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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Send Tony the Tiger to Sanctuary

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- 451 days ago -
After years of campaigning by PETA and many other groups and individuals and a lawsuit by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, a Louisiana court has finally ordered that the Tiger Truck Stop must stop keeping Tony the tiger in a barren, cramped cage

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Natasha Salgado (660)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 9:42 am
Email sent--poor Tony. Thx Kelly

AniMae C. (471)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 3:51 pm
This article is dated December 14, 2011

Ana MESNER (215)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 11:22 pm
Letter set to:

Thank you Kelly

Magdalena C. (105)
Monday July 14, 2014, 2:01 am

Past Member (0)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:21 am
I just received this email today, so what is this about?
Dear Shalvah,

On Jun 10, 2014, you signed the petition "Last Chance to Help Tony the Tiger!". The petition author , Kelly Rogers, has now closed the petition and wanted to share this message with you:


Thank-You, for your interest in this action. However, I is with an incredibly heavy heart, I am letting you know why I am closing it. I am closing this petition because there is sad and angering news to share with you. Gov. Jindal DID SIGN the bill and REFUSES TO VETO it. The fight is not over however. Tony, sends you a huge kiss for helping him to get out of his hell.


On behalf of Care2, thank you for making a difference. Care2 hosts thousands of petitions like this one. Click here to create a petition of your own and have an even bigger impact.

Franck R. (51)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:18 am

Debra Van Way (12)
Monday July 14, 2014, 12:44 pm

Barb Knight (1709)
Monday July 14, 2014, 12:45 pm
Dear Mr. Sandlin,

My name is Barb Knight and I love tigers. I am concerned for Tony's health, welfare, and future.

I know you care about Tony also. I know you want the best for Tony. However, his life could be cut

short living at The Truck Stop, inhaling gas fumes 24/7. Please send him to a sanctuary where he can

be monitored on a daily basis and be in an open grassy area where he can stretch his legs with his

fellow tigers: do not send Tony to another roadside zoo or display.

I am asking you to think with your heart, not your wallet. Please do the right thing by extending Tony's

life to include a tiger sanctuary.

Thank you for your consideration.


Barb Knight.

Barb Knight (1709)
Monday July 14, 2014, 12:50 pm
I also noticed the article was written in Dec 2011 but hey, if we can keep the pressure on, a little longer, why not?

. (0)
Monday July 14, 2014, 2:15 pm
Noted, e-mail sent. Thanks Kelly

Kate Kenner (214)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:48 pm
Email sent.

Dianne D. (475)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:50 pm
email sent. Had trouble getting the email to show so hope the one I got was the right email.

marie T. (164)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:00 pm
So 3 years have passed

Birgit W. (155)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:53 pm
It is heartbreaking to see that the owner of the gas station has just the right political connection in order to get away with that. Tony should be moved immediately.

Joy McRonald (145)
Monday July 14, 2014, 6:35 pm
noted.. Thanks.

Kelly Rogers (303)
Monday July 14, 2014, 9:13 pm
Unfortunately, I am unable to close this story. GOV. JINDAL DID SIGN THE BILL AND REFUSES TO VETO IT. The fight is not over so more petitions will come in the future. Please be on the look-out for them. Thank-You, for your love of him.

rita uljee (0)
Monday July 14, 2014, 10:54 pm
i`ve signed several times now ..let`s hope it will help in the long run.

Dogan Ozkan (2)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 12:50 am
noted and signed

Ruth C. (263)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 5:26 am
Send Tony to a sanctuary!!

Angelus Silesius (66)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 6:09 am
Noted and commented on ty

Gloria H. (88)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 7:43 pm
tony needs to feel grass under his paws, see the stars not the bars.

Klaus Peters (14)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 7:33 am
Noted, sent Email

Melania Padilla (188)
Wednesday July 16, 2014, 12:59 pm
Thank you Kelly for the update, poor animal ;(

Shirley S. (179)
Saturday July 19, 2014, 10:46 pm
Petition closed

kate K. (479)
Sunday August 10, 2014, 11:14 am
Noted and signed thank you Kelly
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