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Stop the 2014 Easter Cat Punching Event! Take Action Before It's Too Late!
Animals  (tags: animals, abuse, animalwelfare )

- 1 day ago -
This year's edition of the Easter Cat Punching Event will be hosted by Brighton, UK. The organizers have posted the last year's winner and losers (a bunch of dead cats) on their Facebook event page. Sign the Petition and let's stop this cruel event!
Bull Torture in Brazil
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, crime )

Mary Jane
- 1 day ago -
During the Holy Week in Brazil bulls are beaten, contained with ropes, have rocks thrown at them, pepper thrown into their eyes; people run after them and attack them with pieces of wood, knives, pitchforks, sometimes set them on fire.
Petition to Prevent Craigslist User From Selling Dogs as Food / for Research! Please ACT Now!
Animals  (tags: pets, dogs, ethics, abuse, craigslist )

- 1 day ago -
A Craigslist user from Phoenix is giving away 3 dogs to be used for food or research purposes! This is outrageous! Act now and ask the website to remove the list urgently!
Japan Will Conduct Pacific Whale Hunt Despite Court Ruling
Animals  (tags: Whales, Animal Welfare, Ethics, Killing, Endangered )

- 12 hours ago -
The Pacific hunt was not specifically mentioned in the ruling and is much less known internationally. Yet in the 2012-2013 campaign, it took three times as many whales as the Antarctic hunt, including three sperm whales.
Arizona: Vote No on Killing Mexican Gray Wolves ! PLEASE SIGN @ Petitionsite ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, suffering )

- 5 hours ago -
With only 37 Mexican gray wolves known to be eking out a living in Arizona, the animals desperately need protection and help to survive -- and state lawmakers want to make sure they don't get it.
Romania : Please Don`t Kill the Dogs in the 2 Public Shelters of Braila! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: romanian dogs, shelter, stop, killing, mayor )

- 1 day ago -
There are plans to kill hundreds of dogs in the shelter of Braila/Romania. Many studies and examples have proven, that only spaying and neutering can reduce populations of stray dogs! While killing is inhumane, cruel, not helpful and uneconomic!
Commend & Not Punish Woman Who Rescued Dog From Freezing Conditions ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, protection, cruelty, suffering )

- 1 hour ago -
Please sign and share on all your media sites in an effort to ask police in Seattle not to charge a woman whose only crime was to take a dog from freezing conditions, give it food and warmth. The dog was freezing to death and she saved its life.
Ban Cat and Dog Fur Imports Into Canada - The Animal Rescue Site
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, k )

- 1 day ago -
Please sign this urgent petition in the name of your animal loving heart!!! Thank you so much!!!
Petition | Maximum Sentence Felon Who Stomped a Cat to Death in Front of Kids | English
Animals  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
Maximum sentence felon who stomped a cat to death in front of kids - See more at: M.dpuf SIGN PLEASE !
End the Inhumane Breeding of Captive Born Wolves - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Wolves, not hybrid, inhumane, captive breeding, wild, free )

- 1 day ago -
State and national regulators are letting the illegal breeding of captive- born wolves pass through their reach. In Tenino, WA, individuals are breeding captive- born wolves claiming that they are hybrids with at least 2% dog in them.
Moratorium: Kangaroo's Heading for Extinction - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Kangaroos, Australia, extinction, save, protect )

- 17 hours ago -
To the Honourable President and members of the Senate in Parliament assembled: The petition of the undersigned shows we have grave fears for the future existence of kangaroos in New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia, and the fact that these.
Ask Belgium to Give Legal Status to Animals - PETITION
Animals  (tags: animalrights, protection, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, legalisation animal protection )

- 17 hours ago -
France just gave animals the legal status of 'sensitive beings'. We want to ask Belgium to follow its footsteps. It is in french, but easy to sign. Ps. for the country, choose 'Etats-Unis' for USA. ;-) THX !
Take Action Now! - Commend Billionaire for Protecting Elephants - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Commend, billionaire, protecting, elephants, endangered )

- 9 hours ago -
Many scientists believe that if poaching continues to be a problem, we could see our elephants and rhinos disappear in the next decade. It has caused many nations to crush their ivory stockpile as a message to poachers to stop killing these amazing
Take Action Now! - Protect Rare Bird Species From Extinction - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Western yellow billed cuckoo, protect, endangered )

- 10 hours ago -
Goal: Protect the western yellow-billed cuckoo by designating it as a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act.
Praise Animal Sanctuary for Rescuing Farm Animals - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Victoria, Australia, animal sanctuary, good news, rescue )

- 1 day ago -
In 2003, Pamela Ahern rescued a pig named Edgar Alan Pig who she loved so much that she quit her job and started Edgar's Mission, a sanctuary in Victoria, Australia, that offers a life-long home to over 300 animals at a time.
Guard Dog Adopts Little Abandoned Kitten
Animals  (tags: dog, kitten, love )

- 18 hours ago -
Enjoy pure love...and share :)
Petition | Remove the Page 'All Pit Bulls and Bully Breeds Should Die' | English
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalwelfare )

- 4 hours ago -
Facebook thinks this page is acceptable! As a bull terrier owner I completely oppose this page and the ignorance it stands for! Facebook need to remove this page as it is misleading, hurtful and disgusting in its sentiment!
Man Sentenced for Burning Pit Bull to Death in St. Louis | KMOV.Com St. Louis
Animals  (tags: Pitbull, Pit Bull, Stafford, Bull Terrier, burned, burning, jail, prison, sentencedabuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment )

- 1 day ago -
A St. Louis man has been sentenced to four years in prison for burning a pit bull alive last year. ONLY 4 years for a life :-(, dogfighting ring, dog fighting, dog f
Take Action Now! - Support Ban on Keeping Orcas for Entertainment - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Orcas, support, ban, entertainment, blackfish )

- 10 hours ago -
A bill that was proposed by assembly member Richard Bloom bans the captivity of orca whales for entertainment purposes. With the airing of Blackfish, a documentary that examines the ethics of keeping whales in sea parks, many activists and the general
Stop the Seal Massacre ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, killing, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter )

- 1 hour ago -
Urge the Canadian Government finally to ban the slaughter of seals today.
Man of the Forest, Orangutan, Malaysia - Photos
Animals  (tags: wildlife )

- 20 hours ago -
In English we call them orangutan. In Malay they are "orang utan", which means "man of the forest". With a 96.4% genetic match to humans, the similarities between us and these intelligent apes are our closest relative.
Petition | Facebook: Close Page Entitled "Easter Cat Punching Event"!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, cats, crime, cruelty, death, killing, sadness, abuse )

- 13 hours ago -
Try to show kindness to animals. Don't hurt them unless they hurt you! there are many events that can please you better than this !!!! Dear friends, Please sign this petition urgently.Save the life of cats
Chick Magnet : Video Clips From The Coolest One
Animals  (tags: animals )

- 7 hours ago -
Petition | Facebook: Close Page Entitled
Animals  (tags: cats, animalcruelty )

- 8 hours ago -
Sign please !
Easter Is a One-Eyed Kitten Who Lives Up to Her Name.
Animals  (tags: animals, cats )

- 5 hours ago -
This is a real sweetie.
Change of Heart on Ag-Gag
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, abused, animalcruelty, suffering )

- 2 hours ago -
An animal activist changes mind about Ag-Gag .
Brave 13-Year-Old Uses Facebook to Save Romania's Stray Dogs
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abused, killed )

- 11 hours ago -
But Bucharest's state-funded wards now hold 2,800 dogs, and 2,000 dogs have been euthanized in the past two months, Read more: l-facebook-find-homes-stay-dogs-article-1.1758746# ixzz2zDukIvde

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