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Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, animals, elephants abused, protection, wildlife )

- 18 hours ago -
An aged elephant named Mangalamunnu Karnan is still being forced to participate in head lifting competitions in Kerala temple festivals, Churches, and Mosques. This Elephant over 60 years old and physical condition is not good.
Please Stop Forcing Horses to Run Through Flames
Animals  (tags: horses, religious festivals, Spain, Europe, domestic animals, cruelty, petitions )

- 21 hours ago -
All animals are instinctively afraid of fire, and though the mayor of San Bartolome claims that the horses "don't suffer anything at all," even if they make it through the festival physically unscathed they doubtless experience terror when forced to...
Petition: Ban Gruesome Festival Where Horses Are Gutted By Bulls
Animals  (tags: yucatan, questionable practices, Animal Cruelty, prevention of further exploitation, prevention of cruelty to animals, huge suffering, animal welfare laws, animal rights, stronger protection, ethical treatment of animals, compassion for animals )

- 1 day ago -
Every two weeks in the Mexican state of Yucatan, a gruesome festival known as Torneo de Lazo takes place, in which innocent horses are mauled by bulls. "Cowboys" ride the terrified horses around while bulls trained to attack charge at them and rip up...
Petition: Tell QVC / HSN to STOP Selling Faroe Islands Salmon!
Animals  (tags: Faroe Islands, salmon fishing, whale slaughters, boycotts, animal rights, needless killings, animal welfare laws, Ethical Treatment, prevention of further exploitation, prevention of cruelty to animals, wildlife loss, Wildlife conservation, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
QVC / HSN features Faroe Islands salmon on its offerings list. Buying and selling Faroese salmon supports their economy and the mass slaughtering of 1000+ whales annually in the Faroe Islands. Faroe Islands salmon are raised in the same fjords that...
Petition - Stop Animal Abuse in Karpathos, Greece
Animals  (tags: greece, Animal Cruelty, huge suffering, overpopulation issues, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further mistreatment, Respect for animals, compassion, stronger protection )

- 7 hours ago -
There are numerous scientific studies which prove that animals are able to feel emotions, such as fear, joy and love. They are sentient beings who deserve respect and have rights. This appeal was sparked by recent animal abuse reports on the island...
Petition - Animal ACTion Network: Sunny's Law - Pet Offender List
Animals  (tags: Animal Cruelty, animal abuse, huge suffering, denied treatment, registered pet offender list, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection, ownership ban, responsibility )

- 7 hours ago -
I'd like to have all animal abusers that are convicted of animal abuse to register on a "Pet Offender" registry just as a sex offender would have to register. Recently, here in Rock County, I had the chance to meet Sunny.
PETITION - Animal Cruelty Pledge
Animals  (tags: pledge, Animal Cruelty, crime, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Animal cruelty is a serious crime. Animal abusers are five times more likely to hurt other people. Strong sentences for abusers protect people and animals alike. Robust cruelty laws keep our communities safer for everyone.
Trophy Hunting
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalcruelty, sadness, trophy hunting )

- 1 day ago -
Sad, Disgusting, Angry.
Animals  (tags: cat cruelty, poisonings, feral cats, overpopulation, alternative methods, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of further killings, prevention of cruelty to animals, stronger protection, Ethical Treatment, compassion for animals )

- 7 hours ago -
We learned in the evening, with enormous rage, of the poisoning of cats in the feline colony of Marina del Cantone (about 15 specimens)! We called the Vigili di Massa Lubrense that with the ASL are 'FINALLY' intervening finding a single carcass!
Petition - Hope for Circus Horses
Animals  (tags: horse cruelty, circus animal abuse, animal welfare laws, prevention of further exploitation, ban of animals for entertainment, prevention of cruelty to animals, needless suffering, stronger protection, Ethical Treatment, compassion for animals )

- 7 hours ago -
At the Taiyang Circus, the ringmasters created a trick where a big cat would jump up onto the back of a horse who had a special saddle on for the cat to stand on. Unfortunately, this trick took a devastating turn and the two big cats, one lion and one...
Petition: Save Your Pet's Life; Demand Pet Microchipping Laws In Your State
Animals  (tags: responsible pet ownership, chipping of animals, lost pets, reunite with owner, animal welfare laws, Animal rescue, Preventive care, stronger protection, prevention of suffering, prevention of mistreatment )

- 1 day ago -
According to a NY based study, a microchipped cat has a 38.5 percent chance of being reunited with its owner compared to a dismal 1.8 percent chance of return for un-microchipped cats. The return rate is even higher for microchipped dogs with a return...
Petition - SPCA : Pit Bull Abuse By Breeders
Animals  (tags: dog breeders, Pit Bulls, Extreme Weather, tethered dogs, overbreeding, left outside, animal rights, ethical treatment of animals, animal welfare laws, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection, suffering )

- 7 hours ago -
Local Pit Bull breeder leaves their breeding dogs outside chained to dog houses behind metal fences 365 days a year. Below zero temps, snow, sleet, heat and rain. These poor babies are over bred and left outside to bare the elements.
Oppose S. 368, Mexican Wolf Extinction Bill
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, conservation, environment, endangered, protection, habitat, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Please tell your senators to oppose S. 368 - the Mexican Wolf Extinction Bill and any damaging policy riders which undermine the Endangered Species Act and its scientific process .
Protect Denali Wolves Petition
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
The state of Alaska has allowed East Fork wolves to be decimated by hunting and trapping for decades. And although The National Park Service's (NPS) primary purpose is "to protect intact the globally significant Denali ecosystems," the agency failed.
Take Action - Members of Congress Call for Wild Horse Protections, Use of Fertility Control
Animals  (tags: wild horses and burros, needless killings, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of killing healthy animals, adoptable animals, prevention of cruelty to animals, suffering, Ethical Treatment, compassion, stronger protection, Wildlife conservation )

- 8 hours ago -
Forty-two members of the House of Representatives have sent a letter to Congressional leaders calling on them to include protective language for wild horses and burros in the Fiscal Year 2018 Interior appropriations bill.
Petition: Justice for 4-Month-Old Puppy Tragically Euthanized From Neglect
Animals  (tags: barbaric dog cruelty, emaciated dogs, negligence, justice for animals, punishment for animal abusers, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of further mistreatment, prevention of cruelty to animals, responsible animal ownership, protection )

- 7 hours ago -
When police entered the home of Susann Seeber in Jacksonville, Florida, what they found was devastating: 8 emaciated St. Bernard dogs, kept on chains, in a small warehouse reeking of feces and urine. The animals were surrounded by their own waste, with...
Protect the Endangered Species Act
Animals  (tags: environment, endangered, protection, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Please urge your Congressional representatives to preserve the spirit and integrity of this robust federal law and to oppose any legislation that takes aim at ESA and imperiled wildlife!
Ask Your U.S. Representative to End Cosmetics Testing on Animals (2017) - New England Anti-Vivisection Society
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, suffering, vivisection )

- 10 hours ago -
Please join us in asking U.S. Representatives to support the Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 2790) and put an end to cosmetics testing on animals in the U.S.
Petition - Wolves Need Protection, Not Politics
Animals  (tags: mexican gray wolves, Endangered species act, trapping, hunting ban, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of wildlife loss, biodiversity, Ecological Balance, stronger protection, Habitat preservation )

- 8 hours ago -
There are just over 100 Mexican gray wolves living in the wild -- but Sen. Jeff Flake just introduced legislation to erase their Endangered Species Act protections. That would be a devastating step backwards, opening the door to hunting, trapping and...
Petition - Speak Up for Australian Chickens
Animals  (tags: Australian government, poultry farming, deplorable living conditions, ethical treatment of animals, animal welfare laws, animal rights, needless suffering, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further mistreatment, stronger protection )

- 7 hours ago -
The rules governing the living conditions of Australian chickens are up for review. The draft released for comment by the Australian Government is appalling - will you speak up for chickens?
Stop Barbaric Annual Slaughter of Pilot Whales
Animals  (tags: whales, killed, slaughter, investigation, law, ban )

- 12 hours ago -
Ban whaling in the Faroe Islands.
Stray Cat Gave Birth to 7 Kittens and Dog Decides He Will Be Their New Dad
Animals  (tags: pets, cats, dogs, kittens )

- 22 hours ago -
The house dog decided that he would be the father for the newborn kittens as soon as he laid eyes on the tiny fur babies. The weenie mix proactively tried to help the mother cat with her job.
The World's Only ALBINO Orangutan Prepares to Move to Her Own 'Forest Island' Where She Will Be Safe From Hunters
Animals  (tags: Albino, orangutan, Borneo, forest, rescued, animal welfare )

- 9 hours ago -
The world's only known albino orangutan is moving to a man-made 'forest island' home
Cold Weather Canine Victims Need Justice
Animals  (tags: cold weather, canine victims, justice, animals, hypothermia, humans, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, dogs, endangered, environment, protection )

- 6 hours ago -
Despite their fur coats, animals are just as susceptible to hypothermia as humans. If itâEUR(TM)s too cold for you, itâEUR(TM)s too cold for them.
Fishing Companies Are Trying to Hide How Penguins Are Showing Up Dead in Their Nets
Animals  (tags: penguins, dead, nets, New Zealand, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, death, environment, killed, suffering, wildlife )

- 6 hours ago -
Penguins are not the intended catch of New Zealand deep-sea fishing vessels. ALSO: Take Action: Take the Sustainable Seafood Pledge
Calor Gas Urged to Disassociate From Greyhound Racing
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- 3 hours ago -
PETITION - Tell Amazon.Co.Uk to Stop Selling Lobsters and Other Live Animals
Animals  (tags:, lobsters, live animals, sentient beings, European Commission, scientific experts, suffering, feeling pain, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, environment, humans, sadness, pro )

- 2 minutes ago -
Lobsters are sentient beings, and in an official report presented to the European Commission, a panel of scientific experts agreed beyond doubt that they can suffer and feel pain âEUR" just as dogs, cats, pigs, and humans can.

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