Animals, Cruelty to
Animals, Cruelty to
Includes sections on pagan, Old and New Testament, scholastic, and Catholic perspectives

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  • ANIMALS, CRUELTY TO — (Heb. צַעַר בַּעֲלֵי חַיִּים, ẓa ar ba alei ḥayyim; lit. pain of living things ). Moral and legal rules concerning the treatment of animals are based on the principle that animals are part of God s creation toward which man bears responsibility.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • animals, cruelty to — Willful or wanton infliction of pain, suffering, or death upon an animal or the intentional or malicious neglect of an animal. Perhaps the world s first anticruelty law, which addressed the treatment of domesticated animals, was included in the… …   Universalium

  • Cruelty to Animals — • Includes sections on pagan, Old and New Testament, scholastic, and Catholic perspectives Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Cruelty To Animals     Cruelty to Animals    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • cruelty to animals — A crime that is defined differently in different states and municipalities, but usually involves the willful infliction of pain, suffering, or death on an animal, or the intentional or malicious neglect of an animal. Category: Criminal Law… …   Law dictionary

  • Cruelty to animals — Chest X ray of a shot cat. White spots are lead shot. Cruelty to animals, also called animal abuse or animal neglect, is the infliction of suffering …   Wikipedia

  • Cruelty to Animals Act 1876 — Animal testing Main articles Animal testing Alternatives to animal testing Testing on …   Wikipedia

  • Cruelty to Animals Act 1849 — The Cruelty to Animals Act 1849 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (12 13 Vict. c. 92) with the long title An Act for the more effectual Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The Act repealed two previous Acts, the Cruel Treatment of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cruelty to Animals Act 1835 — The Cruelty to Animals Act 1835 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (citation 5 6 Will. 4, c. 59), which was intended to protect animals from mistreatment. The British legal action to protect animals began with the passing of the… …   Wikipedia

  • cruelty to animals — abuse of animals, maltreatment of animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cruelty to animals — Every act, omission, or neglect whereby unjustifiable pain or suffering, and, under some statutes, death, is caused an animal. 4 Am J2d Am § 28. See fox hunt; pigeon shooting; societies for the prevention of cruelty; spaying …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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