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PETITION - Halt Onslaught of More Than 250,000 Devastating Animal Hoarding Cruelties
Animals  (tags: hoarding, abandoned, chihuahuas, cats, dogs, mice, ferrets, florida woman, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Abandoned dogs seized from a garbage-ridden home. Dozens of malnourished chihuahuas rescued from a car serving as their makeshift home. A collection of cats, dogs, mice, and ferrets totaling nearly 100 discovered in the home of a Florida woman
PETITION - Success: AmericaâEUR(TM)s Pets to Be Protected With Dog and Cat Meat Prohibition
Animals  (tags: cats, dogs, slaughter, success, america, prohibition, Dog and Cat Meat Prohibition Act, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Goal: Support the protection of dogs and cats by incorporating language from the Dog and Cat Meat Prohibition Act into the House of Representatives Farm Bill.
End Cruel Live Exports
Animals  (tags: abuse, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, killed, killing, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4 hours ago -
A new whistleblower video was just exposed, showing thousands of sheep, crammed on a filthy ship, frantic, slowly cooking alive in the summer heat. Unless we act now, this will keep happening. Millions of animals suffer on these death ships...
PETITION --Punish Man Charged With Confining Three Dozen Dogs in SUV
Animals  (tags: punish, confining dogs, neglect, distress, malnutrition, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Over three dozen dogs were reportedly found crammed into an SUV last fall, most in various states of neglect, distress, and malnutrition. Their former owner, Javier Enrique Peralta, is finally being taken to trial on 33 charges of animal neglect
Petition · Houston Police Department: Justice for Pete · Change.Org
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, animal welfare, protection, animal rights, cruelty, dogs )

- 11 hours ago -
That knot of revulsion in your stomach and the tears rolling down your cheeks when you look at the photos of Pete are nothing compared to the horrific pain this sweet angel endured at the hands of his "owners".
Petition · Estee Lauder : Let's Get Estee Lauder to Stop Animal Testing · Change.Org
Animals  (tags: animal experiments, Estee Lauder, animal rights, animal welfare )

- 12 hours ago -
There are over 7,000 safe ingredients that cosmetic companies can choose from to formulate their products. These ingredients don't need to be tested on animals, because they've already been proven to be safe.
Sick Kitten Thrown From Car Window Finds a Loving Home, Stars in a Storybook
Animals  (tags: sick kitten, thrown from car, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, cruelty, humans, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Two years ago, a couple watched in horror as a tiny white kitten was ruthlessly thrown from a car window. The couple immediately rushed to the three-week-old kittenâEUR(TM)s aid, picking her up and running for help.
Tell Russia: Stop Killing Homeless Animals To "Clean Up" World Cup Host Cities!
Animals  (tags: dogs, pets, strays, killing, cruelty, petitions )

- 9 hours ago -
Over 2 million stray animals are currently roaming the streets of Russia. These innocent dogs do not deserve to die.
These 10 Medications Are Poisonous for Pets
Animals  (tags: protection, pets, suffering, human neglect, careless )

- 1 day ago -
Nearly 50 percent of poisoning cases called into the Pet Poison Helpline each year involve human medications, both prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
Help Find the Person Who Painted Endangered Tortoise Bright Red!
Animals  (tags: painted turtle, red, gopher tortoises, county road 455, montverde, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, humans, sadness, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
The gopher tortoise was discovered in the middle of County Road 455, south of Montverde, by two kind people who then immediately took the animal to a wildlife rehabber.
PETITION - STOP the Brutal Slaughter of Whales!
Animals  (tags: brutal slaughter, whales, iceland, endangered, sport, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, environment, humans, protection, wildlife )

- 6 hours ago -
Iceland is allowing endangered whales to be SLAUGHTERED for sport. We can't let this go on any longer.
Court Upholds Removal of Tigers & Lemurs From Roadside Zoo
Animals  (tags: court, tigers, roadside zoos, precedent setting, ruling, iowa roadside zoo, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, environment, humans, wildanimals )

- 1 day ago -
The Eighth Circuit on Wednesday delivered what animal rights activists say is a precedent-setting ruling against a controversial Iowa roadside zoo, finding that endangered animals living in captivity deserve the same protections as animals in the wild
Save the Amur Leopards ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1 hour ago -
There are only 30 Amur Leopards left in the world. They are a Russian species of leopard, and are considered the rarest cat in the world.
Russia: Stop Poaching of Amur Tigers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, tigers, protection, habitat, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction )

- 1 hour ago -
Poaching in Russia needs to end in order to save Amur tigers. Laws need to be stricter and enforced, punishments for poachers need to be more severe, park rangers and conservationists need to be more heavily armed, and government funds need to
Former Logging Elephant Who Was Left Tied to a Tree, Finally Gets Her Freedom After 55 Years!
Animals  (tags: elephant, tied to tree, freedom, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
The sanctuary team was contacted about the elephant by Khun Amy Bushell, who had spotted the animal back in February. She saw Phang Duan tied to a tree, unable to find shelter from the unbearable heat.
Secretary Zinke and President Trump: Stop Offshore Drilling In The Arctic | Oceana
Animals  (tags: Arctic Drilling, Trump, Zinke, seismic testing, oil drilling, offshore drilling, Beluga Whales, oceans, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, extinction, ethics, environment, conservation, endangered, protection )

- 6 hours ago -
We canâEUR(TM)t allow them to destroy vital protections for the Arctic Ocean and the belugas that depend on it. Seismic airgun blasting and offshore drilling would place belugas in unprecedented danger
Save Monarchs, Ban Glyphosate ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, suffering )

- 1 hour ago -
Monarch butterflies continue to decline -- in fact, these iconic creatures have seen a 90 percent population drop since the 1990s. Glyphosate kills milkweed plants that are key to monarchs survival. We strongly urge you to consider the significant harm
Free Tommy ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 1 hour ago -
Tommy is a 30-year-old chimp who spends his days locked in a tiny cement and steel cage in a shed, all alone. ItâEUR(TM)s heartbreaking but now we could help set Tommy free and save animals like him everywhere from similar suffering.
Meet the âEUR~Exploding Ant,âEUR(TM) Which Sacrifices Itself for Its Colony
Animals  (tags: ants, exploding, sacrifice, colony, species, killing itself, danger, explodes, protection, animals, killing, wildlife )

- 6 hours ago -
But one newly discovered ant species goes above and beyond when it senses danger. It explodes âEUR" killing itself âEUR" and coats adversaries in a toxic yellow goo, the ultimate act of self-sacrifice to protect its colony.
Sponsor A Ranger Station ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, Sponsorship, ranger station, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, endangered, extinction, wildanimals )

- 2 hours ago -
Wildlife Alliance rangers, across 7 stations, protect 2,124,629 acres (859,807 ha) of intact rainforest. You can help support the rangers on the front line of conservation by sponsoring a ranger station.
Polar Bears Not Starving, Says Nunatsiavut Wildlife Manager
Animals  (tags: polar bears, environment, extinction, danger )

- 47 minutes ago -
Polar bears not starving, says Nunatsiavut wildlife manager. He says social media is lying to us. Don't know how I feel about this story.

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