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RUSSIA: Sochi Plans to Kill Stray Animals Ahead of Olympics


Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, animaladvocates, slaughter, killing, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, dogs )

Cal
- 465 days ago - en.rian.ru
Sochi authorities have announced plans to exterminate more than 2,000 stray dogs and cats in the city ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, prompting animal rights activists to rally in their defense



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Jennifer C. (172)
Monday April 22, 2013, 3:27 am
Thanks for this article.
 

Elena Bonati (35)
Monday April 22, 2013, 4:24 am
Sadly noted.
 

Christeen Anderson (452)
Monday April 22, 2013, 5:20 am
This is wrong on all levels.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday April 22, 2013, 6:00 am
we need a petition for this one, thanks Cal
 

Carol D. (104)
Monday April 22, 2013, 8:39 am
This is so sad Morons for leaders who cannot sort something out wirhout destroying as usual Why do these people let the situations get out of hand before they do anything then its wholesale slaughter
Shame on them Its not the animals fault I hope people reject their games

noted thanks
 

Mary T. (281)
Monday April 22, 2013, 6:05 pm
signed a few petitions to try to get the city to stop this slaughter, hopefully the Olympic Committee could stop the slaughter...so sad, maybe the residents of the city would adopt some of the strays
 

Fran away F. (110)
Monday April 22, 2013, 6:10 pm
Thanks for posting this, Cal. Here's a petition:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/972/019/713/2000-street-dogs-and-cats-will-be-killed-for-the-olympic-games-in-sochi-in-2014/
 

Marlene Dinkins (229)
Monday April 22, 2013, 6:26 pm
noted Cal this is bad!!!! this country is louded with bastards and morons!!!!!! its hard to believe!!!!! i had signed before, but i signed now, and sempre!!!!!!! grazie !!!
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Monday April 22, 2013, 7:04 pm
BOYCOTT!
 

desanka s. (380)
Monday April 22, 2013, 7:06 pm
Thank you Cal!
Many more petitions to sign in the group FIGHTING AGAINST ANIMAL CRUELTY http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=29202&pst=1504305&saved=1
 

Patricia Long (1)
Monday April 22, 2013, 7:51 pm
What a sad story! Thanks, and noted.
 

samantha l (0)
Monday April 22, 2013, 7:52 pm
Noted!
 

Arielle Hardy (0)
Monday April 22, 2013, 8:17 pm
That Is horrible they should not be allowed to kill all those animals !!!!!!
 

Susanne R. (249)
Monday April 22, 2013, 9:57 pm
If there's enough press about the plan and protest from ALL countries that participate in the Olympics, I think Russia might rethink its plans. They don't want to start the Olympics on a sour note with such bad press and bad will. Let the protests begin!
 

Leslene Dunn (72)
Monday April 22, 2013, 11:36 pm
It's when I read things like this that I know why I hate the majority of humans - they are the most despicable pieces of trash on this earth - they seriously do not belong here and we need to rise up against them as a force to be reckoned with. What absolutely heartless bastards - I pray that God sends some horrendous disease down upon them, that they suffer an agonising death before they have a chance to lift a hand to one of these precious animals.
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Monday April 22, 2013, 11:47 pm
thank you
 

Patricia H. (468)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 12:45 am
sadly noted
 

Nils Anders Lunde (531)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 1:21 am
Then stop olympic
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 1:27 am
very sadly noted,thank you
 

Danuta Watola (1180)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 2:31 am
noted
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 5:30 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Fi T. (16)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 6:36 am
The Games is for harmony and how come there's killing?
 

Ilona V. (0)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 2:19 pm
Thanks to Cal & Desanka. Noted and signed all petitions.
 

Nimue P. (229)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 7:20 pm
Despicable!
 

Carol Dreeszen (364)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 11:28 pm
I sure hope somebody can talk to the city legislatures and give them ideas for other options rather than killing all these poor animals off! By the sounds of it after the Olympics everything would go back to normal again with more unwanted dogs! they should make a stipulation if the Olympics would be held there then they do something humane for the dogs otherwise it's off! There has got to be somebody who can make an impact on them!
 
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