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    Man sicced dog on woman during attack and ignored her cries for help, cops say

    A Lehigh Valley man sicced a dog on a woman during attack, ignoring her cries for help as the dog repeatedly bit her, police said. Frank Cappetta, of the 100 block of Walnut Street in Freemansburg, was arrested Wednesday and faces charges including aggravated assault, a felony, as well as simple assault and reckless endangerment. The 39-year-old Cappetta was being held Northampton County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail. A defense attorney had not yet entered an appearance in the case. Freemansburg police called for a disturbance a little after midnight at Cappetta’s address said they found the victim with  

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    Florida Man Charges Bear to Save Dogs – Videos from The Weather Channel

    Now Playing Florida Man Stops Bear Attack with Patio Furniture 00:30 Next Up Snow Plow Triggers Accident in Ohio 00:34 Tonga Eruption 100 Times More Powerful Than Hiroshima Bomb 00:33 Out-of-this-World Surprise While Taking Out Trash 00:28 Falling Ice Daggers Force Bridge Closure 00:21 Golf Cart Roof Sled Makes for Wild Ride 00:30 Air Pollution in Beijing Very Unhealthy Before Games 00:36 Search on for Whale Entangled in Fishing Line 00:40 Hundreds Evacuated Near Big Sur, CA, as Wildfire Rages 00:40 Hundreds of Drivers Trapped Overnight on Snowy Highway 00:43 You’ll Never Believe How This Dog Was Rescued 00:38 Watch:  

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    New Haven man charged with beating cat

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — When the New Haven police officer arrived at the apartment on a report of a cat being beaten, he found blood on the walls and the hardwood floor. The cat’s owner, Mark Collier, 66, of the 2500 block of Sheridan Road, had blood on his socks and clothing and long cuts or scratches up and down his arms and hands. Mark Collier Collier was charged Thursday with felony torturing or mutilating a vertebrate animal. A warrant was issued for his arrest. That police run at 11:12 p.m. on March 12, 2021 led to an investigation  

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    A Bellevue man is creating a video game where you play as a cat

    Little Kitty, Big City is an upcoming video game that invites you to play as an adorable cat! BELLEVUE, Wash. — Felines have long fascinated and delighted us – and Matt Wood, video game developer and founder of Double Dagger Studio, is no exception.  “In some ways, they’re kind of mysterious,” Wood says. “They’re unpredictable, right? But at the same time, they’re always loving.” Matt and his family have two cats, Mario and Roxy. And these fluffy friends helped Matt come up with Double Dagger’s first video game: a highly-anticipated video game inspired by Wood’s cats and kids. Wood  

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    Homeless man who wouldn’t give up his dog helped by Beachwood NJ woman

    Susan McGrath was pulling into the McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bayville section of Berkeley on Sunday morning when she spotted something that didn’t look right. A man wearing a light flannel jacket was sitting out front, in the rain, with a dog. “I ordered six breakfast sandwiches for him and the dog,” McGrath said. “I pulled around front, got out of the car, started talking to him, and he started to cry.” McGrath, a 62-year-old mother of three U.S. servicemen and owner of two dogs herself — both canines were in the car with her that morning — gave the  

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    Des Moines man charged with animal cruelty after dog fatally shot in front of 11-year-old

    A Des Moines man was charged Thursday with first-degree animal cruelty and reckless endangerment after he allegedly shot a dog twice in front of the animal’s 11-year-old owner, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Curtis Madden, 64, was charged with animal cruelty for intentionally killing the 5-year-old male boxer named Tyson in the 1800 block of South 243rd Street on Wednesday after it got away from the girl, according to charging papers. Madden was also charged with reckless endangerment for firing his handgun toward the feet of the 11-year-old girl on a suburban street, according to charging papers. 

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    Support dog stolen on day homeless man moves into new place in Oakland

    Man’s car stolen with emotional support dog KTVU’s Henry Lee reports. OAKLAND, Calif. – Gregory Branscum is worried sick after someone stole his car in Oakland with his emotional support dog inside. “I would love for somebody to just bring my dog back to me. He’s all I got,” said Branscum. Branscum said his dog named Ruff was inside the car with his leash on waiting for him to come back and get him.  “I told him to hold on a minute,” he said. Branscum, who had been homeless, for a decade, was moving into his new home near Galindo  

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    Remains of a man and dog trying to escape ancient tsunami found on Aegean coast

    Roughly 3,600 years ago, the massive Thera volcano in the Aegean Sea blew its top, unleashing massive tsunamis. Now, archaeologists in western Turkey have unearthed the bones of a young man and a dog killed by one of those tsunamis.  It’s the first time that any victims of the ancient eruption have been found in their archaeological context, and it’s the northernmost evidence found of the tsunamis that followed it. Archaeological excavations at the site in the town of Çeşme, about 40 miles (70 kilometers) west of the city of Izmer, began more than 10 years ago when construction workers  

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