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Tell Rhode Island Lawmakers: Pass REAL Laws to Protect Dogs and Cats From Mutilation ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, pets, suffering )

Cher Away
- 517 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Devocalization does not benefit dogs and cats at all and exposes them to life-threatening risks regardless of the vet's skill and experience. Even a little scar tissue, a normal outcome of any surgery, can cause lifelong anguish or a terrible death



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Christeen Anderson (479)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:58 am
Signed.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 5:24 am
N&S
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 5:28 am
s&n thx:))
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 5:50 am

Armand, You signed on February 26, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Sen. Domenick Ruggerio and Rep. Patricia Serpa
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:00 am
Done,thanks. i sure hope this mutilation against cats and dogs is banned very soon.
 

Gabriela V. (156)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:24 am
Signed, thanks!
 

Leslene Dunn (71)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:44 am
Noted and signed.
 

Michela m. (3813)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:46 am

S&N
 

Joe R. (189)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 7:18 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Pat B. (354)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 7:21 am
TY,Cher.Done.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 8:41 am
Signed
 

Amy E. (66)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 8:44 am
n/s
 

tasunka m. (333)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 9:06 am
signed. How would they like to have their voices taken away?
 

Jan Garen (76)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 9:16 am
This is legalised torture
 

Donna Hamilton (135)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 9:21 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher.
 

Carol D. (104)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 9:43 am
I have never heard of this before
Why would they ever allow this to be done in the first place
Its just for typically selfish vain human beings again
Definately should be banned Its despicable

signed & Noted
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 9:57 am
Lisa, You signed on February 26, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Sen. Domenick Ruggerio and Rep. Patricia Serpa
 

naomi cohen (60)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 10:49 am
signed! this is grotesque. thank you, cher.
 

Barbara D. (107)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 11:15 am
NS&S. Barbara, You signed on February 26,
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 11:35 am
Signed.
 

Beth M. (244)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 11:52 am
Done.
 

John S. (297)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 11:59 am
Signed and noted.
 

Emma S. (225)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 12:23 pm
Done! Thanks, Cher.
 

Nyack Clancy (428)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 1:02 pm
Noted and signed- Thanks Cher
 

Kerstin Strobl (330)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 1:11 pm
Signed, thank you Cher
 

kye j. (41)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 1:14 pm
Signed
 

Beth Tatum (80)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 1:42 pm
Why have a pet if you don't want it to behave like a pet?
 

Barbara Goheen (0)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 1:54 pm
done
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 2:15 pm
signed, and disgusted
 

Gysele van Santen (210)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 2:33 pm
signed, thnx Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 2:38 pm
signed
 

Dee C. (214)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 2:47 pm
Signed & noted sweetie..
Thank you..
 

marlene barrett (6)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 2:56 pm
signed and shared
 

Robby R. (15)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 3:08 pm
Signed
 

Thomas P. (468)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 3:16 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

Mariette G. (147)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 3:26 pm
Signed, thanks Cher!
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 3:30 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you, Cher.
 

Susie S. (4)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 3:34 pm
signed and shared
 

Natalie V. (27)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 3:41 pm
noted / signed earlier today
 

Ruth catchin up M. (252)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 3:49 pm
Signed & noted
 

Muriel Servaege (39)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 3:58 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Valentina R. (4)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:05 pm
The owners & vets who do this to animals need to be mutilated.
 

Eternal Gardener (703)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:06 pm
N&S
 

Birgit W. (140)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:07 pm
Signed
 

Lisa Gourley (35)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:32 pm
TY
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:43 pm
Done !!!
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:43 pm
Signed. Any vet that would do these procedures to a dog or cat should lose his license. This is simply animal cruelty.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:44 pm
Signed
 

Kay M. (351)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 5:32 pm
done.
 

aj E. (163)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:15 pm
s&n
 

Mary R. (248)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:18 pm
SIGNED
 

Mike H. (217)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:26 pm
Michael, You signed on February 26, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Sen. Domenick Ruggerio and Rep. Patricia Serpa
 

Mary R. (248)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:35 pm
Already siigned
 

Paul Girardin (140)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 6:57 pm
Noted, signed and shared!
 

Kathleen B. (37)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 7:05 pm
signed and saddened by the multitude of places in US that do not forbid these abuses of animals. We have much work to do.
 

Erin R. (170)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 7:41 pm
n & s
 

Mary T. (280)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 9:30 pm
signed
 

Veronica C. (42)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 9:53 pm
Absolutely signed.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 9:56 pm
Done.!!
 

Marie W. (64)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 10:47 pm
S&N
 

Helen Porter (41)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 10:48 pm
noted and signed
 

Cheryl Ulrich (108)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 11:12 pm
This is so wrong ! Signed , noted and shared ! :(
 

Fran away F. (110)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 11:21 pm
I can't think of any reason removing the vocal cords would be ethical, unless cancer were present. Signed and noted, thanks, Cher.
 

Julie E. (330)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 11:39 pm
Julie, You signed on February 26, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Sen. Domenick Ruggerio and Rep. Patricia Serpa
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 12:31 am
Victoria, You signed on February 26, 2013.
 

Danuta Watola (1180)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 2:15 am
noted
 

Anna Undebeck (203)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 2:23 am
What a shame...
SIGNED!!! Thank you Cher.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 3:03 am
S+N
 

Julia R. (287)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 3:36 am
Noted, Signed & Shared! This is procedure is terrible animal cruelty and can even result in the death of the animal! No state should allow a veterinarian to legally "mutilate" an animal by devocalization because that's what it is!
 

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 3:54 am
signed of course
 

Fi T. (16)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 4:01 am
Can't you see their desperate eyes?
 

Tanya W. (45)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 4:02 am
Noted and already signed.
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 4:06 am
thank you
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 4:07 am
thank you
 

Veerle V. (41)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 5:01 am
Signed, thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 5:46 am
Done.
 

Joy Wong (73)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 6:25 am
Noted and signed.
 

Sharon F. (0)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 6:27 am
All animals should be treated kindly. Thank you.
 

Laurie S. (73)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 8:00 am
Laurie, You signed on February 27, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Sen. Domenick Ruggerio and Rep. Patricia Serpa
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 8:22 am
Olivia, You signed on February 27, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Sen. Domenick Ruggerio and Rep. Patricia Serpa
thanks Cher
 

Liliana D. (124)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 8:57 am
done, thanks
 

Valerie H. (134)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 9:21 am
Thank you, signed
 

Sarah G. (110)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 9:44 am
signed, thanks
 

DORIS L. (61)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 9:52 am
Signed and noted.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 11:03 am
Signed and shared, thank you.
 

Stephanie Reap (192)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 11:08 am
signed and noted TY
 

Pamela W. (75)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 11:18 am
Noted ! Petition signed and commented ! There must be more than one petition for this, as I'm sure I've signed one before . People who don't want their pets to be able to "talk" SHOULDN'T HAVE PETS ...... SAME APPLIES TO DE-CLAWING CATS !!!!!!
 

Virginia Esquer (8)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 11:37 am
signed
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 12:08 pm
Signed.
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 12:09 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 12:16 pm
Noted and signed with thanks Cher. This abusive practice should be stopped, people having this done should not have gotten a pet in the first place.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (177)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 12:41 pm
podpisane
 

Cheriann P. (17)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 12:45 pm
Noted and signed. It's the owners that should be mutilated. L♡ve ☮ Peace.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 12:49 pm
S&N
 

Esther Z. (101)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 1:16 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 1:49 pm
Noted, signed, twittered and google shared. Thanks for Chering.
 

Shirley S. (172)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 3:17 pm
Noted & signed TY
 

Liz Gillard (107)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 3:27 pm
Noted and signed to end this cruel practice.What kind of vet would do this to an innocent cat/dog,disgusts me!!!!!!!!! Thank you.Liz Xx
 

Aaron Bouchard (125)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 6:47 pm
Signed and noted thanks
 

Joan M. (1091)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 7:22 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks Cher
 

Jade N. (22)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 8:19 pm
thanks!
 

Jade N. (22)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 8:19 pm
cannot sign, will try again later :)
 

Christina M. (0)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 8:57 pm
thanks!
 

Bmr Reddy (8)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 2:03 am
Noted
 

Ram Reddy (7)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 5:18 am
Noted
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 7:32 am
Noted Char :-0 Thnx
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 1:02 pm
Noted
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 2:22 pm
Done!
 

carol k. (17)
Thursday February 28, 2013, 3:38 pm
signed & commented!
 

Arild Warud (159)
Friday March 1, 2013, 2:57 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Dianne D. (455)
Friday March 1, 2013, 9:55 am
signed
 

Jane Mckenzie (20)
Friday March 1, 2013, 3:17 pm
you should not even need a petition
 

Donnaa D. (12)
Friday March 1, 2013, 3:20 pm
noted signed shared
 

Cynthia H. (101)
Friday March 1, 2013, 3:25 pm
When I see / find an animal who is loose, if it is not in a dangerous area and it is not in pain, I do not take it (even though I do dog rescue) because chances are great that it will simply be put down. If it is sick, very skinny, or injured, then I will pick it up. Sad.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday March 1, 2013, 4:11 pm
noted and signed
 

iveta cer (71)
Friday March 1, 2013, 4:39 pm
Signed , thanks
 

Bettina Galo (70)
Friday March 1, 2013, 4:58 pm
When a society is allowed and not punished harshly cruelty, supported and creates the conditions of a society that is moving towards violence and overall lack of values.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Friday March 1, 2013, 6:12 pm
Signed & Shared.
 

Aurea Walker (186)
Friday March 1, 2013, 6:14 pm
S & N What will it take to stop all of our own insanity regarding our companion/ animals? Declawing, vocal chord removal, docking of tails and ear. For what purpose? To please their vain, stupid idea of what our companions should look and not sound like. The vets should hold themselves to a higher standard! By the same token the owners major responsibility is having their companions spayed and neutered.
 

Manel Dias (20)
Friday March 1, 2013, 6:53 pm
This is absolutely horrific that vets go forward to perform such cruel methods to mutilate animals simply for the puppose to have a designer cat or a dog. In the first place these brutal practices must be totally Banned anywhere in the world. Animals are so sensitive, gentle, and they too feel the pain, fear, agony sufferings etc. Anyone who make suffer an Innocent Animal ...in return should get abused and suffer.
 

Lee Bailey (2)
Friday March 1, 2013, 8:05 pm
I can think of more people who annoy me with their talking then any animal. And what kind of a vet would perform this procedure? Someone should post an article or inform local news media of any vet who performs this barbaric act.
 

Cinzia Palamara (65)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 2:32 am
Noted, signed and shared .Thanks for sharing
 

Susanne P. (18)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 2:45 am
Signed and noted
 

Syd Henley (0)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 4:03 am
I fail to understand why anyone would have a dog de vocalised. Surely one of the reasons for having a pet dog, apart from having its love and affection, is for it through its far superior sense of hearing, smell and sight, to give early warning of danger or anyone with ill intent lurking around your home. How the hell can a dog that is unable to vocalise, do that.
We frequently hear of cases where a dogs barking has woken families and allowed them valuable time to escape from fires and other dangers in their home, thus saving their lives.
 

federico bortoletto (32)
Saturday March 2, 2013, 7:16 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cher.
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 5:08 am
signed and noted for sure!!
 

Alison A. (229)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 3:22 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Yvonne F. (163)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:56 am
Already signed! Hopefully noted!! Thanks Cher
 

Wendy F. (41)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 4:12 am
Signed
 

Marina M. (137)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 10:16 am
Signed and Shared. Thanks
 
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