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Speak Out in Support of a Bill to Ban Big Cats as Pets ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, suffering, wildlife, big cats, NOT pets )

Cher
- 10 days ago - salsa4.salsalabs.com
There are thought to be more than 10,000 captive big cats living across the U.S.âEUR"housed in backyards, dreadful roadside zoos, and other facilities ill-equipped to care for these wild animals.
PETITION - Wild Cats Are NOT Pets âEUR" LetâEUR(TM)s End the Cheetah Trade Now!
Animals  (tags: wild cats, not pets, cheetah trade, wildanimals, wealthy people, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, crime, death, endangered, environment, humans, protection, wildlife )

Lone
- 50 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Sadly, beautiful wild animals like big cats and primates are often targeted by wildlife smugglers and kidnapped from the wild as babies to be sold to wealthy people around the world. The adult family members of these babies are often killed
ACTION ALERT: Federal Ban on Exotic Animals as Pets! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: federal ban, legalisation, wild animals, ban exotic animals, not pets, suffering, tragedy, wild animals exploitated, killed )

Simone
- 2315 days ago - change.org
"Exotic animals must not be exploited as "pets" or backyard oddities. Will Travers: Ohio slaughter of 48 wild animals, including 18 tigers and 17 lions, is appalling Ohio has a record of violent encounters between animals and people, he says
Outgoing Ohio Governor Orders Ban on Exotic Pets
Animals  (tags: ohio governor, ban, wild animals, not pets, laws, legalisation, protection act )

Simone
- 2603 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Ohio's outgoing governor has ordered a ban on new dangerous pets, in one of the last states to allow them to be owned with few restriction
ACTION ALERT: Save the Meerkat ! PLEASE SIGN PLEDGE !
Animals  (tags: meerkats, wild animals, not pets, welfare, conservation, protection )

Simone
- 2611 days ago - savethemeerkat.com
Meerkats are cute. But that doesn't make them a good 'pet'. They belong in their large family colonies in Southern African deserts, not to be treated as a toy in someone's home
ACTION ALERT: Stop Exotic Pet Cruelty ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: exotic animals, not pets, wild animals, exploitated, captive, laws, legalisation )

Simone
- 2697 days ago - all-creatures.org
The entire exotic "pet" trade industry promotes animal exploitation, cruelty, suffering, and environmental damage and destruction, and must be ended. Since most of the exotic animals are carnivores, other animals are killed to feed them, and in some
ACTION ALERT: Support The Ohio Exotic Pet Ban ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: wild animals, freedom, sanctuary, legalisation, not pets, imprisoned, suffering, cruelty, ohio )

Simone
- 2705 days ago - animals.change.org
We are in need of stronger laws regarding the ownership and housing of Exotic Animals. Wild Animals are not born to be kept as pets and have no business being confined to a residential area. Farms that claim to be Rescue Sanctuaries need to be held to
Humane Society Asks Gov. Strickland to Immediately Ban Wild Animals as Pets
Animals  (tags: HSUS, banning wild animals, imprisoned, not pets, welfare, authorities, animal protection, governor strickland, bear killed )

Simone
- 2737 days ago - blog.cleveland.com
The leader of the nation's largest animal protection organization called on Gov. Ted Strickland Wednesday to ban private ownership of dangerous animals following the killing of a Lorain County man by a bear.
ACTION ALERT: Help Us Save the Meerkat !!!
Animals  (tags: meerkats, wild animals, freedom, not pets, protection, conservation, wildlife )

Simone
- 2874 days ago - savethemeerkat.com
Meerkats are cute. But that doesn't make them a good 'pet'. They belong in their large family colonies in Southern African deserts, not to be treated as a toy in someone's home
ACTION ALERT: BAN Primates as Pets in NC! !!!
Animals  (tags: primates, north carolina, wild animals, freedom, not pets, legalisation, primate protection )

Simone
- 2903 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The majority of states ban the ownership of primates as pets, or at least require special permits. Why not North Carolina?
Fate Of Tiger Uncertain Following Fatal Mauling
Animals  (tags: caged tiger, captive tiger, fate, township, mauled man, not pets, wild animals, tragedy )

Simone
- 2963 days ago - citytv.com
The fate of an Ontario tiger is uncertain after he fatally mauled his owner. It is up to the township and the family of the victim to decide what to do with the 300kg animal.
Our Wildlife Should Not Be Pets
Animals  (tags: australian native animals, not pets, wild animals, wildife carers, deaths, welfare )

Simone
- 2996 days ago - news-mail.com.au
SUGAR gliders, possums and joeys may seem like great pets, but wildlife carers in the Bundaberg region are warning residents that adopting these animals is ultimately a death sentence for them. Rosedale wildlife carer Judy Elliott is distraught with
Be a Superhero for Animals
Animals  (tags: exotic animals, wild animals, not pets, protection, animal victims )

Simone
- 3068 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
Spread the word that exotic animals don't make good pets! The Daily Telegraph reports that the Mwanza flat-headed rock agama (a beautiful and colorful species of lizard) looks set to become the latest victim in a long line of crazes for exotic pets,
Cougar Ban Possible as Florida Reviews Pet List
Animals  (tags: florida laws, legalisation, mountain lions, cougars, not pets, protection, welfare, wild animals )

Simone
- 3171 days ago - www2.tbo.com
Florida's "Class I" list of banned pets already includes 22 species, including chimpanzees, hippopotamuses, lions and elephants. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission may decide this week to stop people from keeping cougars, cheetahs,
Panel Votes To Ban Ownership Of Dangerous Animals!!!
Animals  (tags: ban wild animal ownership, wild animals, not pets, laws, legalislation )

Simone
- 3227 days ago - courant.com
Prompted by a vicious chimpanzee attack in Stamford, a key legislative committee voted Tuesday to ban the ownership of potentially dangerous animals. The General Assembly's judiciary committee agreed to ban the private ownership of gorillas,
 

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