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Wolf Hunting - Please Vote
Offbeat  (tags: Wolf hunting, vote, poll, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 16 days ago - nyheter24.se
Yesterday would wolf hunting have started . But at the eleventh hour came , after appeals, a sensible decision from the Administrative Court decision that stopped for a time. They noted that "it is doubtful whether hunting regulation appeal
California's Foie Gras Ban Struck Down
Offbeat  (tags: California, Foie Gras, ducks, geese, animal cruelty, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 21 days ago - wsj.com
Spread the news: California's foie gras ban has been struck down. A federal judge lifted the restriction on foie gras sales on Wednesday, dealing animal-rights groups that fought to pass the law a bitter defeat.
Dog Abandoned At Station Along With Belongings
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, animals, strange, unusual, dogs, animal welfare, Scotland, dogs, Kai, Shar-pei )

Robert
- 21 days ago - msn.com
A dog has been found abandoned at a Scottish railway station along with a suitcase containing his belongings. Shar-Pei crossbreed Kai was found tied to a railing outside Ayr station on Friday. His suitcase contained a pillow, toy, food and a dog bowl.
Illegal 'Gin Traps' Left in Urban Areas to Catch Foxes Could KILL a Child, Expert Claims
Offbeat  (tags: Foxes, gin traps, animal cruelty, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 23 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Illegal and 'barbaric' traps being used to catch foxes in urban areas are so deadly they could kill or severely injure a child, experts warn.
Chinese Businessman Is Jailed for 13 Years for Hiring Poachers to Kill Tigers So He Could Eat Their Penises
Offbeat  (tags: Chinese, businessman, tigers, penis, jailed, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 29 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A wealthy Chinese businessman has been jailed for 13 years for hiring poachers to kill three tigers so he could eat their penises and drink their blood.
Heartbreaking Pictures of a Terrified Circus Monkey Lay Bare China's Problem With Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: circus, circuses, china, animals, animal welfare, animal cruelty, monkey )

Scooby
- 57 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Still chained to the tiny bicycle he is being forced to ride, a monkey cowers by a wall, shuddering as his trainer approaches wielding a whip.
Canada Lagging on Animal Protection: New Global Index
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, d list, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 59 days ago - m.theglobeandmail.com
Archaic anti-cruelty legislation and weak transportation laws are among the reasons for Canada's mediocre ranking when it comes to animal protection, according to a new global assessment.
'I Would Take a Giant Needle Up the Arse to Save a Rabbits Life": Meet the Activists Changing the World
Offbeat  (tags: Video, animals, vivisection, needles, animal welfare, rabbits, arse )

Scooby
- 64 days ago - tab.co.uk
An activist group branded "repulsive" has a new plan to stop animal testing -- they're offering themselves up for vivisection.
France's Wild Boar Hunting Condemned as a 'Bloody Spectacle From Another Age'
Offbeat  (tags: France, boar hunting, Argentine mastiffs, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 72 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Animal rights activists are campaigning to end the practice of hunting boar using Argentine mastiffs.
Gay Stud Bull Faces Slaughterhouse for His Disinterest in Opposite Sex
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre news, wierd news, Animal, Animal Welfare, Gay breeding bull, Gay Bull in Ireland, Gay bull faces slaughterhouse, County Mayo, Ireland, off-beat )

Nina
- 79 days ago - mirror.co.uk
A gay breeding bull who shows no interest in mating with fertile cows is facing slaughter. Benjy shows more interest in the other bulls at the farm in County Mayo, Ireland, where he was purchased to impregnate the heifers. You could save him by voting YES
Force-Fed Berries and Kept in Cramped Cages: The Horrific Abuse Suffered By Animals to Make a Cup of 'Cat Poo Coffee'
Offbeat  (tags: Kopi Luvak, civet cats, coffee, Australia, petition, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 103 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Animal coffee, or kopi luvac, is the world's most expensive coffee, and can cost up to $50 per cup in Australia
Namibia: Rhino Dehorning Approved to Thwart Poaching
Offbeat  (tags: Namibia, poachers, rhino, dehorning, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 105 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
The Namibian government has decided to dehorn rhinos in national parks in a bid to curb poaching in the country.
Chinchilla Farmer Sues PETA
Offbeat  (tags: Chinchillas, chinchilla farm, fur, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 112 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
A 90-year-old woman whose California chinchilla farm was purchased and shut down by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals with money from a Hollywood mogul has sued the group, claiming they falsely portrayed her as an abuser
'Extinct' Cat-Sized Chinchilla Found Alive in Shadows of Machu Picchu
Offbeat  (tags: Extinct, chinchilla rat, good news, animals, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 124 days ago - theguardian.com
Living arboreal chinchilla rat thought to have been extinct is tracked down in Peruvian cloud forests, reports Mongabay
In Memory of a Gentleman, Scotty
Offbeat  (tags: animals, chimps, animal welfare )

Robert
- 179 days ago - savethechimps.org
This past May, the Save the Chimps family suffered the loss of our dear, sweet Scotty due to kidney failure. Scotty was a sweet, sensitive soul who was beloved by chimpanzees and humans alike. His absence is felt deeply by all who knew him.
 

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