Capitan the rescued donkey “as good as new”

Capitan was the donkey that was roaming wild amongst the back streets of Almería city, being stoned by children and ill treated by certain people for amusement, until the poorest section of the city demanded that action was taken. Eventually, thanks to pressure from a section of society not usually associated with authority or helping the police (other than “with their enquiries”), Capitan was rescued, his former owner was found and prosecuted, the kids who Continue reading Capitan the rescued donkey “as good as new”

Three arrested for animal cruelty to Capitan the donkey in Almeria

Capitan the donkey was a little African ass that was found, malnourished and badly treated, wandering the poorer section of Almeria city. The locals of the area, despite not being known for cooperating with the police, did call them several times to report the animal, and the fact that wandering gangs of kids kept attacking it.

Outcry over abandoned donkey in Almeria

Citizens have united to demand a police investigation into an abandoned and maltreated little donkey found wandering the old quarter of Almeria city earlier this month. Little capitan as he’s now known, was spotted several times wandering the back streets and fields of the city, and several people complained to the Local Police about the animal, about which they were concerned. Indeed, it is alleged that a couple of times residents called the police -not Continue reading Outcry over abandoned donkey in Almeria

Murcia “farm of horrors” raided by police

A Murcian rancher is in jail after police raided his farm and discovered many malnutrition and dying animals. As part of “Operation Dieta”, a crackdown on pet abuse across the Region, police had been investigating smallholders to see if they were keeping their animals in good condition when they stumbled across the farm in Molina de Segura.