Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision by the circus.
A live horse, a sheep, a dog and numerous cats were also removed from the property.
“Apparently, the dog had gnawed its own foot off in an attempt to escape from this cable that was holding it.”
Police in Roseville are on the hunt for two suspects who were caught on video leaving a dog out in the freezing cold.
Benjamin Conley was found guilty in August of stabbing a pit bull and hanging it from the roof of a house.
Officials say it happened last November after the 1-year-old dog nipped at several people during a family argument.
Senate Bills 285-86 would prohibit breeders and pet shop operators from abusing or neglecting animals.
The cat, nicknamed “Hope,” was found two weeks ago alongside a dumpster in Inkster with burns over half of her body.
A bid to make Michigan the first state with an animal abuser registry akin to one that shames and identifies sex offenders has been dropped by lawmakers.
People who abuse animals would face tougher penalties under legislation headed to the Senate floor.