Nancy - foot slowly getting better - just not quick enough for me -
All signed. Thanks Val.
All signed, thanks Val.
Hi Miss Val Noted and signed current :0 Hi Brenda Hi Cheryl ... Huggggs to All and xx's 2
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Thanks - real tired - and hurting - thanks again!
All signed, thank you Val. Aw, bless you, sorry to hear you are tired and hurting. Really hope you are feeling better soon
Cheryl - a bit better every day - thanks.
From Anneke -
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Ovim putem Vas obaveštavam da je u martu 2010. godine stupio na snagu Zakon o divljači I lovštvu, koji u svom članu 29. propisuje da se psi i mačke bez vlasnika odnosno kontrole vlasnika ako predstavljaju neposrednu opasnost po divljač, mogu pod propisanim uslovima bez posebne dozvole ukloniti iz lovišta a Ministar blie odredjuje uslove i način uklanjanja ovih ivotinja iz lovišta.
Ministar nije doneo podzakonski akt kojim bi blie uredio način uklanjanja napuštenih pasa i mačaka iz lovišta, a navedeni podzakonski akt svakako mora biti u saglasnosti sa Zakonom o dobrobiti ivotinja koji najstroije zabranjuje ubijanje ivotinje bez obzira de se ona nalazila, pa se ivotinje iz lovišta mogu ukloniti samo na način koji je predviđen zakonom a to je prikupljanje od strane ovlašćene slube i njihovo smeštanje u prihvatilišta.
Kako je donošenjem ovog Zakona prestao da vai stari Zakon o lovstvu po kom je bio dozvoljen odstrel napuštenih pasa i mačaka ukoliko se nalaze u lovištu, to svako ubistvo psa i mačke predstavlja krivično delo .
Stoga kako je najavljen odstrel pasa i mačaka u lovištu, obaveštavamo vas da je isti najstroije zabranjen da ćemo preduzeti sve mere da sprečimo izvršenje krivičnih dela koja ste najavili , kao i da ukoliko dodje do ubijanja napuštenih ivotinja od strane članova Lovačkog saveza protiv istih podnećemo krivične i druge prijave. Navedeni clan 17 stav 3 Zakona o dobrobiti ivotinja reguliše samo pitanje lica ovlašćenih za lišenje ivotinja ivota, a nikako načina i uslova pod kojim se mogu lisiti zivota , te je pozivanje na ovaj clan zakona po pitanju odstrela napustenih pasa i macaka u lovistu neosnovano, posebno u situaciji kada napušteni psi i macke ne predstavljaju pretnju po bezbednost ljudi i drugih ivotinja. Članom 15 Zakona o dobrobiti ivotinja su regulisani na jasan nacin uslovi , tj slucajevi u kojima se mogu lisiti zivota zivotinje , a odstrel pasa i macaka sigurno nije predvidjen ni jednom od navedenih tacaka.
Thank you Val!
Glad to hear that Val Letter also sent, thank you.
All signed. Thank you Val.
Thanks guys -
All signed, thanks Val
All signed as usual Val. I keep up with petitions but less involved in other group activities. I now have a full time job coping with shoulder pain. Saw the surgeon a few days ago, looks like I'll be disappearing again for a few months in the new year for a shoulder reconstruction. More time away from Fred - dunno who will miss the other most.
Signed- thanks Val
Always love seeing you George! Hope all goes well -
Thanks Nyack - and Brenda and Cheryl!
Hello George, I miss hearing about Fred is he behaving himself!
All signed Val. Thanks.
signed. thanks Val.
Okey doke going through each one now
All signed, thanks Val.
Thanks everyone and Brenda for remining me of Fred - pray he is OK.
Up to date, thank you Val.
Fred's in good shape but feeling the heat - as am I. By day he finds the back porch cool. by night atop the table on front verandah, tho occasionally he jumps on my bed to tell me I'm his purrfect friend.
Thansk for the update on Fred - and how are you?
Thanks Cheryl - too busy to get back last night -
I understand that your online stores are selling many fur or fur-trimmed items, made with real fur. We are sure that if you knew what goes on behind the scenes in the fur industry, you would not want these cruel products to be a part of your collection.
Millions of animals, including rabbits, raccoons, and foxes, are painfully trapped in steel-jaw leg hold traps each year.
Those who don't freeze or starve are usually beaten to death or suffocated when the trapper arrives hours or days later. Animals held captive on fur farms spend their short lives crowded in wire cages where they suffer from inadequate water, disease, parasites, and stress.
These wild animals never get used to the human contact and some of them even chew their own flesh, because they go mad. The animals are killed by anal electrocution, poisoning, or suffocation.
Those who don't die immediately are skinned alive.
Sometimes they are only hit in the head and then skinned in order to better preserve the fur of the animal. After that some of them wake up and die after 10 minutes of great suffering.
People assume that a scrap of fur on the collar is fake and I assure you that many would be appalled to learn that it is real. I trust that you cannot, in good conscience, support this unnecessary torture inflicted upon millions of animals each year.
I hope you will decide to eliminate all fur from your online stores after considering this information. Thank you for your time and attention.
The National Geographic is a widely-read magazine and, as such,it has the power to bring people's attention to situations and problems around the world. It can also influence people and make a difference. There is a story in Spain that has never gotten international attention and should if there is any hope of resolving it.
The situation with the Galgo (Spanish hunting and racing dog) is horrific. Every year, upwards of 50,000 of those beautiful, kind, loyal and calm creatures are neglected, abused, tortured, abandoned and killed in horrific and sadistic ways. The "preferred" method of killing is called the "pianist method". The dog is hung from a tree branch with a metal wire around his neck and his back legs still touching the ground, but barely. It can take DAYS for the poor animal to die in horrendous suffering. Galgueros (Spanish hunters) also kill their dogs by burning them alive, throwing them down abandoned wells to slowly die of hunger and thirst or simply abandoning them to fend for themselves, where they are often injured or killed in road accidents.
A lot of Spanish people consider these dogs to be vermin… quite a step down from the companion of royalty and aristocracy that the Galgo used to be.
Those poor dogs never know the warmth of a home, the kindness of a soothing touch, the good feeling of having a full belly and the love of a master. Their life is nothing but misery, hunger and pain.
It would bring worldwide attention to the problem and might put pressure on the Spanish government if a well-known magazine such as National Geographic were to do an article on the plight of the Galgo.
The story of the Galgo and its fall from grace would make for very interesting reading and would also shed some light on the relationship between people and animals in Spain. After all, in Europe, they stand apart in their ill treatment of all animals, not just Galgos, although the Galgos are by far getting the brunt of it.
I hope National Geographic finds this subject interesting enough and thought-provoking enough to make room for it in its pages and bring the plight of the Galgo to light so that, perhaps, we can put an end to it and allow these loyal dogs to finally live a decent life, free from pain and terror.
All done, thanks Val.
George thanks for the news on Fred, hope you are both keeping cool. It's getting colder every day over here, wish I was over there!
Sorry George - but do remember seeing this video before - I could use one too - pray something helps. Just so nice to see you here - you were missed!
(live in Colorado and can't stand Ken Salazar - know too much about him)
Thanks guys - busy working on my Etsy site - need to make $ for Christmas!
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Dear Madam, dear Sir,
She is foaming at the mouth and popping her jaws, behavior that means she is terrified. Her captors have cut or removed her claws and many of her teeth, leaving her defenseless.
Three hounds run at the bear from one end of the arena, barking furiously. Some of them bite her face and legs. Others jump on her. She backs up on her hind legs, trying vainly to shield her face. The assault continues for four hours, as nearly 300 dogs attack her in quick succession.
This spectacle is a bear baiting competition, called a "bear bay" by participants, and is practiced only in South Carolina.
By modern morality, the sport of bear-baiting is a repugnant form of blood sport.
I ask you to ban it and prosecute those who continue to participate with felony animal cruelty.
Sent thanks Val.
Ok going through the new ones now
Thanks guys - seems it didn't post - if comes up 2x sorry
Signed - thanks Val
Hi there Val Good to see you around ... Noted and signed petitions Current : 30/11 Love N' Prayers , Hugggs and a couple of xx's 2 Barb E
signed all. thanks val.
You're doing an admirable job here thanks Val! I'm signing all that I'm eligible to sign, and promoting to fb, twitter.
Here's my comment on the South Korean whale petition which only has two days before they decide....
With respect Prime Minister, I urge you to consider other issues. I am absolutely opposed to the slaughter of whales. As a citizen of this planet, and an Australian, I maintain that no country or organisation has the right to take the lives of these magnificent sentient beings.
Please, I hope you don't mind me adding another whaling petition that was attached to the first and might have been overlooked:
I was worried about signing the Slippery Rock petition as it looked like an excuse to slaughter abandoned pets. So I didn't sign it.
Thanks Thubten - I try and read them all but sometimes I miss something - add whenever!
Just checked and I did sign this some time ago. I figured if the Humane Society is involved the animals should be ok - shouldn't they??
Noted and signed current Val
Thanks Val and Thubten
Noted and signed current Val 12/12
Thanks guys - between now and the New Year - need to focus on selling my Etsy site items- many doctor appointments for hubby an praying daughter and grandchildren make it up here - she works for the state of New Mexico and their computers are down and no one knows how they are going to get paid tomorrow or if they will - last paycheck before Christmas - so will try and check in at least every other day - thanks for understanding, Here's my Baby...
Noted,signed and will be Praying for You and Your Family Will be Happy to see You when you are able... Merry, Happy, and Wonderful Holiday Season to All You All Love N' Prayers, Huggggs and some xx's 2 Barb E 16/12
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