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Animals  (tags: animals, pets, protection, environment )

- 1825 days ago -
Although most major brand pet food manufacturers deny that they use euthanized shelter animals in pet food, the fact remains that it is done, and it is legal. Euthanized animals are rendered into meat meal, and meat-by-products at numerous locations.

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Cher C (1429)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:19 am

Please sign Lydia's petition!!!! thnx!!


Pat B (356)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:19 am

Mael van der Vliet (25)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:27 am
Signed, thank you ! :)

Constance F (418)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:35 am
No problem ! I don't trust most commercial pet foods. Sickening. Not designed for your pet's health. $$$$$$$
Constance, You signed on May 20, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Barack Obama/ FDA

Joe R (190)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:38 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.

Nicole W (646)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:38 am
signed and shared, thank you Cher

Charlie m (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:42 am
did not know this

. (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:46 am
Signed and Noted.

Ruth C (87)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:47 am

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:51 am

Armand, You signed on May 20, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Barack Obama/ FDA
shared on FB, TU Cher

Elena Bonati (35)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:12 am
Signed and noted.

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:25 am
S+S,thx Cher.

Bianca D (87)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:26 am
With the way mad cow disease came about (feeding cattle with feed that included dead cattle) I am dismayed that this is occurring.

Tina P (30)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:29 am
Shades of Solyent Green! Horrible that we have to euthanize them!

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:53 am
SIGNED! Thanks Cher.

Solitary Eagle (324)
Monday May 20, 2013, 9:12 am
I had no idea. Signed and noted.

Mary T (358)
Monday May 20, 2013, 9:28 am
Signed & Noted - making me sick thinking my cats & dogs ate dead cats & dogs

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 9:40 am
I really don't see why this is so unacceptable. Is there any difference between a dead cat or dog and a dead chicken or cow? Our companions require animal protein and any dead animal provides animal protein. We allow cats and dogs to breed unchecked, we abandon them, and we have no option but to euthanize them. Should their existence have no value or purpose at all?
Okay, before you take aim please give me time to duck!

. (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 9:51 am
Nestle 'Purina (information from time stomach)?
AND WHY WE SUPPORT vivisection?

The president of the American Association for the official control of food intake has admitted that it is common practice that the bodies of dead pet animals for euthanasia are used as components of dry food under the name of "flesh and bones."

All of the following products for Purina dog food contain the ingredient "meat and bones": Purina Dog Chow, Alpo dry dog ​​food, Purina Beneful, Purina Active Senior, Purina Fit & Trim, Purina Little Bites, Purina Healthy Morsels.

All of the following products for Purina cat food contains the ingredient "meat and bones" Purina Cat Chow, Friskies dry cat food.

Beyond the horror of such a practice, the phenobarbital, used to kill the animals, it remains in significant quantities in the flesh of animals. In addition, the corpses of dogs killed in shelters are sent to factories and thrown into machines that shred them wearing collars against fleas and identification plate, then this is all that will be used to compose the kibble.

It 'clear that the Purina is able to contain the cost of its products by using ingredients very low quality, but use animals from shelters is unjustifiable, unacceptable as are the health problems that this may cause.

(And now we understand why, in America, will never stop killing animals in shelters, despite the protests of the people) ...

In addition, the Purina supports vivisection producing food specially designed for laboratory animals: LabDiet.

Indeed, the web pages of LabDiet, goes to recommend the various breeds that are better suited to animal testing.

According to them, the Beagles would be compatible with the long-term experimentation, because "they adapt well to life in a cage."
Greyhounds says Purina, are "a common choice for surgical experimentation."

Eventually, the company asserts that the dogs are very popular for sperimentazine animal, thank you "to their temperament and loyalty to their guardians."

These statements of a company that supports even that pet animals are her passion.

How can the Purina claim to be "passionately committed to giving pets a better life," while simultaneously supporting vivisection?

Guys boycot PURINA
#206 sadly signed and noted - thank you dear Cher

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:00 am
Done, TY

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:09 am
S&n thx Cher:))

Lisa N (206)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:11 am

Lisa, You signed on May 20, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Barack Obama/ FDA

naomi cohen (55)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:25 am
i am horrified to learn this. dear curzio, thank you for the information we all need to know about. signed! thank you, cher.

Eve L (57)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:34 am
This is nonsense...

Sara P (57)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:36 am
Signed Cher, thanks a lot. A lots of kudos for my friend Curzio and his comment!!!

Monday May 20, 2013, 10:39 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher

Chris C (152)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:40 am
S & N.

Hugo L (255)
Monday May 20, 2013, 10:49 am
Noted & signed, thanks Cher.

Bartlomiej T (296)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:11 am
Noted & signed. Thank you, Cher.

divergent revolution (309)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:26 am

Angelika R (143)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:43 am
Tas takes the word out of my mouth-IT IS WHAT?????? LEGAL?????? SO SIGNED ! THX

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (60)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:48 am

Julie E (405)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:30 pm
Shocked that this would be legal. So signed and shared.

Sara Williams (8)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:30 pm
Do we eat our fellow humans?? No. We do not. Why on earth would we force our pets to eat their own kind? Gladly signed.

Ilona V (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 12:50 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.

isabelle f (55)
Monday May 20, 2013, 1:17 pm
Noted, signed and commented!

mariangela m (154)
Monday May 20, 2013, 1:37 pm
You have got very strange laws in the USA, haven't you???

Beth M (138)
Monday May 20, 2013, 1:38 pm
Signed/shared on FB

Thomas P (280)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:09 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher

Iveta c (41)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:18 pm
Signed , thanks

. (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:18 pm
signed and commented

Past Member (0)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:30 pm
Thanks Cher, I thought I was beyond shocking. How horrible! And thanks Curzio, another green star to you though I can't officially send you another one today.

Kimberly B (89)
Monday May 20, 2013, 2:55 pm
Signed and noted, thank you Cher.

Eternal Gardener (745)
Monday May 20, 2013, 4:05 pm

Henrik Thorsen (31)
Monday May 20, 2013, 4:08 pm

pam w (139)
Monday May 20, 2013, 4:36 pm

Natalie V (27)
Monday May 20, 2013, 4:37 pm
noted / signed

Vicky P (476)
Monday May 20, 2013, 6:25 pm
Noted and signed, sick..

Erin R (181)
Monday May 20, 2013, 7:28 pm
n & s

Roxie H (350)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:04 pm
Very awful, ugh. Also, if you find yourself ever in the terrible position of ever needing to sadly having to euthanize one of your fur-babes, please keep this in mind. The animal creamatoriums are not regulated. So please stay with your pet ALL THE WAY through the process. The grief is over whelming and we tend to want to trust our vet's office, but even they have nothing to do with the pets once they are turned over. So demand to go with your pet. It's a terrible idea, but many complaints come through that the ashes are coming back that are not the owners own pets, and they are valid. Many Many cases are true, people are not getting their own pets back. So, just avoid the hassle. Stay with your pet.

Marie W (67)
Monday May 20, 2013, 8:55 pm

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:48 pm
Noted and signed - never in my life have I heard of something so monstrous - only sick and deranged so called humans could do something as despicable as this.

Gysele van Santen (213)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 12:13 am

Lynn Squance (235)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 12:15 am
Scandalous! This should be illegal! And we worry about China? Perhaps we should euthanise the perpetrators of this and render them!


Sherri G (128)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 1:40 am
OMG If I find out euthanized pets are used in any of my pets food I WILL STOP BUYING THAT PRODUCT IMMEDIATELY. This must be stopped and made illegal now!!!!!!! TY Cher Noted and Signed

Danuta W (1249)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 3:01 am

Arwen Woods (207)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 3:13 am
Soooooooo gladly signed, noted and shared. This makes my blood boil. Thanks Cher.x

Carol Bischoff (409)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 3:31 am
Noted and signed.

Silvia Gonzalez (37)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 3:49 am

Susann K (24)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 5:30 am
Noted & signed!



Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 5:42 am
Olivia, You signed on May 21, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Barack Obama/ FDA/AAFCO

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 6:29 am
This is unacceptable

Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 7:49 am
Victoria, You signed on May 20, 2013.

P A (117)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 7:51 am

Amy E (66)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 8:06 am

Terrie Williams (798)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 8:45 am
Signed, noted and shared.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 8:51 am
Noted & Signed

Yvonne F (181)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 10:10 am
Outrageous!!!!!! So signed!! Thanks Cher

Yvonne F (181)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 10:11 am
Noted too?

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 10:25 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 3:54 pm
this is totally unacceptable even just for the disease it could spread to eventually the human food chain Horrible!

signed & noted thanks

Anne S (14)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 5:13 am
Signed. Thanks Cher

Carol H (229)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 8:38 am
signed and noted for sure!!

Fran F (118)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 4:25 pm
Horrifying! Signed and noted, TY, Cher!. And thanks to Curzio for the not-so-surprising background on Purina/Nestle and to Roxie for the good advice about staying with deceased pets to see they get cremated, not rendered.

Laurie H (817)
Wednesday May 22, 2013, 7:36 pm
Glad to sign & share, Thanks Cher for posting & Sara for sending~

Animae C (516)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:45 am
Signed # 1,411

Arild Gone for now (174)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 5:01 am
Signed,TY Cher.

Evelyn B (79)
Saturday June 8, 2013, 6:54 pm
Noted and signed Tks. Cher... Disgusting Period...
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