Around 3 a.m. Friday, 34 cats crammed into four cages were left in the outside dog kennel of the Humane Society of Hobart, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
An animal shelter in northwest Indiana was asking for donations of towels and blankets, after a fire in their laundry room overnight destroyed most of their linens.
“These are the worst of the worst,” said Kathleen Summers, who helped author the “A Horrible Hundred” report. It focuses on facilities that have been previously cited in publicly available inspection documents.
With record-high temperatures expected throughout the area Wednesday, as well as the usual displays — official and improvised — of fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, this could be a doubly stressful day for pets.
Police in northwest Indiana are hoping a reward will lead them to the person who killed a racehorse as it grazed last week.
Police have arrested four people and rescued nearly two dozen dogs in connection with a dog-fighting ring in Northwest Indiana.