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ACTION ALERT: Save Wild Cats in Illinois! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: illinois, endangered, cougars, legalisatoin protection wild animals )

- 1307 days ago -
An Illinois conservation officer shot and killed a cougar that weighed more than 100 pounds on a farm near Morrison, Illinois. Farm owners reported seeing a large cat running from a corn field toward their home and outbuildings Wednesday, November 20,
Animals  (tags: sacia, legalisation, horse slaughter, horse slaughter plants, illinois, horse welfare, cruelty, ban horse slaughter, protection )

- 2665 days ago -
The bottom line is that Mr. Sacia is trying to say that our pet horses are livestock and are therefore not afforded the same protection as our pet cats and dogs. He would allow them to be butchered in a horrendous manner and tell us that is is all
Animals  (tags: horses slaughter, horse welfare, illinois, horse slaugher plant, outrage, protest )

- 2687 days ago -
A horrific bill has been introduced in the Illinois Assembly that, according to the proposed legislation, "Repeals a provision that prohibits the slaughter of horses for human consumption." The bill also includes the following language:
Bald Eagle Flying High, Off State Endangered List
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, Illinois, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3033 days ago -
Bald eagles, sandhill cranes and Henslow's sparrows were among 14 species removed Thursday from the state list of threatened or endangered plants and animals. The Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board also added 14 species
Horse Slaughtering Bill Passes House Committee- Illinois
Animals  (tags: bad news, horse slaughter, illinois, committee, passes, horse welfare, fighting for horses )

- 3042 days ago -
A measure to repeal the two-year-old ban on horse slaughtering for human consumption in Illinois is gaining some momentum in the state legislature. Former Rep. Bob Molaro, D-Chicago, testified against repealing the ban that he had pushed for successfully
Horses Removed From Carriage Operator
Animals  (tags: Chicago, Illinois, Horses, abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, investigation, suffering )

- 3060 days ago -
The horse carriage operator that had six of its horses removed by authorities this afternoon was already in trouble with the city.
Metro East Man Accused of Strangling Cat
Animals  (tags: illinois, pets, cats, humans, killed, AnimalCruelty, abused, animalwelfare, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 3343 days ago -
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- A Metro East man is accused of strangling his wife's cat. Madison County prosecutors charged 46-year-old Marc Macios of Collinsville with animal torture and aggravated cruelty to animals.Collinsville police Detective Sgt. Ric
Take Action Illinois: Stop Inhumane Horse Transport!
Animals  (tags: horses, inhumane transport, Illinois, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment )

- 3362 days ago -
Double decker trailers are designed to transport short-necked species, such as cattle and hogs, not horses. Since these trailers are not meant to carry horses, frequently the top deck of the trailer will collapse, resulting in horrific injuries and even
Otter, Bobcat Trapping Proposed
Animals  (tags: animalrights, habitat, humans, killed, law, illinois, otters, bobcats, trapping )

- 3415 days ago -
Illinois Legislation H 4632 Proposes to Opens a Trapping Season on Otters and Bobcats
Court Date for Owner of Horses in Illinois Trailer Accident
Animals  (tags: Horses, Owner, Illinois, Trailer, Accident, animal cruelty, charges, Lake County, Circuit Court, abuse, crime, law, endangered, suffering, AnimalWelfare )

- 3415 days ago -
The former owner of 59 horses involved in a semitrailer rollover accident last October in Wadsworth, Ill., is slated to appear in Lake County Circuit Court on March 3 according to a spokesperson for the Lake County, Ill., County Clerk.
Ban of Gas Chambers on Stray Animals Proposed
Animals  (tags: euthanized in gas chambers, bill to ban, Illinois )

- 3418 days ago -
Gas chambers no longer will be used to euthanize animals in Illinois if a state lawmaker from Chicago gets his way. John Fritchey's bill has the backing of about a dozen Illinois animal-rescue shelters that consider using gas to destroy animals cruel.

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