New Jersey attorney general files suit seeking to dissolve NJ Horse Angels

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  January/February 2011:

NEWARK--New Jersey attorney general Paula T. Dow and Thomas R. Calcagni,  acting director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs,  on December 2,  2010 charged in a civil lawsuit that “Through the Internet,  and in particular through Facebook,  Sharon Catalano Crumb and a charitable organization known as NJ Horse Angels raised at least $145,132,  purportedly to rescue horses from slaughter between September 2009 and September 2010. Read more

Montana Large Animal Sanctuary becomes largest-ever sanctuary failure

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  January/February 2011:

HOT SPRINGS,  Montana–The 400-acre Montana Large Animal Sanctuary,  among the largest in the world,  once regarded as a showplace,  is finishing a 15-year existence as the subject of the largest sanctuary evacuation ever undertaken.

Starting with almost 1,000 animals in urgent need of care and better homes,  AniMeals founder Karyn Moltzen,  the on-site rescue coordinator,  had only 249 of 603 llamas left to place after almost a month of camping on site.  Herds of horses,  goats,  sheep,  donkeys, two bison,  two camels,  and 11 emus were all either moved out to other sanctuaries or were “spoken for,”  Moltzen told ANIMAL PEOPLE. Read more

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