Animal cruelty is a crime. Every state now has protection for dogs and cats regarding animal cruelty laws and a majority of states regard abuse as felonies.
Roadside memorials present legal issues for townships which have begun to regulate them, for one thing because it uses public land for a private purpose, often religious in nature.
Philadelphia’s iconic horse carriage rides in the historic district are apparently here to stay, even as New York City’s new mayor wants to ban them in the Big Apple.
“These remote controlled aircraft are especially helpful when you’ve got animal cruelty that’s going on but is hidden from the public view,” says Stuart Chaifetz, a Cherry Hill-based investigator with the organization “Shark.”