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Justice for Cat Burned With Acid! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Justice, cat, burned, acid, cruelty, sad news )

- 1 day ago -
Field Carime rescued eight days under a car in the street to a kitten was dying, his burned skin and makes a foul odor. Carime immediately took him to the veterinary
Maximum Sentence Felon Who Stomped a Cat to Death in Front of Kids*Pls Sign, If Agreed, Thanks
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, cats, killed, sadness )

- 1 day ago -
Michael Patrick Stackhouse, 35, is charged with animal cruelty causing death. This criminal, who already has a felony record for home invasion and drugs, stomped a cat to death in front of neighborhood children. He admitted to it. He needs whatever th
Stop Using Tax Dollars to Kill Our Wildlife ! PLEASE SIGN and SHARE ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering, killing, wildlife )

- 1 hour ago -
We don't want our tax dollars used for killing wildlife, most especially not on public land for private industry. Develop non-lethal methods of control and defund the tax-funded killing practices of the Wildlife Services of the United States
Prosecute Australian Teenagers for Beating Up Defenseless Dog!* Please Sign, If Agree, Thank You
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, dogs, abuse, sadness )

- 1 day ago -
Marlissa Thaidy and Alisha Marie Barnett are two teenagers from Sidney, Australia. After a night of partying, they They were filmed while pulling the ears of a defenseless pit bull several times and hitting the poor animal across the face!
Applaud Ban on Inhumane Animal Transportation - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Applaud, ban, India, inhumane, animal transport )

- 1 day ago -
Transporting animals such as cattle, chickens, and goats in inhumane conditions will soon become illegal in India. Without regulations to protect them, animals are commonly transported in hot, filthy trucks, most of the time without food or water during
First the Egg, Now the Chicken! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: EU, labelling, chickens, eggs, cruelty free )

- 1 day ago -
Honest labelling on poultrymeat could help transform the lives of chickens across Europe. Please add your voice today and call for a simple change in the law.
Demand a Penalty to the Gardener That Cut the 4 Legs of a Dog in Colombia - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: punished, punish, deliberately, cutting, legs, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, in )

- 18 hours ago -
UPDATE - He was fired, yes, but he needs to be punished!! This is no more than cruelty for deliberately cutting the legs of an innocent dog! He even dares to lie and say it was an accident...Luckily, she survived!!
Petition | Reduce the Adoption Price For Animals Close to Euthanization Dates | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: shelter, euthernize, euthernized, Pit Bull, Pitbull, dogfighting, dog fighting, home, save, life, love, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endanger )

- 17 hours ago -
Far too many adoptable animals are being euthanized at OCAS (and shelters across the nation). I think that if we brought more attention to the severity of how little time they have, and offer incentives to adopt those who are mere days from being euthaniz
Ban or Time Limit the Tethering of Dogs in All Canadian Provinces ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )

- 1 hour ago -
This petition, including the recommended legislation, will be sent to every provincial minister in Canada responsible for animal welfare legislation. The suffering of tens of thousands of dogs across Canada will be ended by the enactment of this vital
JUSTICE! SIGN! Petition | Maximum Penalty For Louisiana "Man" Who Beat Defenseless Dog With Boxing Gloves! | English
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Asani Woods, Louisiana Asani Woods Tortures Dog On Vi, Justice For Dog Choked Beaten By Asani W, URGENT! )

- 1 day ago -
Asani Woods allegedly found his dog had knocked over a plate containing meat bones. Putting on his boxing gloves he proceeded to beat, choke & kick the dog unconscious-all on videotape at his friend's provocation-then threw the dog in the garbage. JUSTICE
Ban Wisconsin Fur Farms - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Ban, Wisconsin, fur farms, cruelty )

- 1 day ago -
Fur farming is a cruel practice that results in the inhumane slaughter of millions of undomesticated mink and foxes each year. Despite aspects of blatant cruelty, the practice is both legal and unregulated.
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 )

- 23 hours ago -
Many thanks hugs & kisses to all who helped! It seems that we have a person who wants to adopt this sweet dog...transportation is being arranged & it looks like a success & a HAPPY ENDING.
Prevent the Killing of the Dogs in Shelters Valcea - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Dogs, shelters, valcea, stop, killing, cruelty )

- 8 hours ago -
The mayor wants to kill because of the upcoming elections, all dogs in the shelter of Valcea. He wants to stand as a cleanser of the city''''. We fight together for the poor dogs selenium.
URGENT!! ~ Tony the Truck Stop Tiger ~ PLEASE SIGN & SHARE
Animals  (tags: URGENT, Tony the Truck Stop Tiger, TAKE ACTION NOW! )

- 4 hours ago -
Oppose SB 250 and Uphold Louisiana State Law Prohibiting Private Ownership of Tigers! If not opposed the bill SB 250 will allow Michael Sandlin to keep Tony the tiger caged at the Truck Stop SIGN & SHARE TODAY MORE DETAILS IN MY COMMENT BELOW
Protect Rare Bat From Extinction - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Rare, protect, giant golden crowned flying fox )

- 1 day ago -
The giant golden-crowned flying fox is one of the largest fruit bats in the world, with an awe-inspiring wingspan. But this unique animal is in danger of extinction. Deforestation and poaching have wreaked havoc on the populations of fruit bats.
Uphold Louisiana State Law Prohibiting Private Ownership of Tigers! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: State law, ownership, tigers, prohibit, louisiana )

- 1 day ago -
Louisiana Senator Rick Ward has introduced bill SB 250 seeking to: "exempt certain persons from the requirements of the big exotic cats rules.
Sign the Petition to End Live Export Cruelty
Animals  (tags: abuse, slaughter, cruelty, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, suffering )

- 1 day ago -
Australian animals being sent to GAZA are still being slaughtered and tortured, even 5 months after being brought to the attention of the Australian Government. New footage shows such cruelty that it will sicken you. This has to stop and NOW!
Canadian Supermarkets: Do Not Sell Seal Meat in Your Stores - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Canada, supermarkets, ban, seal meat, cruelty )

- 8 hours ago -
We, the signers, strongly oppose the idea of supermarkets in Canada selling seal meat as this is merely an excuse for our Federal Government to continue with the senseless seal hunt in Eastern Canada. To sell seal meat would not only promote.
Canadian Hatchery Horrors! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Maple leaf, Canada, baby chicks, alive, cruelty )

- 1 day ago -
A new Mercy For Animals Canada undercover investigation at a Maple Leaf-owned hatchery in Ontario reveals chicks thrown by their fragile wings, drowned in scalding water, and ground up alive.
Investigate Brazilian Man That Destroys Cats and Enjoys Posting Pictures With Them on Facebook!
Animals  (tags: cats, cruelty, evil people, petitions )

- 16 hours ago -
The man goes by the name of Paulo Rogeiro Costa Santos. Along with two other friends - Lucas Goncalves and Mario Augusto - he enjoys killing cats and uploading the photos on Facebook. Although it is yet unclear if he is the one who actually did all this,
PLEASE WATCH! You Can Help These Dogs, All You Have To Do Is Watch This Video
Animals  (tags: dogs, Pedigree Adoption Drive, video, dog charity )

- 15 hours ago -
PLEASE watch and SHARE! We can help dogs who need food, treatment, and are looking for a forever home!
Ban Exotic Animal Circuses on the Central Coast - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Ban, exotic, animal circuses, gosford, central coast, cruelty )

- 8 hours ago -
Exotic animals in circuses are routinely subjected to months on the road confined in small, barren cages. These animals are forced to live in enclosures denying them every opportunity to express their natural behaviour and their training is often based
Take Action Now! - Raise Awareness About Pangolin Trafficking - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: pangolin, trafficking, endangered, protect, protection )

- 5 hours ago -
Pangolins are the most trafficked animals on earth and are rapidly becoming extinct because of this. However, this issue is highly under the radar disabling any serious advocacy or action against the practice. Immediate awareness and action is imperative
Stop Hatchery From Boiling Chicks Alive ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

- 3 hours ago -
A recent investigation of Horizon Poultry in Hanover, Ontario revealed gross abuse of baby chicks that went against industry standards for killing poultry.
Help Protect Piping Plovers on Fire Island ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
Comments on this plan are due this Thursday, April 17th, so please send your letter today! If Fire Island and our threatened plover population mean a lot to you, please customize these comments to include your personal story.
Speak Up For Horses ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )

- 3 hours ago -
2014 is not just the year of the European elections - it's also the year of the horse. With the support of MEPs, we can make it Europe's year of the horse too
Stop Commercial Breeding of Deer and Elk. - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: USA, stop, commercial, breeding, deer, elk, hunting )

- 1 day ago -
There is currently a multimillion dollar national industry for commercial game breeding of deer and elk that exists in the United States. These ranches breed deer and elk in hopes to produce unnaturally larger animals with enormous antlers to be held in
Ban Elephant Training Bullhooks in Rhode Island ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, protection, suffering )

- 3 hours ago -
Rock legend Joan Jett is appealing to Rhode Island lawmakers to ban trainers from using the bullhook, a painful steel hook similar to a fireplace poker used to control performing elephants. Though an elephant's skin appears uniformly tough,
China: Bears Rescued From Horror Farm
Animals  (tags: Bear bile, bear farm, rescued, good news, china )

- 1 day ago -
Beijing - An animal welfare group said on Tuesday it will save 130 bears from a bile extraction farm in China, its largest rescue so far, in a bid to end a business that has sparked outrage over animal cruelty amid growing opposition.

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