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URGENT: Animals in Laton, California, Need Your Voice ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

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

- 1907 days ago -
This Sunday, the Laton Lions Club has reportedly scheduled a "Barnyard Scramble" for the organization's 49th annual rodeo. Bunnies, piglets, calves, lambs, and chicks will be released into the arena and frantically pursued by children ages 4 to 7.

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Cher C (1426)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 5:05 am

Please urge the Laton Lions Club to cancel this cruel event. And spread this alert far and wide!

Please call and send polite comments to:
Manuel Dias, President
Laton Lions Club

Kelley Medico, Organizer
Laton Lions Club
Laton Lions Club


Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 5:10 am
Really, the way that people treat animals, is sick.

Yvette Fouche (1)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 5:11 am
Of course done

Ruth C (87)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 6:26 am
Will do

Pat B (356)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 7:22 am
Email on the way.!! TY,Cher for this.

Constance F (418)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 7:27 am
How awful. Both emails sent. Thank you -- your message has been sent.


Karen Avery (118)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 7:51 am

naomi cohen (55)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 8:11 am
what a sick, demented 'game'. it is bad enough that this is happening, but the children are learning that this is okay. that animals need no respect, they are just toys. the parents of these kids need serious therapy and a good slap in the face.. signed! thank you, cher.

Anna Undebeck (256)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 8:25 am
SICK!!!! Emails will be sent b4 this day is over!!! Thanks Cher!

Amy E (66)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 8:38 am
emails sent

. (0)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 9:46 am
Will be making calls and sending emails.Naomi hit the nail on the head. Is this what we want our kids to see and participate in? The children don't know better, but the parents sure do. They are teaching them to be cruel. Those poor little animals must be frightened to death.

Mandi T (367)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 10:42 am
Emails on the way. Sick!

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 12:22 pm
copy of email
I have just been reading about the Laton lions club barnyard event
I was quite disturbed to read about this in that animals are pursued by young children until they catch one This causes the animals much stress but even worse is the fact that the animals are then taken home and this creates many neglected and forgotten young animals left in cages in backyards not fed properly, not really wanted and then in many cases becoming homeless because they were not really wanted in the first place
Taking or buying any animal should have a lot of thought This does not happen with events like these It ends up being neglect and abuse for the animal and the child is not really learning the ethics of the care and protection needed to care for a creature as a lifelong thing Its like buying a puppy at Christmas and afterwards its not wanted anymore please do the right thing and stop the barnyard scramble altogether

thank you

Julie E (405)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 12:58 pm
Emailed and will again and I will call and bug the hell out of them!!!

Ann P (17)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 1:24 pm
Noted. Will email. L♥ve ☮ Peace.

Gabriele R (26)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 1:36 pm
How crazy can people be to call this entertainment.Poor animals getting chased by screaming children and being harshly grasped- that is teaching children to be disrespectful to animals.

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 2:32 pm
NS& e-mails sent!

Ruth M (235)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 2:40 pm
Emails sent & noted. What a ridiculous & barbaric event to have!!

Beth M (138)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 2:41 pm
What are these people thinking? How many animals will die because the children will step on them?

Beth M (138)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 2:48 pm

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Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:01 pm
Signed! OK folks, wise up and knock this crap off!!! Ask yourselves if you would want a pedophile stampede and have your children put in a arena for them to be terrorized?

Animae C (514)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:35 pm

Judith Hand (55)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 3:51 pm

Leslene Dunn (84)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 11:04 pm
Noted and email sent - wicked bloody rubbishes - why not have 'catch a despicable human and lock him/her up for the rest of their lives (in solitary confinement)!

Danuta W (1250)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:15 am

. (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 11:18 am
mail sent thanks to Carol for the help
thank you dear Cher for this

Carol H (229)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 5:06 am
action to be taken for sure!!
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