Currently, There are 4 states without felony provisions for cruelty to animals: Idaho, Mississippi, North Dakota, and South Dakota. They need to come on board.
Additionally, people who abuse animals are very often to move on to violence against people. They need more jail time, fines, and counseling to correct the attitude that animal abuse isn't a serious crime. Additionally, we don't let pedophiles near children right? So why can animal abusers own animals after they've been convicted of abuse? This just ensures the abuse can continue and it needs to be stopped! ALL 50 STATES, TOGETHER, IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ANIMAL ABUSE.