A video posted on Facebook shows a man put a live baby rat in his mouth, take a drink, chew and swallow. The act is a misdemeanor in Utah.
Authorities are investigating an animal control shelter after photos of workers mistreating the animals were posted to Facebook.
Talk about a week of animal abuse. Following one woman who was placed under police protection after thousands of Facebook users protested her for throwing a cat in a trash bin, comes a girl who has been arrested for throwing puppies in a river. The Bosnian girl was arrested following another Facebook protest group.
A security video uploaded to YouTube, featuring a woman stopping to pet a cat before throwing it in a garbage bin, has caused an outcry on Facebook, which has led to the woman being placed under police protection this week.
If you want to know how thousands of Facebook users use their status updates to bring change, do a quick search on Facebook for “dog rescue” or “dog rescued”. You’ll see tons of people who are posting about dogs who need to be rescued before tomorrow. There are numerous animals put to sleep every day because there are more animals than people to adopt them. As such, Facebook users are rushing to share information about dogs who are going to be euthanized in the immediate future.