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Speak Out Against Cruel Animal 'Scramble' Events in Waverly, Iowa ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !

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

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On August 1, the Bremer County Fair in Waverly, Iowa, plans to hold animal "scrambles," exceedingly cruel events in which rabbits, chickens, calves, and pigs are released into an arena, only to be frantically pursued by children scrambling about wildly

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Cher C. (1462)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 1:37 pm

On August 1, the Bremer County Fair in Waverly, Iowa, plans to hold animal "scrambles," exceedingly cruel events in which rabbits, chickens, calves, and pigs are released into an arena, only to be frantically pursued by children scrambling about wildly in an attempt to catch them. Being chased and subjected to rough handling, crowds, and loud noises is a terrifying and dangerous ordeal for these fragile and gentle beings, who cannot defend themselves or escape. Making matters worse, the victimized animals will be sent home with participants! Sadly, every year, countless animals are won as "prizes," and as the novelty wears off, many become targets of deliberate cruelty or are bounced around from home to home, relegated to lonely rooms and backyards and ignored. Others are abandoned outdoors to "fend" for themselves, only to die from starvation, dehydration, stress, or injuries sustained in attacks by larger animals.

Please urge the Bremer County Fair to cancel the animal scrambles—then spread this alert far and wide!

Please call and send polite comments to:

Kevin Rasing
Bremer County Fair Board President

Chris Knapp
Bremer County Fair Board General Manager

Dan Demuth
Bremer County Fair Board Vice President


. (0)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 1:54 pm
Comments will be sent concerning this bizarre "event" in Iowa.

Pat B. (356)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 1:55 pm
TY,Cher. Done.

Nyack Clancy (538)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 2:14 pm
will take action- thank you

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 2:35 pm

naomi cohen (44)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 3:10 pm
action taken. thank you, cher.

S J. (128)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 4:43 pm
Noted, thanks Cher.

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 6:16 pm
Noted, twittered and google shared. Phone calls will be made tomorrow. Thanks Cher.

Camilla Vaga (67)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 7:26 pm
action taken, this is so sick and cruel

. (0)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 8:39 pm
Noted & action taken. Thanks Cher

Jerry B. (123)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 9:56 pm
Noted..thanks Cher!

cynthia B. (210)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 10:49 pm
holy poop what Neanderthal came up with this freakin idea? give me a couple of days to think of "a polite comment"

Gloria picchetti (305)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 11:05 pm
Two emails sent.

Leslene Dunn (79)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 11:29 pm
Done - stupid bastards - I wonder how they would like to be put in a ring and I let wild animals in to chase them around.

Marie W. (67)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 11:41 pm

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 12:45 am
Already done.
Thanks Cher!

Shirley S. (181)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 1:02 am

Waltraud U. (86)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 1:24 am
done ty

Ed Plenderleith (4)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 1:37 am
Thanks for sharing.

Lynn D. (0)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 2:07 am
noted --- the page wouldn't come up so couldn't sign!

Giana Peranio-Paz (406)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 2:18 am

Frances Darcy (231)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 3:20 am

Danuta Watola (1258)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 3:35 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 5:01 am

Carol H. (229)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 5:40 am
action to be taken, thanks Cher

John De Avalon (36)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 5:55 am
Disgusting.They ought to be ashamed of themselves.

Ruth C. (264)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:03 am
Will do

Fi T. (18)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:38 am
No more cruelty, please

Ana Fontan (16)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:51 am
NOted and letter to be sent. Thank you Cher!

Louis Olivencia (41)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 9:24 am
Let'shope with all the "noted" comments something will finally happen here?

. (0)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 9:39 am
Noted - thank you dear Cher

Twyla Sparks (208)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 9:45 am
Done. TY Cher

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 10:04 am
noted 27/6,thank you for sharing

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 10:06 am
noted 27/6,thank you for sharing

Constance F. (429)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 10:18 am
Sent email to Rasing and Knapp ~ thank you for posting.

Julie E. (373)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 11:25 am
E-mail's sent.

Valerie H. (133)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 12:13 pm
**** OUTRAGEOUS ***.....what on earth is WRONG with these 'gasp' ..... *individuals* ??????

Thank you - emails to be sent

Ruth R. (233)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 1:25 pm
SEnt one good email, Thank you to those men and women -- who sent one email too!

Nils Anders Lunde (614)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 1:49 pm

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 6:17 pm
Done. Shared on FB.

DORIS L. (61)
Friday June 28, 2013, 8:04 am

Tom Tree (236)
Friday June 28, 2013, 8:34 am

W T F !!

Emails Sent, Noted & Shared !!

Elizabeth Pugliese (8)
Friday June 28, 2013, 1:56 pm
Oh yeah, this is a disaster waiting to happen.

deb s. (145)
Friday June 28, 2013, 7:11 pm
can we just leave the animals be and find other entertainment other than using animals like this!!!!please give and have heart!

Sara P. (69)
Wednesday July 3, 2013, 7:37 am
Noted Cher, thank you.
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