured

Fatehabad, India – A violent incident occurred at an animal fair in Fatehabad’s Sardarewala village on Tuesday, resulting in one fatality and two injuries. The deceased, identified as Dishan, 32, of Uttar Pradesh, lost his life during an altercation with five armed robbers who opened fire at the fair. The injured individuals are currently receiving treatment at a civil hospital in Ratia. The confrontation unfolded when the robbers attempted to steal money from animal traders …

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Two Individuals Charged in Alleged Pennsylvania Animal Cruelty Case

NORTHERN CAMBRIA, Pa. — Two individuals are facing charges following an investigation into alleged animal cruelty. The case involves the discovery of a deceased dog with its throat slit and its head severed in a basement filled with maggots and feces, according to police reports. During the investigation, 28-year-old Sara Galla initially claimed she was unaware of the dog’s presence in the home but later admitted to caring for the dog on behalf of her …

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Lakeland Nurse Arrested for Fatal Poisoning of Neighbor’s Pets Leads to Animal Cruelty Charges

LAKELAND, Fla. — A licensed practical nurse at United Health Care at WellMed, Tamesha Knighten, was arrested on animal cruelty charges for fatally poisoning her neighbor’s pets. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Agricultural Crimes Unit conducted an investigation and charged Knighten with three counts of animal cruelty and one count of depositing poison in public after detectives discovered that she poisoned two pet cats and a pregnant Chihuahua on Aug. 16. Additionally, eight puppies in …

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