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Make It Illegal to Eat Cats and Dogs in Switzerland - ForceChange

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- 1935 days ago -
Be the change and make it Illegal to eat dogs and cats in Switzerland. This has to end before it is to late please sign and spread the news to ALL your friends. Thank you for making a difference! -Susan

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Kay M (347)
Monday February 4, 2013, 6:46 pm

Linda R (17)
Monday February 4, 2013, 6:51 pm
Unbelievable, Sick! Signed, noted and tweeted and facebooked. This is soo horrible to even think about!!

elderberry C (47)
Monday February 4, 2013, 7:10 pm
Thanks for enlightening me...I know many obnoxious things about that place...a haven for criminal banksters...rascists....etc etc but this wasn't on the disgusting .....and revolting.....this really should be front page news in the mainstream too. Signed.

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:19 pm
What has humanity become when we do not respect & protect other living beings! We all want peace in our world but we keep taking others lives as we treasure our own, so do they! We have the choices to become vegetarian & vegans. There is enough food of all different types, that we do not need to slaughter living beings to survive! We have a choice & when we know better then we do better!I signed, Thanks Susan for the petition.

Christeen Anderson (369)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:25 pm

Bill K (4)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:31 pm
hopefully cows and pigs will follow

naomi cohen (55)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:47 pm
thank you for the forward, henriette. i am about to throw up. signed, shared.

Angelika R (143)
Monday February 4, 2013, 8:55 pm
absolutely signed, unbelievable, who could have guessed that. Thx Susan and Henriette for fwd.
I also found an Avaaz petition-originally in German but I changed the url to get the engl. version, no text though.

petition: outlaw pet consumption in Switzerland

This is the original version-makes no difference which one you sign, but do sign!

. (0)
Monday February 4, 2013, 9:07 pm
Signed both, thnx

. (0)
Monday February 4, 2013, 9:16 pm
Signed. Thanks Henriette and Susan.

Constance F (418)
Monday February 4, 2013, 9:30 pm
previously signed, thank you for posting !

Kim O (396)
Monday February 4, 2013, 9:38 pm
Double signed! Thanks Susan and to Henriette for sending and Angelika for the extra petition!

Roxie H (350)
Monday February 4, 2013, 11:02 pm
I had seen this news posting on care2 yesterday and on facebook, totally disgusting, thanks angel1 for passing on the petition...signed ..ughhh dogs..cats...horses..wolves...whats troubles me is parents feeding thier children these things, then kids have no choice... 0.o they grow up having already digesting these things without choosing it...makes your skin crawl...sad really

Eternal Gardener (745)
Monday February 4, 2013, 11:05 pm

Marie W (67)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 12:13 am

Abo r (107)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 12:31 am
thank you for the forward, henriette.and thank you Susan for posting.
Noted ans signed

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 1:26 am
signed, thank you Susan

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 1:29 am
Your signature has been recorded.
This is really unbelievable! Thank you Susan and Henriette.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 2:00 am
Never knew this was happening, it's disgusting! Really sad this... Why in the world would you willingly eat a pet?! Signed the petition, this is just ridiculous.

Animae C (515)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 2:11 am
Oh right "meat is meat" with that mentality what's next, cannibalism???

Than.q Angelika for fwd.

Animae C (515)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 2:11 am
signed both petitions

MmAway M (505)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 2:49 am
xx Thank you~

paul m (93)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:02 am


Caroline S (78)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:03 am
I didn't know that... shame, shame, shame on Switzerland ;-((,

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:04 am
noted + signed

paula eaton (30)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:07 am
Signed. Eating any kind of animal flesh is disgusting and disturbing.

Siti R (12)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:10 am
Singapore used to model itself towards Switzerland.. this is absolutely shocking to say the least! we are just working towards tighter laws on animal welfare. thanks for highlighting this!

desanka s (416)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:14 am
Signed both petitions. Thank you Susan, Angelika and Henriette for the forward.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:14 am
Noted and signed. Appalling. We had enough worry about this situation in many countries in Asia but Switzerland??? Is there not enough food in Swtitzerland??? We gotta somehow find a way to criminalize this god awful industry. Dogs and cats are not meat. I'm so fed up.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:23 am
Signed both - thank you

Gabriele R (26)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:24 am
Signed and noted.I hope it gets spread all over the news and net,this country lives from tourism as well and mayby it makes people questioning what is served on their plate when they go there on holidays

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:28 am
this should be done all over the world ???....noted & signed for sure (Your signature has been recorded. Please tell your friends:)

Anne W (11)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:38 am
Signed and shared. By the way, I lived in Switzerland for over 30 years, and I hope I am neither "obnoxious" or a "criminal bankster", and I have certainly never eaten dogs and cats. I am horrified though that a so-called "civilised" and comparatively affluent country could do these terrible things. I hope the petition helps.

John B (185)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:49 am
Thanks Susan for posting the link. Signed, shared and noted.

Animae C (515)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:56 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:34 am
NS&S. Switzerland is a beautiful, otherwise very civilized country. I have family still living there. But this is repugnant! There is also a large market for their pelts. Wise up, Switzerland!

Elisabeth T (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:48 am
How horrid!! Petition signed...

cecily w (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:50 am
Switzerland !!?!! Surprising.

Giana P (398)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:54 am
People will eat anything anywhere, that's what I am begining to realize. Signed.

Danuta W (1249)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:07 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:22 am
How can they be killed and even eaten?

Leslene Dunn (84)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:33 am
What a sick, disgusting lot of humans. Can't sign, keeps coming up internal error.

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:54 am

Bianca D (87)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:17 am
Definitely didn't see that one coming. Signed and noted.

Danica Mirkovic (108)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:19 am
Noted, signed and tweeted, thank you

Elizabeth M (31)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:31 am
This is truely apalling! Signed & noted. Thanks Ruth

Bartlomiej T (296)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:41 am
Noted and signed. Thank you

Ellen G (325)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:54 am
2 sigs

Lisa N (206)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 7:21 am
Your signature has been recorded. Shared on FB also, thanks Susan & Ruth for the forward.

Lisa N (206)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 7:23 am
You cannot currently send a star to Angelika because you have done so within the last week

Thomas P (280)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 7:58 am
Noted and signed...thanks Ruth. How barbaric

Sandi C (98)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:07 am
Ruth your right this is unblievable!

SANDRA R (144)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:11 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Susan.

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:27 am
Noted and signed.

Sara Williams (8)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:40 am
Two more signatures. Thanks, Susan.

Pamela W (75)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:41 am
Noted. Both petitions signed. Tnx Ruth for one and Angelika for the other. This is beyond disgusting !!! Who'd have thought Switzerland would be capable of this ?????

Barbara Erdman (63)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 9:22 am
N & A Susan :-thx

Mary Lindsley (33)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 9:26 am
Both petitions signed to outlaw this ghastly practice!

Solitary Eagle (324)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 9:28 am
noted and signed

Jan Garen (86)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 10:02 am
Beneath every civilised veneer there lies a brute.

Scott haakon (4)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 10:18 am
We have no right to interfere with other cultures. We have no high ground. If they wan to eat cats and dogs so what? Meat is meat. We have plenty of dogs and cats. There is no danger of extinction. What we see as pets others see as food. Time to grow up.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 10:22 am
I couldn't reach both site , error found . Thanks .

Sheila Stevens (50)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 10:28 am
"The practice of slaughtering and eating dogs and cats is unethical and inhumane...Not only is this practice cruel, torturous, and inhumane, but it is also unnecessary and selfish on the part of the humans involved..."
Enough said! S&N gladly!

Amy E (66)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 10:38 am

Silvia Gonzalez (37)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 10:55 am
Noted and signed. It's incredible for a country as Switzerland.

Ruth M (235)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:03 am
And I thought it was the third world uneducated people who did this it's so sick!!!!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:17 am
I'm thinking its in the genes. A sub- human species that will do anything to survive. In North & South Korea many have turned to cannibalism...eating their children and neighbors. Some have been executed when discovered. Most of these sub-humans see nothing wrong in eating dogs, cats, and humans. Signed.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:45 am
S&n thx:))

Roxie H (350)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:48 am
makes you want to reach out and just hug that scott person huh? HEY SCOTT! I live in Wisconsin... you want to trade houses? I will gladly let you live in mine...its overrun with NRA and Wolf Killers Here... come on! you would fit right in here...deed for deed...lets trade homes! I am soooo ready to move.... matter of fact the Gov has the same name as you.... This place would be PERFECT for you...meat eaters unite!

Emma S (239)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 12:06 pm
Signed Susan's and Angelika's - thanks, both.

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 12:10 pm

. (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 12:32 pm
done. WTF is next? Beyond disgusiting

Julie E (405)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 12:38 pm
Eat man's best friend? Please tell me this is a joke...AHHH!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 12:38 pm
A modern country like switzerland its hard to believe this Its totally disgusting that they eat animals we consider to be pets

noted thank you

Susan G (49)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 1:02 pm
Thank you (((((((((((EVERYONE))))))) for signing, noting, spreading the news along with sharing a piece of your heart and mind. You are truly all amazing and I thank you for taking this action for our beloved animals. We shall prosper for them!!

Angelika your petition has been signed! Thank you! Reposting your link as well below again :) Thanks again!


michelle t (41)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 1:10 pm
Disgusting uncivilised bastards.
Up until this horrific news I had always believed that Switzerland was a civilised country.
Boycott this shitheap country.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 1:16 pm
what is next for the Swiss? they seem to have no morals or human traits whatsoever..........disgusting and bad Karma for the country

. (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 1:56 pm
I would have never believed this of the Swiss.

James Merit (144)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 2:06 pm

Barb K (1688)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:21 pm
Already signed for 'Silky Ears' the precious pup pictured. TY Susan.

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 3:38 pm
Signed and noted thanks

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:42 pm
signed, shared on facebook and twitters, also signed the one on AVAAZ, Thank you Angelika Roll

Talya H (10)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:43 pm
signed! so so sad!

Natalie V (27)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:05 pm
noted & signed

Gina Caracci (219)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:11 pm
signed this we just have to have ALL countries stop eating all animals..makes no sense to get upset over another country eating a certain animal when we eat others. A part of the petition that bothered me was the reason that dogs and cats can be trained and domesticated so they shouldnt be eaten. ALL animals can be trained. Even fleas in a jar eventually learn to stop jumping as high so they wont hit themselves on the lid. We need to start somewhere though.

Tomoko Harris (83)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:31 pm
Cat and dog FRIENDS not foods!

Evelyn B (79)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:32 pm
Noted and Signed Tks..Susan
Also Noted and Signed Petition on Avaaz... Tks. Angelika..

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:33 pm
in Switzerland too... :-((((((((((( done of course, TY

Gysele van Santen (213)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:45 pm
cats for coats & bedspreads? ew. idk why ppl are so shocked, oh, maybe b/c it's not in Asia. how dare they, right.

Joy M (169)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 5:49 pm
Signed and noted.. Thank you

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:45 pm
Signed and noted.

Megan Beery (18)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 7:02 pm
Signed and noted

Robby R (15)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 7:45 pm

Esther Z (94)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:02 pm
Noted and signed.

Sun c (95)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:04 pm
signed petition I hope they listen!

Christine Stewart (134)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:05 pm

Sun c (95)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:12 pm
I think Scott Haakon eats dogs and cats. He seems pretty mad that we don't approve. Can't get into his profile, must be a weirdo.

Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:12 pm
Signed & Noted. Thanks Cher

Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:12 pm
Sorry that shoud be Susan

Faye Swan (23)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 8:34 pm
Signed and noted. Very sad people!

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 9:38 pm
Scott haakon we have way too many humans,, do you also promote cannibalism?

irene davis (74)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 10:39 pm

Genoveva M M (328)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 10:50 pm
Signed, shared and noted. Thanks

Fran F (118)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:21 pm
Thanks Susan, signed and noted. I agree with Giana, people will eat anything anywhere. I once read a traveler's account from the 16th century that in the mountains of Navarre (now France and Spain) people used to smoke and eat house cats.

Ali Murphy (1)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:31 pm
Signed n shared xx

Ramu Reddy (8)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 12:05 am

Wednesday February 6, 2013, 12:47 am
Thank you.

Care member (1)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 1:25 am

Andrea Nemec (213)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 1:42 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

. (0)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 3:00 am
signed all petitions on this news
and noted - thank you so much Susan and Angelika

SuSanne P (193)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 3:31 am
TY to Susan, Henriette, ANGELica and whoever fwd'd this to me. I have only signed one- so far- (thankX Angie) as I was reading each post. As horrible as this is, HORRIBLE indeed, I know there is truth in the fact that other cultures and HUNGER exist everywhere. Personally I would gladly die so my animals could eat my flesh to sustain them in a tragic situation. PLEASE understand my LOVE OF ANIMALS (much more than many two legged!!!). This is a Loose-Loose situation IMO.
Thanks for signing -- your name has been added and will be delivered to Bundesrat, Bundeskanzlei BK, Sektion politische Rechte, Direktionsstab.

Colleen Prinssen (14)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 4:41 am it's a spay and or neuter issue. they eat "the spares" dog has 10 pups, need only 4 dogs? eat the "leftovers"

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 5:37 am

Joy Wong (103)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 6:34 am
Noted and signed.

Angelika R (143)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 6:35 am
please folks, also sign petition given by kunsioux! thanks dear Sioux!
here are all 3 once again:

ForceChange petition

Avaaz petition

Donna Hamilton (159)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 7:43 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Susan.

Susan G (49)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 8:33 am
Thank you for making the difference you are all awesome!!!!!!!!

Thank you Angelika for the third petition that is great will sign it now!

Susan G (49)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 8:42 am
Looks like I already had signed it but will repost third one again Angelika posted for anyone looking for it.


Paul Girardin (126)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 9:17 am
Signed, noted & shared!

Phyllis P (237)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 10:08 am
Noted, signed and shared

Rock H (254)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 10:33 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Susan!

Abdessalam Diab (145)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 1:31 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Susan for the post. Thanks henriette for the forward.

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 3:18 pm

Talya H (10)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 4:32 pm

Jade N (22)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 5:39 pm
thanks! signed and noted

greenplanet e (155)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 7:01 pm
Are cats and dogs also caught for their fur there?

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 7:54 pm
Make it illegal to a=eat any sentient beings anywhere!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 7:59 pm

Ram Reddy (7)
Wednesday February 6, 2013, 10:34 pm

Karen Avery (118)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 3:12 am
Totally discusting

Susan G (49)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 9:05 am
You all rock for signing and sharing! Thank you so much!


Petra M (259)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 4:24 pm
Noted & signed!

Darlene W (303)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 5:18 pm
noted, signed and shared. Thank you for the post!

Elsie Au (259)
Friday February 8, 2013, 12:11 am
It should be illegal everywhere. Signed, thanks.

Marilyn M (145)
Friday February 8, 2013, 6:07 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you, Susan.

Helmut H (28)
Friday February 8, 2013, 8:37 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks Susan!

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday February 8, 2013, 8:39 pm
signed and noted

Linda Jarsky (0)
Friday February 8, 2013, 9:19 pm
If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men. ---St. Francis of Assisi

tiffany t (142)
Friday February 8, 2013, 9:25 pm

lydie durand (15)
Friday February 8, 2013, 11:23 pm
voilà c'est fait, c'est signé !C'est honteux de voir ça à notre époque ! Les gens sont vraiment cruels !

Betty Kelly (4)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 12:32 am
I didn't know the Swis people were eating these companion animals; they need to stop now.

Kamakshi Ramaswamy (4)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 2:55 am
Signed , thanks.

alicia m (97)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:14 am
noted, signed, gracias

sharon stringer (10)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 3:22 am
Signed and noted.This is absolutely horrendous,Switzerland is such an affluent country and one which we would think civilised,this is beyond my comprehension,what worries me is that this act seems to be spreading ,seeing so much of it in South Korea and in third world countries,is enough.WHY would such a rich country do this???? its inhumane and barbaric and needs to be criminlised with severe punishment.Sickening in the 21st century so many places in the world want to torture and eat our best friends.Makes me sick to my stomach,im just gonna go smooch with my cat.

federico bortoletto (47)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 5:50 am
Notato,firmato e condiviso. Grazie Susan.

Linda Chambre (18)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 9:19 am

Sergio Padilla (65)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 7:50 am

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 10:28 pm
Signed & Shared.

Phillip A (115)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 9:36 am
Truly unbelievable!

gabriela v (172)
Monday February 18, 2013, 11:58 am
Signed , thanks.

Susan G (49)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 1:32 pm
Thank you all for making the difference


Valerie Disle (66)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:43 pm
signed and noted. Posted on facebook

Estelle S (5)
Sunday March 3, 2013, 6:27 am

Wendy F (62)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 11:34 am
Signed and shared.

MARINA M (125)
Wednesday August 7, 2013, 4:35 pm
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