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Animals  (tags: animals abused, shark bait, Barbaric, French controlled, Island of reunion )

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On the French-controlled island of Reunion, stray dogs and cats, both LIVE and dead, are being used as shark bait. Large hooks are plunged into their noses and/or paws, and they are then tossed into the ocean to draw sharks. Please sign this petition to s

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Krish Away (43)
Saturday November 30, 2013, 10:31 pm
On the French-controlled island of Reunion, stray dogs and cats, both LIVE and dead, are being used as shark bait. Large hooks are plunged into their noses and/or paws, and they are then tossed into the ocean to draw sharks. Please sign this petition to stop this barbaric practice!

with 16,986 supporters
8,014 NEEDED

Krish Away (43)
Saturday November 30, 2013, 10:43 pm
Also SIGN This one on our Petitionsite plz..

Videos explains petition


Lydia S (155)
Saturday November 30, 2013, 10:43 pm
Signed , Thanks for posting .

Lydia S (155)
Saturday November 30, 2013, 10:45 pm
Signed on C2 also .

Krish Away (43)
Saturday November 30, 2013, 10:48 pm
News by NatGeo:

Krish Away (43)
Saturday November 30, 2013, 11:39 pm
I found a petition on Causes on same issue..

Surpringly, Stephanie Roche of the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, another animal-welfare group in Paris, confirmed that live animals are used as bait on Réunion. But, she said, it is not a common practice

Julie E (405)
Saturday November 30, 2013, 11:50 pm
OMFg! Tears are flowing... I had not seen or signed any of these petitions until now. ALL signed and shared. Thank you Krish!

Elisa F (235)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 12:35 am
So Terribly CRUEL!!! Noted & All Signed. Thanks, Krish.

John De Avalon (36)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:37 am
Words fail me ...


Animae C (516)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:58 am
with 18,496 supporters
6,503 NEEDED

you took action on June 15, 2013
Thanks — we now have 1,412,853 signatures.


Ljiljana Milic (115)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:02 am - Signed with 18,503 supporters 6,497 NEEDED
C2 - signed #794
Causes - Thanks — we now have 1,412,854 signatures
& Thank you Krish

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:50 am
Signed 2 not done before. This is so awful...i can't imagine the fear and pain these innocent animals endure. Disgusting that such a large percentage of mankind is so evil. Thx Krish

Sunday December 1, 2013, 4:04 am
OMFG, are these sick SOB's for real?!!!
So signed with disgust

Thanks for posting Krish

Alan Lambert (91)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 5:18 am
Signature 19412 and Noted

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 6:21 am
Noted and signed. TY Krish

Rachael Moore (55)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 6:54 am
Thank you so much Krish. Sadly Noted, Signed & Shared.

Oleg Kobets (91)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 7:25 am

Solitary Eagle (324)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:19 am
All signed. This is unspeakable.

Mary T (358)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:34 am
OMG, do not believe that humans can do such horrible things to others. the dog looks like mine...signed & noted & shared - thank you Krish & thank you Debbie for sharing

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:35 am
Done, thanks Krish and Debbie for the forward.

Iveta cer (41)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:36 am
Signed !! Sick people !!!! Thanks Debbie for forward

Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:37 am
Gladly signed. These poor animals. Just barbaric and very sad..

AWAY AWHILE Cal Mendelsohn (1067)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:37 am
Signed and noted--thanks Krish

TOM T (246)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:38 am
UNBELIEVABLE !! Insanity rules


Lisa Z (168)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:39 am

Constance F (418)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:48 am
certainly , thank you s + s

Irene S (69)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:50 am
Signed all I could. Makes me so sick, Im speechless.

kate K (481)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 9:40 am
That's horrible, poor animals. Noted and signed

Caroline S (78)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 9:40 am
Pétition signée, avec colère.

Antonio Papa (4)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 9:43 am
Signed, it is horrible.

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 9:44 am
I can't believe they are still at it. I did sign similar petitions (same cause) like seven years ago.

petition signed.

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 9:46 am
SICK!!!!, I have no other word for it!!!!!!

Barbara F (47)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 9:48 am
Signed & Noted! Thank you Debbie! I thought I ALREADY signed this, but maybe there was a petition on here that I signed? Not sure, but, in any case....this is just so disgusting, I HOPE I DID SIGN IT MORE THAN ONCE!

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 9:49 am
Horrible !! Signed and noted.

Autumn S (151)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:03 am
with 21,623 supporters
3,377 NEEDED

. (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:03 am
OMG :-(

Noted and signed

Thank your for sharing

Al C (7)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:21 am
Signed on both sites. Thanks for sharing...

Ruth L (242)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:21 am
with 21,803 supporters
3,197 NEEDED
Thanks Krish and Debbie for the forward

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:26 am
signed, thanks

linda b (186)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:31 am
I'd put the evil monsters that do this on the end of the hook and toss them to the sharks, absolutely horrible and so cruel. Signed, thanks Krish.

Van voorst coll C (325)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:41 am
Terrible!!Signed, thanks to forwarding Debbie!

Christina C (43)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:51 am
Just awful. Noted & signed.

Ondine J (134)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:21 am
Noted and signed,thanks, just when you think you've seen it all....

Kathleen R (192)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:28 am
Signed all the petitions and noted. Cruel, barbaric, horrible, sadistic. Sometimes you just want to take these people and............ you can fill in the rest. Thank you Krish and thanks to Debbie for forwarding.

divergent revolution (309)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:34 am
signed earlier,have seen very disturbing pics of this with a live puppy

Connie P (100)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:38 am
Signed & noted!!!!!

Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:38 am
Flagged the spammer!

Krish Away (43)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:40 am
Thank you Marie :)

Veerle V (44)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 12:03 pm
JUST SICKENING !!! Signed and shared, thank you Krish and Chantal.

Jill Vickerman (416)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 12:11 pm
It doesnt seem to say who it is addressed to, i expected it to say the French consulate or the French government but it doesnt seem to have a target name. France doesnt exactly have a good name when it comes to animals...
... Signed
with 22,967 supporters

zora b (85)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 12:13 pm
Thanks Chantal for forwarding and Krish for posting.

SusanAWAY A (219)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 12:54 pm
Noted, signed and shared.

Cruelty abounds. I don't understand how anyone can do this to another living creature. I will never understand the barbarity. Anyone caught doing this should be used for shark bait themselves because they don't deserve to live in civilized society.

Terrie Williams (798)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:14 pm
Thank you for signing the petition "Stray animals used as shark bait: Stop the horrific use of stray animals as shark bait "
S/S/N......going to go be ill now.

Ann Welton (230)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:45 pm
Signed and shared all petitions on facebook. Many thanks to Krish for posting and Debbie for sharing.

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:59 pm
noted and signed. I am afraid I feel absoloutely sick and horrified at this. How would the people doing this feel if they were used as shark bait. It is sick and horrific I cannot find words strong enough to evoke my horror at this.

Animae C (516)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:13 pm

Mike H (252)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:20 pm
Gladly signed

Shana M (56)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:27 pm
Signed and noted.

Annemie O (153)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:38 pm
N & S

Krish Away (43)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:47 pm
Thx Ani :)

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:12 pm
Noted & Signed. Also Shared. Thanks.

Ruth M (235)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:17 pm
So sickening - signed direct as well as others recently.

Wendy F (62)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:41 pm
Thanks Krish, signed.

Irene Leggett (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:54 pm
Perhaps its time to use of the low-life scum as shark bait instead. The voiceless, innocent dogs and cats are worth much more than the human pieces of trash.

sylvie C (46)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 4:21 pm
Thanks for posting and sharing Krish and Debbie

Carla van der Meer (648)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 4:35 pm
Signed and noted. Anyone who does this should be used as shark treats! Like others here I find myself in tears.To the spammer who jkeeps popping up here, you are horrible for trying to make money while people are discussing something so awful. You sicken me.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 4:48 pm

Sun c (95)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 6:06 pm
noted and signed thank you for sharing Chantal! Thank you for posting Krish!

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 6:51 pm
I signed 2 I had not signed before.
When I see this photo or put myself in their place i am so sick and I am scared /hurting like hel*. It breaks my heart. We have some of the worst beings in this world.The worst killers and beings that don't care or feel about pain ,hurting or torture/slaughter.murder.

How do you stop it and WHY is this legal??!!!/ WHY..

The first time i saw that photo and a couple others with a hook like that i almost died. I wanted to die to be honest but then they still would be left alone in this world. I will hate and hate people like this forver and more and more. I don't hold guns or own guns but I would have to kill someone that I saw doing this. I would a have to!! They wont stop. In my mind going around killing every person you see doing this and everything else like poaching would be fine.

It wont be the answer but that person is not going to stop . If they can do this ,they can do more...

I'm sorry I have gone on a rant here but I am hurting for these animals. For that baby in the photo . No one needs to tell me i have to relax and forgive people like this. I forgive too much already and always in this world generally but never ever towards people like this.

If you actively hunt and you are the nicest person ,I would not have anything to do with you. I do Judge the murder of other living souls.
TY Krish!! I will go back and check more here. In the past I have signed 2 other petitions that i know of. One probably was the causes website!!??. Not sure.

Patricia Raven
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:59 pm
noted and signed. I am afraid I feel absoloutely sick and horrified at this. How would the people doing this feel if they were used as shark bait. It is sick and horrific I cannot find words strong enough to evoke my horror at this.
**Patricia I think I'm overwhelemed and having the same problem. I don't write well. I think your words sound about right.

Mary R (280)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:31 pm

Vicky P (476)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:50 pm
noted, signed

. (7)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:02 pm
Horrific!! Noted, already signed, thanks.

Barb K (1688)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:04 pm
with 25,596 supporters
9,404 NEEDED!! I also signed on C2 last yr. I PRAY GOD we can STOP this ABOMINATION!!!! TY Krish!!

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:18 pm
There have been rumours of this kind of barbaric behaviour in a place not far from where I live. It seems to be an open secret but based on some of the stories I've heard, I'd say it's true. It makes me sick to my stomach to think of what people are capable of doing. Signed and noted and thanks for posting Krish and thank you Debbie for forwarding.

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:19 pm
Flagged the spammer too.

Betty Kelly (4)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:44 pm
This baiting with stray animals needs to be stopped right now.

Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:50 pm
Signed with 25,901 supporters
9,098 NEEDED

# 811
noted with hope
Thank you, Krish.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 11:55 pm
Noted and signed - this is beyond cruelty, beyond unforgivable and beyond redemption. We animal advocates need to round up the filthy scum that permeates this earth and shove hooks through their jacks and throw them into the ocean for the sharks to feed off. Dear God what sub humans do is beyond my comprehension!

Inge B (202)
Monday December 2, 2013, 1:03 am
I wonder if Dear God cares, it's probably us Animal Lovers who must act


. (0)
Monday December 2, 2013, 1:16 am
𝖚𝖓𝖇𝖊𝖑𝖎𝖊𝖛𝖆𝖇𝖑𝖊!!! 𝖍𝖚𝖒𝖆𝖓𝖘 𝖆𝖗𝖊 𝖘𝖔 𝖈𝖗𝖚𝖊𝖑 𝖒𝖞 𝖌𝖔𝖉 𝖜𝖍𝖊𝖓 𝖜𝖎𝖑𝖑 𝖙𝖍𝖎𝖘 𝖊𝖓𝖉!!! . 𝖙𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝖐𝖗𝖎𝖘𝖍!

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Monday December 2, 2013, 2:32 am
This is just terrible, how low can humans go??!! It's seems it's a bottomless pit of evil and uncaring. I wish each human cruel to any creature is punished twice for each of his deeds. Thank you for posting Krish. Noted and signed.

Monday December 2, 2013, 2:55 am
terrible,horrible,sick !!!!!!.......signed + noted

. (0)
Monday December 2, 2013, 3:07 am
Notée, déjà signée, repartagée

Pam B (12)
Monday December 2, 2013, 3:36 am

. (0)
Monday December 2, 2013, 3:49 am
have no words

Past Member (0)
Monday December 2, 2013, 4:14 am
One petition signed, the other tomorrow. I'm not in fakebook and I shoot the spam :)

Tammy Natoli (45)
Monday December 2, 2013, 5:01 am
I will not watch the video, but I will sign, Sorry :,(

Cher C (1429)
Monday December 2, 2013, 7:14 am

I remember when this abuse was first brought to care2 a few years back! So horrifying! Signed! THNX!


susan a (19)
Monday December 2, 2013, 8:00 am
This is heartbreaking...these people cannot have souls,hearts,feelings...they must take a perverse pleasure ,otherwise HOW in Gods name could they do such things to living innocent strays who already there a God?I don't know anymore.This is supposed to be his creation that are being subjected to unimaginable why does he not wipe them all out?! PLEASE!!!!

Alison A (244)
Monday December 2, 2013, 8:25 am
Signed and noted both petitions, thanks Krish.

Waltraud U (85)
Monday December 2, 2013, 8:42 am
done ty

Jane B (30)
Monday December 2, 2013, 9:09 am
Signed and shared thanks.

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Monday December 2, 2013, 9:15 am
noted and signed

Cathe romano (52)
Monday December 2, 2013, 9:16 am
What in the world could have happened to a person to cause them to do this? They need serious help. This practice is unconscionable and must be stopped. Noted, signed & shared.

Michela M (3964)
Monday December 2, 2013, 11:03 am
with 28,585 supporters

Yvonne F (181)
Monday December 2, 2013, 11:13 am
I am speechless!!! Signed, of course! What is that make some people so cruel?
Thanks Krish for posting

Veerle D (153)
Monday December 2, 2013, 11:18 am

Ruth C (87)
Monday December 2, 2013, 12:00 pm

OMG! How horrible can people be!

Thomas P (280)
Monday December 2, 2013, 1:11 pm
Noted and signed...thanks

Laetitia schartner (171)
Monday December 2, 2013, 3:29 pm
who like to have the son of a b*** who did this between my hands, sorry!
thank you for sharing
signed, noted

Joe R (190)
Monday December 2, 2013, 3:37 pm

Signed and noted.

Laetitia schartner (171)
Monday December 2, 2013, 4:12 pm
* WOULD like to...
this photo made me lose my English (and my good manners)
BTW I'll share as soon as possible, thank you Irene

Rhonda W (376)
Monday December 2, 2013, 4:22 pm
This is so terrible. I can not believe that this is being done. How about if we use them as bait? We have to put a stop to this. Signed and noted

Past Member (0)
Monday December 2, 2013, 5:38 pm
signed both & shared thanks Waltraud for the forward.

Monday December 2, 2013, 6:34 pm
N & S. Thanks Krish

Laurie H (817)
Monday December 2, 2013, 9:14 pm
Signed & Shared---so horrific, so upsetting---MUST BE STOPPED!~ Thank you Krish!!!!~~~

Laurie H (817)
Monday December 2, 2013, 9:17 pm
PS+ Thank you so much Waltraud for the send too!!!!~

Marie W (67)
Monday December 2, 2013, 10:42 pm

Suzanne L (99)
Monday December 2, 2013, 11:17 pm

Victoria Oakey (124)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 12:10 am
Noted and signed. Thank you.

Dmitry Nikiforov (222)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 2:30 am
TY Krish

Ben B (20)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 3:28 am
Signed and noted, thanks Krish for posting.

This is one of the most barbaric forms of fishing I've ever heard of. The depths of human depravity seems to know no bounds....

Ken O (55)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 3:54 am
Just when you think you've heard the worst people do to dogs, this. We need, as a society, to come up with a punishment that will make morons thing really hard about doing something like this and it's not a fine or a court order telling them to stay away from dogs.

Carmen S (611)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 5:43 am
This is horrible, thanks for bringing it to attention, Krish.

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 6:27 am
signed and noted thanks

stacey wallace (9)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 7:07 am
Signed and noted

Veronique L (209)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 8:04 am
Already signed with horror...just noted, Krish.

aj E (164)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 8:30 am

Janet Bradley (1)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 8:39 am

Krish Away (43)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 8:51 am
Sea Shepherd is offering a Reward of Euro 1,000 for catching these acts..
€1,000 (Euros)
For the first successful conviction of a fisherman using a dog or cat as shark bait and €200 for each conviction thereafter

Dogs and cats are also involved in an assault on nature, this time as victims and as bait. On the French island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean, fishermen have been using live dogs and cats as bait for sharks.

This practice is specifically outlawed by French law but the law, as in many places throughout the world, is ignored by fishing communities who apparently believe they are above the law.

The dogs and cats have hooks passed through their snouts or through the tendons in their legs and the hooks are attached to lines and rods. The hapless animals are then tossed into the water where their struggles attract sharks.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has sent a message to the police in La Reunion offering a reward of €1,000 (Euros) for the first successful conviction of a fisherman using a dog or cat as bait and €200 for each conviction thereafter.

The following letter was sent to the Chief of Police on La Reunion Island:

To: The Police
La Reunion Island

The international Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is offering a reward of 200 Euros to any police officer who successfully enforces the law prohibiting the use of dogs and cats as bait for the catching of sharks.

The Society is offering a reward of 1,000 Euros for the first conviction and 200 Euros for each conviction thereafter.

The reward will be paid upon the successful conviction of any person found guilty of using dogs or cats as bait in shark fishing as defined by the laws of France that specifically outlaw this practice.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society wishes to advise all police captains that they may submit the names of officers who have arrested suspects for using dogs or cats as shark bait and that the reward will be paid directly to the officer or officers upon a successful conviction.

dog with hook through nosesmall dog with hook in foot and legsmall dog with hook in foot

La Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Internationale offrira une récompense de 200 Euros à tout officier de police qui renforcera de manière efficace la loi interdisant l' utilisation de chiens en tant qu' appât pour attrapper les requins.

La Sea Shepherd Conservation Society offrira une récompense de 1000 Euros pour la première inculpation et 200 Euros pour chaque suivante.

La récompense sera versée au terme de chaque inculpation réussie de toute personne reconnue coupable d'utilisation de chiens en tant qu'appât pour pêcher des requins. Comme il est clairement specifié par les lois de la France, cette pratique est absolument interdite.

La Sea Shepherd Conservation Society tient à informer tous les capitaines de police qu'il pourra s'avérer necessaire de fournir les noms des officiers
ayant arrêté les suspects responsables de l'utilisation de chiens en tant qu'appât à requins. La récompense sera versée directement à ou aux officiers responsables de l'inculpation réussie des dits suspects.


Captain Paul Watson
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Shirley S (187)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 9:21 pm
I have previously signed & will keep on signing any petition re this BARBARIC practice !!!

Monica T (278)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 10:37 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Krish

. (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 11:31 am
My wife saw that picture on and started crying! Signed and Noted.

Cyrille D (140)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 11:59 am
Noted, Signed & Shared. Such cruelty shouldn't exist. It's beyond torture. Shame on the "human beings" who do this. May their Karma catch them off guard.

. (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 11:59 am
#36.980 signed againts this horrible nightmare
Thank so much to Krish and Laetitia for the fw

John Holton (344)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 12:08 pm
S and N

Lisa W (143)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 12:27 pm
I feel absolutely sick and so angry beyond words! Thank Laetetia for forwarding and Krish for posting!

. (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 12:31 pm
Just looking at that picture of that poor dog with a hook in his mouth is maddening. I am so angry! The monsters who do this should be lined up and used as shark bait themselves. What the f..k! Don't people have a heart, a soul, a conscience?. These strays don't stand a chance. I am out of words. Will fwd. Ty Krish and Laetitia for the fwd. I hate these lousy bastrards..........

Angelika R (143)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 12:34 pm
signed-despite my reservations( what good could a petition do targeting "To:Stray animals used as shark bait ")?!!
Hero Watson may hopefully have more success, and yes, I too remember this and we've signed before-to what avail??

Jo S (619)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 12:46 pm
Noted, signed & Shared.
Thanks Krish & Toni for the forward.
These lousy bastards should be used as shark bait! Truly a horrific thing to do!

Krish Away (43)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 12:48 pm
There are two additional petitions as posted earlier.. RE-Posting for visibility


Krish Away (43)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 12:53 pm
Yes.. Angelika looks like some people are not well aware what to put in as "Target".. Wish PA would realize this when actually sending the petition

Alice C (1797)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:00 pm

Helga Kordjukova (161)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:00 pm
signed both

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:04 pm
I signed with message! Thanks Krish for posting, Toni for the forward!

Alice C (1797)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:11 pm

Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:26 pm
Signed petitions! Thanks.

Frances Darcy (133)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:30 pm
APPALLING ... signed all.

isabelle f (55)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:38 pm
The practice is illegal!! I have signed many petitions so far, regarding this horrific practice !! Nothing has changed, Fishermen in la Reunion don't care about the law !! Bande d'enf.....és !! Thanks Laetitia for forwarding !!!
Signed and commented !!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:42 pm
All are signed, thanks Krish.

I remember when this was first made public many years ago. It's so sad that it is still happening.

Thanks Lisa W. for forwarding.

Winn A (179)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:50 pm

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 1:54 pm
How cruel and appalling to use live animals as shark bait whats wrong with these people They should use each other much better idea

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:28 pm
This is horrible! Soooo signed! Thanks Krish and Toni.

milca V (79)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:28 pm
N&S thanx krish

. (0)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:29 pm
I couldn't look away fast enough.

Cyn F (137)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 2:45 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Krish.

Wednesday December 4, 2013, 3:18 pm
Noted and signed, I'm lost for words! I wish some of the people doing this could be used as shark bait!

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 3:32 pm

Liz NO FWDS G (71)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 3:34 pm
Noted and signed with this comment ~ Because this is shocking cruelty to innocent animals and so upsetting to think of their suffering,pain and fear!!!!!!!!!!!! What kind of so called human would want to do such a barbaric thing to any animals,heartbreaking picture!!!!! Thank you Krish and henriette for the fwd.Liz Xx

Patricia Cannell (825)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 5:39 pm
This is so disgusting I think I am at a loss for words! Who in thier right mind would do this sort of thing?? Absolutely sickening to say the least!

Gina Caracci (219)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 5:51 pm
signed earlier but signed anyhow in case

left comment:
ARE YOU FREAKING KIDDING ME??? Im sure useless cruel humans would taste much better ..and STOP KILLING SHARKS TOO DAMMIT!!

Monique Pouchet (236)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 5:58 pm
Since years I'm signing petitions on that issue and no one worked.
I sign of course, but may be there is some thing more to do, or directly accuse the french authorities in the Réunion and in France, may be put a petition in the European community!!!

Monique Pouchet (236)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 6:05 pm
Krish, La Reúnion is totally french. it's a "departement d'Ooutre-Mer" i.e, is as french as any administrative circonscription of same rank in France. By the fact, I lived 5 years here when I was a child.

Gina Caracci (219)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 6:27 pm
I just saw the other petition Krish..thank you
also signed with the same outraged comment..

Dori C (17)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 7:09 pm

Debbie Hogan (115)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 7:20 pm
Hideous. Absolutely barbaric. Signed.

Salvador M (143)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 7:55 pm
There are some real sick people in this world... a done deal.

Allen O (198)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 7:59 pm
Signed the three petitions & shared on Facebook (causes)

Danica Mirkovic (108)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 8:11 pm
Noted, signed already. Thank you.

Jade N (22)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 8:39 pm

Wednesday December 4, 2013, 9:07 pm
I am ashamed to admit that I am partly French! How could ANYONE do something like this. It is just so evil and cruel and dispicable that surely the people that do it must be sub-human sadists. It just breaks my heart to think what usffering these animals must go through. I feel really really sick at the thought of it and I am sure you do too!

Julia R (296)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 9:29 pm
Signed with following comment: French authorities must stop this absolutely abhorrent practice now! When this terrible cruelty is going on in any place associated with a Country, it also reflects negatively on that Country, its people, and its govt. I urge the French govt. to make this practice illegal now with severe penalties for anyone who commits such evil acts to these poor dogs and cats! These animals are sentient beings with feelings just like humans! To ignore this extreme cruelty would be tantamount to being complicit in such horrific cruelty. Please let humanity prevail over this brutal cruelty by taking action immediately!

12,380 signatures still needed! Please everyone share on FB, twitter and all social media venues. We need to get a lot more signatures so that this horror will be stopped!

Bianca D (87)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 9:35 pm

Sharon Wardle (103)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 10:08 pm
Signed & shared & noted

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 10:19 pm
I have signed this and there was more than one elsewhere.
I think 2 days ago I signed 2 more. I guess I didn't comment here. I can;t even say anymore.

This was signed.

TY for posting!

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 10:22 pm
Sorry for commenting again. I do see that I commented here previously.

This is horrible. Please keep signing and post wherever you can.

desanka s (416)
Wednesday December 4, 2013, 11:38 pm
We live in very sad and cruel world. Done! We are against dogs being used as shark bait


Thursday December 5, 2013, 1:37 am
Noted - already signed & shared

Bridget Robertson (106)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 1:43 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Krish and AniMaeChi.

Apolonia Pl (393)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 1:57 am
Barbaric !!!! Signed with 37,747 supporters, 12,253 NEEDED

Alexandra G (250)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 2:52 am
Noted and signed, thank you
This barbaric practice must be stopped !!!!!!!!!

gabriela v (172)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:01 am
Already signed

Abo r (107)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:07 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Krish for posting, and Henriette Matthijssenfor forwarding.

Arild Gone for now (174)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:31 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:35 am
Signed Desanka's link to petition too. Thanks.

Lona G (80)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:38 am
S&N every petition I could get my signature on. Horrific. How anyone can do this to a live animal is beyond me.

. (0)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:52 am
Signed all new link from Desanka and Krish
No word to say thank you foor the commitment

Joy W (103)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 4:48 am
Noted and signed. Oh these horrible humans.

Birgit W (160)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 5:11 am
Terrible, Signed.

lee e (114)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 6:07 am
Thanks for the post - this is absolutely horrific - I can't believe the mentality of people who can do this - are they Cheney's offspring? He's the only being that I would know who could act in such an inhumane way!

Barry AWAY T (933)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 7:26 am
noted, signed & shared

Sara P (57)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 7:30 am
This is hoorible Krish, petition already signed, thank you. Thanks also to Desanka, signed her link too :)

Daniel Partlow (179)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 7:34 am

Elena J (191)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 7:54 am

Sherri Martin (78)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 8:20 am
Noted, Signed and Shared to Facebook

Maria S (95)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 1:27 pm
Noted & already signed. Thanks Krish!

Lynn Carin (410)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 2:26 pm
Sadly noted and already signed on every site this petition has been. The thought that anyone would use a dog or a cat or any other 'live' (or 'dead') animal as 'shark bait' is nauseating - it sickens me beyond belief. The graphic picture that is used for this petition has me concerned though - I just hope it doesn't give 'ideas' to the wrong people - I pray! However, for as many times that I have seen it, (and cannot get that imagine out of my head) - I have signed against such monstrous practices and thank those who have also signed any petitions regarding this because this (and ALL) kind of cruelty needs to be STOPPED. There is no excuse for it - ever.

Joy T (443)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 3:05 pm

sylvie C (46)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 5:17 pm
Signed, thank you

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 5:24 pm
Signed & Noted, Thank you

Millie Symbula (10)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 6:35 pm

Loretta E (48)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 7:06 pm
Heart breaking!

Monika S (19)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 8:31 pm
Noted and
Signed with 38,847 supporters
11,153 NEEDED
thank you
This is so awful, horrific, cruel ...
Again I'm deeply appalled.

RosemaryRannes HusbandNeedsPrayers (650)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 10:12 pm
with 38,902 supporters
11,098 NEEDED

This is absolutely the most sickening, inhumane and unconscionable practice I have ever heard !
Krish thank you for posting - I had no idea ! Shared on Twitter. Other petitions shared will be signed.

Lynn Pascente (141)
Thursday December 5, 2013, 10:28 pm
Just horrifying! I can't wrap my head around so much of what I see and read on and off Care2! How we're not all insane I don't know! I would guess what keeps us all sane is the will and determination to try and stop all this horror for all human beings and all animal beings.
Thank you Krish Signed & noted and sickened

William Away Barratt (49)
Friday December 6, 2013, 12:45 am

Mitchell D (87)
Friday December 6, 2013, 11:21 am
"Sickening" is the right word.
Also, the sharks need to be left alone, no: we need to leave the sharks alone, even for our own sake, rather than drive them to extinction, as they play a vital role in the oceans' ecology!

Linda Moore (240)
Friday December 6, 2013, 2:42 pm

Trina Hawkins (24)
Friday December 6, 2013, 3:13 pm
Noted and Signed ! This is HORRIBLE ! These are Pets ,and should be Loved,NOT being ABUSED and MURDERED ! Just makes me SICK ! Laws need to set in place to Protect Pets from this ! Those people doing this to Pets are DISCUSTING PIECES OF SHIT ! I hope the Sharks get the people instead of the pets !

Past Member (0)
Friday December 6, 2013, 3:23 pm
N & S Change and Care2. Thank you, Krish

Melanie Wolfahrt (33)
Friday December 6, 2013, 4:01 pm
Signed and shared

Vicky SlaySlay (11)
Friday December 6, 2013, 4:47 pm
Signed and shared - This is really upsetting when you think you have heard all the cruelty done in this world this is posted - Thank you for posting it, we need to know about the demons out there and the pain and hardship they inflict on animals. When you go for the big white shark you might consider going after a homeless person.

Kit H (173)
Friday December 6, 2013, 7:23 pm

Marianne B (107)
Friday December 6, 2013, 8:32 pm
signed with a comment & noted

Antonio Caprari (31)
Friday December 6, 2013, 9:11 pm

Miranda Parkinson (9)
Friday December 6, 2013, 9:37 pm

Arlene C (42)
Friday December 6, 2013, 9:50 pm
lu et fait

cynthia l (207)
Friday December 6, 2013, 10:17 pm
signed how low c supposed humans sink? this is beyond cruel. Over 10,000 signatures still needed

Lori Vega-Brower (4)
Friday December 6, 2013, 10:41 pm
Signed. The mentality of these sick bastards is beyond words. This makes me sick to my stomach, there is so much evil out there all over the world being done to animals. This is to barbaric and unimaginable, stop these devils before they harm other animals.This kind of scum needs to be wiped off the earth!

Sa R (51)
Friday December 6, 2013, 10:47 pm
Noed, signed both petitions and shared. But, the one on cannot be shared via Android mobile.

Charlene B (4)
Friday December 6, 2013, 10:50 pm

P A (117)
Friday December 6, 2013, 11:57 pm
Signed - thanks Toni A for forwarding this - the people who do this are beyond redemption.

Karen Baker (71)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 1:01 am
This is truly horrific... This is what gives me nightmares.....

Sonali G (0)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 3:37 am
This is just plain sick. Anybody caught should be subjected to incarceration and intense psychiatric treatment for a number of years. Sell their boat and any other property and that will finance it.

Ana Lopes (92)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 3:40 am

Vivien Green (153)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 3:42 am

Susanne P (18)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 7:12 am
Signed that long time agol
It's a horrible photo, and even more horrible to think of what the "bait animals" have to endure.


Isabelle J (81)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 7:37 am

Don H (45)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 7:38 am
How could anyone be so cruel.

This practice is ridiculous. Sharks are commonly caught on dead bait. Sharks are not very discriminating. So using pets for bait is doubly egregious. I would throw those involved into the deepest, darkest cell and never let them out.

Aletta Kraan (146)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 11:59 am
Signed !

Charmaine M. Anderson (5)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 6:14 pm
Signed, noted, recommended and shared!
These people need to be rounded up, have hooks shoved through their faces and bodies and then thrown into a pit all together, to just rot in severe pain, with nothing!

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 10:22 pm

Liliana D (125)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 3:01 am
all signed ... cannot watch video .... cannot be true!!!!!!

Michael Holland (10)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 7:11 am
Signed and noted. What kind of shithole place is this ? These people are barbarians.

Lydia M (80)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 10:30 am
Signed & Noted with Thanks

These Acts of Cruelty & Barbarism are Outrageous & Appalling... Grrrrrrrrrrrr !!

Sylvie Bermannova (42)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 3:27 pm
Incredible, unspeakable... Certainly, I did sign.

They kill one ("the bait") to kill another ("the catch") while killing yet another ("the by-catch") -- gross (!), and yet a common practice in the fishing industry. The fact that the fishermen have chosen abandoned dogs and cats as "shark bait" speaks volumes about their ethics, or, its lack thereof.

The police officers should investigate that which is in breach of the law without being or having to be offered any "rewards" for that by anyone other than their employer! That should be a matter of course...

Jennifer Smith (0)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 4:04 pm
I've seen this petition before. And there has NEVER BEEN PROOF this has been going on, despite being investigated.

People should look into something before blindly signing a petition, when this has already been disproved, and this stuiped story has been going on almost TEN YEARS now, word for word.

You can see where they already say it's neither legal, nor widely practiced, and in fact most 'photos' are either doctored or misinformation to start an issue that doesn't exist.

Gabriella Serafino (92)
Monday December 9, 2013, 1:11 pm

Ann L (15)
Monday December 9, 2013, 2:49 pm
Noted and signed. If there is even a slight chance this is happening, them I am glad to take the time to sign the petition.I have also seen it before and signed before.

. (0)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 5:48 am
Already signed..Thanks sister Henritte for sharing, Thanks Chris.

Manel Dias (20)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 10:21 pm
Noted & signed.

Melania P (122)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 8:48 am
Already signed..... Sick sick bastards!!!

Süheyla C (234)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 10:48 am
with 46,931 supporters

Elena Bonati (35)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 6:07 am
S + N

Kate Kenner (215)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 3:52 pm
Is it any wonder I ache such allow opinion of most of the human species. We are not all like this but those who care seem to be in the minority dry often. I say ram some rods up the noses of those doing this and throw the to the sharks although it would probably make them (the shark) sick. I have little patience for people like this.

Lily A (113)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 8:56 pm

Bartlomiej T (296)
Sunday January 26, 2014, 7:47 am
So signed.

. (0)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 7:03 am
you can not be serious!

Angela AWAY K (379)
Thursday April 10, 2014, 2:00 pm
Signed and shared !

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 4, 2014, 12:41 pm
My goodness...this needs to end. I already signed this a while back but thank you for sharing this and spreading awareness!

Evelyn Colbert (10)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 5:20 am
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