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The Lonely Dog
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, loneliness, AnimalWelfare, pets, socializing )

- 898 days ago -
Last spring Lori Taylor, 39, of Brooklyn, New York, was as happy as she'd been in recent memory. After being laid off eight months earlier, she had a new job, a steady paycheck, and somewhere to go every morning.
ACTION ALERT: Help Yupi Get Out of Her Concrete Prison! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: yupi, imprisonment suffering, loneliness, dungeon, polar bear, welfare )

- 1291 days ago -
In Morelia,Mexico there is a polar bear named Yupi.... She was brought to the Morelia Zoo in 1992 when she was only 3 months old! She was placed in a Grizzly Bear pen... And thats where she reamains today,she is now 20 years old!!!
ACTION ALERT: Tell Maine: Stop Pseudo-Sanctuary For Solitary Elephant, Rosie! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: rosie, elephant, captivity, loneliness, boredom, suffering, protection, sanctuary )

- 1501 days ago -
Despite pleas from Maine citizens, experts from around the world, and actor Lily Tomlin, a veterinarian is moving forward with his plan to bring a lone elephant named Rosie to live in a backyard "sanctuary" that is a anything but a refuge.
ACTION ALERT: Save Rosie the Elephant From a Lonely, Freezing Maine Winter! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: rosie, imprisoned, loneliness, suffering, arthritis, enviornment, zoo, elephant )

- 1539 days ago -
Rosie the former circus elephant is a gentle creature who suffers from chronic arthritis because of an old injury. Now, well-meaning but misguided ex-performers want to bring her to live out her days in a tiny pen with inadequate conditions.
PETITION ALERT: Free Wenka and the Elders! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: imprisonment, loneliness, cruelty, despair, labratories chimpanzees, freedom, sanctuary, welfare )

- 1549 days ago -
57 years in a lab and still counting.......... Wenka was born to lab parents in 1954. When you think of the fifties, you think of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, and James Brown. These performers have long passed, yet Wenka still sits in a concrete
The Lonely Polar Bear
Animals  (tags: gus, ida, death, zoo polar bears, loneliness, grief, boredom, welfare )

- 1604 days ago -
MY heart goes out to Gus, the famously neurotic polar bear in the Central Park Zoo, who used to swim endless laps around his pool. He'd dive to the bottom in a froth of bubbles, surge across and then surface like a bear obsessed.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Hope, Maine To Shut Down Plan To Keep Solitary Elephant! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, rosie, loneliness, imprisonment, boredom, suffering, welfare )

- 1607 days ago -
The Planning Board for the town of Hope, Maine, will decide next week whether to approve the construction permit for a proposed "sanctuary" for just one elephant, Rosie, who would be obtained from a circus. IDA opposes the project for many reasons,
Zoo's Elephant Plan Should Be Stopped - Wildlife Expert
Animals  (tags: burma, elephant, auckland zoo, loneliness, captivity, controversy )

- 1811 days ago -
It is said that elephants never forget and Auckland Zoo says 27-year-old Burma has not recovered from her companion Kashin's death in August last year. "Since Kashin died in August 2009, Burma continues to be monitored closely," the zoo says in a
ACTION ALERT: Free Lucy the Elephant From Lifelong Imprisonment ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: lucy, edmonton valley zoo, loneliness, imprisonment, suffering, sanctary, welfare )

- 1822 days ago -
Dear friends, Lucy is an innocent elephant who's lived her entire life in prison. Currently she is confined - alone - at Edmonton Valley Zoo, in a climate totally unsuitable for elephants. Please ask Edmonton officials to grant Lucy her freedom and a
Live Hard, Die Young - How Elephants Suffer in Zoos
Animals  (tags: zoos, elephant, captivity, loneliness, abuse, welfare, deaths )

- 1843 days ago -
Elephants in zoos suffer in many ways, their health problems,captivity, imprisonment and loneliness usually catching up with them eventually, bringing on a premature death.
Berlin Zoo Under Fire - Polar Bear Celebrity Knut Said to Be Suffering
Animals  (tags: berlin zoo, limited space, animnals imprisoned, knut, suffering, animal deaths, depression, loneliness, isolation )

- 1848 days ago -
Berlin Zoo is cramming too many animals into limited space and isn't providing enough room for celebrity polar bear Knut, a Berlin politician has said. She attributes the recent deaths of an elephant and an ostrich to the shortage of space.
Captive for An Audience: Lolita's Story - ACTION ALERT; PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: orca, torn from wild, captive, imprisoned, loneliness, suffering, freedom, welfare )

- 1856 days ago -
During the summer of 1970, a young orca swam freely with her family in the cold ocean waters of Washington state. On August 8, 1970, she heard the sounds of speed boats, bombs blasting into the water and shouting men. Soon, a net drove her apart from her
ACTION ALERT: Lucky Returned to Owners - Please Protest ! TAKE ACTION PLEASE !
Animals  (tags: lucky, kept in basement, isolation, cruelty, loneliness, returned to owners, outrage )

- 1861 days ago -
Lucky, the dog that had been confined in a basement for most of his life, has now been returned to his owners due to insufficient evidence of abuse. Despite photographs of the property and testimonials from neighbours, the
ACTION ALERT: Lucky the Elephant Not So Lucky !!!!
Animals  (tags: san antonion, lucky, loneliness, isolation, imprisoned, suffering, sadness, cruelty )

- 1916 days ago -
As the San Antonio Zoo's lone elephant, Lucky,a female Asian born in 1960, is living an extremely lonely, cruel and unnatural life, especially for an animal as intensely social as an elephant.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Noah's Ark Zoo From Opening a New Elephant Exhibit !!!
Animals  (tags: elephants, captivity, despair, loneliness, prisons, suffering )

- 1928 days ago -
The BBC is reporting that Noah's Ark Zoo Farm near Bristol is planning to build a new enclosure to house elephants on its grounds, a move that has been widely criticized by many animal advocacy groups.

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