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Raju the Crying Elephant Faces Life Back in Chains After Cruel Former Owners Launch Legal Battle to Win Him Back
Animals  (tags: world, animals, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, habitat, humans, raju, elephant, legal, battle )

Darren
- 18 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The creature captured the hearts of people from around the world when he cried as he was freed from chains after 50 years. Now his former owners, who used him to beg, are trying to get him back. Raju's fate will be decided at a court hearing in. . .
Legal Cat Fight Over Hemingway's Cat's Relatives (Video!)
Animals  (tags: Hemingway's, polydactyl, cats, legal, battle, video, pets, environment, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates )

BarbCat
- 622 days ago - aol.com
:As "Fox & Friends" reports, the historic home-turned-museum of author Ernest Hemingway has become the location of a legal battle. The museum houses about 45 cats--all of them polydactyl or 6-toed cats, which were Hemingway's favorite. The legal battle...
Ban Lemurs as Pets in the United States! TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: lemurs, pets, legal, exotic pets, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, conservation, cruelty, environment, wildlife, protection, pets )

Lindsey
- 914 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Illegal logging fueled by the "rosewood mafia"and mining in Madagascar's tropical rainforest is pushing the critically endangered lemur to the brink of extinction. Lemurs are being poached as food, and captured and sold in the exotic pet trade.
Close Loopholes in the Federal Animal Fighting Law - Act Now
Animals  (tags: animal, legal, defense, fund, aldf, fighting, cockfighting, dogfighting, law, federal, loopholes, illegal, abuse, AnimalCruelty, animals, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law )

Andrea
- 1128 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
Help make it illegal to attend or bring a minor to animal fights! Organized animal fighting operations are very difficult for law enforcement to shut down. In order to stop the sadistic animal cruelty associated with both dogfighting and cockfighting,
ACTION ALERT: Help Outlaw Bestiality in the Sunshine State ! PLEASE SIGN PETITION !
Animals  (tags: bestiality, legal, states, florida, horrific animal cruelty, suffering, laws, legalisation, animal protection )

Simone
- 1350 days ago - animals.change.org
Unbelievably, bestiality is still legal in Florida. Numerous states including Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Alaska, South Dakota, and Washington have passed laws prohibiting this exploitive and abusive practice.
Tell Congress Animals Deserve Legal Protections ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, legal )

Cher
- 1655 days ago - change.org
Deprived of legal protection, animals are defenseless against exploitation and abuse by humans. Through the Animal Bill of Rights, the Animal Legal Defense Fund is working to show Congress a groundswell of support for legislation that protects animals
DWR Considers Making Poisonous Snakes Legal
Animals  (tags: poisonous snakes, legal, to own, craziness )

Lone
- 1688 days ago - ksl.com
SALT LAKE CITY -- Right now, it's illegal to catch and keep a rattlesnake in Utah, but that could soon change. The Division of Wildlife Resources is considering new rules that could allow people to keep the poisonous snakes indoors.
Abuse of Circus Animals in Lebanon Challenges Lack of Legal Framework
Animals  (tags: circus animals, legalisation, banning, abused animals, lebanon, middle east, animal cruelty, legal )

Simone
- 1706 days ago - greenprophet.com
More western countries are banning circuses with animals, and allow only humans to perform. Can Lebanon and the Middle East change their passion for this cruel form of entertainment?
ACTION ALERT: Circus Elephant Benny Stuck in Mexico!!
Animals  (tags: benny, stranded neglected, legal, mexican government, USA, sanctuary awaiting )

Simone
- 1714 days ago - ad-international.org
At the centre of a legal and administrative tangle, Benny is the victim of a flawed system. Benny was seized when the circus that owned him, Circo Vasquez, crossed the border from the US into Mexico without valid paperwork. Stuck in a Mexican
Python Hunting Made Legal in Florida
Animals  (tags: animals, pythons, Florida, hunting, legal, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, killing, wildlife )

Cher
- 1886 days ago - planetsave.com
Select hunters have been given permits in Florida to hunt and kill non-native pythons in the wild.
FREE STU! Wrongly Impounded for 4 YEARS! - Please Sign PETITION
Animals  (tags: stu, pit bul dog, imprisoned, pounded, breed discrimination, impounded, legal, dog )

Simone
- 1985 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell the Commissioners, who know very well that Stu did not receive a fair hearing (he was denied requested witnesses and denied the opportunity to be evaluated by Dr. Richard Polksy, dogexpert.com who did finally get to evaluated Stu in September 2006
Bannir L'Importation Fourrure Chiens Et Chats - Canada - Ban Import of Dogs and Cats Fur - PETITION
Animals  (tags: canada, legal, horrific cruelty, dog cat furs, fur industry, animal suffering, legislation, animal protection, rights )

Simone
- 2057 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Considering the cruelty towards dogs and cats for their fur, we can only oppose such barbarian, cruel and murderous practices.Please become the voice of the voiceless... Dog and Cat Fur is legal in Canada.
U.S. Hunters Targeting Polar Bears While They Can
Animals  (tags: hunting, polar bears, Canada, legal, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2338 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
The rules of engagement are simple: The trophy must be male and at least 2.4 metres tall. And since March, big-game hunters, mainly Americans, clad head to toe in caribou-skin outfits and riding dogsleds, have been on the hunt in Canada's Arctic for one
Warning Over Damage to Crow Traps
Animals  (tags: crows, traps, legal, animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2340 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Interfering with legally set cage traps in the countryside is an offence and people will be charged, Tayside police have warned. It follows a case on an estate in Angus where the door was pulled off a cage and the crow inside released.
Investigators Return to Site of Allegedly Abused Horses
Animals  (tags: investigators, abused horses, legal, horses returned to owner, no justice, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 2356 days ago - wwaytv3.com
More than eight months ago Columbus County Animal Cruelty investigators confiscated eight horses after finding signs of neglect and abuse. A couple of weeks ago investigators had to return the horses to their owner. The case was dismissed because
 

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