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

- 1886 days ago -
Lucy is a 35-year old female Asian elephant living at the Valley Zoo in Edmonton. Lucy's life at the Valley Zoo is deficient in many respects. She is socially isolated, lives in a tiny barren enclosure, endures a number of ongoing health issues

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Cher C (1430)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:40 am

Send an E-mail to the Mayor and Members of Council

The Valley Zoo is municipally-owned and operated, so the City of Edmonton has the authority to determine how the zoo operates and what decisions are made.

Please write to the City of Edmonton Mayor and each of the Members of Council, to let them know that you want Lucy moved to The Elephant Sanctuary as soon as possible. Tell them that Lucy should not be kept alone; that Edmonton is too cold for elephants; that the zoo's elephant exhibit is too small; and that keeping Lucy is in contravention of Alberta's zoo regulations.

Mayor & Members of Council
City of Edmonton
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA T5J 2R7


Pat B (356)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:12 am
TY, Cher.

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:13 am
Noted. Will send e-mails and signed petition. Your signature has been recorded.

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 9:09 am
s&s&n thx:)))

Anna Undebeck (256)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 9:12 am
Noted and signed the one that was still "avalible". Will also write letters and send to each and everyone of them. Thanks Cher!

Ruth C (87)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 9:18 am

. (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 9:42 am
will send emails

Anneke Andries (279)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:39 am
also shared

naomi c (55)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:52 am
SAVE LUCY! noted, signed, shared. thank you, cher.

Solitary Eagle (324)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:08 am

gabriela v (172)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:15 am
Signed, thanks!

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:06 pm
Noted and sent all 13 emails for Lucy.

Malgorzata Z (198)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:27 pm

Suzanne L (98)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:31 pm
Noted. Signed the one petition still open. Sent e-mail to mayor and council members. TY Cher.

Dianne D (490)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:35 pm
Emails sent. We all need to stick together and demand a better life for Lucy.

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:36 pm
So sad to keep an elephant in solitary confinement

The list of emails i have tried to send says one is not formatted correctly so i will try one at a time if they wont go as one

Noted Thank you

Emma S (239)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:36 pm
Done! Thanks, Cher.

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:39 pm
emailed all + cc zoocheck.

Ann P (17)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 1:16 pm
Noted and signed. So very sad. L♡ve ☮ Peace.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 1:20 pm
What lucy has had to endure for 35 yars is simply appalling, horrendous, ... Animals are certainly incredibly more patient than men in the same situation would be. Although elephants are big creatures, they don't even receive the respect they deserve. Thank you, Cher..

Ritva J (115)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 1:28 pm
Sad beyond words.

Alice C (1797)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 1:30 pm
Signed ~ Lucy needs a much better home with other elephants.

Ruth M (235)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 1:39 pm
Noted will have a go at sending emails. There seems to many elephants in a similar situation to Lucy where/when will it end!!!

Susan G (49)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 2:01 pm
signed one petition other closed will send email next

Christeen A (370)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 2:16 pm

Louise G (1)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 2:16 pm
Noted, thanks.

Glenville J Owen (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 2:27 pm
Confining Lucy and depriving her of her own kind is not an act of kindness. To many zoos are little more than prisons for animals.

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 2:37 pm

Isabelle J (81)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 4:17 pm

Birgit W (160)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 4:44 pm
Signed. Thank you

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 5:53 pm
Shared & Noted.

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 5:55 pm
Thank you. Noted and signed.

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 5:55 pm
Signed petition also.

Julia R (296)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 6:14 pm
Noted and Sent an email to the Edmonton Mayor as well as each member of the council letting them know that Lucy's living arrangements there are non in keeping with acceptable and humane standards for elephants! It is absolutely appalling that this elephant is kept in isolation in such a small enclosure!

Winn A (179)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 6:33 pm
Previously signed petition.

SusanAWAY A (219)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:06 pm
Noted, video shared, and emails written. Good luck Lucy!

Elizabeth Reynolds (60)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:07 pm
The Petition Site petition is closed, I've sent a message to Sarah to see if she can reopen in. I signed the other one and am composing messages to the mayor and city council, as well as to Denise Prefontaine. HOpefully the Petition Site one can reopen!

Thomas P (280)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:26 pm
Noted, and emails sent to mayor and all members of council listed. CC'd copy of letter to zoocheck as well.

Marie W (67)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:43 pm

. (7)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:12 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.

John B (185)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:13 pm
Thanks Cher for the link to the video and action page. Emails composed and sent to all the targeted individuals and zoocheck. Petition signed and posting noted.

Shawna S (45)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:52 pm
I wonder....if they relocate Lucy will her needs be met?? I hate zoos. Lucy should never have been "taken" in the first place...but to endure 35 years in captivity is all ways of wrong.

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:41 pm
noted shared. in my prayers

Joy W (103)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:46 pm
Noted and signed.

Fran F (118)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:36 pm
Signed petition and will send emails. Thanks!

Giana P (398)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:36 pm
Noted & Signed.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:37 pm
Noted and signed - wicked, evil, monstrous bastards - why would they be so callous and inhumane.

Sunday February 17, 2013, 11:39 pm
Signed & Noted will send e-mails later. Thanks Cher

Gysele van Santen (213)
Monday February 18, 2013, 12:45 am
just signed for now, will email tmrw.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday February 18, 2013, 12:53 am

Ludger W (71)
Monday February 18, 2013, 2:19 am

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Monday February 18, 2013, 2:21 am

Danuta W (1248)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:20 am

Ilona a (51)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:22 am

jaya Sinha (26)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:32 am
For every action there is a reaction. According to the law of karma, if we cause pain and suffering to other living beings, we must endure pain and suffering in return, both individually and collectively. We reap what we sow, in this life and the next, for nature has her own justice. No one can escape the law of karma.

Esther Z (94)
Monday February 18, 2013, 7:20 am
Noted and signed. Will send e-mails later.

penny C (85)
Monday February 18, 2013, 7:36 am

Past Member (0)
Monday February 18, 2013, 7:43 am
I sent a letter just now

Donna Hamilton (159)
Monday February 18, 2013, 7:53 am
Noted, signed and e-mailed. Thanks, Cher.

Sandi C (99)
Monday February 18, 2013, 8:08 am

Barbara Erdman (63)
Monday February 18, 2013, 8:34 am
Noted and Tnx Cher :-0

Antiope K (0)
Monday February 18, 2013, 8:40 am
I have already signed & shared!!Thank you!!

Veerle V (44)
Monday February 18, 2013, 9:03 am
Noted ans signed, thanks Cher.

Betty Kelly (4)
Monday February 18, 2013, 9:26 am
Please allow Lucy to go to sancuary. She has enddured years in this prison but has commited no crime.

Sun c (95)
Monday February 18, 2013, 10:06 am
signed. Thank you.

samantha l (0)
Monday February 18, 2013, 11:14 am

Liliana D (125)
Monday February 18, 2013, 11:21 am
noted and petitions signed (previously the care2 petition)

Valerie H (133)
Monday February 18, 2013, 11:48 am
Thank you....even sending a valentine (last year) through PETA...did not work!! This *horrible* council just does NOT get it!! It is FRIGID in Edmonton and no place for an elephant!! The fight goes on for this dear girl!!!!!!!

Pamela W (75)
Monday February 18, 2013, 11:57 am
Noted. Signed and commented one petition (other one now closed) Why on earth can't they send her to be with either Maggie or Samantha (mentioned in write-up on the closed petition) ????

gabriela v (172)
Monday February 18, 2013, 12:12 pm

Diane K (134)
Monday February 18, 2013, 12:22 pm

Jade N (22)
Monday February 18, 2013, 12:24 pm

Lisa N (206)
Monday February 18, 2013, 12:30 pm
Action to be taken, thanks Cher.

Beth Tatum (95)
Monday February 18, 2013, 1:35 pm
I pray Lucy will be sent to the sanctutary in Tennessee soon.

Ruth M (843)
Monday February 18, 2013, 1:46 pm
Npted. My prayers for Lucy. We will be heard. Thanks Cher.

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Monday February 18, 2013, 2:46 pm
notato E` firmato!!!!! my prayers for lucy life and wellfear!!!!!

Jane B (30)
Monday February 18, 2013, 2:56 pm
Emailed the council members and signed petition, thanks.

Natalie V (27)
Monday February 18, 2013, 3:47 pm
noted / signed

Judith Hand (55)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:22 pm
Signed the one petition open. Tx.

Christine S (134)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:26 pm

Paul G (126)
Monday February 18, 2013, 5:03 pm
Noted, signed & shared!

deb s (145)
Monday February 18, 2013, 5:07 pm
signed noted shared too many elephants are ending up like Lucy and why?

Diane B (275)
Monday February 18, 2013, 6:11 pm
so so sad for Lucy

Lisa Gourley (35)
Monday February 18, 2013, 7:38 pm

Ramu Reddy (8)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 1:07 am

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 9:47 am

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 9:47 am

Bill K (4)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 10:48 am
i can type in "noted" for the points too

Carol B (409)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 12:37 pm
Done !

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2013, 8:36 pm
Signed and sent emails.

Jan Garen (86)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 1:49 am
They are ignoring everyone and prolonging her suffering.

Angela B (66)
Friday February 22, 2013, 4:13 pm
Signed and noted.

Michael Holland (10)
Friday February 22, 2013, 4:22 pm
Signed and noted

Helmut H (28)
Friday February 22, 2013, 6:41 pm
Noted and will send an email as well. Thanks Cher!

Marilyn M (145)
Friday February 22, 2013, 7:39 pm
Thank you, Cher. Noted and signed the one available petition with the following additional comment:

It is long past time to stop torturing this poor elephant. Despite your protestations, that is what you are doing by keeping Lucy isolated in barren, cold, and totally unsuitable conditions. If you do have a conscience, it is not in evidence in this case. Apparently the financial benefits you derive from continuing to imprison this poor, suffering creature in untenable conditions override any consideration of her welfare. Shame on you!

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday February 22, 2013, 7:46 pm
noted and mail sent

Susanne P (18)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 2:47 am
Thanks for posting

Klaus Peters (14)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 9:15 am
Tried to sign, but got confused about the process. Sorry.

federico b (46)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:54 pm
Notato. Grazie Cher.

Waltraud U (83)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 5:44 am
what kind of monsters are able to do something.
i wish them what they deserves
n & s

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:34 pm

Cynthia H (100)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 3:40 pm
This has been going on for a long time, and it is embarassing to me as my husband's family is from, and some still live in, Edmonton. Canadians are in general nice people (except for seal bashing, which I also do not understand.)

Valerie Disle (66)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 5:38 pm
signed one petition, the other one is closed

Carol H (229)
Monday February 25, 2013, 4:06 am
signed and noted

Betty Kelly (4)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 7:57 pm
This elephant should be released into a sancutary immediately. Just because someone kidnapped her does not mean they own her. I think her Admitted "owner" should be charged & prosecuted for kidnapping.

Yvonne F (181)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 7:35 am
Actions already taken! Fingers crossed that it will help! Thanks Cher
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