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ACTION ALERT: Stop the Exploitation of Big Cat Cubs in Mexico! PLEASE SIGN !

Animals  (tags: big cats, torn from mothers, exploitated, wild animals, suffering, cruelty, mexico )

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Thousands of cruise ship passengers visit tourist destinations in Mexico every day. Many are unaware that the cute little cubs in the photo booths are possibly exploited rather than helped as the people who work the booths claim.

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Simone D. (1485)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 2:58 am
Mexico doesn't currently have laws in place to protect these animals. Let's put the pressure on them so laws are enacted to protect not only wild animals, but all animals in Mexico. Please contact the Mexican Ambassador and ask him to put laws in place. Here's his name, address and website address:

His Excellency Arturo Sarukhan
Embassy of Mexico
1911 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, DC 20006

The U.S. Ambassador to Mexico is Earl Anthony "Tony" Wayne and his office email address is

Here's the email addresses of some of the major media outlets. It's very easy to draft one email and copy it to all of the various agencies. We have to get the word out that this is not acceptable treatment of these animals.

60 Minutes:
Fox News:

Harshiita Sharma (137)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:52 am

Ana R (201)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 6:01 am
Thank you!

Joe R. (190)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 7:13 am
Signed and noted.

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 7:14 am
signed, thanks Simone

Constance F. (429)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 7:33 am
Thank you for posting ! previously signed.

Nancy Roussy (79)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 11:28 am
Signed or already signed and noted, thank you!

Nicole W. (649)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 11:46 am
signed and shared

Gabriela C. (109)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:50 pm
Signed. Thanks Simone!

. (0)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 3:55 pm

Alison A. (244)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 4:16 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Simone.

Kay M. (345)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 4:34 pm

Andrea Nemec (213)
Friday June 15, 2012, 1:31 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Danuta Watola (1260)
Friday June 15, 2012, 2:11 am

Donna Hamilton (159)
Friday June 15, 2012, 7:42 am
Signed. Thanks for posting.

Brittany D. (28)
Friday June 15, 2012, 7:49 am

veronique L. (209)
Friday June 15, 2012, 8:02 am

Mike H. (245)
Friday June 15, 2012, 8:40 am
Signed thanks Simone

Thank you for signing the petition "Stop the Exploitation of Big Cat Cubs in Mexico

Sandi C. (230)
Friday June 15, 2012, 9:24 am
signed. i love the big cats.

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Friday June 15, 2012, 9:45 am
Noted and signed.

Brenda Towers (0)
Friday June 15, 2012, 11:04 am

Vicky P. (476)
Friday June 15, 2012, 2:19 pm
S and N

. (1)
Friday June 15, 2012, 10:58 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Simone.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 6:51 am
Signed and noted. Thanks for posting.

Yvonne F. (177)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 7:32 am
Thanks for posting, Simone and Nyack for forwarding!

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 11:04 am

Kelly Rogers (303)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 4:35 am
signed and noted

Arild Warud (173)
Monday June 18, 2012, 2:19 am
Signed,thanks Simone.

Margaret B. (88)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 10:57 am

Michela m. (4049)
Monday June 25, 2012, 5:18 am

Lisa Neste (754)
Monday June 25, 2012, 1:51 pm
Signed, thanks Simone.

Barbara Erdman (63)
Friday July 13, 2012, 12:49 pm
Noted and Thanx Simone :-0

Barbara Erdman (63)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 9:59 am
Noted and All signed Cher :-)
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