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Borko and Bulgaria's Dr. Dolittle ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

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

- 896 days ago -
This twisted tale began last May when Dr. Georgi Litov found Borko, a stray puppy who was so badly beaten that his spinal column was severed. Horrified to have found a pup who was treated so heinously, the kind Bulgarian doctor filed a petition to the

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Nyack Clancy (540)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:28 am
I have to log-in with a Facebook account- which I don't have

Pat B. (357)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:32 am
Same here, no FB. I have signed petitions re: Borko..and the abuse of this furbaby though. Thank you, Cher for this.

Kit B. (276)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:34 am

Signed, shared on Face book and tweeter. I am sad and horrified that people behave so badly. What has the doctor done to incur such wrath? Saved a beaten dog from certain death. Shame on those Bulgarians that took part in this. Shame on a nation that does not demand immediate arrests and long prison sentences.

Breaking and entering, B&E on private property, endangering the life and threats to well being of Dr Litov, violence against an animal, extreme abuse of an animal, endangering the public safety, those are few charges to get them started.

Kit B. (276)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:37 am

I didn't have to log-in with facebook.

Here is an alternative; send a letter to:

The President of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev:

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Marin Raykov:

Secretary General of Bulgaria, Liliya Ivanova:

with each email copied to the Bulgarian Press:

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:10 am
N&S ~ Refuse to do Facebook.

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:29 am
signed again this horrific case of abuse hope something gets done

thanks noted

Natasha Salgado (662)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:00 am
There are over 32,000 sig's so far! Thanks Cher

Debbie Williamson (305)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:02 am
Signed and noted, again.

Sandi C. (233)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:04 am
I don't do face book.

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:27 am
Noted. I don't have facebook.

. (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:44 am
Mob brutality and stupidity at its ugliest.

naomi cohen (41)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 9:54 am
done with facebook. thank you for this, cher.

Carol Bischoff (419)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 10:09 am

Sara W. (107)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 11:15 am
No facebook.

caroline s. (82)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 11:51 am

Ruth C. (263)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 12:07 pm
I don't have FB.

Gysele van Santen (213)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 12:11 pm
noted, no fb

Anna Undebeck (256)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 12:34 pm
This story is way too much to "take in"its so heartbreaking and upseting so Im crying and screaming at the same time, its one sick thing after the other.

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 12:34 pm

norma laborie (33)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 12:53 pm

Lynn Squance (234)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 1:38 pm
signed --- totally disgusting! And then to keep going back and threatening the doctor? Barbarians!

Marlene Dinkins (268)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 1:44 pm
noted signed Over

Ilona V. (0)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 1:51 pm
Thanks. Noted also no FB

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are
treated." - Mahatma Gandhi -

Birgit W. (155)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 2:16 pm
Thanks, but I am not in Facebook.

Elaine Al Meqdad (267)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 2:47 pm
Signed! I hope they find these POS and paralyze them !!!

Ruth M. (252)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 3:01 pm
Signed (I think) & noted

Mariette G. (169)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 3:13 pm
This is just heartbreaking! Wish I could sign, but not on FB. Thanks Cher!

janet f. (29)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 3:18 pm
already signed

AniMae C. (473)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 3:33 pm
not on fb

S J. (128)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 3:38 pm
already signed.

Barb Knight (1686)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 4:14 pm
Signed and shared with 21 FB friends, no problem!! Thnx Cher!!

Beth M. (234)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 4:23 pm

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 6:00 pm
Already signed, twittered and google shared. They have exceeded their signature goal of 30,000. Right now they are over 32,000 signatures and growing. Thanks for Chering.

Lisa sick Windsor (149)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:06 pm
Done and will keep on it!

. (7)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:36 pm
How horrible for this little dog, noted and signed, thanks Cher.

Suzanne L. (133)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:22 pm
TY Cher. I have been following Borko and Dr. Litov's story for some time now. It has caught the attention of many Care2ers. I have already signed 3 petitions for him and written e-mails to Bulgarian officials, even the Bulgarian consolate in Canada. I am hoping that the coverage and petitions will help little Borko and other strays in that country. Desanka and Sun Ah have been good at keeping updates coming in on Care2 too. I will keep on signing whatever comes forward for this sweet dog and Dr. Litov.

Betty Kelly (4)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:29 pm
I couldn't sign.Why were these people so determined to kill this puppy? No animal should be treated this way.

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:31 pm
Signed and noted. Gladly so.

Christine Stewart (133)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:42 pm
Signed previously. Thank you for keeping this petition going.

pam w. (138)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 8:53 pm
Why the mob? Why were they so intent on killing the dog? There's a LOT we don't know here.

One thing I DO know is.....I'd like to have the mob locked into a cell......

Julie E. (375)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 10:17 pm
Already sign. Signed again with my moms address. Shared and shared some more.


LETS GET THIS STORY ON CNN NEWS! -TAKE ACTION!!! Justice for Disabled Borko! Punish the man who savagely beat him in his own home!

Michelle S. (462)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 10:38 pm
Not a FB member. The back story:

"To: President of Bulgaria, Rosen Plevneliev. Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Marin Raykov. Secretary General of Bulgaria, Liliya Ivanova

We the undersigned demand Justice for Borko.

Borko is a little crippled dog that lives in the village of Selcha (Селча), Municipality of Devin, District of Smolyan in Southern Bulgaria.

In May 2012 Borko was beaten so badly that his spine was broken.

Borko was given a home by a kind Bulgarian Doctor who is now being persecuted for helping stray animals like Borko.

Now recently in 2013 a mob of people came to Borko's house (with a film crew) and videotaped a man attacking and beating Borko in his own back yard.

The man seen beating Borko is said to be a Borian Dafinov Kirov.

Please watch this video link:
You Tube version:

The Bulgarian Government need to investigate and take action on ALL parties involved in this disgraceful act of animal cruelty toward a crippled dog.

We demand that the Bulgarian Government starts to take cruelty to animals seriously and start enforcing the Law against these acts of cruelty.

We want to see better protection for innocent animals and their owners from being persecuted and removed from their homes.

The eyes of the WORLD are upon you and will be watching to see that the Government take action here!"

Dianne D. (475)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 11:10 pm

Lisa Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 11:47 pm
Signed & Shared on FB.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Saturday April 27, 2013, 11:49 pm
Noted and signed.

Ekeim Teeuwisse (147)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 12:26 am
noted, already signed, shared again.
please follow Julie E.'s link above to have CNN air this story, and sign the 2 other petitions mentioned there !

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (43)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 12:49 am

Emma S. (237)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:03 am
Couldn't sign because not on Facebook, but signed the two that Julie mentioned:

LETS GET THIS STORY ON CNN NEWS! -TAKE ACTION!!! Justice for Disabled Borko! Punish the man who savagely beat him in his own home!

. (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:53 am
already signed and noted,thank you

Donna Hamilton (159)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:25 am
N&S. Thanks, Cher.

Danuta Watola (1243)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:25 am

Arwen Woods (207)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 3:29 am
Oh dear goddess. That poor little dog. I'm sobbing as I type. Just how can these "people" do this? It is beyond cruel, its pure evil. So signed, noted and shared.x

Ana Marija R (200)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 4:01 am
Thank you!

Waltraud U. (85)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 4:50 am
done - signed another petition - ty

Fi T. (18)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 5:16 am
This is unacceptable since it's a living life like us

deb s. (145)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 6:16 am
DONE and I have been trying to follow this story I don't know how old this petition is but I believe I have some news more recent good news i will have to find it and post donation area too I believebut still S & N shared and commented i really feel for this Borko pup so very wrong the bad dealt him and to try and punish those who do good for him what is it all coming too?

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:29 am
Signed and noted thanks

Joanne A. (44)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 7:51 am
Signed and noted. Thanks

Constance F. (429)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:18 am
Thanks for signing the petition

Oh eve (43)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 8:40 am
Very sadly ,we seen the short video clip on youtube...
It was very very sad.....The little one can't run away and his companions are watching nervously and helplessly from inside the house.

Ingrid A. (532)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:06 am
Its done.

aj E. (164)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:13 am

cynthia B. (219)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:20 am
Evil i don't do facebook will follow the other links

Raul M. (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:32 am
I have not Facebook account. Sorry cannot sign.

Judith Hand (56)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:59 am
Noted and signed.

Betty Kelly (4)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:13 am
Why are these heartless, evil beings so determined to maim/kill this little dog?

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:22 am
Signed and noted. I hope they catch the person responsible and treat him the same way he treated that puppy.

Inge Bjorkman (175)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:38 am
sent a letter

Valerie H. (133)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:29 am
Thank you - previously signed on *Causes*

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 1:06 pm
Have no facebut acct and never will...this is crap that facebook is apart of this.........not everyone in the world wants their live on 3D internet

Paul Girardin (126)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:43 pm
Signed, noted & shared!

Ann L. (24)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 9:59 pm
Signed, forwarded and FB. Thanks Cher

D D. (102)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:12 pm
No fb...but extremely sad story....what is going on?

ivetacer cer (66)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:34 pm
I am not a FB member , sorry . Petition signed before , thanks

Vinnie m. (333)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 10:54 pm
I'm not on Facebook either like Nyack, my friend. But have Signed for Borko already. Poor Good Doctor who was trying to help this helpless pup. What EVIL people. I'll try another link to Sign again. I hope they get what they have coming in HELL..Because GOD don't like UGLY..

Past Member (0)
Sunday April 28, 2013, 11:02 pm
Not on facebook but have signed other petitions on this, keep up the good work.

Leslene Dunn (78)
Monday April 29, 2013, 12:51 am
Noted and signed - evil, disgusting bastards - dear God, I so wish I was there - they would not be walking around on two legs anymore. How in God's name can humans be so horrifically cruel - they are from hell and need to be sent back there.

Sara P. (74)
Monday April 29, 2013, 8:57 am
I'm not in Facebook but I've already signed others petitions about this sad story. Thanks a lot Cher.

. (0)
Monday April 29, 2013, 9:33 am
I have already done all i can do to help the poor Borko and his family, one donation and all petition signed
Noted - thank you so much for this Cher

Valerie H. (133)
Monday April 29, 2013, 10:44 am
Thank you - previously signed

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 12:22 pm
signed and noted

. (0)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 5:44 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher

Michelle S. (462)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 7:55 pm
Update from Desanka:

"First court VICTORY. The Judge suspended the eviction notice, meaning that the municipality will have to wait till the end of the trial, and I do not have to leave the building by the 5th of May."

Sherri Martin (123)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:06 pm
Signed and shared to Facebook

Ana Lopes (92)
Friday May 3, 2013, 3:34 pm

ivetacer cer (66)
Friday May 3, 2013, 4:50 pm
Sorry not a FB member

Cindy Rhodes (106)
Friday May 3, 2013, 4:56 pm
Sorry, not on facebook, but I signed & shared the other petition on poor Borko, thank you Cher!!

Waltraud U. (85)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 2:08 am
done already

Wendy F. (46)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 2:24 am

Arlene C. (86)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 2:55 am
Si on se dit humain on se dit amoureux de notre planète et des êtres qui y vivent en prenant bien soin d'eux

federico bortoletto (39)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 6:27 am
Notato,già firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cher.

Michael Holland (9)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 4:46 pm
Signed and noted

Betty Kelly (4)
Monday May 6, 2013, 7:31 pm
Why are these criminals so determined to beat/kill this poor dog?
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