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  • Tyrique Hall
  • The man who intentionally set a cat on fire in Olney was sentenced to up to 23 months in jail.
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  • The hunter who allegedly admitted involvement in the discovery of an animal carcass in Brewerytown has been cited by authorities.
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  • The Pennsylvania SPCA announced Monday that they believe the mutilated animal found in a lot in Brewerytown is that of a large feline.
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  • A second man has been convicted of setting a cat on fire in Olney last November.
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  • Campbell with Lieutenant Stephen Paslawski
  • A Philadelphia firefighter has adopted a cat that was set on fire earlier this month in the Olney section of Philadelphia.
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  • Tyrique Hall
  • One of two men arrested for setting a cat on fire last November pleaded guilty to the crime today.
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  • The Pennsylvania SPCA has charged a Southwest Philadelphia man with 15 counts of animal cruelty.
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  • Police in Lancaster are searching for whoever stuffed two puppies in a blue backpack and left them to die on one of the coldest days of the year.
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  • Cat hoarding investigated at Grace Kellys former home
  • The 82-year-old woman who lives in Grace Kelly's former East Falls home was found guilty of animal cruelty charges Wednesday.
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  • Campbell with Lieutenant Stephen Paslawski
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  • Tyrique Hall
  • Two suspects have been charged in the burning of a cat in the Olney section of Philadelphia last week.
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  • Tyrique Hall
  • A suspect has been identified in the burning of a cat in the Olney section of Philadelphia earlier this week.
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  • Tyrique Hall
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Rick Williams
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  • The SPCA wants to talk to two men caught on surveillance video shortly after a cat was burned over 60 percent of its body.
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  • Cat hoarding investigated at Grace Kellys former home
  • The childhood home of princess and Hollywood icon Grace Kelly is the subject of a cat-hoarding investigation.
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  • Allegations of mistreatment and neglect at the Chester County SPCA has management and former staff and volunteers at odds in West Goshen Township.
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pennsylvania news, chester county news, spca, local/state, lisa thomas-laury
  • Action News Online
  • The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has seized more than 20 live cats from an eastern Pennsylvania home and taken 25 dead cats from a freezer.
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  • Dead animals, vermin, feces found in Northeast Phila. home
  • The conditions inside were astounding and nauseating - dead animals, waste, and no air conditioning.
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  • Dead animals, vermin, feces found in Northeast Phila. home
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  • Dead animals, vermin, feces found in Northeast Phila. home
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  • It started as a report of a stolen vehicle, but it now involves drugs, the SPCA and eight dogs.
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philadelphia, germantown, dog fighting, dogs, spca, local/state, chad pradelli
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  • Three dogs were rescued from a suspected fighting operation in West Philadelphia Wednesday night.
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  • Delaware County SPCA officials said it was one of the worst animal abuse cases they had ever seen. But this afternoon, Precious, found her forever home.
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  • A kitten surely used up one of his nine lives after spending the night trapped in the city sewer.
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  • A rescued cat is being cared for Wednesday night at the Pennsylvania SPCA, with a special connection to the staff.
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  • SPCA law enforcement removed several emaciated dogs from a house in Southwest Philadelphia Thursday.
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  • Officers from the Pennsylvania SPCA today arrested two women on animal cruelty charges.
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  • A dog found wasting away at a home in Chester continues to improve.
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  • Delaware County SPCA is working to nurse another abused dog back to health after he was found near death in a Chester basement on Tuesday.
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animal abuse, animal rescue, spca, delaware county, chester, pennsylvania, local/state, kenneth moton
  • Many people remember the story of Curious George, the Pit bull-American bulldog mix who was severely abused and found near death in Delaware County last year.
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spca, animal rescue, animal abuse, pennsylvania, local/state, lisa thomas-laury
  • A Malvern man has been charged with shooting a neighbor's cat.
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chester county, spca, local/state, dann cuellar
  • Philadelphia police say they broke up a drug ring around the city, which also led them to an apparent cockfighting ring.
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  • Two people are in custody after police found dismembered dogs and chickens inside a Chester County house.
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  • Chester County SPCA officials are investigating a case of an abused dog was found tossed on the side of the road in West Chester.
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chester county, spca, animal abuse, dog fighting, west chester, pennsylvania, local/state, sarah bloomquist
  • A Delaware woman is facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly hoarding more than two dozen dogs on her property.
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  • Officers found 25 dogs being housed outside in cages covered by a blue tarp.
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  • Authorities say an argument between two friends over whose turn it was to buy dog food ending in the pet's death.
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philadelphia, pennsylvania, stabbing, animals, spca, crime, dann cuellar
  • SPCA officials say they found a home with over a dozen cats living in feces in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia.
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  • Pennsylvania SPCA officials are investigating what they call a "disturbing scene" in Northeast Philadelphia.
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  • Curious George, a dog abandoned in Delaware County back in October, is heading home in time for the holidays.
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pennsylvania, spca, animal abuse, animals, local/state, david henry
  • Get the latest Philadelphia news and headlines from across the Delaware and Lehigh valleys every day on 6abc.com.
  • A Philadelphia woman has been charged with animal cruelty after officials say she abandoned her malnourished horse in a vacant lot in the city.
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  • SPCA found more than 40 cats, including two dead, in what they say were unsanitary conditions.
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  • The Pennsylvania SPCA raided a home in the Tacony section of Philadelphia on July 12, 2011, after a report of animal hoarding. They found more than 40 cats, including two dead, in what they say were unsanitary conditions
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  • SPCA officials say cats were found in the basement of a Philadelphia home that smelled of ammonia, urine and feces.
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  • The Pennsylvania SPCA raided a home in the Tacony section of Philadelphia on July 12, 2011, after a report of animal hoarding. They found more than 40 cats, including two dead, in what they say were unsanitary conditions
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