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Petition - Stop Forcing Elephants to Live in Cramped Conditions at Zoo
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, elephants in captivity, deplorable living conditions, suffering, sick and injured, proper care, prevention of further mistreatment, Release Into Sanctuary, animal welfare and rights, ethical treatment of animals, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
End the captivity of elephants at the Melbourne Zoo. An elephant that was held captive for 40 years at the Melbourne Zoo has died due to a degenerative foot and joint disease.
Petition - Stop Maryland's Black Bear Hunt
Animals  (tags: black bear hunt, needless killings, trophy hunting, disgusting attitude, Animal Cruelty, prevention of killing healthy animals, wildlife loss, questionable behaviour, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Demand cancellation of Maryland's black bear trophy hunt. Maryland's black bear trophy hunt has killed nearly a thousand bears, at least half of which were cubs, within the last decade.
Petition - Punish Man Who Allegedly Threw His Girlfriend's Dog Against a Wall
Animals  (tags: barbaric animal cruelty, huge suffering, justice for animals, animalrights, punishment for animal abusers, prosecution, prevention of cruelty to animals, protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Demand that the man who allegedly threw his girlfriend's dog against a wall, breaking the dog's leg, receive the maximum penalty by law. A dog suffered a broken leg after a man allegedly threw the poor animal against a wall.
Petition: Help Find the Criminals Who Are Renting Out Baby Lions in France
Animals  (tags: animal abuse, Selfies, endangered animals, postings on social media, exploitation of animals, prevention, animal welfare and rights, Punishment for Animal Abuse, prosecution, selfish behaviours, questionable practices, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
You may have heard about the new trend going around the internet, wild animal selfies. The practice of trying to get up close and personal with a wild or caged animal - often times endangered - just to snap a selfie and post it on your feed.
Petition - Save Endangered Hummingbird
Animals  (tags: hummingbirds, critically endangered species, brink of extinction, habitat conservation, prevention from dying out, biodiversity wildlife, prevention of wildlife loss, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
Save hummingbirds from fast-approaching extinction. Hummingbirds are rapidly dying out, with nine species in particular on the brink of extinction. The usual suspects are the cause, deforestation and loss of habitat brought on by climate change;...
Petition - Applaud Ban on Elephants in Circuses
Animals  (tags: Circus elephants, ban of animals for entertainment, exploitation of animals, animal protection laws, Animal welfare act, animalrights, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
Praise New York for banning elephants from all circus performances. Circuses will no longer be able to use elephants in their exploitative acts in the state of New York thanks to a new law.
Petition - Justice for Small Dogs Allegedly Forced to Live in Filthy Barn
Animals  (tags: dog cruelty, filthy conditions, Health issues, neglected dogs, justice for animals, ethical treatment of animals, animal welfare and rights, prevention of further mistreatment, punishment for animal abusers, suffering dogs, harsh penalties, protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Harshly punish breeders accused of forcing 27 dogs to live in their own urine and feces. Nearly 30 dogs are in the care of the Humane Society of Missouri after being rescued from the home of a suspected breeder. The 27 dogs, all Yorkshire Terriers,...
Petition - Protect One of the Most Important Fish in the Sea - Menhaden
Animals  (tags: Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, menhaden, fish population, fishing industry, marine ecosystems, ecological consequences, responsible behaviour, fishery management, prevention of wildlife loss, Animal welfare act, Sustainable Fishing, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 21 hours ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Menhaden feed nearly every major predator (like dolphins, tarpon and Atlantic Bluefin tuna) in the Gulf and Atlantic. For years, fisheries managers have focused on their value as products (pet food and fertilizer) not as a food source for marine predators
ACTU Animaux - Titou, Neglected Dog Needs Urgent Surgery Oct.22nd- 5 Clicks Every Day to Help Him!
Animals  (tags: )

Christine
- 1 day ago - actuanimaux.com
Please click the red button 5 times every day! All the other animals need your clicks too- scroll down the far left hand side of the page to see them all listed- click on each animal's photo, then click their red button 5 times- click everyone, every day
Petition - Tell Breast Cancer Charities to Use Non-Animal Research!
Animals  (tags: Breast cancer, animal testing/research, animal testing cruelty, needless suffering, alternative methods, animal welfare and rights, prevention of cruelty to animals, ethical treatment of animals, stronger regulations, protection act )

Kalliope
- 4 hours ago - support.peta.org
A landmark paper recently published in the journal Nature concluded that one of the most common methods of studying human cancer in mice--which involves implanting pieces of human tumors into the animals--dramatically changes the tumor's genetic profile,
Petition - SIGN: Justice for Dog Victims of "Obscenely Vicious" Dogfighting Ring
Animals  (tags: Dog Fighting Ring, barbaric dog cruelty, huge suffering, justice for animals, animal welfare and rights, prosecution, punishment for animal abusers, harsh penalties, prevention of further mistreatment, ethics, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 5 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Dozens of pit bulls were found in heavy chains, hungry and suffering in the "chambers of horror" of a ruthless dogfighting ring in Long Island, NY. The dogs were scarred from bite wounds, and suffered severe injuries including broken bones after being...
Petition - Visit Scotland But Don't Kill Our Hares
Animals  (tags: mountain hares, tourism, hunting lobby, needless killings, wildlife loss, animal welfare and rights, prevention of further killings, biodiversity wildlife, ethics, Animal Cruelty, stronger protection laws )

Kalliope
- 4 hours ago - e-activist.com
We believe mountain hares are an iconic species in Scotland that should be protected. Sign our petition to VisitScotland asking them to stop promoting recreational mountain hare killing through their endorsement of the Scottish Country Sports Tourism...
The First Cat In Space May Finally Get The Recognition She Deserves
Animals  (tags: cats.science, scientists, study, technology, research, space, history, humans, animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, abuse, ethics )

Wilde
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
his pioneering pussycat was named "Félicette," and she was shot into space 54 years ago this week from a base in the Sahara desert by the Centre National d'etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French version of NASA.
Hank the Pit Bull Is Free Thanks to Community Outpouring | One Green Planet
Animals  (tags: BSL, Pit Bulls, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, dogs, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 2 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org
On October 18, 2017, a Thurston County judge voided a Lewis County euthanasia order and ruled that Hank could be released back to his family.
Steve Irwin's Son Is A Renowned Wildlife Photographer That Wins Awards And These Photos Show Why
Animals  (tags: nature, animals, humans, GoodNews, goodnews, Steve Irwin, wildlife )

Katka
- 1 hour ago - shareably.net
While his father enjoyed interacting with nature, Robert enjoys viewing it, or rather, capturing it if you will. The 13-year-old travels the planet with the one weapon he needs: his Canon camera.
A Family Decided To Get A Friend For Their Blind Dog. But They Never Expected THIS To Happen.
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 1 hour ago - pawmygosh.com
This heartwarming friendship shows the personalities and feelings that dogs can have for one another. Many thanks to their owners for sharing such a great story.
20 000 Pigs Burnt to Death - This Should Never Happen Again
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalrights, animalcruelty, sadness, death, crime, cruelty )

Catherine
- 30 minutes ago - secure.avaaz.org
Please sign and share this petition. Thank you
Miracle Kitten Who Survived California Wildfire Gets Rescued! | One Green Planet
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, GoodNews, goodnews, pets )

Katka
- 2 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org
Firefighters made an unbelievable discovery. Among the debris left by the fire, they found a little grey kitten, nestled inside the foundation of a demolished house.
In Nepal, Every Dog Has Its Day - and That Day Is Called Kukur Tihar
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 2 hours ago - globalvoices.org
Did you know that in Nepal and in some parts of India there is a Hindu holiday dedicated to celebrating the special bond between humans and dogs?
The Cat Man of Aleppo -Food Is Ready   video
Animals  (tags: The Cat Man of Aleppo, animals, cats, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 2 hours ago - youtube.com
The cats come in.
Kitten With "Bunny" Paws Steals Everyone's Heart With Her Spirit, 2 Months After Rescue..
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 1 hour ago - lovemeow.com
This tiny kitten is quite special. She prefers sitting upright on her two hind legs and hopping around like a little bunny.
I Got A Cat For My Sick And Grumpy Grandpa, And He Turned His Life Upside Down
Animals  (tags: animals, cats, humans, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 1 hour ago - boredpanda.com
The family adopted a very special cat, they named Kinako. The adorable, shy ginger kitty must have sensed that Jiji needed a friend and gravitated toward him from the start.
A Nest With Baby Squirrels Was Knocked To The Ground. But Watch What Momma Does.
Animals  (tags: animals, wildanimals, wildlife )

Katka
- 1 hour ago - pawmygosh.com
Some tree trimmers accidentally knocked a squirrel nest to the ground containing three babies. Mama squirrel noticed and took each baby and made a brand new nest. There's nothing like a mother's love!
This Dog Is Now A Mother ... But Wait. There's More Than Just Puppies In There.
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, wildanimals, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 1 hour ago - pawmygosh.com
A Rhodesian Ridgeback is a new mother to more than just puppies. She adopted a panther cub and took it in as her own. Just another reason why we love dogs so much!
VIDEO: Rescuers Save Elephant Who Was Attacked With a Spear
Animals  (tags: rescuers, elephant, attacked with spear, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, endangered, wildlife )

Lone
- 26 minutes ago - ladyfreethinker.org
When the sedative wore off, the elephant got up and walked away âEUR" and experts expect a full recovery. We urge officials to investigate and file charges against the person responsible for this cruel act of violence.
Beware of the Adorable Squirrels - They May Steal Your Heart - 13 Pictures + 2 Videos
Animals  (tags: animals, wildanimals, wildlife )

Katka
- 1 hour ago - animalslook.com
There are many things about squirrels that are amazing and fascinating, so here are some that will make you love them even more.
10+ Times People Met Their Dogs For The First Time, And The Looks On Their Faces Will Make Your Day
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, pets, GoodNews, goodnews )

Katka
- 1 hour ago - boredpanda.com
Getting a dog has gotta be up there with the most exciting and emotional times in your life. The first touch of a cold and wet nose, that first slobbery lick and over-enthusiastic jump onto your lap, these are things that stay in your memory forever.
   

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