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ACTION ALERT: Caged Bobcat Shot Dead By Murphy Officer! PLEASE SIGN !

Animals  (tags: bobcat, murphy, caged, relocated, shot dead, cruelty, investigation )

- 2498 days ago -
A North Texas couple asked animal control for help with a bobcat in their neighborhood. They said they wanted the animal relocated after managing to trap it in a cage Wednesday morning.

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Past Member (0)
Saturday August 20, 2011, 7:12 pm
Thank you, Simone. I've signed.

Regina P (67)
Saturday August 20, 2011, 8:31 pm
Noted & sigbed., people are so brutal to kill innocent animals. No chance for the ones we try to protect. It is getting sader & sader & it needs to stop. Thanks Simone

Carrie B (306)
Saturday August 20, 2011, 8:50 pm

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 21, 2011, 12:15 am
signed and noted,thanks

Andrea Nemec (213)
Sunday August 21, 2011, 4:12 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 21, 2011, 8:02 am
I don't think I should say what's on my mind here. Signed and noted.

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 21, 2011, 8:30 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 21, 2011, 9:18 am
Done, thanks

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday August 21, 2011, 9:38 am
Noted and signed.

Annie Cowling (116)
Sunday August 21, 2011, 4:21 pm
signed thank-you

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 21, 2011, 5:49 pm
Done, tu Simone

Arild Gone for now (174)
Monday August 22, 2011, 2:48 am
Signed,thanks Simone.

Chris R (80)
Monday August 22, 2011, 6:15 am
Thanks Simone!~

amelie L (51)
Monday August 22, 2011, 6:27 am
Noted and signed, thank you!

VerĂ³nica Bastidas (0)
Monday August 22, 2011, 9:25 am
Noted and signed

. (0)
Monday August 22, 2011, 10:38 am
Noted and Signed. . .

Brittany D (28)
Monday August 22, 2011, 10:46 am

Maryanne C (111)
Monday August 22, 2011, 11:19 am
noted and signed,thanks

wiz wi (7)
Monday August 22, 2011, 11:25 am
sign and forward to this awful murder from the trigger happy police

Dany Strakova (123)
Monday August 22, 2011, 11:27 am
other example of mental problems! poor bobcat a victim of human stupidity! :((

Mike M (40)
Monday August 22, 2011, 11:35 am

samantha l (0)
Monday August 22, 2011, 11:37 am

Elizabeth Fuller (134)
Monday August 22, 2011, 11:51 am
Signed and shared.

Alice B (241)
Monday August 22, 2011, 12:28 pm

Marliese B (69)
Monday August 22, 2011, 12:32 pm
Horrible!!! The same should be done with this monster now. Unbelievable what "humans" are able to do with animals.

emilia boccagna (15)
Monday August 22, 2011, 12:43 pm

Shirley H (49)
Monday August 22, 2011, 12:45 pm
Sadly signed. What a world we live in when a caged animal is shot in the head, rather than be relocated.
Shirley H.

janet f (29)
Monday August 22, 2011, 12:49 pm
Did he think this was supposed to be a canned hunt? He must be brought up on charges for this. He absolutely shouldn't be carrying a gun.

Fred Krohn (34)
Monday August 22, 2011, 1:07 pm
Hope that pig of a cop has his house cat go full battle mode on him! What a moron, after a property owner tried to use a nonlethal solution to a 'nuisance' animal. Placing the bobcat in the wilds a couple of hundred miles off wouldn't have cost much; now the investigation will likely cost far more than just getting some wildlife lover to uncage it in the wild...

Michael Carney (217)
Monday August 22, 2011, 1:11 pm
Noted, another example of police BrutalIty...Except this time on an Animal, who was in a cage...He definitely should no longer have a job, where he carries a gun, and has the power to decide life and death over any living creature, Human or Animal...Too bad he can't be put in a cage, and be shown the same mercy he showed the Bob Cat...What a piece of trash, this Cop is...I hope they throw the book at him, but somehow, I don't see them doing anything to him...I just wonder what his exuse was for shooting a poor animal who was already in a cage, and of no harm to anyone...Wonder if he used the same lame excuse most Cops use when they murder an unarmed person, It's usually He moved his hand towards his waist, and we thought he had a gun, so we shot him, and they get away with it every time, no matter the circumstance...These Cops, should be made to pay for their crimes...I guess he thought the Bob Cat was packing heat, and he felt scared for his life...What a F**king scum bag this Cop is...

Laverne Wallace (59)
Monday August 22, 2011, 1:37 pm
Heartless bastard. I love Bobcats. Signed and noted.

Carol H (229)
Monday August 22, 2011, 1:41 pm
signed, thanks Simone

Lisa Neste (207)
Monday August 22, 2011, 1:48 pm
Alraedy signed, & well said Michael C.!!!

Debra Van Way (12)
Monday August 22, 2011, 2:06 pm
Signed and noted with anger. I have caught a moved many an animal to a safe environment away from humans. It isn't rocket science. A little food in a live trap-stand behind cage and open-they run for the hills every time except for a snapping turtle-he just strolled out. LOL

Sandy G (35)
Monday August 22, 2011, 2:31 pm

michelle t (41)
Monday August 22, 2011, 2:44 pm
An eye for ane eye.What a scumbag piec of barinless crap.Terminate his employment and throew him out on the street

Catherine Turley (192)
Monday August 22, 2011, 2:50 pm
i blame those people more than the cop. if you call the authorities about any animal, odds are that they're going to kill it. when i see a bobcat or mountain lion in my backyard, i don't even tell my neighbors.

Pam Page (5)
Monday August 22, 2011, 2:52 pm
S&N - that caged bobcat was sure a threat to him. Should have called wildlife control to relocate if he didn't want to be bothered. Wonder if he uses the same judgment when it comes to people?

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Monday August 22, 2011, 3:13 pm
Oh my goodness! How sad is this? How can a caged animal be a threat to him? Why was it necessary to shoot the poor innocent bobcat? Where is this killing and cruelty going to stop? Noted and soooo signed. Thanks Simone!

Alicia V (181)
Monday August 22, 2011, 3:42 pm

ali hamilton (9)
Monday August 22, 2011, 4:45 pm

Linda P (0)
Monday August 22, 2011, 4:51 pm
Noted and signed. Do the police have a procedure they are supposed to follow when it involves an animal?? This is not the first time I have signed a petition about a policeman shooting an animal. That is not the answer,there has to be a wildlife center or rescue for dogs and cats that the police can call to handle the situation. This was so sad, the bobcat was in a cage and no more was in danger.

Phil Hanson (21)
Monday August 22, 2011, 5:38 pm
Note to the offending officer: Just like shooting fish in a barrel, wasn't it? Dumb-ass!

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday August 22, 2011, 6:13 pm
noted and signed

Karen B (8)
Monday August 22, 2011, 7:01 pm

Betsy M (40)
Monday August 22, 2011, 7:23 pm
Should have baited the trap with donuts instead

Justin R (0)
Monday August 22, 2011, 9:20 pm

Hope the same happens to this rotten bastard!

GLOWIS s (29)
Monday August 22, 2011, 9:33 pm
Noted & Signed & shared. THANKS Simone,cheers:)

Sheila D (28)
Monday August 22, 2011, 10:00 pm
There is NEVER a good reason to shoot a caged animal, even worse to do it in front of the people trying to save the animal's life. I will never understand these trigger-happy idiots.

Past Member (0)
Monday August 22, 2011, 10:40 pm
Gun happy cop should be severely reprimanded....

Patricia E G (54)
Tuesday August 23, 2011, 12:13 am
The couple should not had called.
Man should not interfere with wildlife.

Noted & signed
Thank you Simone

Michael Carney (217)
Tuesday August 23, 2011, 2:02 am
Thank you, Lisa...

Lynne Buckley (0)
Tuesday August 23, 2011, 3:07 am
This was completely unnecessary. Appalling. Happy to sign petition.

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday August 23, 2011, 5:17 am
The one who shot this poor innocent animal is a COWARD, why did you not do it with your bare hands, COWARD!!!

Jennifer M (78)
Tuesday August 23, 2011, 7:03 am
What a coward. You know, it was here in Texas that an "officer of the law" tasered a baby squirrel at a middle school. You could hear all the kids begging him not to do it. Some even cried when he did it. It was a BABY!! Cops have no training with animals, especially wild ones. This was a job for animal control, not a cop! The stupid people who called should be thrown in the woods with no protection. Wildlife should be left alone!! There are bobcats by my house, but I'm not going to trap or kill it just to protect my cat. Unfortunately, it doesn't surprise me that the cop did it. Hell, there's a new gated community that wanted ALL deer removed because they were an eyesore!! Yep, you read that right. The county was going to trap them in nets and send them to slaughter!!!!! Good thing there were petitions like crazy and it never happened. Seriously though, if you don't want to live around wildlife, move to the big city. Jerks...

Robyn M (123)
Tuesday August 23, 2011, 8:19 am
Signed and noted. Yet another ignorant SOB with a gun. The poor bobcat!

DORIS L (61)
Tuesday August 23, 2011, 9:05 am
Signed. I hope he shoots himself where it hurts.

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Tuesday August 23, 2011, 7:21 pm
This is sickening ! Jennifer M. , I can't currently send you a green star , but pretend that I was able !! :D
Signed and noted ... Poor Bobcat ... :(

rafael romero (24)
Wednesday August 24, 2011, 1:31 am
sadly signed

Yvonne F (181)
Wednesday August 24, 2011, 9:02 am
Signed! What a wastwe of a beautiful animal, which should have lived free!

Iwona Krzeminska (73)
Wednesday August 24, 2011, 9:24 am
Gone, thank you

Sanja T (154)
Wednesday August 24, 2011, 2:13 pm
noted... and signed

MmAway M (507)
Wednesday August 24, 2011, 5:40 pm
WT??????????????????????GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR Totally Signed and LET ME AT THIS FOOL!

Frankly right now I could think of a TON OF THINGS I WANT TO DO TO THIS JACK LEG...Oh for Cotten Pick Sake what is wrong with this world???? I feel ill and REALLY CRANKY! (Those of you who know me, this is about the time I get off, or wind up writting letters)...Thank you Simone...STILL WT??????????????

liz c (827)
Friday August 26, 2011, 9:43 am

Susan S (187)
Friday August 26, 2011, 1:53 pm

. (0)
Sunday August 28, 2011, 8:35 am

Dianne D (490)
Sunday September 11, 2011, 3:11 pm
Petitin signed August 22nd. This guy is too dangerous to be an officer. Too tigger happy and has no respect for life.

. (0)
Monday September 12, 2011, 12:15 pm
Noted. . .signed before. . .
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