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2 years ago

happy thanksgiving

2 years ago

All done, thanks.

2 years ago

ALL SIGNED--TY

2 years ago

Signed , thanks !

2 years ago

Thanks -

To: daytonabg@gmail.com
 
Subject: DAYTONA, stop selling FUR!
 
 
Dear DAYTONA TEAM,

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.
 
Sincerely:  
2 years ago
To: rescor@ngs.org ; askngs@nationalgeographic.com

 

Subject: Galgo's, Spanish hunting and racing dogs






Dear Sirs



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.


Thank you.


 Sincerely:  

2 years ago

Thanks for sharing Val, S & N

2 years ago

All signed !

2 years ago

signed 7 more.

2 years ago

Thanks guys - busy working on my Etsy site - need to make $ for Christmas!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/EnchantedRoseProduct


BEAR BAITING - STILL LEGAL IN AMERICA - South Carolina

PLEASE SEND LETTER...TY

To:  jevans@cfevans.com, chastainc@dnr.sc.gov, caroline@thecharlestonangler.com, yoncel@dnr.sc.gov, Norman@pulliaminvestment.com, lower@dnr.sc.gov,



2 years ago
Mr. John P. Evans 
(Sixth Congressional District)
125 Regional Parkway, Suite 200
Orangeburg, SC 29118
Telephone: 803-536-6443

Mr. Cary L. Chastain
(Member At Large) 
PO Box 21690 
Charleston, SC 29413 

Mrs. Caroline C. Rhodes
(First Congressional District)
654 St. Andrews Boulevard 
Charleston, SC 29407 

Mr. Larry L. Yonce 
(Third Congressional District)
PO Box 175 
Johnston, SC 29832



Mr. Norman F. Pulliam
(Fourth Congressional District)
812 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Mr. Robert R. "Randy" Lowe
(Fifth Congressional District)
2160 Harry Byrd Highway
Darlington, SC 29550 
Resides in Hartsville 

 


Dear Madam, dear Sir,



A black bear cowers in the corner of a pen in rural South Carolina. She is tethered to a stake, surrounded by hundreds of onlookers.

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.

Sincerely,

2 years ago
World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) is the intergovernmental organization responsible for improving animal health and welfare worldwide and S. Korea is a member. http://www.oie.int/en/ Let's alert and ask them to investigate S. Korea's dog meat trade cruelty. Their emails:


oie@oie.int, t.ishibashi@oie.int, rr.asiapacific@oie.int, srr.seasia@oie.int

Dear World Organization for Animal Health,

The $2 billion dollar-a-year South Korean dog and cat meat industry, which extinguishes the lives of approximately two and a half million dogs a year for meat or gaesoju, a dog wine or broth, and thousands of despised and doomed cats for so-called “health” tonics or goyangyeesoju, and soup, operates in a sordid and illicit world where farmers and butchers kill with frightening impunity in the most abominable fashion. Dogs are killed with high-voltage electrocution, which takes anywhere from thirty seconds to three minutes, hanged, and even beaten to death at the request of customers who believe the meat more tender and tastier the greater the suffering (one of the most pernicious of myths), and that the so-called medicinal properties are enhanced. They are most often killed within sight of their cage mates. They are then thrown into a tub of boiling water, often still alive, and then into a rotating drum for the removal of their fur, and finally blow torched. At Moran Market, South Korea’s largest open air-market for dog meat, dog carcasses are on display next to the cages of live dogs. Cats are often bludgeoned and thrown into boiling water while still alive. At the farms, dogs are fed germ-infested, rotting, and fermented human leftovers, a health risk to both the dogs and those who eat them. In South Korea, dogs and cats’ lives are short and ferociously heartless until they tremble no more at the hands of their slaughterers as cage mates look on. Read more: http://skdogcatcampaign.com/

Please read the below important report by KARA (Korea Animal Rights Advocates) regarding the status of dog meat industry: http://koreandogs.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/KARA-Dog-Meat-Report_English-1.pdf

Please watch these videos and see what is going on inside S. Korea at this moment:
S. Korea's Dog Meat Trade: Eating sick dogs and former pet dogs http://youtu.be/A3WNJFd1Cl0
S Korea's Dangerous Health Food - Inconvenient Truth About Dog Meat 1 of 2 with English Caption
http://youtu.be/vHB3uwB9kyA
S Korea's Dangerous Health Food - Inconvenient Truth About Dog Meat 2 of 2 with English Caption
http://youtu.be/foHCBNllT8w
See more undercover videos from S. Korean dog market, slaughterhouses here:
http://dogisdog.org/bbs/board.php?bo_table=video
Read the reports by CARE (Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth):

2 years ago

Read the reports by CARE (Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth): http://www.careanimalrights.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/sh.pdf
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lf66kyl8jfisfn0/rRS6gjih5h/Press%20Package%20Folder%20%28Public%29/English%20Materials/FAQ_English.pdf
More info: http://koreandogs.org/

Please contact the S. Korean delegate and investigate this important issue and pressure them to comply with the rules of the World Organization for Animal Health as they are members:

Dr Taeyung Kim
Director General, Animal Health Division, Livestock Policy Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Government complex Gwacheon
88 Guanmun-ro, Gwacheon-si
Gyeonggi -Do 417-719, S. Korea

Please don't let the S. Korean government get away with this outrageous cruelty to companion animals.
Thank you for your attention!
Sincerely,



Read the reports by CARE (Coexistence of Animal Rights on Earth): http://www.careanimalrights.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/sh.pdf
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lf66kyl8jfisfn0/rRS6gjih5h/Press%20Package%20Folder%20%28Public%29/English%20Materials/FAQ_English.pdf
More info: http://koreandogs.org/

Please contact the S. Korean delegate and investigate this important issue and pressure them to comply with the rules of the World Organization for Animal Health as they are members:

Dr Taeyung Kim
Director General, Animal Health Division, Livestock Policy Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Government complex Gwacheon
88 Guanmun-ro, Gwacheon-si
Gyeonggi -Do 417-719, S. Korea

Please don't let the S. Korean government get away with this outrageous cruelty to companion animals.
Thank you for your attention!
Sincerely,



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JUST POSTING THIS A DAY EARLY
2 years ago

I GOT LOTS OF RUNNING AROUND TO DO ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY,SO POSTING THE NEW THREAD LINK TO START ON DECEMBER 1ST--TY


VAL'S NEWS/PETITIONS{#1DECEMBER}

2 years ago

Thanks Dianne - will start now - must be Dec 1st somewhere -

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