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- 1709 days ago -
In the Netherlands there are 3 million cats, with an estimate of many ten thousands of stray cats. Many provinces in the Netherlands solve the problem by shooting the cats. Every year hunters shoot about 8.000 to 13.500 cats!

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desanka s (416)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 9:19 pm

Please sign also another petition


Animae C (514)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 9:37 pm
AniMaeChi ..
Oct 16
# 707

Jason B (142)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 10:38 pm
Thanks, Signed #709

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Tuesday October 15, 2013, 10:54 pm
Previously signed & Thanks Desanka for keeping it visible for signatures:
> we've got 709signatures, help us get to 100,000


Wednesday October 16, 2013, 12:27 am
Gladly #712@N...
Thank you, Desanka:)

Angel W (238)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 12:40 am
Noted, already signed and shared

Emma S (239)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:02 am
Done! Thanks, Desanka.

Candy L (473)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:56 am
Thanks, Signed & Tweeted TNR! or Boycott!!!

Autumn S (151)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2:04 am
signed and noted

Danuta W (1250)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2:17 am

Frances Darcy (133)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:27 am

Sherri M (78)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 5:38 am
Noted, Signed and Shared to Facebook

Elizabeth O (94)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 6:57 am

Constance F (418)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7:07 am
thank you for posting these ~ both s + s recently

Manuela Gewert (88)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7:15 am
Danke Desanka, habe unterschrieben und geteilt!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 9:40 am
Thx Desanka--can't access petitions for 3 days now--Care2 issues. Will check again tonight.

Ilona V (0)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 1:58 pm
Thanks. Signed & noted.

# 772

Sonia M (60)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2:34 pm

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 3:42 pm
Noted and signed TY Desanka

Mike H (252)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 5:58 pm
Gladly signed and noted. Thank you

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 1:05 am
I'm sorry Desanka, but the first I will tomorrow. The second is done already...

LaurenBackSoon K (173)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:59 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks Desanka.

. (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 8:42 am
#839 Signed and noted - thank you Desanka

Svetlana B (20)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 1:53 pm
Potpisano i zabelezeno, hvala Desanka

Gabriela B (104)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 1:59 pm
devastating ...
signed and noted

Mike M (40)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 2:20 pm

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 2:23 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you Desanka. Hugs, Sharon

Sandi C (98)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 2:34 pm

Lydia M (80)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 2:35 pm
Signed & Noted with Thanks.
I also left Comments.. Grrrrrrrrrr !!

Andrew C (6)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 2:44 pm
Signed and noted.

Ilona V (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 2:54 pm
Thanks Desanka noted.

Ilona, you took action on October 16, 2013

A. Cailia W (39)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:11 pm
Noted and signed.

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:27 pm
Noted, signed and commented. Thank You Desanka.

Thomas P (280)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:32 pm
Noted and gladly signed...thanks Desanka

Bartlomiej T (296)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:32 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Desanka.

Gysele van Santen (213)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:38 pm
signed, thnx, Desanka.

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:43 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you for sharing this with us.

. (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:58 pm
For such a liberal country, this action has no excuse. Like other issues, the Netherlands have this attitude that things will correct themeselves. Killing thousands of cats is not an answer.
This country needs a t/s/n program. This killing cannot go on.

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:59 pm
I'm sorry Desanka, but this is simply not true. I have a large number of family and friends in Holland and no one has even heard about this, which I tend to believe because 3 of my family are veterinarians. Holland also has some of the strictest and best enforced animal protection laws in the world. About 5-6mos ago a similar story came out about the *cat killings* in Switzerland ~ also unfounded and completely untrue.
I sign many petitions, but only after I've verified their accuracy.

S J (130)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:21 pm
Done, thanks Desanka

How about the dogs and cats in romania, serbia? Could you update us, please?

paula eaton (30)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:26 pm

. (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:38 pm
I signed it,but I hope that there can be a solution to the problem of why this is happening to begin with.

Angeles M (298)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:42 pm

Mari L (192)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:50 pm
TY Sh, Signed both, n. Who would have guessed that there were so many atrocities committed every day everywhere against so many beautiful animals. We must unite as one unmovable, unshakable roar for those who can but whisper or whose death must speak for them. If we do not come together and educate our world, it will be the greatest tragedy the world has ever known. How many more have to die before we realise that we can change the world if we really WANT TO.
CPR for the animals
if not now, when?

Amy Fisher (11)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 4:53 pm
Noted and signed.

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 5:26 pm
Done. Thank you, Desanka ~~

Joe R (190)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 5:26 pm
Thanks Desanka. Signed and noted.

J H (43)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 5:35 pm
signed & noted

desanka s (416)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 9:43 pm

Dear Barbara

Holland has an advanced and humane approach to animal welfare but unfortunately, hunters are shooting feral cats in Netherlands.

This is the article from NL TIMES, you can see in which areas hunters may shoot stray cats.

Sept. 30, 2013

The organization for animal protection wants to put an end to the shooting of stray cats. Hunters may shoot animals in some areas, like Noord-Brabant, Friesland, Flevoland, Utrecht, Zuid-Holland, southern Limburg and Texel. Sometimes, however, hunters mistake ordinary house cats walking in a meadow or along a forest edge for stray cats.

Even the Dutch Society for the Protection of Animals (DSPA) is asking to SING PETITION against the cats hunt in the Netherlands!
I say NO to the killing of stray cats (signed 135.000 people)


Victoria Pohrebna (279)
Friday October 18, 2013, 1:52 am
Victoria,you took action on October 12, 2013.

Dwain L (331)
Friday October 18, 2013, 1:56 am
^v`) ɲ+$. ţhąɲЌ$ ď$ąɲЌą! (״`v^

. (0)
Friday October 18, 2013, 2:35 am
𝕾𝖎𝖌𝖓𝖊𝖉 𝖆𝖓𝖉 𝖓𝖔𝖙𝖊𝖉. 𝕿𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝕯𝖊𝖘𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖆!

PlsNoMessage s (588)
Friday October 18, 2013, 3:25 am

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Friday October 18, 2013, 5:35 am
Signed, thank you Desanka

Ruth C (87)
Friday October 18, 2013, 5:37 am

Past Member (0)
Friday October 18, 2013, 5:48 am
This is neither fun or exciting

Past Member (0)
Friday October 18, 2013, 5:49 am
thank you for signing:
Demand an end to cat hunt in the Netherlands!
Shared, thanks Desanka

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Friday October 18, 2013, 8:00 am
S & N!

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Friday October 18, 2013, 12:22 pm

Shelli S (374)
Friday October 18, 2013, 12:33 pm
Signed & noted

kate K (481)
Friday October 18, 2013, 1:47 pm
Noted and signed thank you Desanka

Elena J (191)
Friday October 18, 2013, 1:55 pm

Ana Lopes (92)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 10:22 am

desanka s (416)
Saturday October 19, 2013, 10:26 am

From the Dutch Society for the Protection of Animals (DSPA)

In October we called the Netherlands to stop the hunting of stray cats - to says NO to the shooting of stray cats and YES to a friendly approach to the problem of stray cats. The petition received unprecedented attention of the media and the public. There was a massive response to our cry, 136 113 people have signed petition and the hunting of stray cats has stopped!!!

We thank everyone who has supported this action. We have received serious attention to animal welfare!


Sylvie B (42)
Monday October 21, 2013, 6:32 pm
I did it!

desanka s (416)
Friday November 8, 2013, 3:09 am
From the petition author: Francisca Levi

Update #2 November 7, 2013

The signatures have been delivered together with the signatures of the Animal Protection in the Netherlands. (total Dutch and international signatures: 137.123) Quotes minister Sharon Dijksma: " i love cats myself and this is the last thing i would want". "This shouldn't be a mainstream solution". I say: "this shouldn't be a solution ever"!

We will continue with the international signatures until we reach the 100.000! Thanks for all the support!


gabriela v (172)
Friday November 8, 2013, 1:15 pm
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