Patrick’s Court Hearing

Thursday, April 19, 2012, the numerous fans of Patrick, the pit bull puppy who survived being thrown into a garbage chute from the 19th floor of a 22-floor building. On that day, supposedly, his alleged abuser, Ms. Kisha Curtis (she is charged for having starved him to death) was tohave her day in court.  Unfortunately, […]

Patrick: His Rebirth

One year ago, a young pit bull puppy was about to make history and perhaps change the animal advocacy world. He was not aware of the impact he was about to make. More than likely, he was not aware of anything. He was a few hours away from dying. A good portion of his young […]

A Worthwhile Petition

Patrick was once a starved and abused pit bull. When his weakened and starved body gave out, he was put in a garbage bag and thrown down 19 flights to the garbage dump. Lucky for Patrick, the building maintenance person who found him perceived a slight movement inside the garbage bag. He went to investigate […]

Kisha Curtis, Patrick’s (the pit-bull puppy found in a garbage shoot) Alleged Abuser Indicted

Kisha Curtis, the alleged abuser of a beautiful Newark pit-bull puppy named Patrick, was finally handed down an indictment of Fourth Degree Animal Cruelty for abandoning and starving the 1-year-old pit bull in March, by the New Jersey’s Grand Jury. Her sentence, if found guilty, can carry up t0 18 months in jail. Patrick was […]

The Truth Behind the Scenes at the Animal Care and Control Shelter of New York City

According to website, their site is an award-winning website owned and operated by The Buddy Fund Inc. and was founded by two dog lovers, Alex Aliksanyan and Brenda Bush, both directors of The Buddy Fund. The website’s goal is (1) to get as many dogs adopted into loving homes and (2) o raise awareness […]

Patrick to Stay at GSVS

The custody battle over Patrick between Garden State Veterinary Specialist (GSVS) and Associated Humane Societies (AHS) is over for now. Judge Joseph Cassini, III ruled today that Patrick will not be removed from the animal hospital to go to Popcorn Park Zoo, the animal shelter the AHS runs in Forked River, NJ. Patrick was taken […]

Kisha Curtis Pleads “Not Guilty”

Kisha Curtis had her day in court today. Outside the courthouse a number of Patrick supporters were peacefully assembling and making speeches supporting stronger laws against those who abuse animals. Animals can’t speak for themselves, but luckily, there are enough individuals who are willing to speak in their behalf. As expected, Ms. Curtis pleaded “not […]

Is AHS Really Looking Out for Patrick’s Welfare?

As a mother, I found that the school system always sent home the bad news that would get parents riled up on Friday afternoon just before a holiday week. As an employee, I found that my bosses would always send the horrible e-mail that would tell us that our hours would be decreased, our benefits […]

Hospice for Animals Turns Out to Be a Nightmarish Facility

According to their own description, Angel’s Gate claims to be a hospice for the critically and terminally ill or physically challenged animals: Welcome to Angel’s Gate, a residential, non-profit, 501 (C) 3 home, our home, for special needs animals. Here, animals many of whom are terminally and/or critically ill or physically challenged, come to live […]