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'Heartbreaking Nightmare' Lies Ahead at Pet Cemetery

SPCA gives pet owners 2 weeks to move them

(Newser) - More than 1,000 dead animals at a pet cemetery in Delaware will not be resting in peace. The Delaware SPCA is trying to sell a 21-acre facility in Stanton and plans to clear the onsite pet cemetery. The organization has told pet owners they have until the end of... More »

With Pet Cemetery Doomed, a Classy Act Emerges

Animal-loving state engineer hopes to relocate all grave markers

(Newser) - A highway expansion in Oklahoma City will wipe out an old pet cemetery, but the more unusual part of the story is the effort that state officials are making out of respect to the animals. They're reaching out to the public—a construction engineer put up an ad on... More »

In New York, Pet Owners Can Now Be Buried With Pets

State puts new rules into place

(Newser) - Make room, Fido. New regulations will allow New York animal lovers to spend eternity with their pets. The only catch: Pet cemeteries can only bury pet owners' ashes as long as they don't charge a fee for it and don't advertise human burial services. New York's Division... More »

Pet Cemetery Exhumes Deadbeat Dog

Court rules in its favor

(Newser) - Hartsdale Pet Cemetery was perfectly justified in digging up a dead dog whose owner hadn't paid the upkeep fees on his grave, a New York judge ruled today. Man-Hung Lee had spared no expense for her beloved dog, paying $190 for the plot, $500 for his coffin, and $800 for... More »

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