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Help U.S. Soldiers' Pets


Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, pets, humans, donations needed, soliders )

Ginger
- 984 days ago - links.spcai.org
24 U.S. soldiers' pets need your help before time runs out! SPCA International's (SPCAI) Operation Baghdad Pups program, needs to rescue 24 animals from war zones overseas by June 1st. But we can't do it without you!



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Comments

Danuta Watola (1217)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 1:57 am
Thanks for the information.
 

J K M. (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 11:16 am
Shared with my FB family. Excellent cause.
 

Robert O. (12)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 11:59 am
Thanks Ginger.
 

Jennifer V. (344)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 12:11 pm
thanks
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 12:12 pm
thanks for sharing
 

Marlene Dinkins (245)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 12:22 pm
thnx ginger i will do my best, excelent action!!!!!!
 

Shirley S. (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 1:05 pm
A great cause! Let's all get behind it and push! Everyone please contact their local State Representatives!
It won't happen without help from public awareness and participation.
We need to step up and speak out - this initiative needs help!
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Heather L. (3)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 1:36 pm
I wish them luck in getting their pets home, but this is an emotionally hard situation. I understand why these soldiers have adopted these cats and dogs and why they want to bring them back to the US, but with so many homeless pets in US shelters, is it really fair to bring more animals into the country and abandon those already here? Yes these animals may be killed in Afghanistan, but homeless pets are being killed in US shelters every day as well. Like I said, emotionally hard and I would never leave my pet behind either. Good Luck !
 

Glenville J Owen (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 2:38 pm
Once you've bonded with an animal they become part of your family, part of you, for life.
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (228)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 6:23 pm
Signed! And I hope every solider that wants to bring their companion animal home, is fully allowed to do so without all this nonsensical red tape garbage!
 

Rich Blue (72)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 6:32 pm
This is really bad..:(( poor babies...stupid humans why have they taken cats/ kittens with them to war?? And how come US army does not have enough money to help them now? After getting so much funds and taxes out of American people ...shame on them really
 

michelle t. (41)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 8:04 pm
THE USA government should fund this 100%
 

Mary D. (64)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 11:41 pm
Absolutely, Kye! And Heather, I agree with you in one way, but I could never abandon my pet. And why wouldn't a soldier or Marine want the comfort of an animal to love? It seems, however, that you think it's OK to abandon the pets that comforted them in VERY rough times. And if they brought a pet back to the USA, why wouldn't a loving owner find a companion for their pets as well? I have three cats, and they weren't siblings, but they do support each other when family members are away. A visit every day or so from a caretaker is vital, but it doesn't replace their beloved humans. Think about it!

 

Ruth S. (298)
Friday April 13, 2012, 7:50 am
Together we can move mountains!!
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Friday April 13, 2012, 10:27 am
I'd love to donate but can't!
 

Maggie Carmel (5)
Friday April 13, 2012, 10:34 am
Help these pets come home. They were these soldiers companions thru all their rough times, now they need to be back home with them, in a warm loving home where their loving owners can give back what these pets gave them in hard times...love!
 

janet f. (31)
Friday April 13, 2012, 9:52 pm
Why does it cost so much to bring a dog to the US? $4,000 is a ridiculously high amount to transport a dog that isn't flying first class. Someone is making a boat load of money on the backs of the military personnel who want to save an animal's life.
 

Dianne D. (462)
Thursday May 3, 2012, 9:03 am
Good organization. I already support 16 and can't add any more. So glad to see cats coming home with these soldiers also.
 

Stella Nobrega-Garcia (4)
Monday May 14, 2012, 7:30 pm
Thanks!
 
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