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Take Action: Protect Millions of Atlantic Menhaden and Their Predators ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, habitat, wildlife, protection )

Cher
- 4 minutes ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
Atlantic menhaden are one of the most important fish on the Atlantic coast and feed a wide range of marine predators. They were once abundant from Maine to Florida but are now concentrated in the Chesapeake Bay region, where they are subject to intense
Stop Abusing Dogs for Sport and Profit ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cruelty, suffering )

Cher
- 8 minutes ago - forcechange.com
Although almost two hundred greyhounds died last year at Florida racetracks, this cruel sport continues to be legal. If something is not done now, many more greyhounds will suffer massive amounts of abuse before also experiencing painful deaths
Improve Zoo Animal Welfare ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, zoos, AnimalWelfare )

Cher
- 9 minutes ago - forcechange.com
Sign the petition below to show your support for new guidelines that would help improve the lives of zoo animals all over the country.
Will Tobacco Tests on Animals End Up in the Ashtray of History?
Animals  (tags: mice, tobacco, tests, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, humans, protection, society, suffering )

Lone
- 11 minutes ago - peta.org
Tobacco companies have a nasty habit: poisoning and killing animals in cruel, needless smoking experiments, in which rats are stuffed into tiny tubes and forced to inhale cigarette smoke for up to six hours straight every day
MACQUARIE ISLAND'S NATURAL BEAUTY IN PICTURES
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, environment, GoodNews, goodnews, wildlife )

Katka
- 29 minutes ago - abc.net.au
Macquarie Island lies in the Southern Ocean, approximately halfway between Australia and Antarctica. The World Heritage-listed island, once overrun with introduced rabbits, is now returning to the wildlife oasis it once was.
'My First Bow Kill': Texas Veterinarian Fired After Allegedly Killing Cat With Arrow and Bragging About It on Facebook (VIDEO)
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, cats, death, ethics, habitat, humans, killed, law, pets, protection, sadness, society, suffering )

Frank
- 1 hour ago - nydailynews.com
Dr. Kristen Lindsey, a Texas veterinarian, was fired after she posed holding a dead cat by an arrow through its head. It has sparked a police investigation into possible charges.
BIG. MUSCLY ALPHA MALE RED KANGAROO ROGER HAS SHOWN HIS SOFT SIDE WITH A FLUFFY TOY RABBIT
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, GoodNews, goodnews, wildlife )

Katka
- 4 hours ago - ntnews.com.au
When the alpha male roo Roger received the fluffy toy as an Easter gift, he put on quite a show, flexing his muscles and asserting dominance.
CREMORNE VETERINARY CLINIC CATCHING. DESEXING AND RELEASING STRAY CATS
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, GoodNews, goodnews, pets )

Katka
- 4 hours ago - m.dailytelegraph.com.au
Stray cats may be considered a pest by some, but a Cremorne veterinary clinic is providing a humane solution for homeless felines.
VET FIRED AFTER BRAGGING ABOUT KILLING A CAT ON FACEBOOK
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, GoodNews, goodnews, pets, killed, killing )

Katka
- 5 hours ago - catingtonpost.com
Never underestimate the power of social media. Especially at the hands of angry animal lovers.
GOOD SAMARITAN RESUES SCARED CAT FROM BUSY FREEWAY
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, pets, GoodNews, goodnews, pets, rescued )

Katka
- 6 hours ago - lifewithcats.tv
Good Samaritan Richard Christianson rescued an injured and desperately scared and upset cat from a Tucson, AZ freeway last week and told the story when posting a video of the rescue online.
WOMAN TAKES HER DYING DOG ON AN AWESOME BUCKET LIST ADVENTURE
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, sadness )

Katka
- 6 hours ago - reshareworthy.com
When Lauren F. Watt discovered her beloved dog had terminal bone cancer she was devastated. Facing the inevitable, Lauren decided she would embrace her remaining time with Gizelle and embarked on one last adventure with her friend.
AMAZING FOOTAGE: FIREFIGHTERS SAVE DOG FROM BURNING BUILDING
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, dogs, pets, rescued, goodnews, animals, dogs, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 6 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org
Fire fighters step in to help put out a residential house fire. As part of their routine they check all the rooms for any signs of people who might not have escaped. But they do not leave the house with any people in tow ...
THUMPER WOULD HAVE NEVER SURVIVED BUT THANKS TO A WALKER (AND A LOT OF HARD WORK); HE'S DOING AWESOME!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, cats, GoodNews, goodnews, pets, rescued )

Katka
- 7 hours ago - blog.theanimalrescuesite.com
Thumper was born with a neurological disorder that made walking on four legs impossible. He would have never survived if he wasnâEUR(TM)t rescued. A special walker was designed, and ThumperâEUR(TM)s physical therapy proves to be miraculous.
WOMAN CALLS OFF WEDDING WHEN HIDDEN CAMERA CATCHES FIANCEE BEATING HER DOGS
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, GoodNews, goodnews, pets )

Katka
- 7 hours ago - examiner.com
A woman who set up a hidden camera in her apartment to determine how her dogs were getting injured was horrified to see that her boyfriend was brutally beating them.
Solving the Mystery of Dog Domestication
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, Dogs, wildlife, pets, humans, ethics, environment, society, animals, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, dogs, investigation )

Michael
- 11 hours ago - news.sciencemag.org
Puppies in arms 32,000 years ago. Scientists chase dog domestication across Eurasia & N America. The transformation of wolves into helping companions include preying on the great Pleistocene animals. Blackfeet say Makuyi is teacher. His children, yours
14 Shocking Seal Slaughter Photos
Animals  (tags: abuse, cruelty, killing, slaughter, animals, crime, death )

Paulo
- 16 hours ago - peta2.com
Why the Canadian Seal Slaughter Is Worse Than You Imagined
Serbia: PETITION AGAINST HUNT OF STRAY DOGS IN MEDAKOVIC, BELGRADE
Animals  (tags: Serbia, Europe, Veterina Belgrade, dog catchers, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, abused, dogs, crime, cruelty, ethics, humans, society, investigation, killing, killed, law, pets, protection, sadness, suffering )

Desanka
- 18 hours ago - change.org
Please support our plea to Veterina Belgrade to stop hunting and catching homeless dogs in our area. Group of animal haters from our neighborhood is abusing animals and constantly calling Veterina Belgrade dogcatchers to come and destroy them.
Iran: Dog Owners to Be Lashed 74 Times in New National Ban
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animals, AnimalCruelty, dogs, koran, protection, pets, suffering, law, sadness )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Dog owners in Iran will be sentenced to 74 lashes if they are caught keeping the pets at home or walking them in public. Dog owners were fined and had their pets confiscated as the animals are considered to be 'dirty' under Islamic law.
QUOKKA CRUELTY: FRENCH TOURISTS FINED AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO BURNING ANIMAL ON ROTTNEST ISLAND
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, wildlife, wildanimals )

Katka
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
Two French tourists have been fined $4,000 each after pleading guilty to animal cruelty towards a quokka.
NSW ELECTION 2015: ANIMAL JUSTICE PARTY WINS SEAT IN NSW UPPER HOUSE
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, animalwelfare, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 1 day ago - abc.net.au
The Animal Justice Party has claimed the final seat in the race for the New South Wales Upper House.
JAPANESE ATTEMPTS TO REVIVE ARCTIC WHALING HIT A SNAG
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, wildlife )

Katka
- 1 day ago - smh.com.au
Japan's plan to revive its outlawed Antarctic whaling has been dealt a blow with independent experts finding it failed to justify a new hunt.
Frikkie Du Toit Safaris - Stop Killing Endangered Animals
Animals  (tags: Safari, animals, killed, petition, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Many of the animals that "Frikkie du Toit Safaris" kill are on the endangered species list. By stopping their company in carrying on these senseless killings, these animals will be protected and allowed to populate without fear of extinction.
New Data: 2.7 Million Animals Killed By Rogue Federal Wildlife Program in 2014
Animals  (tags: animals, killed, Rogue Federal Wildlife Program, cruelty, death, humans, sadness, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 day ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Ignoring Calls for Reform, Agency Shoots, Poisons and Traps Tens of thousands of Coyotes, Bears, Wolves, Foxes
ACTU Animaux - Chance, Minette TigréE Gravement AccidentéE, Kitten Hit By Car and Needs Treatment NOW.
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, pets, rescued, suffering )

Vivian
- 1 day ago - actuanimaux.com
Poor baby was hit by a car, has a broken jaw and has swelling in the brain. Needs help NOW! PLEASE click on the RED DOT five times and if you can do the videos or other stuff in the site, it would help save this TOUGH and lively TABBY cat. Thanks!
Stand Up for Critically Endangered Red Wolves! PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: wolves, endangered, red wolves, protection, animals, AnimalWelfare, slaughter, society, suffering )

Julie
- 1 day ago - secure.defenders.org
After being hunted to the brink of extinction, FWS was entrusted to help save these shy wolves. Yet last year, 10 percent of the red wolf population was killed, and another five percent lay dead so far this year.
The Whales Need You
Animals  (tags: whales, mink whales, japan, antarctica, Australia, government, abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, crime, death, endangered, environment, habitat, humans, killed, killing, pr )

Lone
- 1 day ago - worldanimalprotection.org.au
Japan is threatening to kill 333 minke whales in Antarctica this summer and every summer for the next twelve years. They will do this despite the Australian government winning an international court case that ruled the hunt unlawful.
   

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