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2 years ago
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From Michelle -

 

URGENT! Dear Friends:  the situation in Egyptian zoos is dire. All seven zoos are housing animals in desperate need of food and medical care. Rampant corruption and a general lack of proper care and nutrtition is taking a severe toll on the animals in all seven government-run zoos. As I type, lions and tigers are starving to death, suffering from malnutrition and dehydration. Recently a lioness died of starvation, leaving her cage mate to suffer alone in agonizing heat. At one zoo multiple wolves are crammed into one tiny cage and have begun attacking one another; at another zoo, a camel languishes in illness, it's humps sagging, a clear sign of malnutrition. Veterinarians are under-funded and ill-equipped to properly see to the needs of these suffering animals. Most egregious, however, are the actions of the very people trusted to safeguard their care. Guards poke and prod the animals, provoking them to violence to put on a "show" for visitors. The only time many of the animals get fed is when visitors "pay off" the guards.

 

We MUST intervene NOW.

 


 

Several years ago during the initial uprising in Egypt, we signed petitions for the starving horses at Giza and spoke out on behalf of the lions and tigers being bred on Egyptian animal farms. With your help, I also rallied a hellish and furious cry against Al-Sayed Al-Essawy, the Egyptian lunatic that staged a live "cage fight" with a lion. Our hundreds and thousands of emails and phone calls were taken seriously by the then Egyptian president and minister of tourism. The story went viral; the petitions collected thousands of signatures and thank goodness the idiot was caught red-handed before his spectacle caused serious harm to the lion he engaged with. The entire debacle brought a great deal of shame upon Egypt and caused tremendous negative global backlash.


We must rally together once again and demand that the current Egyptian administration take the plight of these animals seriously. Petitions help but are not enough. Egyptian activisits desperately need your support to help shut down these hell-holes and ensure legitimate care and safety for the animals literally dying for help at these zoos. CITES has NOT ensured their safety and the Egyptian government is turning a blind eye. We must join forces and let Egypt know once again that political upheavel and change must not, cannot and will not be tolerated as an excuse to allow animal suffering. The treatment of these animals not only violates international animal welfare law, but violates the word of Islam and the teachings of Mohammed. In the Qur'an Allah condemns cruelty toward animals and ensures a place in heaven for those who treat them with mercy and kindness. This is important to note considering over 90% of Egypt is currently Muslim.

After signing and forwarding the petitions below, PLEASE SEND AN URGENT PLEA TO EGYPTIAN AUTHORITIES AND EMBASSIES DEMANDING THESE ANIMALS BE PROPERLY FED, THEIR ILLNESSES TREATED AND THAT THEY BE TRANSPORTED TO LOCATIONS WHERE THEY CAN BE SUFFICIENTLY CARED FOR. Remind Egypt that tourist dollars are at stake and that Islamic tenets condemn all forms of animal cruelty. Let Egyptian authorities know that reports of this horrific treatment of these iconic animals, once revered as gods and goddesses in Egyptian antiquity, have gone viral and that their suffering brings continued shame upon their country. I will also be forwarding the petitions to the international animal welfare community and attempt to contact CITES regarding these crimes. I'll forward everything I find and inform you of the responses. If someone can forward the contact address for the current Egyptian president, I would greatly appreciate it. Please also post your emails in the comment box of petitions below so other members may use it as a template. TY DEARLY. MICHELLE

2 years ago
Email of the Prime Minister Dr. Hisham Kandi found at http://www.cabinet.gov.eg/ states: 

“It will be a pleasure to receive your communications through this e-mail. Your comments and opinion, on our policies and programmes, are encouraged. We are keen to benefit from your input to enhance the ability to deliver the best for the public...” 

pm@cabinet.gov.eg 

Link to all ministries in Egypt: www.eip.gov.eg/Directories/Directory.aspx?id=2 

Egyptian Cabinet of Ministers: www.cabinet.gov.eg/Cabinet/Cabinet.aspx 

Ministry of Culture Dr. Mohamed Saber Ibrahim Arab, Cairo: 

Address : 2 Shagaret el Dorr st. Zamalek- Cairo 
Minister's Office : 27365568 - 27368589 - 27365495 
Tel : 27380761-27380762 
Fax : 27353947 
Website : http://www.ecm.gov.eg 
Email : ecm@idsc.net.eg 

Ministry of Tourism Mr. Mohamed Hisham Abbas Zaazou, Cairo: 

Address : Cairo International Conferences Center- Nasr City- Cairo 
Minister's Office : 24047002-24047003-24047004 
Tel : 23903000 - 23915141 - 23915114 -23919168 - 24821107 - 22611732 
Fax : 22637199 
Website : http://www.egypt.travel 

Egyptian Chancery, Washington DC: 

3521 International Ct. NW 
Washington DC 20008 
TEL: 202.895.5400 
FAX: 202.244.4319 
FAX: 202.244.5131 
Embassy@egyptembassy.net 
Ambassador: Sameh Shoukry 

Egyptian Embassy, USA: Address : 8 Kamal El-Din Salah st., Garden City 
Tel : 27973300 
Fax : 27973200-27972611 
Website : http://cairo.usembassy.gov/usis3.htm 

Egyptian Embassy, Canada: Address : 26 Kamel El Shenawy st., Garden City , Cairo 
Tel : 27918700 
Fax : 27918860 
Website : http://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/cairo/ 
Email : cairo@international.gc.ca 

Tour Egypt travel specialist email: travel@touregypt.net 

Tour Egypt toll Free: 1-888-834-1448 

Tour Egypt tech specialist email: feedback@touregypt.net 

Address : 4119 Adrian St. Lubbock, TX 79415 US             

 




2 years ago

Hello friends,

 

Please sign and forward for the protection of antarctic oceans.

 

Thank you in advance,

 

Martine

 

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/179/728/860/

2 years ago

Signed on 19th August. Thanks Val.

2 years ago

Thanks Brenda -

 

From a friend:

 



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Asecond news and a second petition,I closed the first one,but too much conflicting info on it came about,there were 2 dogs like this in mexico and the one that got rescued/saved was NOT the one I was trying to save,and I tried to re-open my petition for this,but it would not let me.I creatated a new one with a C2 news to go with it,her it is--also see my comment at the bottom of this e-mail for a bit of good news,thank yoiu all that you do,sorry for any inconvience that I have caused any of you,but we need to save this dog.


 


 


for the doberman in mexico,the latest is
just got off the phone with peta and they are all over this!! I gave them all the info I had and all of the links that I had,they are on the move with this now!!.tHEY WILL GET BACK TO ME and if they do not i will call them back first thing in the morning.I feel much much better now.

 



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Petition to Save the Doberman Dog With Duct Taped Mouth in Mexico - 2nd PETITION




Animals  (tags: Mexico Doberman, duct taped mouth, conflicting stories, ethics, humans, society, world, usa, media, news, healthconditions, protection, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, dogs )
Dianne Ly - 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com


 


New article and new petition started,too many conflicting stories on if this dog was really saved/rescued.We want to be sure he is,please sign and share--again,so sorry,but we need to be SURE he is safe.I will send out both petitions/news to the target-ty


 








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2 years ago

 signed.

2 years ago

Signed petition 6/23/2012 :-0 Val and Martine Thanx

8/21
2 years ago

signed thanx Val and especially to the person that saved the Dobie.  I have always had a special place in my heart for them thank-you, whoever you are.  The Lord and the dog know who you are and that is good enough for me.  thank-you, again

2 years ago

Signed. Thank you Val.

2 years ago

Here's a bit more info on the doberman-

got this e-mail with a photo saying she is safe


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Patitas Dejando Huellas DOBERMAN HAS BEEN SAVED!!

 

 

 


Animals  (tags: doberman in mexico, saved, rescued, safe, GoodNews, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, dogs, rescued )
Dianne Ly - 4 minutes ago - patitasdejandohuella.org

 

 

 

UP-DATE!! GOOD NEWS THE DOBERMAN NOW NAMED "CHICA" IS SAFE AND RESCUED.I only have a photo of her for now will do a news as soon as I get more information.Thank you everyone!!!

 

 



 

Hi,

You have received the following feedback on your petition, "Petition to Save the Doberman Dog With Duct Taped Mouth in Mexico", on ThePetitionSite.com:

Hi Diane.



We finally rescued the doberman. We have named her Chica.



You can see a picture of her that was taken earlier today at the vet at http://patitasdejandohuella.org/



Thank you for caring.

 




Dianne Lynn Elko~~

2 years ago

Thanks Val.

2 years ago

Chica looks happy Thanx Val and Dianne

2 years ago

thanks for the update!

2 years ago

Egypt MUST be made to provide proper care for these animals - there must be thousands of them and not enough sanctuaries to take them all.We have to put lots of pressure on them especially their tourist industry.I can never understand why international organisations like CITES cannot prevent trade in exotic animals to dreadful zoos like these. It makes my blood boil.

2 years ago

All noted, already signed and emails sent. Great news from Chica. Thank you Val.

2 years ago

Thanks everyone - enjoy these:

 


I was going to do a couple silly videos, but ran across 3 I really liked today and wanted to share with my friends if you would care to take a peek.  Tigers, Rainforest and The Beauty of African Wildlife.  I do think you will enjoy all of these.  You won't bust out in laughter like the last one, but did a switch...all good animal photos too nothing sad!  Have a Blessed rest of the week dear friends.  xo Marilyn




I Am Tiger...A Tribute   video
Animals  (tags: cats, animals, endangered, goodnews, tigers )




Mm
- 1 hour ago - youtube.com


Just a short video of beautiful Tigers and if you have any outstanding petitions that need help please post! Have a Special Rest of the Week and Hope you enjoy!




Save The Rainforest!   video
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, endangered, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, nature, healthconditions, wildlife )

Mm
- 1 hour ago - youtube.com

Sadly, in looking for a special video this one stuck out at me, but had been done back in 2010, thus the numbers are so much worse than what you will see on this video. So Sad! Mankind has taken over and left distruction all around his Greed!


2 years ago


The Beauty of African Wildlife   video
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, extinction, endangered, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Mm
- 7 minutes ago - youtube.com

This was just done in January of this year and it is so beautiful, you would never think that any of these animals were under so much threat from poachers. Very relaxing! Again, if you have petitions, please post here for any and all of these creatures!





2 years ago



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Take Action

 

Starting as early as tomorrow morning, Washington's newest wolf pack — only one of eight in the state — will be shot and killed, one by one.

Just a few months ago, we celebrated the discovery of Washington State's eighth wolf pack, named the Wedge pack. However, this newly discovered pack has been unjustly blamed for attacking livestock, and the state has issued a kill order for all the adults in the pack.

They've already shot one female from the pack, and the state is set to deploy a team of sharp-shooters as early as tomorrow morning to finish off the grisly job — unless you help raise enough of an outcry to stop them.

Write to Director of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Phil Anderson and tell him: don't kill any more members of the Wedge pack. 

 

director@dfw.wa.gov

 

SAMPLE LETTER

 

Honorable Phil Anderson

 

News that I received are more than shocking!!! Starting tomorrow morning Wedge wolf pack will be shot and killed, one by one.

 

No wolf in Washington will be safe if the state allow killing of an entire pack based only on one rancher's claims that are not backed up with concrete evidence. It sets a dangerous precedent, and this can bring wolves back to the brink of extinction.

 

Please don't kill any more members of the Wedge pack! This pack is just one of only eight in your state, and it's your responsibility to protect them.

 

The future of wolves in Washington State is in your hands!

 

Sincerely


****


For the wild ones!

 

much love Desanka

2 years ago

Some of these are great -

 

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Hello everyone, sorry if you get this twice - this is Zen, helping out because Barb was having such a hard time forwarding this.

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Good evening everyone! I hope you all had a splendid day! I've had a heckuva time trying to get my 4 new posts out to everyone! In fact, this is my 4th time so cross your fingers that this time it works! lol Plz note,comment, fwd if you have time!

 

Thank you ALL SO MUCH!

 

Barb

 

Barb's Bodacious Blurbs

2 years ago

Some of these are great!

 

riginal Message:
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Hello everyone, sorry if you get this twice - this is Zen, helping out because Barb was having such a hard time forwarding this.

Original Message:
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Good evening everyone! I hope you all had a splendid day! I've had a heckuva time trying to get my 4 new posts out to everyone! In fact, this is my 4th time so cross your fingers that this time it works! lol Plz note,comment, fwd if you have time!

 

Thank you ALL SO MUCH!

 

Barb

 

Barb's Bodacious Blurbs

2 years ago

Thanks Val.

2 years ago

Noted Videos and Thanx very enjoyabe and informative..

2 years ago

Thanks guys,,,,'

 

Come with us to the North Pole. Sign the petition and we'll plant your name and a Flag for the Future on the bottom of the ocean at the top of the world. Over Over 1,428,000 signatures- the goal is 2 million.

 

http://savethearctic.org/

 

polar-bear-wet_667_600x450.jpg




2 years ago

 

Just wanted to get this out to you in case you may of missed it.  The California Wolf that entered California is again in the news, only near a out of control fire here in California.  Please take a peek and note.  Thanks.  Marilyn

 

 

Lone California Wolf's Fascination With a Wildfire
Animals  (tags: animals, wildfire, environment )

Mm
- 49 minutes ago - sfgate.com

 

The famous lone Wolf of California curiously close to a large wildfire in Plumas County this week in what experts think might be a clever ploy to pick off prey fleeing the flames. 1st Wolf to enter in 90 years within 1 mile of 63,150 acre fire...photos
2 years ago

done for all, thanks

2 years ago

Thanks Val and Marilyn.

2 years ago

Thanks guys - more....

 

 



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http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/873/392/276/    Stop TV show about Wolf Hunt being Fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.care2.com/news/member/478413351/3439701  hold Airlines accountable!!  Copy/paste your comment; not all info needs to be filled in!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 years ago

All signed, everything else videos etc. brilliant!! Thanks Val.

2 years ago

Signed everything I can. Great video;s. That baby moose was cute and funny in the sprinkler system. Thanks Val.

2 years ago

Thanks guys - starting a new thread!

2 years ago

All noted, signed and sent messages current Val

2 years ago

noted, signed watched ........ thanks Val

2 years ago

Thanks you  guys!

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