START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.


Petition - Praise State for Boosting Animal Cruelty Punishments
Animals  (tags: animal abusers, Animal Cruelty, animal rights, Animal welfare act, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection laws, ethical treatment of animals, compassion )

- 43 minutes ago -
Praise Texas's increased punishment for animal abusers. Penalties for animal cruelty in Texas have been boosted, thanks to a new law passed in 2017. Previously, perpetrators would only receive as little as 180 days for the most horrific acts...
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Animals  (tags: animal rights, protection, environment, wildlife, conservation )

- 6 hours ago -
Gorillas, orangutans, and chimpanzees are our closest nonhuman primate cousins, and they are endangered. We must act now to protect them today, or they may not have a tomorrow. Please sign the Animal Legal Defense Fund's petition, known as the Model Ordin
Petition - Ban the Sale of Opera House Nets in Australia
Animals  (tags: australia, opera house nets, platypus, harming wildlife, needless suffering, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection, prosecution, Wildlife conservation, biodiversity )

- 22 hours ago -
In Tasmania opera house nets are already illegal to use in all inland waterways, but are still being sold in retail outlets across the state. These nets trap indiscriminately and frequently drown platypuses and have become a huge problem for the platypus
Petition - Supporting WI Assembly Bill 666 Making Gratification With An Animal a Felony Charge
Animals  (tags: beastiality, Sexual Abuse of Animals, mutilation, needless death, ethical treatment of animals, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of mistreatment, suffering, stronger protection, compassion )

- 22 hours ago -
Under current law, it is a Class A misdemeanor for a person to commit an act of sexual gratification involving his or her sex organ and the sex organ, mouth, or anus of an animal, or involving his or her sex organ, mouth, anus, or other body part and...
Animals  (tags: egypt, animal abuse, Animal Cruelty, compassion for animals, ethical treatment of animals, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection )

- 22 hours ago -
A dog is seen running, tottering, then dropping dead on the stairs of a Cairo University faculty near the metro station. Poisoning was the method used by the university to get rid of dogs that were said to be bothering university students, event tough...
Petition: Save the Beautiful Critically Endangered Pygmy Hippopotamus
Animals  (tags: pygmy hippopotamus, critically endangered species, survival, Habitat preservation, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of wildlife loss, biodiversity, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation )

- 23 hours ago -
The critically endangered Pygmy hippo with only 2-3000 left in the wild demand that the governments of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and the Ivory Coast implement and properly police them to ensure this gorgeous creatures survival.
Petition: Demand a Humane Removal of the Famous Rhesus Macaques of Florida
Animals  (tags: rhesus macaques, Theme Park, removal, needless killings, alternative methods, sanctuaries, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of killings, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection, Ethical Treatment, compassion )

- 23 hours ago -
Most people are unaware that there are monkeys in the US. The nonnative rhesus macaque was brought to Florida in the 1930s in an attempt to cash in on the popularity of the Tarzan movies. The resulting theme park has come and gone, but the monkeys are...
Petition - Save Greyhounds From Illegal Racing and Death
Animals  (tags: greyhound racing, illegal races, deplorable living conditions, ban of animals for entertainment, prevention of further exploitation, prevention of cruelty to animals, Ethical Treatment, animal welfare laws, animal rights, stronger protection )

- 1 day ago -
Rescue greyhounds from closed down racetrack. Hundreds of greyhounds, mostly exported from Australia, live in notoriously bad conditions in Macau's greyhound racing track, Yat Yuen. With the permanent closure of the track looming in July of this year,...
Petition - Save Endangered Panther From Road Fatalities
Animals  (tags: Florida panther survival, road accident, migration bridges, safety, prevention of wildlife loss, prevention of further killings, needless death, animal welfare laws, animal rights, stronger protection, Animal welfare act )

- 1 day ago -
Protect Florida's panther population from fatal vehicle collisions. Two Florida panthers were struck dead by vehicles, only a day apart from each other; they are the first two vehicle-related deaths among panthers of 2018.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in Animals

1. Vincent T   6 notes,
  100% popular

2. Ingo Schreiner   5 notes,
  100% popular

3. Patrice Z   5 notes,
  100% popular

4. Carole K   85 notes,
  93% popular

5. Anne F   8 notes,
  88% popular

6. Giana Peranio-paz   34 notes,
  85% popular

7. Julia P   74 notes,
  85% popular

8. Sabrrrina W   64 notes,
  84% popular

9. Wood Lover   95 notes,
  84% popular

10. Rita S   93 notes,
  83% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
Animae C 811
Colleen L 683
Melania P 315
Nita L 243
Victoria P 230

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.