animal abuse

Family pet pig shot dead in Harrison County

A Gulfport family is heartbroken tonight after a shocking instance of animal abuse. After looking for their pet pig for six days, they found him dead near their house. A Gulfport family is devastated after the found their missing pet…

Jackson County dog looking for second chance after abuse

Across the country, lawmakers are trying to get harsher punishments for people who abuse animals. Here on the Gulf Coast, animal activists and law enforcement officials are dealing with animal neglect and abuse cases every day. Meet Chupy. This old…

Third Suspect in Cat Abuse Case goes to Court

The third suspect involved in the video of a cat being tortured will stand before a Jackson County judge tomorrow morning. News 25’s Kendra Turley caught up with residents along the Coast to hear how they feel about the upcoming…

Third Cat Abuse Suspect goes to Court

The third suspect involved in the video of a cat being tortured will stand before a Jackson County judge tomorrow. Karmen Coleman, accused of filming the video, has pleaded not guilty. Members of a public Facebook group seeking justice for…

Controversy over Cat Abusers’ Sentence

It’s a topic that is heating up on social media: should the two men guilty of pouring boiling water on a cat in Moss Point do community service at an animal shelter? The defendants received 200 hours at the Jackson…

[Graphic Content] Men Involved with Cat Abuse Video get Jail

Two men involved in the video of a cat being tortured were sentenced in Jackson County this morning. Both will do jail time, pay fines and serve community service hours at the animal shelter. This report contains video that some…

Second Suspect Arrested in Moss Point Cat Abuse Case

The second man wanted in connection to the Moss Point cat abuse case is now in custody after In Defense of Animals, an international animal protection organization, offered a $2,500 reward for information that could lead to his arrest. Moss…

Have You Seen This Woman? Wanted in Moss Point

Today, the Moss Point Police Department issued an arrest warrant for the woman authorities say filmed men pouring hot water onto a cat that was trapped in a cage. According to Moss Point Commander Stacey Deans, 23-year-old Karmen Coleman is…

District Attorney’s Office Involved in Cat Abuse Case

The Jackson County District Attorney’s Office is jumping on board the investigation into the Moss Point cat abuse case. District Attorney Tony Lawrence says his office has received many calls from concerned citizens about the investigation of those who killed…

Moss Point Police Looking for Suspects in Cat Abuse Case

On December 13, 2016, the Moss Point Police Department was contacted regarding a video that went viral of animal cruelty. Investigators conducted a follow up investigation which revealed the crime was committed at 6237 Henry Street, Moss Point, and evidence…

[Warning: Graphic Content] Animal Abuse Exposed on Social Media

This story contains graphic cellphone video of animal abuse that was captured in Jackson County and then posted to the popular social media app Snapchat before it found its way to Facebook. The footage is disturbing, viewer discretion is advised.…

Animal Abuse Exposed on Social Media

A case of animal abuse ends up being documented and finds its way to social media, this time in Jackson County. Yesterday afternoon, disturbing footage of a cat trapped in a cage was shared on the app Snapchat. In the…

Facebook Video of Man Allegedly Beating Dog

A video of a man allegedly beating a dog in Biloxi is going viral. The video shows a man putting a dog into a truck and what happens next, the woman claims the man beats the dog until it is…