Three categories of animal abuse are:
•Physical abuse; Includes kicking, punching, throwing, burning, microwaving, drowning, asphyxiation and the administration of drugs or poisons.
•Sexual: Any use of an animal for sexual gratification.
•Neglect: A failure to provide adequate food, water, shelter, companionship or veterinary attention.Contacts for referrals and enquiries
RSPCA Luton Area inspector: Chief Inspector Rob Skinner
Bedford Area Inspector: Chief Inspector Mark Thompson
Tel: 0300 1234999
|RSPCA VICE PRESIDENT PETER SINGER, SEX WITH ANIMALS IS OK!|
In a 2001 review of Midas Dekker's Dearest Pet: On Bestiality, Singer argues that sexual activities between humans and animals that result in harm to the animal should remain illegal, but that "sex with animals does not always involve cruelty" and that "mutually satisfying activities" of a sexual nature may sometimes occur between humans and animals