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Good News!!! Chief Saunooke Bear Park Shut Down!!!

Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )

- 1964 days ago -
Chief Saunooke Bear Park in Cherokee, North Carolina is finally being shut down following animal abuse allegations from prominent animal rights and conservation groups such as PETA. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released an order this

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penny C (83)
Friday February 1, 2013, 5:58 am
Good news.

Pat B (356)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:11 am
GREAT news, hope that the bears get relocated to the sanctuary soon.!! TY, Cher. Signed petition.!!

Cher C (1429)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:32 am

This news made my day!!!!

I don't know how many years I have been fighting for this place to be closed down!!!

Doing a happy dance!!! lol


Past Member (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:48 am
Thank goodness that abuse has stopped. Congratulations to all those involved in making a difference.

Lisa N (207)
Friday February 1, 2013, 6:53 am
Ditto Cher! Thanks for all your perseverence on this one. :)

Past Member (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:18 am
HOORAY! Thanks Cher ~ and all who helped shut this place down.

Constance F (418)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:19 am
And now, what would really put the super icing on the cake, is for the bears to go to sanctuary. Remaining with the current owner is far from ideal. Hopefully, Mr. Clapsaddle decides that now his license is suspended and unable to extract money from his bear park, he will freely relinquish them. Super win !

Ruth C (87)
Friday February 1, 2013, 7:59 am
Thank you Cher for the great news!

Ginger Geronimo (438)
Friday February 1, 2013, 8:11 am
It feels beyond great to win one for the animals!!!

Cher C (1429)
Friday February 1, 2013, 8:35 am

Thnx everyone!!!!!!!!


Anna Undebeck (256)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:34 am
Wow- SO nice to read about this!!! :) Finally, thanks for the fantastic news dear :)

Donna Hamilton (159)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:44 am
Wonderful news! Thanks.

Amy E (66)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:50 am
Great news!

Julie E (405)
Friday February 1, 2013, 9:54 am
You made me cry happy tears Cher. Never EVER give up! No matter what!

This link was on the same site.
Ban Exotic Animal Ownership in N. Carolina

Gabriele R (26)
Friday February 1, 2013, 11:37 am
Brilliant news,well done and I hope that place stays shut and the bears find a better place

Carol H (229)
Friday February 1, 2013, 11:46 am
great news, thank you Cher

pam w (139)
Friday February 1, 2013, 12:40 pm

Ruth M (235)
Friday February 1, 2013, 2:18 pm
Fantastic new for a change hope the bears find peace & happiness they deserve it !!!

. (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 2:35 pm
Now where do these poor animals go? I would have liked to have read a plan for their future.

Sertap Çalışkan (44)
Friday February 1, 2013, 2:40 pm

Kim O (396)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 1:07 am
Doing the hokey pokey!! Hurray!!!!! Thanks Cher!

Danuta W (1250)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:30 am
Noted, thanks.

lori c (29)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 4:28 am

Yvonne F (181)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 10:47 am
FANTASTiC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks Cher for posting this!!!!!!
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