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Immediate Action Needed to Stop "Donkey Basketball" ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !


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

Cher
- 348 days ago - all-creatures.org
We have less than one week to stop a cruel game of "Donkey Basketball" planned for January 18th at Anacortes Middle School in Anacortes, Washington.



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Cher Away Moving (1470)
Monday January 13, 2014, 11:19 am

Patrick Harrington, Principal
Anacortes Middle School
360-503-1244
pharrington@asd103.org

Rick Durfee, President
Anacortes Eagles #249
360-293-3012
360-293-5730

Donkey Sports, Inc.
1-800-497-3912
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
info@donkeysports.com

INFORMATION / TALKING POINTS

During these chaotic games, gentle donkeys are shoved, kicked, yanked, or whipped by riders trying to score points in the name of “entertainment.”

These innocent donkeys are also subjected to deafening crowds, which is terrifying for them. With no escape, the donkeys cry out in fear and frustration, which is apparently part of the “fun."

This “game” must be stopped. We can’t help but be reminded of the brutal killing of Pasado the donkey just over 20 years ago at the hands of teenagers in the name of “fun." These adults should know better!

 

Roseann d. (178)
Monday January 13, 2014, 12:11 pm
Ugh! When I was in grade school, our school hosted a couple of these. I didn't attend but it sounded odd to me even then.

Just yesterday we saw our favorite too mini donkeys on our way back from horseback riding. They are super adorable and always run over to greet us. I love that their little noses fit right in the palm of my hand. Those two are very pampered and super-friendly. Very intuitive of each other and best friends. Seeing them is always icing on the cake.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wkm_9vfgBrc
 

Ondine J. (138)
Monday January 13, 2014, 12:41 pm
Noted and letter sent to the principal Mr Harrington, thanks
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Monday January 13, 2014, 3:13 pm
Thanks for the email address.
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Monday January 13, 2014, 6:14 pm
those donkeys look miserable. sending letter, thnx.
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Monday January 13, 2014, 7:38 pm
This is not entertinment in my opinion, it is abusive to the donkeys.
Noted - email to be sent later.
 

. (0)
Monday January 13, 2014, 9:50 pm
Emails sent. Thanks Cher!
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Monday January 13, 2014, 10:21 pm
Done - retarded idiots - they clearly lack compassion and most of all brains!
 

Nyack Clancy (453)
Monday January 13, 2014, 10:44 pm
Will take action- thank you Cher
 

Marie W. (67)
Monday January 13, 2014, 10:57 pm
done
 

Natasha Salgado (578)
Monday January 13, 2014, 11:03 pm
Poor donkeys--it's abuse. Email sent-thx Cher
 

Carol Bischoff (399)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 2:16 am
Noted
 

Sylvie A. (139)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 3:29 am
Notée, courriels envoyés. Merci.
 

Nils Anders Lunde (550)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 5:32 am
Noted
 

Jeaneen A. (157)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 6:43 am
Noted will call and send letters
 

Jeaneen A. (157)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 6:55 am
Sent all emails
 

Jana DiCarlo (7)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 7:06 am
sent emails.

How stupid is this , never heard of it before - but really!!?? REALLY!!!??

have some sense.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 7:13 am
Total animal abuse!
 

Sara P. (64)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 9:09 am
Noted, thanks Cher. As usual, the mother of the idiots is always pregnant!
 

Kelly Davis-steel (46)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 2:17 pm
noted
 
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