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Punish Owner of Beong Kok for Letting His Elephant Starve to Death
Animals  (tags: elephants, domesticated animals, cruelty, Asia, suffering, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
The elephant sparked outrage when he ran away and rampaged through a village, damaging houses in Sen Monorom. His furious owner caught him two days later, and refused to feed him, believing that weakening the elephant would stop this behavior.
PETITION - End the Siege Against Endangered Pollinators
Animals  (tags: endangered, pollinators, agriculture, human made obstacles, honeybees, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, protection, wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
Rare animals that perform a crucial function in agriculture and the wild are currently fighting to survive against an increasing number of human-made obstacles. Pollinators need to be protected, and not just honeybees
PETITION -- DonâEUR(TM)t Persecute Ravens in Barbaric Slaughter
Animals  (tags: persecution, ravens, barbaric slaughter, highlands, scotland, killing, experiment, scttish NAtural heritage, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
Hundreds of ravens in the highlands of Scotland may soon be targeted by hunters thanks to a new five-year license permitting their killing as part of an experimental cull led by Scottish Natural Heritage.
PETITION - Stop the Cruel Poisoning of Wildlife
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, environment, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Every year, Health Canada permits thousands of wild animals to die a painful, prolonged, and torturous death by poisoning.
TAKE ACTION: Mice Forced to Inhale Cigarette Smoke
Animals  (tags: mice, abuse, abused, animalcruelty, cruelty, pets )

- 23 hours ago -
Please use the form below to tell the Animal Care and Ethics Committee at the University of Newcastle, how shocked you are that they approve such inhumane experiments. You can use the text provided or compose your own.
PETITION - Dog Allegedly Beaten While Protecting Family Deserves Justice
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Goal: Demand that the man who allegedly beat a dog with a bed post during a domestic dispute with his girlfriend receive the maximum penalty by law.
PETITION - Eleven Animals Allegedly Starved, Neglected, and Kept in Filthy Pens Deserve Justice
Animals  (tags: animals, neglected, filthy pens, clean water, food, maximum penalty, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, humans )

- 17 hours ago -
Goal: Demand that the man who allegedly kept eleven animals in dirty pens with no access to clean water or food receive the maximum penalty by law.
TAKE ACTION: Elephants Were Reportedly Seen Dripping With Blood
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, cruelty, animalcruelty, Circus elephants )

- 1 day ago -
And then there's Garden Bros. Circus âEUR¦ which is still working with abusive exhibitors, such as Carson & Barnes Circus, that profit from abusing and exploiting animals.
The Mustang Gave Ford An American Legend. Now Let's Ask the Auto Company to Help Save Them ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, protection, habitat, environment, conservation )

- 10 hours ago -
One way to help endangered animals is by asking companies that use their likeness to pay a small amount towards the creatures' conservation. After all, ensuring that their chosen mascot continues to survive, is not only a good investment, it's also
Pigs Need Your Help: Urge Primo to Accurately Label Pork Products ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection )

- 10 hours ago -
Pigs are among the most intensively farmed animals on the planet. Globally, three out of four mother pigs are raised in barren factory farms where they are confined to steel cages no bigger than a fridge for most of their pregnancy.
Cat Adopts Orphaned Kitten The Moment She Arrives At Sanctuary - The Dodo
Animals  (tags: Syria, The Cat Man of Aleppo, animals, cats, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

- 1 day ago -
When Hala the cat met a 2-month-old kitten named Lola, she immediately decided that she was going to be Lola's mum.
Three Horses Die Within 30 Minutes At Hexham Races Leading To Calls For An Inquiry.
Animals  (tags: Horses, Animal Safety, Horse Racing, Hexham Racecourse, Northumberland, Animal Aid )

- 20 hours ago -
An animal rights charity has demanded an investigation after three horses died within 30 minutes of each other at a North East race meeting. Animal Aid has created an online petition urging the government to set up an independent regulatory body.
Horse Kicked in Face After Collapsing ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )

- 9 hours ago -
As was reported to SAVE Havasupai Horses, an eyewitness captured shocking photos of a horse forced into slave labor in the Grand Canyon. After the animal collapsed under a heavy pack and was unable to stand, the wrangler reportedly kicked the downed
A Walk on the Wild Side: Transfer Animals to Reputable Sanctuaries Now ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment, wildlife )

- 9 hours ago -
Please use the form to tell A Walk on the Wild Side to stop exhibiting wild animals and urge it to retire the animals at its facility to reputable sanctuaries.
Horse Kicked in Face After CollapsingâEUR"Take Action!
Animals  (tags: cruelty, suffering, crime )

- 12 hours ago -
A horse carrying tourist gear collapsed in the Grand Canyon and then was kicked in the face by the wrangler. Help us end the abuse of these animals.
Dog Horrifically Abandoned With Infected Wound and Prolapsed Uterus Deserves Justice
Animals  (tags: dogs, pets, veterinary care, suffering, cruelty, petitions )

- 7 hours ago -
Charge individual responsible for horrific botched spaying surgery on innocent dog to the highest extent of the law.
This Horse Was Kicked in the Face After Collapsing | Save Animals | Peta2
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, animal welfare, horses, protection, suffering )

- 7 hours ago -
Tell the BIA to seize this horse and provide the animal with veterinary care immediately and to charge and prosecute the abuser.
Climate Change Leaving Birds Hungry âEUR" New Research Findinds
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, wildlife, protection, animals, birds, bird )

- 1 day ago -
Dr Malcolm Burgess, a bird researcher at the University of Exeter and the RSPB who led the research says: "With spring coming earlier due to climate change, leaves and caterpillars emerge earlier and birds need to breed earlier to avoid being mismatched.
Kangaroo in Zoo Dies After Being Pelted By Bricks From Tourists Trying to See It Hop: Report
Animals  (tags: zoo, kangaroos, china, marsupials, died, injured, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, humans, wildanimals )

- 1 day ago -
The marsupial died after a few days after suffering a ruptured kidney, the report said. A few weeks later, another kangaroo in the enclosure was slightly injured in a similar incident, the report said.
Endangered Slow Lorises Finally Free From Illegal Wildlife Traffickers
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, wildlife, slow lorises, wildlife traffickers )

- 17 hours ago -
Now, after a period of reintegrating to their natural environment, Lilo and JombloâEUR(TM)s tracking collars have been removed and they are completely free to live in the wild with other Javan slow lorises.
First Tropical Polar Bear Dies Aged 27 in Singapore Zoo
Animals  (tags: ethics, sadness )

- 13 hours ago -
The worldâEUR(TM)s first and only polar bear to be born in the tropics has died in Singapore, ending the long and controversial story of the beloved animal.
Tell Facebook to Shut Down Wildlife Traffickers on Its Platforms
Animals  (tags: wildlife, endangered species, poaching, trafficking, social media, petitions )

- 7 hours ago -
Running ads on pages that sell ivory is abhorrent.
Brain Lesions Induced in Baby Marmosets to Study Eye-Hand Coordination-Please Sign
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, animal rights, abuse, vivisection Animal Cruelty, marmoset monkeys )

- 7 hours ago -
At the conclusion of the testing, they were deeply anaesthetised, transcardially perfused and their brains were sectioned for further analysis.
Animal Advocates Announce Intent to Sue Maryland Roadside Zoo for Violating Endangered Species Act and State Animal Cruelty Law
Animals  (tags: roadside zoos, Endangered species act, state animal cruelty law, Animal Legal Defense Fund, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, environment, habitat, humans, wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
âEURoeThe Animal Legal Defense Fund has documented visibly sick animals, some without water in intense heat, and living in barren animal enclosures in severe disrepair with significant accumulations of feces and waste
TAKE ACTION: Brain Lesions Induced in Baby Monkeys - More Cruel Experiments at Monash University
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, animalcruelty )

- 3 hours ago -
Please click on the link to our case study below for further details and to send a strong message to Monash University that these cruel experiments MUST be replaced with more humane, human-relevant methods of research.
TAKE ACTION: LIVE EXPORT UPDATE: We Have a Plan, But We Need Your Voice.
Animals  (tags: aanimalcruelty, cruelty, abuse, abused, Live Export, live animal exports )

- 2 hours ago -
LIVE EXPORT UPDATE: We have a plan, but we need your voice. This is whatâEUR(TM)s happening to animals routinely, under Australian standards, and under the full control of the Australian Government, live export companies and the live export industry.
Chinese Zoo Visitors Throw Rocks at Kangaroo, Killing Her   video
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalrights, death, cruelty, humans )

- 4 hours ago -
A 12-year-old female kangaroo in a zoo in southeastern China died after visitors had hurled rocks at her because of one thing âEUR" she wasn't jumping enough.
Almost 1500 Bird Species Face Extinction and WeâEUR(TM)re to Blame
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights, animals, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, extinction, habitat, killed, killing, protection, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3 hours ago -
One-eighth of the worldâEUR(TM)s 11,000 bird species are now threatened, and in most cases farming is the biggest threat thanks to our increasingly meat-rich diets

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