These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
May 31, 2012 03:30 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage is standing up for animal rights as the newest spokesperson for Farm Sanctuary’s annual Walk for Farm Animals. The actor, who has a dog named Kevin and has been a vegetarian since 16, said he got involved because “animals used for food are treated like unfeeling machinery.” –Walk for Farm Animals

Pit bulls, Doberman pinschers, rottweilers and German shepherds top a list of the 11 risky dog breeds that could prevent you from obtaining homeowner’s insurance. Companies are less likely to cover people with these types of dogs for fear that a person could get injured by one inside the home. –Forbes

Officers responding to a fire alarm at a New Jersey home discovered the bodies of 36 decaying cats inside. The owner of the home had moved out nearly a year ago to care for her elderly mother. –Asbury Park Press

A Florida man is accused of strangling one kitten and biting the lips off of another. Angel Roman was left in charge of the animals while their owners were away, and told police he acted the way he did out of depression that his girlfriend left him. –Daytona Beach News Journal

The owner and employees of California’s Ontario Livestock Sales auction house face animal cruelty charges after an animal rights group revealed hidden camera footage of the workers beating, kicking and tossing the animals. –Los Angeles Times

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