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Free Lolita, the Captive Orca Whale ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


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Cher Away
- 396 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Her name is Lolita, and she is 48 years old. August 8th, 2010 marked the 40th anniversary of Lolita's capture from her family, the South Resident orcas in Penn Cove off Whidby Island in Washington.She was kidnapped at the age of 6 from her home



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Kit B. (277)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:11 am

Kit, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

Frans Badenhorst (551)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:11 am
Frans, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

Joe R. (189)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:12 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Christeen Anderson (474)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:15 am
Signed.
 

Betty G. (618)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:22 am
Betty, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

NicoleAWAY W. (625)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:23 am
s/s, ty Cher
 

jeanne schreurs (203)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:24 am
jeanne, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

Mike S. (86)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:27 am
SS&N. Thank you Cher.
 

Pat B. (354)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:32 am
TY,Cher.Done.
 

KAREN G. (233)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:36 am
S&N
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:37 am
Lisa, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
Ty Cher
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:39 am
Done.
 

Natasha Salgado (518)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:51 am
S+S-thx Cher
 

Mary T. (291)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:06 am
Thank you Cher - Signed & Noted
 

Diane K. (136)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:13 am
Signed. thanks Cher!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:20 am
signed
 

Ruth M. (252)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:22 am
Done its a disgrace keeping any of these whales captive!!!
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:27 am
Signed # 60 & Noted & Thank you Cher.
 

Erin R. (169)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:38 am
n & s
 

tasunka m. (334)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:39 am
Signed.
Watched an interesting show with the seaworld trainer whose movie about sea world, tells us that the place is pitiful.
 

Andrea Nemec (219)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:41 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

Sue H. (7)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:43 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Monday July 22, 2013, 8:54 am
Signed and noted. Thank you Cher.
 

Helmut H. (30)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:01 am
Noted & signed, thanks Cher!
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:05 am
Signed.
 

Cyrille D. (116)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:21 am
Noted & Signed, of course ! Thanks a lot, Cher ! Can't wait for Lolita to be freed, finally !
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:21 am
noted + signed
 

naomi cohen (51)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:22 am
signed! thank you, cher.
 

. (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:24 am
#106 Signed and noted - thank you dear Cher
 

Carol D. (108)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:29 am
Retire Lolita and let her return to the ocean She has served her time for greedy mans entertainment
 

Monica T. (294)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:32 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Cher
 

Wendy F. (42)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:43 am
Signed
 

Liz Gillard (107)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:53 am
Noted and signed with hope and left this comment ~Please find it in your heart to release Lolita into the open sea for her to be able to swim and enjoy the rest of her life,she has been imprisoned long enough for mans greed!!! Thank you Cher.Liz Xx
 

Sandi C. (242)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:54 am
signed. let her live out the rest of her life free.
 

Julie E. (345)
Monday July 22, 2013, 10:00 am
#137 Signed and shared.
I am glad these petitions keep circulating. I know I have seen several about Lolita. We sign petitions or whatever we have to do until she is released!
What a great group of people here at Care2!
 

Mike H. (218)
Monday July 22, 2013, 10:15 am
Michael, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

Beverly M. (85)
Monday July 22, 2013, 10:16 am
Noted and signed ~ Thank you Cher!
 

Barbara K. (88)
Monday July 22, 2013, 10:42 am
S & N, thanks, my friend. I hope they set her free soon so she can live a normal life for at least the rest of her life.
 

Lisa Neste (694)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:04 am

Lisa, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

. (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:34 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Kimberly B. (121)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:39 am
Signed and noted, thank you Cher.
 

. (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:57 am
done. Free Lolita already. Geez she has done nothing wrong. Criminals serve less time
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:07 pm
Noted and signed! Thank you, Cher!
 

Carol Bischoff (376)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:07 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Michela m. (3869)
Monday July 22, 2013, 12:28 pm
S&N
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:12 pm
ns
 

Nyack Clancy (431)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:13 pm
Nyack, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

Sandra S. (122)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:20 pm
Thank you,x
 

F gonefourdays F. (110)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:28 pm
Fran, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC.
Thanks very much, Cher.
 

Lauren Kozen (158)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:31 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Twyla Sparks (208)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:47 pm
done it all
 

Ana Fontan (16)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:49 pm
Done, thnx Cher!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:53 pm
petition signed
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (49)
Monday July 22, 2013, 1:55 pm
S&N
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:02 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Gysele van Santen (212)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:30 pm
signed.
 

Thomas P. (468)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:55 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

IlonaAWAY TODAY V. (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 2:55 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.

# 322
 

AniMae Chi (399)
Monday July 22, 2013, 3:42 pm
AniMaeChi ..
Jul 23
# 348
 

Alison A. (231)
Monday July 22, 2013, 3:45 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:31 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Cher.
 

J Harris (35)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:35 pm
Signed & noted
 

Esther Z. (101)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:38 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Karen B. (8)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:56 pm
POOR LOLITA, HUMANS should be ashamed of keeping Lolita hostage.!!! S&S.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:05 pm
n s
 

samantha l (0)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:15 pm
Signed!
 

Shirley S. (173)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:18 pm
done
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Monday July 22, 2013, 5:56 pm
Signed.
 

GGmaSheila D. (154)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:21 pm
Signed, noted and commented - How would you feel if your family was rounded up, many dying in the process? How would you feel if your child were imprisoned in an illegal space and trained to entertain? Please free Lolita and train her to live in the ocean, with her pod.
 

Mm M. (449)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:21 pm
Signed
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Monday July 22, 2013, 7:43 pm
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher...
 

Shana M. (60)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:10 pm
signed and noted
 

ER C. (65)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:44 pm
SIGNED & SHARED
 

Despina Vekris (9)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:46 pm
signed
 

Charmaine Shannon (81)
Monday July 22, 2013, 9:50 pm
Noted, Signed and Shared!! These conditions need to be INVESTIGATED and then made to be Corrected until something can be done to HELP her get her FREEDOM!!!! This should have never gone on this long.....WHY???? Thank-You Cher....This may bring attention to this matter!!
 

Lynn Squance (230)
Monday July 22, 2013, 10:03 pm
signed
 

. (3)
Monday July 22, 2013, 10:16 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.
 

Elizabeth O. (87)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:24 pm
Signed.
 

Sherri G. (111)
Monday July 22, 2013, 11:47 pm
National Geographic has a new movie in the theaters call "Black Fish". It exposes sea world and all who exploit whales and dolphins and hold them inhumanely captive in small tanks. LET THE GO. Recommend the movie. Signed and Noted TY Cher
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 12:10 am
Noted and signed - how difficult would it be for experts at rescuing these animals to go in and set her free!!! Surely this can be done!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 12:33 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:14 am
thank you for signing:
Free Lolita, the Captive Orca Whale
 

Danuta Watola (1191)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 2:38 am
noted.
 

sharon wardle (89)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:38 am
S,S & N. I also shared the petition to the facebook group that I am a member of called "Freedom for Lolita"
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:46 am
#541@N...
Thank you.
 

Anne S. (14)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:24 am
TY Cher
 

Yvette S. (30)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:27 am
Noted and signed
 

Yvette S. (30)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:28 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Susan B. (65)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:49 am
Signed
 

Jaya Sinha (26)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:26 am
signed and noted.
 

Carol J. (15)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:49 am
Noted & signed.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:07 am
S&N
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:19 am
Olivia, You signed on July 23, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

Ruth S. (307)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:16 am
Signed

Free Lolita!!
 

Harshiita Sharma (139)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:27 am
Signed! Lolita so deserves a great home.
FREE LOLITA!
 

Amy E. (66)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:41 am
n/s
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:30 am
thank you for signing:
Free Lolita, the Captive Orca Whale
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:32 am
I really hope this happens! Poor Lolita!
 

Inge Bjorkman (137)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:17 am
Signed
 

Jeaneen A. (123)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:19 am
Signed. There is a petition for anti vivisection on forcechange, if anyone would like to sign it.
 

Suju Bala (26)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:29 am
poor lolita.. i pray you are freed to return to the ocean..
 

Maria Papastamatiou (4)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:58 am
Signed. Thanks for letting us know.
 

Patricia H. (468)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:32 am
done
 

Sara P. (56)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:33 am
Sara, You signed on July 22, 2013.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Miami Seaquarium, United States Department of Agriculture-USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-APHIS, Animal Care- AC
 

Teresa Garcia (39)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:54 am
S & N :)
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:17 am
petycja podpisana
 

Birgitta S. (225)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:33 am
KIITOS
 

Mike M. (55)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:37 am
N&S
 

linda newman (2733)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 12:00 pm
signed and noted
 

Suzanne B. (246)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 12:04 pm
thank you for sharing this!
 

Aaron Bouchard (126)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 12:32 pm
signed and noted thanks
 

Cinzia Palamara (64)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:10 pm
Signed & shared. Thnaks
 

Maria S. (102)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:12 pm
Noted & signed. Thanks for sharing!
 

Cheriann P. (17)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:18 pm
Noted & signed. L♥ve ☮ Peace.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 2:52 pm
Done.!!
 

Joan M. (1090)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:27 pm
N & S. Thanks Cher
 

Amy L. (82)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 4:16 pm
Signed and noted. You have no right to the lives of these animals.
 

Jeanne Rogers (712)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 5:40 pm
ATTN: Mr. Hurtz. --- Please release Lolita, please. Has she not suffered enough? She has been stolen from her family and held captive for 40 years. Hasn't this sweet and innocent creature suffered enough? If not released, if she cannot experience freedom one more time, I suspect that she will die of boredom or a broken heart. She has served you for 40 years don't you think, honestly, that Lolita should feel, one last time, like the creature that she was meant to be. I pray that you will make a selfless and humane decision on her part. Bless you.
 

Alan Lambert (89)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:52 pm
Signed and Noted. We shouldn't have any of the cetaceans in our parks and zoos until we can and do ask their permission
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 10:57 pm
Signed too
 

LMj Sunshine (122)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:31 pm
TY!!!
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 11:58 pm
S+N
 

Franck R. (51)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 2:03 am
Signed
 

M. (Moo) Prince (16)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 3:10 pm
signed & Noted
 

Arild Warud (163)
Friday July 26, 2013, 12:12 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Reynard Loki (16)
Friday July 26, 2013, 3:09 pm
Signed, noted, tweeted: https://twitter.com/13point7billion/status/360883939373621249

Thanks Cher!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 26, 2013, 3:53 pm
Signed noted
 

Helmut H. (30)
Friday July 26, 2013, 4:33 pm
Noted, signed & shared, thanks Cher!
 

Michael Holland (9)
Friday July 26, 2013, 6:58 pm
Signed and noted
 

Antonio Caprari (31)
Friday July 26, 2013, 10:40 pm
signed
 

Marina M. (137)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 12:46 am
Signed!
 

Val Munchow (56)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 1:55 am
Noted and signed. Lolita's freedom is long overdue.
 

federico bortoletto (33)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 7:10 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Cher.
 

Marija Mohoric (50)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 8:10 am
n/s
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 1:38 pm
Noted, cannot sign Pettion site blocked in Pakistan
 

Nancy Anderson (20)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 1:42 pm
Noted and Signed.
 

Ana Lopes (77)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 2:15 am
Signed. Thank you!
 

Jane H. (133)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 10:30 am
signed and noted
 

Carlene V. (203)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 3:26 pm
Action taken, thank you!
 

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 8:51 am
noted and signed
 

Emma S. (228)
Monday August 12, 2013, 2:42 am
Done! Thanks, Cher.
 
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