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Exotic Animal Amnesty Day Allows Owners to Surrender Non-Domestic Pets
Animals  (tags: wildlife, exotic, animals, rescue, alligator, iguana, monkey, chimpanzee, tortoise, Burmese, python, pets, zoo, protection, Connecticut )

Tom
- 1884 days ago - examiner.com
An alligator, an iguana, a small monkey, an eight-foot Burmese python and 132 other non-domestic pets were dropped off Saturday at Connecticut's first exotic animal amnesty day. The event was organized after a chimpanzee attacked a woman in February.
State May Allow Hunting of Moose and Bears
Animals  (tags: hunting, laws, moose, bears, killed, hunting bil, connecticut, wildlife, wild animals )

Simone
- 2334 days ago - rep-am.com
Moose and bears soon may come under the gun in Connecticut. The state House voted Wednesday to authorize the hunting of moose and bear. The legislation now heads to the Senate. The hunting bill became briefly tangled in a debate about an amendment
State Considers Bill to Ban Cat De-Clawing
Animals  (tags: cats, de-clawing, bill to ban, Connecticut )

Betty
- 2397 days ago - wfsb.com
A unique bill has been proposed that, if passed, would make Connecticut the first state to make it illegal to de-claw cats, except in cases of medical necessity. A hearing was held Friday to review the bill. Supporters claim that the process of....
$50 Million Lawsuit Filed By Chimp-Attack Victim
Animals  (tags: connecticut, animals, wildlife, chimp, travis, attack on woman, lawsuit, endangered, extinction, humans, protection, sadness )

Jacquelin
- 2015 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Nash lost hands, nose, lips and eyelids and may have suffered brain damage STAMFORD, Conn. - The family of a Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee last month has filed preliminary legal papers seeking $50 million in damages against the primate's owner
ACTION ALERT: Protect Pet Rescue Efforts By Giving Animal Rescue Groups Equal Rights! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: homeless animals, adoptions, animal rescue groups, connecticut, legalisation )

Simone
- 1137 days ago - forcechange.com
Give all pets an equal opportunity to find a loving home by overturning the law that stops rescue groups from holding adoption events and bringing dogs into Connecticut from other states. Connecticut's Bill 5368 effectively stops rescue groups from
End Animal Testing on Cosmetics, Drugs and Chemicals in -Plz Sign PETITION
Animals  (tags: animal testing, animal torture, suffering, connecticut, animal protection bill, laws, animal legislation, ban animal testing, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 2061 days ago - all-creatures.org
Connecticut State Bill HB 6120 would prohibit any entity in Connecticut from using animals to test cosmetic, pharmaceutical and chemical products when validated alternative testing methods are available to such entity. This is the extent of the bill,
Landmark Elephant Protection Act Passed in Connecticut
Animals  (tags: elephants, protection, Connecticut, bill, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2012 days ago - bornfreeusa.org
The Joint Environment Committee of Connecticut's General Assembly passed HB 6555, a bill to protect elephants from abusive use of cruel and inhumane devices such as bullhooks and chains. The bill was introduced by Representative Diana Urban
Mysterious Condition Threatens State Bat Population
Animals  (tags: bats, retroviruses, DEP, northeast, Connecticut, mystery )


- 2369 days ago - courant.com
A mysterious condition that has decimated the bat population of the Northeast over the past two years has spread to Connecticut.
Connecticut Lawmakers Urged to Ban Leghold Traps
Animals  (tags: leghold traps, ban, Connecticut, animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2021 days ago - newsday.com
Animal activists urged Connecticut lawmakers on Monday to ban leghold traps, but state environmental protection officials, pest management businesses and trappers said the devices are needed to stem the nuisance wildlife that infuriate farmers and
Helmsley's Dog Gets $12 Million in Will - USA
Animals  (tags: dog, maltese terrier, fortune, millionaire, Connecticut, grandchildren, pet, offbeat, bizarre )

Chrissy
- 2580 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Leona Helmsley's dog will continue to live an opulent life, and then be buried alongside her in a mausoleum. But two of Helmsley's grandchildren got nothing from the late luxury hotelier and real estate billionaire's estate.
Weasels Grab Group's Attention
Animals  (tags: weasles, Connecticut, study, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 2056 days ago - journalinquirer.com
A group of biologists at the Department of Environmental Protection have captured weasels in Connecticut, an elusive species that researchers know little about but have been seen more often in parts of the state.
Connecticut Considers Ban On Leg-Hold Animal Traps
Animals  (tags: connecticut, ban, leg hold animal traps, suffering, barbaric animal cruelty, wild animals, pets )

Simone
- 2026 days ago - courant.com
When it comes to leg-hold traps, most people envision something out of a cartoon, where Wile E. Coyote steps in the trap and then hops around holding a big, fat, throbbing red toe. In reality, there's no humor in such traps. Take the case in January,
Connecticut and Wyoming Move to Ban Internet Hunting
Animals  (tags: internet hunting, connecticut, wyoming, canned hunting, endangered, wildlife, slaughtered, cruelty )

Simone
- 2024 days ago - navs.org
This session, two states have jumped on the bandwagon to ban internet hunting, which uses "canned" hunting facilities and live targets. Connecticut (HB 6552) and Wyoming (HB 207) join 21 other states that have already banned the practice just a few short
Animal Population Control - 2008 Feral Cat Grant Program
Animals  (tags: Connecticut, cats, feral, vaccination, sterilization, grants )

Chrissy
- 2595 days ago - thecatsite.com
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture introduced in fiscal year 2007, a new grant program to provide up to $40,000 in vaccination/sterilization benefits for feral cats. The inception of this program was due largely to the success of the agency's
   

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