neighbor who shot cats sentenced to suspended prison sentence

A resident of Reyrieux in Ain was given a six-month suspended prison sentence on Tuesday for shooting cats in his neighborhood with a pellet gun. The man had been arrested last January by the gendarmerie of Trevoux. In two years, a dozen cats had been victims of rifle fire and three of them had died. … Read more

Former Advocate General Philippe Bilger acquitted in defamation case

Prosecuted for defamation by the magistrate Philippe Courroye for his book “The Wall of Cons“, Philippe Bilger was released, Tuesday, June 21, by the 6th chamber of the criminal court of Lyon, specializing in press affairs. Read alsoPhilippe Bilger: “We are witnesses to the total disintegration of justice” The judges considered that the former Advocate … Read more

Alopecia drug approved in the United States

The American Medicines Agency (FDA) authorized on Monday June 13 a drug against a severe form of alopecia, a disease causing hair loss or body hair and affecting more than 300,000 people each year in the United States. Read alsoAlopecia: hair loss affects many women Baricitinib is the first oral tablet to combat this condition, … Read more

Dog owners furious with environmentalists

Hen or rooster? This is often what we hear when we get a spikelet. In Lyon, we rather ask ourselves: cat or dog? Activists from the BICALY collective denounce the proliferation of spikelets, which are very harmful to urban animals, due to the city’s ecological policy. The City of Lyon and the Metropolis, in accordance … Read more

he steals a lawyer’s wallet and uses her bank card

The facts date back to last April. On the 26th of the month, a man went to a lawyer’s office located rue Juliette-Récamier, in the 6th arrondissement of Lyon. He took advantage of a moment of inattention from the latter to steal his wallet which contained several bank cards. Subsequently, the suspect was able to … Read more

A surgeon grafted an ear implant printed from human cells

An American medical team announced on Thursday June 2 that it had for the first time grafted a human ear implant created from the cells of the treated patient and using a 3D printer, a procedure which should be able to help people suffering a rare birth defect. Read alsoHow virtual reality is transforming medical … Read more

several hundred giant tortoise babies released in the Mekong

Several hundred Asian giant tortoise babies were released on Monday May 23 in the Mekong in Cambodia to celebrate World Turtle Day. Read alsoCorsica: two months suspended prison sentence for destroying Hermann’s tortoises A victim of poaching and illegal collection of its eggs for food, Cantor’s giant soft-shelled tortoise is on the species list “critically … Read more

Six months firm against a seller of European goldfinches

A trafficker in European goldfinches, a protected species, was sentenced to six months in prison following his arrest at a flea market in Marseille. Read alsoSquats evacuated in Marseille: the sadness of a French scene The criminal court which ruled Thursday in immediate appearance also pronounced a ban for five years on the sale of … Read more

A wallaby lost in the Rhône

A motorist had a funny encounter overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday around 1 a.m. On the road to Sain-Bel, in Saint-Pierre-la-Palud, he found himself face to face with a wallaby. It’s no longer worth going to the other side of the world to come across a wallaby in the wild… In the Rhône too, it’s … Read more

coworking with cats is now possible at Gentlecat!

The famous cat bar has just reopened after being closed for two weeks. Look no further for the Gentlecat at 16 rue du General Plessier! The cat bar in the Perrache district has moved a few hundred meters further. More exactly 51 rue Auguste Comte. “New location, new atmosphere“, declare Jimmy and Jérémy, the two … Read more