Twenty-five Bolivian circus lions rescued from poor conditions arrived in the United States on Wednesday, bound for a Colorado wildlife refuge
Experts report a partial recovery in the annual winter migration of Monarch butterflies to Mexico,following a devastating 75 percent fall last year.WWF Mexico director Omar Vidal said on Monday that the numbers are still below average,but were encouraging
SIGNED THEM ALL
ALL SIGNED. I THINK THE BEST ALL OF US CAN DO, IS NEVER, NEVER BUY L'OREAL PRODUCTS. L'OREAL BUY BIOTHERM, LANCOME, VICHY.
AND MAKES PRODUCTS FOR OTHERS. IN THE PETA PAGE YOU CAN READ WHO IS PET FRIENDLY AND WHO TEST WITH ANIMALS. WE MUST BOICOTT THEIR PRODUCTS. JOHNSON & JOHNSON TEST WITH ANIMALS TOO.
All signed. Thank you, Val!
Ana, you're right, we have to boycott their products.
This post was modified from its original form on 17 Feb, 12:23
Good info Ana - don't buy make-up much at all - thanks Deb and Karina....
Thanks Val. Very worthwhile petitions.
You may be surprised but I don't use cosmetics, but I signed the petition, with comment, as "Simone", so for this petition I join the fairer sex.
Boycotting is great, but I do think that we have to pass the word to get boycotters to tell the retailer, tell the manufacturer, that they are boycotting the product and why.
It is fairly unlikely that there are enough concerned people to affect their sales, and if they did notice they would not know why. This is a particular issue in the palm oil war amongst others.
Thanks val ...signed
Welcome to the 'fairer sex' Simon
Thank you Simon and Kay.... many petitions, unfortunately never get to the target people or the target people don't care.... but we try....
Have lots to do today so will try my best to get some petitions out later. I really try Simon and pick ones with good targets but sometimes is difficult. People don't always read about how to do a petition before they do one.
A business consortium, backed by regional government, is threatening the continued, precarious survival of the Cantabrian brown bear or Oso pardo Cant%uFFFDbrico (Ursus arctos), already catalogued as in danger of extinction in Spain.
Conservationists say they got a rare glimpse of a 6-foot (2-meter) -long leatherback - the world's most endangered sea turtle - together with dozens of eggs in western Indonesia.
Update 2/15/11: Russell Swigart's parole was denied! Thank you to everyone who signed the petition and wrote letters to the Kentucky Parole Board encouraging that convicted animal abuser Russell Swigart's parole be denied. More than 15,000 signatures we
(This is fantastic news!)
Glad to know you're in touch with your feminine side, "Simone"...:::grins::: Any way to get the word out on these greedy, ignorant companies. I haven't really worn makeup since high school...Skin's too sensitive for the stuff...and I prefer to go natural.....Ummm, as far as my face is concerned, anyway...Heh....I mean, I do wear...clothing....
Anyway....Signed and noted. Thanks.
All signed and shared on facebook and twitter
Thank you Cindy, Deb, Danuta and Ivy... Cindy - hope you are feeling better.
The Denver Zoo is home to two rare palm- cockatoo hatchlings. The chicks were hatched -- one Jan. 18 and the other Feb. 10 -- from separate breeding pairs at the zoo. Palm cockatoos hatched in captivity are rare.
A new species of seahorse has been discovered - more than ten years after the tiny specimen was put on display in a museum.The creature was caught in 1995 in waters off south-western Australia and taken to a local museum.But it went unnoticed until 2006
Signed all. Thank you!
Thanks Cindy and Karina.....
I enjoyed being Simone for the day, Debbie. Maybe I should create another account for Simone.
Thanks for the petitions, Val. Done
Funny Simon - thanks all for signing.....
This is from Michelle - goes along with 2 of the petitions I have posted.
Here is the other petition I mentioned in my previous message regarding the puppy murdered on video tape in Spain. Please sign both....it will increase the impact! Tweet it, Facebook it, post it, and send it far and wide! Thank you! Michelle
Find & Give The Maximum Prison Sentence To The Puppy Torturer &Killer Before He Kills More
- signatures: 1,458
- signature goal: 1,000
- Target: The Ministry Of Justice Spain
- Sponsored by: Lisa Price
Recently on the internet there has been a video circulating showing the sadistic torture and killing of a puppy. The monster who did this kicked it,broke its leg,burnt its paws with a blow torch,stepped on it,dropped it from a height & generally made the little thing endure around 20 minutes of hell. Throughout the video you can hear the puppys cries of pain and the little face looks into the camera almost pleading with the man to stop.The torturer, having finished with the puppy, then walks past the camera and we see a shot of his boot (like a Doc. Marten) and he whistles as he walks away. There are petitions in Spanish but for the people who don't understand that language I have made this English version. The Spanish authorities are currently looking for this man. He has said he will kill 95 puppies. He has also said he has a bitch ready to give birth and cannot wait to get his hands on the puppies. Please sign this petition and share with your friends far and wide.We need to stop this man from ever coming into contact with animals again and also need to find his accomplice who videoed the whole thing. The world is talking about htis video and there are protests in Spain starting on Saturday 19th February in Barcelona. Thank you.
Please sign this petitions, need 250 signatures more! Thank you Desanka
Animals Legally Tortured and Abused in Macau
all ready signed it
Ha...That could get pretty complicated, Simon. Careful now...
Hideous what some people will do to a defenseless animal...Signed and noted.Thank you, Val.
This post was modified from its original form on 20 Feb, 9:17
Thank you Cindy and Deb.
South Florida residents and visitors, as well as wildlife lovers everywhere, have been following the story of the Addition Lands of the Big Cypress National Preserve for some time. Described by the U.S. Congress as a place of "unique wild beauty" and as "habitat for a wide variety of plants and animals, including the Florida panther, the bald eagle, native orchids and many other species", the 146,000 acre Addition has also been a favorite getaway for many who live in this crowded part of the world.
Five months after the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a young bottlenose dolphin named Louie was found on a beach in Louisiana covered with oil, but it wasn't in the blowhole or the mouth. He was by himself and barely alive
Victory for whales!!! The Japanese whaling fleet is leaving the Southern Ocean early this year with a vastly reduced number of dead whales. Japan blames the Sea Shepherd organisation. Congratulations Sea Shepherd.
(page seems to be missing but good news)
thank you so much
Thank you Deb and Cindy.... more later.
UPDATE 17 February: Yiska is now safe and sound at our Clinic in Sofia. His condition is quite complicated... Not only his snout is completely gone, he has a broken leg and his entire body is sprinkled with tar.
These super sweet baby badgers weigh less than four spoons of sugar each and are lucky to be alive after being saved from British floods last week by their quick-thinking mother. The 2oz cubs are just over a week old and are the smallest ever seen
Val I tried to post this in the correct category-- petitions/stories/new, but it does not give me the option to do that. It just gives me "don't label". Please move post where it should go, apology in advance.
Harpseals.org News Alert
February 21, 2011
Grey seal pup (c) PA
Last year, grey seal pups were spared a gruesome end to their short lives as the 'hunt' on Hay Island, Nova Scotia, was canceled.
This 'hunt', really a massacre, takes place on land. The killing is done with bats. The pups who remain on land do not yet know how to swim, so they are unable to escape.
The pups are clubbed in front of each other. Observers who went to document the slaughter have seen them screaming and panicking as pups are clubbed all around them.
This year, the Canadian government has set a kill quota of 1,900 seal pups.
Last year, the sealers could not find a buyer of the grey seal pelts. This year, they claim that they have a buyer. The identity of this alleged buyer has not been revealed.
Although the Canadian government set the start date for the slaughter as February 17th, so far, no seal pups have been killed. The slaughter is not expected to start tomorrow since the sealers have not yet notified the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans of their intent to start.
Thus there is still hope. The longer the delay, the more seal pups will take to the ocean and the fewer will still be vulnerable to the bats of the Nova Scotia sealers.
Please take this opportunity to act for the grey seals.
1. Please write to the Canadian politicians
2. Please contact Nova Scotia fishermen and let them know that you are boycotting their products. Here are two major companies:
Clearwater (902) 443-0333 Ocean's Best (902) 645-3482
3. Boycott all Canadian seafood
4. Tell your friends!
Thank you for caring.
For the seals,
Diana Marmorstein, Ph.D.
This post was modified from its original form on 21 Feb, 17:44
This post was modified from its original form on 21 Feb, 17:45
My apologies - I hope you read the following petition I signed and DID NOT! I wasn't feeling well yesterday though no excuse.....
Anyone know how to unsign a petition?
This post was modified from its original form on 22 Feb, 6:02
(unsure exactly what this is all about but think OK)
(not a great target group but trying - don't feel real weel toady for some reason)
There are some others out there but didn't totally agree with them.
(Kimba has been living in a small concrete zoo enclosure in Bolivia for the past 11 years after being dumped there by a traveling circus. Today, those years are over: he's on his way to a new life at sanctuary in Colorado.
(In a dusty, ancient burial site in northern Jordan, archaeologists have made a startling discovery: a fox buried alongside human remains.)
(The baby aardvark, which is the length of a banana, and its mother have been moved to special "birthing burrow".This will keep the baby, which has very poor sight, protected from any accidental knocks or bumps from the other aardvarks, a spokesperson said)
I have signed all the petitions, thank-you Val
Val, that petition is awful-- I will report it to Care2!! Don't feel bad though, we all have those days. Here is a post I left originally in Care2 Feedback and Suggestions, Hope this helps you, and anyone else that has signed it.
Here is the original thread as well:
Kathy YOU CAN have your signature removed from the petition. When you sign any petition on Care2, you will receive a "Thank you for signing....email from Care2. It will give you a link to remove your signature in case of mistakes, as this can and does happen. I've provided a sample email below showing it. Hope this helps, and you are able to find the email.
Thank you for signing the "Tell the Senate: Don't Cut Our Social Security!" petition at http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/955/370/308/.
As the 1,675th person to sign this petition, you are helping us reach our goal of 10,000 signatures. If you would like to remove your signature from this petition or you did not sign this petition, please click here:
If you don't want any more 'thank you for signing' emails, please use this link:
You can help make this petition a success - please share this petition with your friends and family. Petitions will succeed only by word of mouth, and every signature makes a difference! Forward our sample email below, or simply send your friends this link:
Stay informed: Care2 and ThePetitionSite publish action alerts and updates from our nonprofit partners by RSS feed. Visit our Action Center for more information: http://www.care2.com/go/z/e/VdK6/qM../AmnDC
Thank you again for making a difference!
Care2 and ThePetitionSite team
P.S. You have received a butterfly from Care2 as a thank you for making a difference. Why a butterfly? Learn more: http://www.care2.com/go/z/e/VdK8/qM../AmnDC
This post was modified from its original form on 22 Feb, 11:04
Signed all. Thanks!
Yeah, that was quite extreme, wasn't it, Val...?...and that sort of thinking does more harm than good for animals and for us, their advocates.
Thanks for the other petitions. Hope you're feeling better.
Thanks, Val. A day behind but have caught up with signatures and comment.
The whale (japs) petition is a worry. Really damaging to our cause. Can they get pulled off ?
SIGNED, HUGS TO ALL!!
(this is actually against the judge's decision- had to reread twice)
(A Madison County dog narrowly escapes with her life, after being stuck up on a cliff for days. Officials say the animal is a tracking dog and was possibly tracking when she stumbled off the cliff and onto a ledge. She may have been stuck as long as thr)
(A highly-endangered monkey stolen from Brisbane's Alma Park Zoo last year has astonishingly been found safe and well interstate. The female Cotton-top tamarin was handed into Symbio Wildlife Park at Helensburgh, south of Sydney, yesterday after)
DID ANYONE HAVE PROBLEMS GETTING TO THE LINKS YESTERDAY - DID YOU HAVE TO COPY AND PASTE? THE OTHER GROUP DID - SO WONDERING.
Hi Val, everyone, I have reported the petition to Care2, and Zen sent back a reply that he submitted it to be removed. So those that did sign it in error, don't worry about your sig being on it
Signed. Thanks. I didn't have any problems, Val.
Thanks Karina - the Petition Places group all had problems and I posted them one right after the other.
Elisa - FYI - Zen is a woman. She's great! If she said "he" then she was referring to Eric - overworked but great too. He's paid - she's a volunteer.
All signed thank you Vallee, missed being here and glad to be back, hope everyone is well.
Hi Linda! Nice to see you again!
Thanks Val. All done and noted.
Thank you everyone - will be back later if all goes as planned.
Thanks val Signed all!
Nice to see you again AnaLiza - you've been missed.
Jack, a Blue-fronted Amazon parrot,flew away from his home near Liverpool,northern England, in late November,after his owner forgot the bird was on his shoulder. The 12-year-old parrot discovered two months later,some 15 miles away clucking like a chicken
Animals saved me. They were the only things I could talk to as a child. They listened and didn't judge. But they too had no voice. And I promised them repeatedly, that I would give them a voice if I ever found my own.
All signed and noted thank you Vallee.
Thanks Val. Up to date with comments.
Sorry to hear about Caboodle
There is keen competition for the award of most obscene,cruel and vile country, in respect of treatment of animals. Greece is doing very well with a big score. My comment on that one:
"I have noticed that police forces around the world track pedophiles . I assume this includes Greece.
So why is this sick treatment of animals allowed by the Greek authorities.
You would know that in effect , by knowing and not acting to stop it, the Greek Police are guilty of being an accessory to the crime.
As an aside I have decided that I am looking forward to going to Hell. It has to be a lot better that the world that a lot of humans are creating on Earth.
All signed thank Val.
Hang in there Simon. Think of all the lovely people on Care2 who really care.
This post was modified from its original form on 25 Feb, 3:45
I think humans create their own hell here.
Thank you everyone else for signing.... will try and post more before have to go out today.
After reading this first one sounds OK - target is unusual
I'd freak if I were the mom...
Firefighters say they have removed a five-foot long alligator who was hiding behind a couch after floodwaters washed it into a home in northern Brazil. A woman saw her three-year-old son petting something behind the couch. It was an alligator
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the New Zealand/Australia distinct population segment of the southern rockhopper penguin is now protected as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, following publication of a final listing determination,
An 11-year-old Doberman trapped for more than 15 hours in a canal off South Bahama Avenue on Marco Island owes his life to a dolphin that splashed and made a ruckus until a nearby homeowner responded.
ALL SIGNED. IN THE PETITION OF ARTIC FOXES I AM #25 , ONLY 25 SIGNATURES!!
All signed and noted thank you Vallee
all signed and thanks
Thanks again, Val. All done.
signed all, thanks.
On the busy Dazhi road in China, where his companion has been knocked down by a car and vehicles zoom past, a dog risks his life to look after his stricken friend. With horns honking and despite the terrifying sights and sounds of the
A South Okanagan animal rescue group has struck a deal with the B.C. government to save wild horses from slaughter.
Couldn't resist this one:
Enduring initimate couple. A harmonious relationship.
(Photos on site a must see!)
All signed and noted
All petitions signed, please sign and crosspost, Thanks you, much love, Ivonne
This post was modified from its original form on 26 Feb, 13:29
From Alpha A.
Please help me with this new petition I just started, let's make sure these deprave people are put away for a long, long time!
MCSO Keith Kiefer
Apparently for two men arrested Thursday, "doing it doggy style" meant finding people on the internet who would let them have sex with their dogs.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced the arrests of Keith Kiefer, 47, and Patrick Trejo, 25, after an ongoing investigation revealed the men were using Craigslist to try and find dog owners willing to offer up their pooches for sexual activity.
Arpaio says the investigation, which began in December, started because deputies "became aware" that people were using Craigslist to try and nail non-humans.
Detectives began to decipher the secret language used in the having-sex-with-animals circles -- leading them to Kiefer, who is unemployed, and Trejo, a music teacher at Raul H. Castro Middle School in Phoenix.
Apparently they were actually willing to engage in some puppy love, as Arpaio says the two men agreed to meet a man and his dog at a local hotel for some sex acts before the cops arrested them.
In case you missed it, this isn't the first time this week the cops have arrested some alleged perv of being fascinated with bestiality -- click here for that one.
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These deranged, depraved pervs actually went on craigslist, sayinig outright that they wanted to have sex with people's dogs...? Craigslist REALLY needs to step up their monitoring system somehow...Disturbing...
This post was modified from its original form on 26 Feb, 20:13
Thanks Val. Signed with comments.
What can you say about these escapees from the sewer, Kiefer and friend. I note behaviour such as this and thin thin the following ( that I posted elsewhere):
Two phrases, in very common use, to describe a person as somehow, filthy, base, cruel , or what every, are : "he's an animal" and he is "a dog".
Use of these terms says a lot about the people who use them, but how would these people describe these skid marks of excrement ? "
All signed thank you Vallee and Debbie
Thanks Deb, Simon and Linda - will be back with more later.
(not sure the best target)
(protecting sea otters)
Photos of cute animal couples..
Common knowledge that our beloved animals we know very often be mischievous. Or simply put have the energy to spend somewhere. How to use up all this energy in a positive very interesting and very funny way
signed them all and thank you
Thanks Val. All done.
to you all - canot send anyone green stars right now.
Thanks Val!!! All Signed and posted!
Nice to see you here AnaLiza.....
The birth of a new baby sloth has been announced by Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, Illinois. Lincoln Park Zoo's Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House gained a new small mammal when A Hoffman's two-toed sloth gave birth to a healthy infant on February 15,
Someone broke into Navor Garcia's auto repair shop two months ago and stole his Doberman Pinscher,Rudy. Hope was fading until a call came Monday to the family, Rudy had been found. But there was more
ALL SIGNED. BUT THE FOREST OF ETHIOPIAA FEB 18TH.
Out of curiosity - why not sign the Forst of Ethiopia Ana - ?
Thanks and to Cindy too.
Thanks . All done.
This virus, that spreads through the internet, of cruelty to animals is of major concern.
I note from the puppy torture the following:
"This is serious on several levels.The question is what is the mental state of these juveniles. Psychiatric text books are full of the link between cruelty to animals and later pathology.
What is the role of the parents and their environment?.
Their behaviour is obscene and way outside the bounds of a healthy society. It is indeed a reflection of the society in which it occurs.
They require severe punishment, rehabilitation and ongoing supervision.
There is also the issue of the role of websites such as YouTube in promoting this sickness to other equally sick minds and the encouragement of others to join in. There needs to an international move to enforce monitoring of content on YouTube and other such sites. "
Simon- things get so sick I can't even watch the videos anymore - I make myself read the petitions since I've messed up a few times - but even that is difficult for me - I know when I was in Mississippi - our neighbors allowed their childrent o swing the kittens around by the front legs - I couldn't watch it - I am scared they grew up with deformed legs - left Mississippi after 5 months. Thanks for signing.
I SIGNED THE FOREST OF ETHIOPIA IN FEB THE 18TH. THE OTHERS YESTERDAY
All signed and noted , thank you Vallee, hope all is well with you.
Thanks Ana -
Ivy - will sign and started a new thread so will copy and paste it there too.
Linda - so nice to see you back still.