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PETITION ALERT: Cookie, Chained and Miserable! PLEASE SIGN !

Animals  (tags: elderly dog, cookie, suffering, imprisoned, chained, welfare )

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Cookie is a senior dog belonging to Pastor Jones, a Baptist minister in Milton, PA. She lives her life in mud and feces chained to a plastic doghouse. Her nails are long and overgrown. She's miserable and obviously unloved.

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Annie Cowling (116)
Monday July 18, 2011, 6:09 pm
signed thank-you Simone

Shelly Peterson (213)
Monday July 18, 2011, 6:23 pm
So signed!!!

Past Member (0)
Monday July 18, 2011, 7:31 pm
This "Pastor" needs to have the Bible reread to him. He is no Christian! Signed and noted.

James W (257)
Monday July 18, 2011, 7:35 pm
Is that Pastor 'Jim Jones"?

Mary T (178)
Monday July 18, 2011, 7:37 pm
Signed thanks Simone.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 12:45 am
signed and noted,thanks

SANDRA R (144)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 1:57 am
Noted and already signed. Thank you Simone.

Tuesday July 19, 2011, 3:40 am
Gladly done!

Mike M (40)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 4:46 am

Kerstin S (371)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 4:48 am
signed, thank you Simone

Chris R (80)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 5:18 am
Thanks Simone!~

Carol H (229)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:08 am
signed and noted

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:44 am
#495, thanks Simone

Andrea Nemec (213)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:47 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Marzia F (31)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:56 am
Noted and signed, thanks!

Tuesday July 19, 2011, 7:34 am

Danny M (83)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 8:13 am
Signed, thanks!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:00 am
So signed. Poor Cookie needs a loving home where she is part of the family!!! That aint no pastor!

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:04 am
Noted and signed.
This pastor needs to refresh his memory about all Gods creatures. I wonder what his congregation thinks of him.

David C (131)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:06 am
noted, signed.

Heidi Bulters (4)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:28 am
signed & shared!

Richard S (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:31 am
Michele, I'd be surprised if they don't think he is the greatest thing since sliced bread. Evidently mistreating animals isn't a sin in the rev's. belief system. Yet I'm sure the rev. has found many things to tell people that they are on their way to hell for doing. "Curiouser and curiouser"

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:37 am
Signed and shared on FB !

Bonny G (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:45 am
Write the Baptist Convention and tell them about this jerk, if tons of us do so....

Mike H (252)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:46 am
Signed thanks Simone

Lisa N (206)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 10:13 am
Pastor ..hhmm that's interesting. So signed it! Thanks Simone.

. (1)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 10:58 am
Noted already signed.

linda b (186)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 11:09 am
Signed thanks Simone

Valerie G (102)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 11:36 am
Already signed.
Thank you so much Simone for posting this story...
I so hope we can change this life's dog...

Kay M (347)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 11:44 am
noted & signed

Alison A (244)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 11:50 am
Signed and noted, thanks Simone.

liz meesters (176)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 12:07 pm
signed, thanks

Randy Stein (19)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 12:34 pm
Signed and emailed a note to the church.

If he treats his dog this way I hate to think how he treats the people in his church.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 12:38 pm
Noted and signed. Glad I'm not one of his "flock"....

Valerie H (133)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 12:50 pm
Thank you. signed.

Laverne Wallace (59)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 12:57 pm
signed and noted.

. (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 2:07 pm
Don't know why my comment wasn't printed with the petition signature. Perhaps because I didn't mince words about this shit.

tracey p (81)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 2:12 pm
noted and signed. This old dog looks unbearably unhappy in his present situation. The pastor obviously does not care about Cookie at all. He should let Cookie go to a new home, where he will be loved and cared for and included in family life for the rest of his days. Shame on this man for allowing the dog to be so uncared for. This is animal abuse and neglect, and someone must do something to help Cookie NOW. This photo is heartbreaking.

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 2:23 pm
What makes the Pastor any different from any one of us? Isn't he suppose to set an example about love to others? I agree with Andrea. Noted and soooo signed. Thanks Simone!

Irene Leggett (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 2:32 pm
This so called 'man of the cloth' is no better than a common criminal so why should he be treated any differently? If he is guilty of animal abuse or animal cruelty, let him be punished the same as any-one else. Take the dog away from him and free it from its existing life of misery and degredation. Shame on this 'pastor'

michelle t (41)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 3:12 pm
What a vile cretin.Jones is the scum of the earth and a bigot at that.An example of why religion sucks.
Petition signed.Seize this poor abused dog and rehome into a loving home

Patricia W (94)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 3:34 pm
What is this a**hole trying to prove. He obviously does not love this dog. There has got to be some way to rescue Cookie. If her life is not abusive, I don't know what is. Thanks SImone, GLADLY signed.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 4:27 pm
Why hasn't the ASPCA removed the dog and prosecuted the owner? They have the legal right to do so. Does anybody really care enough? Signed and noted.

desanka s (416)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 4:30 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you Simone

Marilyn M (145)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 5:07 pm
Thank you for posting, Simone. Noted and signed with the following additional comment:

The police should simply remove this poor neglected, abused dog from this so-called pastor. The conditions in which the dog is being confined clearly violate the law.


Carol Reins (99)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:30 pm
Dear 'Pastor', how do you explain to your god your treatment of another of his/her creatures? It looks like you condone cruelty...strange religion!

Patrick D (344)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:51 pm
unfortunately, I am overcome by emotion when I read a petition such as this. I suggested the pastor be hung by his testes until all people decide by which religious ethic he should be judged. I know none which condone his behavior; but hanging by his testes may get him to define his principles satisfactorily - or not.

Alan Ratcliffe (4)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:53 pm
Noted and signed, thanks.

Walter Firth (45)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 6:58 pm
Signed thanks Simone.Why doesn't the animal welfare organisation take the dog from him.

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 8:38 pm
Signed & Shared on Facebook!!! :(

Alcataz L (0)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:33 pm
This person is a Pastor? what kind of Pastor? careless and heartless? He should treat animals with the same love and respecct as he says he treats people. The authorities need to release cookie from hes care, he is obviously not caring for Cookie! Living on an end of a chain is no life for any dog, I hope soon US can ban chaining to avoid cases like this. Is cruel and plain abuse!!!!! signed

SuS NoMail Plez P (244)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:56 pm
ThankX hun! Signed first this this mornin.

SuSanne, You signed on July 18, 2011.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Pastor Jones, a Baptist minister in Milton, PA.

SuS NoMail Plez P (244)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 9:59 pm
oooops...First this YESTERDAY morn! :)

Dr. Michael Collier (7)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 10:03 pm
This is one sick SOB. E-mail sent to church. Thanks!

Shirley S (187)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 10:20 pm

Penelopa Tufis (53)
Tuesday July 19, 2011, 11:59 pm
HUMAN BEING? I can not believe that!Cruelty, again and again throughout human history

Arild Gone for now (174)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 12:49 am
Signed,thanks Simone.

. (0)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 2:46 am

Nancy Billings (125)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 2:52 am
Signed ~ TY Simone ~ It seems NOW that DIRECT ACTION is called for ~ Obviously this Poor Angel will die at the end of a chain if we wait for this HEARTLESS Bastard to let her go ~ Who took the picture ? Here is what I emailed him directly for all the good it will do ! You should Rehome Precious Cookie with Someone who will LOVE her and keep her in the house with them so she can enjoy her last days Happy , well fed , warm or cool , and most of all Cherished . YOU are NOT treating her with GODS LOVE ! You are being SELFISH , CRUEL , HEARTLESS & just plain EVIL !!!!!! You are NOT a good example for those who are not for God anyway ~ They look at how YOU as a so called man of God treat his Precious animals and say Religion and God are not for me ! You do NOT need to claim to be Religious if you do not get over you SELFISHNESS and let Precious innocent Cookie go to a LOVING HOME !!!!!!

Sarah G (109)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 3:23 am
signed, thanks for posting. what a despicable human being!

Wednesday July 20, 2011, 3:42 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Simone. HOW COULD even the most SATANIC person EVER do this.. let alone a PASTOR!!! What an utter FARCE!!! NO TRUE CHRISTIAN could EVER do a think like this... Quite the oposite! Ijust can't see how someone has not just gone in there and whisked this darling dog away and given it to someone who would give it the love and care it so badly needs. I would GADLY have this darling soul tomorrow, if I could. I have a nice comfy sofa with 'cookie's' name on it!! That picture would bring tears to the eyes of any animal loving person. I honestly would not be accountable for my actions if this dog was in my neighbourhood!

Sharon Balloch (127)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 3:44 am
If that was my minister I would quit my church and I would harrass him until he gave me his dog.. I would not be able to sleep if I did not.

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 4:00 am
Signed and noted. Thank you, Simone.

. (0)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 4:44 am

Esther Z (94)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:59 am
Noted and already signed.

Tami Mendoza (61)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 8:16 am
This is unacceptable!

Gillian M (218)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 9:17 am
While the pastor may accept that animals have no souls he is breaking a fundamental understanding of the Old Testament - animals were given into our CARE, not to use and abuse. I am going to be religionist here and say that far too many forms of Christianity have lost the plot when it comes to understanding how God's love works. Animals are God's creatures too.

Mr. & Mrs. Terr c (147)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 9:20 am
We must make it our goal to make an example of this so called man of the cloth... until he relents or the authorities remove the dog.

liz c (827)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 10:05 am
done--this Minister is going to hell for this.

Anne T (286)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 12:23 pm
Shame on this so called 'Pastor' !!!!!!!!!
S & S Thanks Simone.

Rhonda Conway (41)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 1:53 pm
Noted, gladly signed. Thanks Simone

Nancy Billings (125)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 3:17 pm
My Som just made a good suggestion until we can get someone to DIRECTLY help her ~ Make up signs with Cookies Picture and post them along the road that leads to the church with a caption underneath which reads : This is how your pastor treats his dog ~ One of Gods Precious creatures !
She has someone to LOVE her in a new home but he is to SELFISH
to let her go even though HE is NOT willing to care for her with Compassion !
Along the road is NOT church property so signs can be carried and placed there .

Charlene Rush (2)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 5:28 pm
Could someone, please explain to me, why anyone would follow Mr. Jones, who is a sad excuse for a human being, and support his church?

ali hamilton (9)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 5:37 pm

Penelope Ryan (178)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 5:48 pm
Pastor, this man is a pastor. Pastor of what misery. Where are his church members, tell them. I am writing asap!!!

MmAway M (505)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 5:58 pm
Sorry didn't even read the comments, when I read this petition, absolutely SIGNED, and WT??????????????????? A Pastor Yes, Penny, I SOOO DON"T WANT THIS JACK LEGS CHURCH!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:01 pm
Already signed. Noted.

Erin R (181)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 7:17 pm

. (0)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 8:15 pm
I am signing the petition.Pastor Jones should be ashamed of himself,because tha Almighty gave us the responsibility to care for the earth and the animals.If he lived by what he claims he is about,he would read and follow this command right from the Bible-the book of Genesis.People of faith get a bad rap because of people who claim to have the truth,but don't live by it.

Fran F (118)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 8:39 pm
Thank you, Simone. Signed, noted and shared. I hope things get better soon for this poor doggy!

Susanne P (18)
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 11:05 pm
Signed and noted. Thx for sharing.
Look at the miserable face of this little sweetheart, and you'll see it all.... this dog deserves a much better life.
Due to the fact that the owner is a pastor, he should be punished even harder!!

Lydia S (155)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 12:18 am

Elsie Au (259)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 5:00 am
Noted and already signed the petition. I am not christian but I know that god would not agree with this.

Maryanne C (111)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 7:29 am
noted and signed,thanks

Jennifer M (78)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 10:03 am
This person is a pastor?? Wow... Signed and noted. Poor puppy, I sure hope she is rescued from this evil "man"!

Stelizan L (258)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 10:48 am
This 'person' is not a pastor's backside, from ANY church or religion!! It's 2-legged filth like him that gives a bad name to anything! ! Signed for sure!

Stelizan L (258)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 10:52 am
Don't only address correspondence to him, copy it to the Church 'head office/governing body', whatever you call it!!

Ruth C (87)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 1:46 pm
Pastor Jones, the Baptist minister in Milton, PA. you should know these words:
Genesis 1:28 Further, God blessed them and God said to them: “Be fruitful and become many and fill the earth and subdue it, and have in subjection the fish of the sea and the flying creatures of the heavens and every living creature that is moving upon the earth.”

God told Adam and Eve (who are everyones mother and father) to care for his creation, this means we are also responsible for the care of all of God's creation!!

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 21, 2011, 5:15 pm
signed and shared on Facebook

Chrisy S (16)
Friday July 22, 2011, 8:42 am
Disgraceful.. no wonder so many people are losing faith in the church

amelie L (51)
Friday July 22, 2011, 11:22 am
Signed and noted, thank you.

Gillian M (218)
Friday July 22, 2011, 2:47 pm
Ruth, you have missed out the various statements in the Old Testament for animal welfare, these are some of them - thou shalt not muzzle an ox when he treads the corn, thou shalt not yoke together an ox and an ass and, most importantly, thou shalt not seethe a kid in its mother's milk. This last one is the most important and is mentioned 3 times and is defined in Judaism as 1. Against idolatory, 2. Kosher and 3. Animal welfare.

Jesus was a practising Jew. Therefore it is an insult to Jesus to hurt an animal.

Alicia V (181)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 2:05 am
Signed and Noted. Thanks Simone.

Nancy sands (448)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 6:35 am
already signed

Stephen Hill (633)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 7:46 am
Thank you for your bringing this to our attention. I took action with pleasure and noted!

Ira M (211)
Monday August 1, 2011, 6:07 am
Signed and noted. Thank you!

Roberto Vivas (48)
Tuesday August 16, 2011, 3:27 am
Signed AND Noted

Jane Parker (70)
Saturday August 27, 2011, 12:14 am

Gudrun D (447)
Sunday August 28, 2011, 12:32 pm
signatures: 1,603
signed on July 20, 2011.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Pastor Jones, a Baptist minister in Milton, PA.

Emily Drew (88)
Sunday August 28, 2011, 1:42 pm
Noted and already signed on July 21st.

Michela M (3964)
Friday September 16, 2011, 9:18 am
Michela, You signed on July 20, 2011.
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