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Islamist Iran 'Arrests' Dogs, Starves Them to Death' Because Islam Forbids Cohabiting With Them
Animals  (tags: Iran, Dogs, Death, Starvation, Islam, Unclean, Arrestsanimalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, abused, death, law, pets, sadness, suffering )

Rob and J
- 508 days ago - al-monitor.com
"As summer approaches, we will make an effort to stop people from bringing out their dogs in their cars or parading them on the streets to show off. We won't have any of that." Islam allows dogs for hunting/herding but considers them 'unclean'
Iran's Space Monkey a Fake!
Animals  (tags: Iran, Space Monkey, Hoax, Failure, animalcruelty, abuse, animalrights, animalwelfare, cruelty, killed, suffering )

Rob and J
- 689 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The monkey shown to have been sent into space had light fur & a distinctive red mole over its right eye. But the monkey that returned was dark haired & had no mole."It looks like a very different monkey, the nose, the features, everything is different"
Iran Says It Sent Monkey Into Space and Back
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, Iran, monkey, outterspace, missle, sadness, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, endangered )

Barb
- 696 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Iran said Monday it has successfully sent a monkey into space, describing the launch as another step toward Tehran's goal of a manned space flight. According to a brief report on state TV, the rocket dubbed Pishgam, or Pioneer in Farsi, reached....
**Nice News** Injured Iranian Cat, Maloos, Finds Home In Napa, California, After Cross-Border Rescue
Animals  (tags: cat, rescue, Iran, California, USA, happy, serendipity, forever home, adopt, smile, good news )

Bianca
- 927 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Here's a heartwarming story of a cross-border animal rescue that'll brighten your weekend. A rescued Iranian cat called Maloos has finally found a home in Napa, California.
PETITION ALERT: Tell Iranian Authorities to Stop Killing Dogs and Stop Harassing Dog Owners! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: iran, authorities, government, cruelty, stray dogs, shot killed, dog owners harrassed )

Simone
- 1269 days ago - change.org
It looks like Iranian's government has found a new enemy! Dogs!! Stray dogs are killed and shot to death in the streets of Iran. Dog owners are harassed and banned from taking their dogs in public places. Dog owners can be arrested, fined or even jailed.
Russia, Iran Exchange Tigers for Leopards But Some Experts Express Doubts
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, leopards, exchange, Russia, Iran, environment, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1679 days ago - payvand.com
The exchange of two Persian leopards from Iran with two Siberian tigers from Russia is part of an ambitious scheme to revive these big cats in their respective countries but some experts think it is a pointless publicity exercise.
Tigers Return to Iran
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Iran, reestablish, protection, environment, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 1708 days ago - presstv.ir
Iran has received two Siberian tigers from Russia as part of an Iranian-Russian project to reestablish a tiger population in the country.
Iran, Russia Hope to Revive Extinct Big Cats
Animals  (tags: caspian tigers, asiastic cheetahs, endangered, iran, survival, breeding )

Simone
- 1812 days ago - presstv.ir
Iranian and Russian ecologists have announced ambitious plans to return Caspian Tigers as well as Asiatic cheetahs, which disappeared some half a century ago in their countries, to the wild.
Iran Still Host to Rare Persian Leopard
Animals  (tags: iran, endangered, populations, survival persian leopards )

Simone
- 1834 days ago - presstv.ir
The latest photographs of the Persian leopard in the Iranian national parks prove there is still hope for the survival of the endangered species. The Persian leopard, the fastest land animal on the planet, was reported to be close to extinction, as
Iran May Help Russia to Restore Leopard Population
Animals  (tags: iran, leopards, breeding programme, russia, threatened, captivity )

Simone
- 1844 days ago - en.rian.ru
Iran may help Russia to restore the population of Anatolian leopards in Russia's Caucasus, the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources' press service said on Tuesday. The issue was discussed during a meeting between Russian Deputy Minister of Natural
Please Sign for the Stray Cats and Dogs in Iran ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, strays, Iran, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 1863 days ago - change.org
This petition is closed but please sign the pledge!!!!! THNX!!!
Rachet's Been Saved!! New Lease On Life for Sgt Gwen Beberg;s Best Friend Ratchet.Australian News
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, protection, dogs, government, war, troops, military, news, ethics, iran, iraq, middle-east, rescued, pets )

Summerann
- 2256 days ago - news.com.au
Ratchet is one lucky Iraqi dog is flying to a new home in the US after winning a battle against the army regulations. Black pup Ratchet gained International notoriety after being adopted by Sgt Gwen Beberg, 28, who was then told to leave him behind.
Protect the Persian Leopard! Sign Petition!!
Animals  (tags: persian leopard, Iran, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2376 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Persian or Iranian Leopard is a secretive animal, like all leopards, and is seldom seen in the wild. Residing in hilly and forested areas. It is a solitary feline that faces a variety of threats in it's natural habitat and is struggling to survive
Iranian Cheetah Society
Animals  (tags: Iran, cheetahs, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2424 days ago - iraniancheetah.org
Iranian Cheetah Society (ICS) is an Iranian, independent, non-profit NGO established in Aug 2001 in order to save the last remains of the Asiatic cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus venaticus just living in Iran. As a result of several year investigations,
Iran Cheetah Project
Animals  (tags: Iran, cheetahs, habitat loss, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2425 days ago - wcs.org
The Asiatic cheetah is on the verge of extinction with small populations remaining only in the Islamic Republic of Iran (I.R. of Iran). The total number is unknown, but is likely between 50 -100 individuals. Iran considers the cheetah an important
 

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