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Stop the Animal Cruelty to Santorini Donkeys ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


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

Cher
- 522 days ago - avaaz.org
The antiquated, open, animal cruelty occurring to the tourist donkeys of Santorini is unacceptable and needs to be stopped.



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Beatrice M. (11)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:37 pm
signed
 

Angel W. (257)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:54 pm
Noted, signed and shared
 

. (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:59 pm
done. Is there any animal who is not treated with cruelty.
 

NicoleAWAY W. (631)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:07 pm
2 more signatures, and shared. thank you Cher
 

Darren Woolsey (74)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:09 pm
Thanks for sharing this Cher. . . Noted, signed, and passed around.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:21 pm
Signed!
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:23 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you, Cher.
 

Shana M. (60)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:27 pm
signed and noted.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:31 pm
signed
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:00 pm
Just so sad. Donkey abuse is rampant and in Morocco it's also pitiful. Just because these people are often uneducated,it's not an excuse for lack of compassion and kindness. S+S,thx Cher.
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:05 pm
Signed.
 

Joanne A. (40)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:39 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks
 

Nyack Clancy (435)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:11 pm
Noted and signed- thank you
 

Elizabeth O. (87)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:27 pm
Signed.
 

Barbara D. (73)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:40 pm
NS&S. Thanks for signing
 

Lisa Neste (699)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:47 pm
Thanks for signing -- your name has been added to this petition!.
 

AniMae Chi (406)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:47 pm
SIGNED # 925
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:50 pm
Signed and shared on FB, thanks Cher. I visited Santorini from a cruise ship and know just what a terrible climb it is for these poor donkeys. I chose to walk up but most people don't.
 

Autumn S. (149)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:25 pm
signed and noted
 

Thomas P. (468)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:35 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:42 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:49 pm
S&N, thanks Cher!
 

Joe R. (189)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 4:51 pm
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Beverly M. (85)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 5:22 pm
Noted and signed ~ thank you Cher!
 

Christeen Anderson (490)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 5:40 pm
Signed.
 

naomi cohen (44)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 5:59 pm
signed! thank you, cher.
 

aj E. (164)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:02 pm
done.
 

Vicky P. (463)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:03 pm
Noted and signed
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:32 pm
Signed
 

Pat B. (354)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 6:45 pm
TY,Cher.Done.
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:04 pm
Signed.
 

Erin R. (168)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:16 pm
n & s
 

Lynn Squance (232)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:30 pm
If tourists can't manage to haul their own butts up the hill, steep or not, why should they expect a donkey to do it for them. It is time for all the tourists to climb the hill and work off that cruise dinner fare. Nobody says the tourists have to go up quickly, but pace the journey. The donkeys do not deserve that cruelty, I think if I ever went there, I would pay for the ride and then walk beside the donkey to ensure that the donkey had at least one "free trip". Better still, maybe the cruise ships should stop going there.

Signed
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:32 pm
Noted, signed with a heavy heart, twittered and google shared. Thanks for Chering. And I agree with Toni A. Seems like there isn't a single animal that is not faced with some form of abuse or neglect. Makes me very sad.
 

. (5)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 7:55 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.
 

Constance F. (433)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:05 pm
Thanks for signing -- your name has been added to this petition!.
 

Eternal Gardener (743)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:40 pm
SIGNED!
 

Mary R. (256)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:36 pm
NOTED AND SIGNED THANKS
 

LMj Sunshine (125)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 9:39 pm
TY!!
 

Marie W. (65)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:03 pm
S&N
 

Sandra Patterson (60)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:05 pm
signed and noted,thank you ..this makes me furious!
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:45 pm
Noted and signed - if ever I was granted one wish it would be to take all animal abusers, hunters and poachers and spend the rest of my days torturing them to death in the most agonising way.
 

Frans Badenhorst (552)
Friday April 12, 2013, 12:31 am
I know what it feels like to walk around with an open wound that does not heal....it completely fills your mind, the pain......very difficult.....that poor creature spends his LIFE like that.....no

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Mariann Rannenberg (151)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:01 am
Signed and noted
 

Nils Anders Lunde (550)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:38 am
N&S
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:59 am
signed.
 

SANJA v. (98)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:15 am
done with love for animals and gratitude to Cher
 

Danuta Watola (1198)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:45 am
noted
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:53 am
S+N
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:59 am
Signed.
 

Ana R (220)
Friday April 12, 2013, 3:21 am
Done.... with hope
Thank you!
 

. (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 4:00 am
signed and noted,thank you
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:49 am
done with hope Perhaps a letter of protest to cruise ships would help discourage this abuse
Thanks for signing -- your name has been added to this petition!.
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:55 am
Thanks for signing -- your name has been added to this petition!
 

Shawna S. (43)
Friday April 12, 2013, 7:00 am
NOTED AND SIGNED. Thank you Cher :")
 

Mike H. (221)
Friday April 12, 2013, 9:32 am
Thanks for signing -- your name has been added to this petition!.
 

Ellen G. (340)
Friday April 12, 2013, 9:44 am
2 sigs
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Friday April 12, 2013, 9:46 am
Its done.
 

. (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 9:54 am
Signed and noted - thank you dear Cher
 

caroline s. (80)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:16 am
signed of course, with a heavy heart. Donkey abuse is so common, it makes me so angry
 

Emma S. (227)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:19 am
Done! Thanks, Cher.
 

. (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:23 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:38 am
Signed and shared, poor babies.
 

Yvonne F. (172)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:41 am
So signed!!!! poor donkeys!!!! Thanks Cher
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:51 am
done; TY
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 11:01 am
S&n thx Cher:))
 

Gabriele R. (29)
Friday April 12, 2013, 11:01 am
Poor animals,signed and noted
 

Camilla Vaga (69)
Friday April 12, 2013, 11:33 am
signed
 

Valerie H. (135)
Friday April 12, 2013, 11:52 am
Thank you - signed
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Friday April 12, 2013, 11:59 am
How could these people care so little for these animals that spend their entire lives working for them? This must be stopped.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 12:33 pm
Signed
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:03 pm
Done
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:03 pm
signed & noted
 

Sandi C. (235)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:29 pm
s/n
 

Arwen Woods (207)
Friday April 12, 2013, 1:56 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Beth M. (244)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:03 pm
Done
 

Cal Mendelsohn (990)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:26 pm
signed and noted--thanks Cher
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:32 pm
Noted and signed, this is an unnecessary cruelty!
 

Carol D. (109)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:34 pm
Some places do help a lot with donkeys WSPA have a sanctuary in Israel and help teach the natives and treat the donkeys but there are still so many places where the poor donkeys are so mistreated Its so sad

Signed ¬ed thanks
 

Yvette S. (31)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:36 pm
Noted and signed
 

Ilona V. (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:43 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Friday April 12, 2013, 2:48 pm
noted very sad !!!! i just have too much compassion for this animals. all they do is work without stop . and they are just abused in return!!!
 

Ritva J. (111)
Friday April 12, 2013, 3:11 pm
Noted and signed with sadness in my heart.
 

Patricia Cannell (751)
Friday April 12, 2013, 3:27 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Mary ann S. (11)
Friday April 12, 2013, 3:36 pm
I think the harness should be put on the people that think this is such a great idea. Let it rub them raw and whatever you do leave it that way
 

Helmut H. (28)
Friday April 12, 2013, 4:23 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Cher!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Friday April 12, 2013, 4:59 pm
Signed and noted, thanks.
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Friday April 12, 2013, 5:10 pm
Noted and Signed with sadness. Thank You Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:33 pm
S&N
 

Marie Squire (9)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:36 pm
TY, Care2
 

Alex Keir (1)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:51 pm
signed
 

Juliana Saxberg (3)
Friday April 12, 2013, 6:56 pm
signed and noted
 

Esther Z. (101)
Friday April 12, 2013, 8:18 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Harshiita Sharma (138)
Friday April 12, 2013, 8:20 pm
done
 

Joy Wong (75)
Friday April 12, 2013, 8:33 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:59 pm
Signed & Shared on FB.
 

Doug McKenna (0)
Friday April 12, 2013, 11:40 pm
Signed & Shared on FB.
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Friday April 12, 2013, 11:44 pm
thank you
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Friday April 12, 2013, 11:44 pm
thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 12:13 am
noted + signed
 

back soon no-mail (388)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 1:12 am
I spent 10 years in Santorini and it seems nothing has changed there.
Signer 1,355. TY Cher!
 

Carol Bischoff (378)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 2:35 am
Noted and signed.
 

Nikki B. (129)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 2:47 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Mireille Picron (46)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 3:33 am
Done.
 

Zoe d. (24)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 5:02 am
s&n
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 5:26 am
N&S. Thanks, Cher.
 

Susan Allen (221)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 5:57 am
Noted, signed and shared.
 

Alison A. (234)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 6:47 am
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Tom Tree (254)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 7:09 am
Signed, Noted & Shared
This is outrageous!
No animal abuse is acceptable !!
 

Aaron Bouchard (130)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 8:05 am
Signed and noted thanks
 

Kay M. (351)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 8:15 am
done.
 

Lori Mabry (18)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 10:32 am
animal abuse is uncalled for especially for the sake of tourist
 

Ana Lopes (77)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 1:03 pm
There is no sense in keeping exploiting these animals for tourism.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 2:11 pm
Done
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 2:11 pm
Done
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 2:30 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher....
 

Lee P. (0)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 4:13 pm
Signed for my donkey! NO animal should be treated this way!
 

paolo gualandri (5)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 6:05 pm
Done
 

Fran away F. (111)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 6:48 pm
Thanks for signing -- your name has been added to this petition!

This makes me never want to go to Santorini, not unless they start treating these poor donkeys with the respect and care that they deserve. TY, Cher.
 

Nancy Black (302)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 11:08 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, and signed and tweeted.
 

Joan AWAY McAllister (1084)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 11:12 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks Cher
 

Arild Warud (164)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 2:53 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

nicole silva (12)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 4:57 pm
signed
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 3:50 am
signed and noted
 

. (0)
Friday April 26, 2013, 1:09 am
signed and noted,thank you
 

Angelo Santorini (0)
Wednesday June 5, 2013, 7:13 pm
Hello from Greece.My name is Vagelis and i am from Greece.I want to say about this photo first : the photo is an old photo that every one can find on internet. B) About the Donkeys in Santorini and the Owners.THEY Have Rules and they Care about their animals since they have born at their Owners Homes.They care their Donkeys like everybody care about his pet.The difference is that the animal needs more care, for food, for the veterinary for more things than a dog or a cat.This is a big costs.At the island there is a health check for the donkeys and always supervised by organized Union for the Donkeys.Most of animals are Mules.The owners respect their animals because they grow up with them.I think the columnist has never been to the island of Santorini to see the donkeys up close. See more:
http://www.santorini-donkeyunion.com/
 

Cathy C. (0)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 10:04 am
signed, posted to facebook, email to family
 
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