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New Jersey: Help Block Introduction of Leghold Traps ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, wildlife, protection )

- 7 hours ago -
Despite efforts by the FGC and DFW to circumvent existing law by calling these traps something else, they are clearly within the class of leghold traps banned by New Jersey law. Approval of these traps by the FGC and DFW therefore, would be a violation
Approve Plan to Protect Rhinos ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

- 7 hours ago -
The Exotic Wildlife Association is in the process of negotiating an agreement with South Africa to transport 1,000 white rhinos to a haven in Texas. Rhinos are highly sought after for their horns, and the organization is attempting to help save the
No Leghold Trapping! Ask Governor Steve Bullock to Veto Senate Bill 334
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, abuse, crime, cruelty, death, humans, investigation, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
Trapping is distinct from hunting. Trapping is indiscriminate, cruel and barbaric, and largely unregulated.
Justice For Jupiter! Abandoned in The Streets Of NY Severely Abused And Neglected! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: suffering, abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare )

- 1 day ago -
Demand justice for Jupiter and persuade the authorities to investigate his case and punish his former owner for mistreating and neglecting him! Sign and share the petition and help Jupiter get justice!
Bottled Birds: How Callous Smugglers Cram Cockatoos Into Plastic Bottles to Get Them Through Customs
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, ethics, investigation, wildlife )

- 1 day ago -
More than 24 critically endangered cockatoos were rescued by police after being found stuffed in water bottles for illegal trade. The Yellow-crested cockatoo was listed as a critically endangered species in 2007.
Turkey. Cancel "Hunting Tourism" Auctions!
Animals  (tags: turkey, hunting, permit, petition, animal welfare, tourism )

- 1 day ago -
Nature depends on Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry of Conservation and National Parks General Directorate for 15 months, 109 wild goats and 4 hooks of many species of wild animals facilities, including the mountain goat 'hunting' under the name permit
Stop Senseless Killing of Nesting Birds ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, slaughter, protection )

- 7 hours ago -
Prevent the planned slaughter of thousands of cormorants wrongfully blamed for declining salmon populations
OUTRAGE! SIGN! SHUT DOWN PEL-FREEZE! Exposed! Cruelty to Rabbits at a USDA-Inspected Facility
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Rabbit Welfare, Rabbit Cruelty, Shut Down Pel-Freeze Rabbit Slaughterhou, Pel-Freeze Kills Rabbits Inhumanely, Speak Out Against Pel-Freeze Slaughterho, URGENT ACTION! )

- 15 hours ago -
Rabbits are hit several times in the head in attempts to stun them, which fails. They are shackled, their legs broken, the bone protruding through skin. The rabbits scream in agony. Finally, their heads are severed with a dull knife while still conscious.
Turkey, Istanbul, We Request Automated Feeding and Drinking Points for Abandoned Animals!
Animals  (tags: istanbul, dogs, animals, strays, feeding, petition, animalwelfare )

- 21 hours ago -
And at least a hundred thousand on the dog so he gave life in Istanbul megacities war cats and feeding points for the establishment of animal drinkers Our request was not accepted by your municipality for years.
Praise Authorities for Fining SeaWorld ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, protection, Sea World )

- 7 hours ago -
SeaWorld has just received a hefty fine by state health and safety regulators for not properly protecting their employees. After the unfortunate death of an orca trainer in 2010 by a 2,000-pound orca, a tough stance on safety measures is desperately
New Mexico Ranchers and Deer Hunters Want to Trap Mountain Lions
Animals  (tags: Mountain lions, trapping, deer hunters, cougars, email, animal welfare )

- 1 day ago -
A proposal to allow New Mexico hunters to use traps to kill mountain lions has sparked strong opposition from environmental and animal protection groups.
Walmart Pork Suppliers Cruelty - Take Action
Animals  (tags: Walmart, pigs, petition, Animal Cruelty )

- 9 hours ago -
Pregnant pigs confined to filthy, metal gestation crates so small they are unable to even turn around or lie down comfortably Workers slamming conscious piglets headfirst into the ground and leaving them to suffer and slowly die
Stop the Slaughter of Healthy Animals in Zoos and Wildlife Parks!
Animals  (tags: zoos, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, crime, death, endangered, humans, investigation, killed, killing, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals )

- 1 day ago -
It is already unacceptable that zoos and animal parks confine animals in small spaces only for profit and entertainment. It is intolerable that addition of healthy animals will be eliminated and even species in danger of extinction!
After Decades Of Abuse, Balding Bear Gets Happy Rescue
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, habitat, GoodNews )

- 21 hours ago -
An endangered bear who suffered through years of abuse is finally on her way to a happy ending.
Pigs Pushed Off Bridge in Central China to Celebrate May Day! Tell Authorities Pigs CanâEUR(TM)t Fly! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty )

- 1 day ago -
Please sign the petition and urge authorities to reconsider. Pigs cannot fly and this event should never be held again!
Australian Government: Stop Battery Hen Farming
Animals  (tags: australia, Australian government, battery cages, battery hens, battery farming, animal welfare, petition, hens, chickens )

- 22 hours ago -
Battery cages are used on factory farms to confine egg-laying hens. the vast majority of egg-laying hens live this way, permanently warehoused with tens of thousands of other birds until their slaughter! every single bird has only one single A4 page
Critically Endangered Birds Stuffed in Plastic Bottles to Be Shipped Illegally in Indonesia! Stop the Trade Now! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, endangered )

- 1 day ago -
Please sign the petition and urge the authorities to demand a crackdown on illegal wildlife trading and help save the yellow-crested cockatoos! These birds deserve a second chance!
We Ask You to Create a Focus on Food and Water for Stray Animals
Animals  (tags: food, water, shelter, stray, animals, petition, animal welfare )

- 22 hours ago -
to sustain animal life on the street of municipalities have signed up to carry out its legal responsibilities of this position will play an effective role in making the council and mayor
Punish Arkansas Teen Looking for âEUR~Bait DogsâEUR(TM) on Facebook! Act Now! Please Sign
Animals  (tags: bait dogs )

- 1 day ago -
Please sign the petition and urge authorities to apprehend this teen as soon as possible and prosecute him for his actions!
Warning: Chicken Jerky 'Made in the USA' May Not Be Safe for Dogs
Animals  (tags: "Made in the U.S.A." chicken jerky treat,, decreased appetite, decreased activity, SEE ARTICLE FOR THE REST OF THE SYMPTOMS, safety, risks, protection, treatment, prevention, food, illness, medicine, investigation, dogs, pets, suffer )

- 10 hours ago -
After over 1,000 dogs died and numerous FDA warnings, many large retail chains stopped carrying chicken jerky treats which are made in China. According to Monday's NBC Los Angeles, dog owners may still want to think twice
Each Critically Endangered Bird Had Been Stuffed Into a Plastic Water Bottle...
Animals  (tags: wildlife, crime, cruelty, endangered, law, suffering, sadness, GoodNews, rescued )

- 9 hours ago -
Some people will do anything to line their wallets with the almighty dollar, even if that means loss of life. That greed brought about a depraved trade, which landed a set of clever smugglers in.... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, dogs, pets, killed, killing, law )

- 10 hours ago -
Thompson will spend at least one year behind bars after being sentenced to a maximum 18 months in jail for killing nine puppies and maiming another after he took a 'literal interpretation' when asked by a friend to get rid of a litter.
Petition · European Parliament, Ban Glue Traps From Europe! · Change.Org
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, death, protection, suffering )

- 6 hours ago -
Glue traps are these sticky boards made and sold to catch rodents and some of you, like me, maybe thought they had been definitely banned from our so-called civilized countries years ago as the torture tools they are. Well, they have not.
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, pigs abused, crime, death, humans, investigation, killing, sadness, slaughter, suffering )

- 5 hours ago -
Workers slamming conscious piglets headfirst into the ground and leaving them to suffer and slowly die, workers ripping out the testicles and slicing off the tails of piglets without the use of any painkillers
Support Animal Relief Efforts in Nepal
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, nepal animals, death, animals, humans, killed, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering )

- 4 hours ago -
Nepal was recently hit with a magnitude 7.8 earthquake, leaving thousands of animal victims throughout the country. Please sign the petition to support the efforts being done to bring relief to the animals in Nepal.
Craigslist: Stop the Brutal Slaughter of Elephants
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory trade, endangered, animals, Animal Welfare )

- 5 hours ago -
Over 450 ivory products with a value of nearly $1.5 million were found listed on CraigâEUR(TM)s List, along with hundreds of other animal products. The sale of ivory and endangered animal products is banned but Craigslist is not taking down the ads.
Animals  (tags: )

- 11 hours ago -
Protect Food Source of Endangered Whales
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, whales, protection, habitat )

- 2 hours ago -
Add additional fishing restrictions to preserve Orca food source.
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, environment, habitat )

- 2 hours ago -
New Endangered Species Act regulations finalized by the Obama administration put hundreds of plants and animals at greater risk of extinction by allowing federal agencies to avoid quantifying and limiting harm to endangered species

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