Meera Nandlal

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Elegantly Sinister Cat Demands You Adopt Him

    HSPCAVe haff vays of makink you adopt.​The Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals describes Prince, the cat pictured above, as "a gentle, kind kitty." Really? This dude looks like a sinister evil genius plotting world domination. Seriously, would you ever want to get this l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    A Guilty Plea And 15 Months For That Big Dogfighting Bust

    Photo by Paul KnightThe announcement of the big bust.That much-ballyhooed dogfight bust last year has yielded some jail time: A 35-year-old Houston man has pled guilty and will receive a 15-month state-jail sentence for both causing and attending a dogfight, the DAs office has announced."Belinda Smi ... More >>

  • News

    December 4, 2008

    Drug Education

    HISD has the world's busiest sniffer dog

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Those "Rescued" Dogs Are Dead, Or Lining Up To Die

    When the feds and local law-enforcement agencies busted a big dog-fighting ring a while back, there was much talk of the more than 100 dogs that had been "rescued." If by "rescued" you meant "Sent to Doggie Death Row," then they were indeed rescued. A commenter to our item on the arrests said the ... More >>

  • News

    October 16, 2008

    Ike's Fuzzy Animals

    All kinds of cuties are showing up

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    Pit Bull Laundering By The Houston SPCA

    The Houston SPCA, in the form of Meera Nandlal, who’s in charge of public relations, got back to us finally today and made it clear there has absolutely been no change in policy by the SPCA about adopting out pit bulls. The Houston SPCA, as we've noted, makes a big point of saying they do not ado ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    Some Success On The Pet-Adoption Front

    More than 300 pets found new homes over the weekend -- not to mention that $300,000 was raised in pledges -- as the Houston SPCA enjoyed a big success with its annual telethon. "Hours before the live broadcast (on Channel 39), the parking lot at the Houston SPCA was at capacity, leaving a line of p ... More >>