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Cats Who Think They're Human
Animals  (tags: silly, cats, think they're human, PEOPLE Pets, pics )

BarbCat
- 14 hours ago - peoplepets.com
PEOPLE readers show off their awkwardly sitting felines - see how these kitties cop a squat.
How This Abandoned Baby Bat Reacts To Getting Nursed To Health Is Priceless.
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, goodnews, GoodNews, protection, animals )

Patricia
- 1 day ago - wimp.com
Orphaned baby short-tailed fruit bat, Lil' Drac, was lucky to be rescued by Weatherford, Texas' Bat World Sanctuary.
Charge Owners for Abandoning 12 Dogs for 3 Months. Take Action!
Animals  (tags: dogs, starved, abandoned, animalcruelty )

NicoleAWA
- 14 hours ago - petitionhub.org
Just signed this petition. If you have not already done so, please sign for these poor dogs. Thank you.
Galapagos Giant Tortoise Brought Back From Brink of Extinction
Animals  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered )

Angela
- 1 day ago - msn.com
By the 1960s, there were only 15 giant Galapagos tortoises left on the isle of Española, in the southeastern Galapagos Islands. For the previous two centuries these tortoises were ravaged by whalers, who stopped by this rocky archipelago, nearly 600 miles
Scientists Announce Koala Vaccine Breakthrough
Animals  (tags: Australia, koalas, endangered, health, chlamydial disease, vaccination, vaccine, good news )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
This breakthrough will no doubt improve the chances of a population already on the brink of extinction in many areas. The prevalence of chlamydial disease in koala populations significantly reduces their breeding rate, Grabowski says.
Act Now: Support the Recovery of Pacific Bluefin Tuna
Animals  (tags: bluefin tuna, Pacific Ocean, animalrights, animalwelfare, fishing, oceans, overfishing, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, societ )

Sara
- 1 day ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
One of the ocean's fastest and largest predators is in trouble. Decades of overfishing have left the population of Pacific bluefin tuna at just 4 percent of its historic levels.
Tell Lowe's: Don't Be a Little Shop of Horrors for Bees!
Animals  (tags: bees, pesticides, pesticides killing bees, neonicotinoid, harmful chemicals, animalrights, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, l )

Sara
- 1 day ago - soe.salsalabs.com
This Halloween, tell Lowe's to give bees treats, not tricks, and take bee-killing pesticides and plants pre-treated with these harmful chemicals off their shelves
Eliminate Pet Restrictions on Rental Properties - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Mayor Tom Bates, please end the pet restrictions on rental housing in Berkeley, California.
Shut Down Inhumane Duck Farm - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Please shut down inhumane ducks at farm in California where the bigget farm has complained about the ducks killed by the abusers.
Help Ensure the Welfare of Dolphins in Australia! - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: dolphins in captivity, dolphinarium, Australian government )

Slava
- 15 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bucky the dolphin is 45 years old and recovering from cancer. Although currently in remission, he is still made to perform in demeaning entertainment shows twice a day, 365 days a year. tourist park called Dolphin Marine Magic in the NSW coastal town of C
Under the Sea: The Weird and Wonderful Creatures From the Bottom of the Ocean
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, fish, deep sea )

Zora
- 1 day ago - i.guim.co.uk
British wildlife photographer Alex Mustard has travelled the world snapping pictures of the weird and wonderful creatures found beneath the sea.
Protest the Approval of a Fur Farm
Animals  (tags: animalrights, AnimalWelfare )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
say no to an approved fur farm in Montana, despite protests against its licence! Captive bobcats being used for fur
Make Sure Dolphin Marine Magic Meets the Dolphin Exhibition Standards, or Take Away Its Licence!
Animals  (tags: dolphins, dolphins in captivity, abuse, abused, animalwelfare, animalrights, animalcruelty, cruelty, ethics, habitat, humans, investigation, law, protection, sadness, society, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife )

Sara
- 17 hours ago - change.org
Make a stand and ask the NSW Department of Primary Industries to take responsibility for the welfare of captive dolphins and ensure Dolphin Marine Magic meets the dolphin exhibition standards - or take away its licence!
Virginia High School Parades Caged Lions Around During Football Games
Animals  (tags: Animal Cruelty, Lions, Caged, Virginia, Sporting Events, Louisa County High School )

Brian
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
"A high school in Virginia is under fire from animal welfare supporters for its "cruel" and "dangerous" use of a living mascot during athletic events."
Louie Schwartzberg: The Hidden Beauty of Pollination   video
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, GoodNews, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, environment, extinction, goodnews )

Patricia
- 17 hours ago - youtube.com
Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us the intricate world of pollen and pollinators with gorgeous high-speed images from his film "Wings of Life," inspired by the vanishing of one of nature's primary pollinators, the honeybee.
Animal Abuse or Sociopath? The Law Needs to Recognize the Difference. - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: animal advocates, animal abusers, animal abuse registry )

Slava
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The law and society needs to recognize that people who set animals on fire, skins them alive or kills animals for pleasure has a antisocial behavior problem known as sociopaths. These are extremely violent crimes and should be treated as ones. Studies
Protest the Approval of Fur Farm
Animals  (tags: fur farm, animalcruelty, animalrights, abuse, abused, animalwelfare, cruelty, crime, death, ethics, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering )

Sara
- 14 hours ago - forcechange.com
Despite the fact that thousands of people wrote comments protesting the approval of issuing a license to a commercial fur farm in Montana, the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Department has gone ahead and approved it anyway.
Swedish Media: Shed Light on the Illegal Dog Meat Trade NOW. - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: sweden, dog meat trade )

Slava
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
By shedding light on the horrors of the Dog Meat Industry, Swedish Media could help rescue the lives of thousands of innocent dogs and cats of South East Asia. Daily Mail, The Independet and The Sun, all have shared the campaign by Soi Dog Foundation. It
Petition · Stop The Dog Meat Smuggling Trade! · Change.Org
Animals  (tags: dogs, slaughter, killing, AnimalWelfare, suffering )

Jean
- 18 hours ago - change.org
Please sign. top The Dog Meat Smuggling Trade!
10 Ways Elephants Are Like Us
Animals  (tags: animals, habitat, humans, wildlife )

Linda
- 1 day ago - onegreenplanet.org
From grieving for lost loved ones and comforting their friends, to getting chatty with herd mates and checking themselves out in the mirror,
Petition·PETSMART: ACHIEVE "NO-KILL" SO MUCH FASTER! GO WELL BEYOND ADOPTIONS & RESCUE TO HALT IRRESPONSIBLE BACKYARD BREEDING (
Animals  (tags: shelter, no kill shelter, pets, euthanisia, help, adopt, animalrights, animalwelfare, dogs, law, pets, cats, protection, investigation, sadness, suffering )

Susanne
- 14 hours ago - change.org
The $55.7 Billion/Yr. U.S. pet industry has been extremely fortunate in enjoying very strong revenue growth over the past 15 or 20 years, even prospering during the prolonged economic downturn of the early 2000's which adversely impacted so many others..
Giant Tortoises Crawl Back From Extinction Edge In Galapagos
Animals  (tags: Giant Tortoises, extinction, AnimalWelfare, GoodNews )

Jean
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
The population of giant tortoises on Española, an island in the Galapagos archipelago, has increased almost seventy-fold over the last half century. In the '60s, a captive breeding program reintroduced 15 of the titan tortoises -- they can weigh up to 60
The Death Of Suni, A Rhino Conservation Icon
Animals  (tags: rhinos, sadness, death, animalwelfare )

Jean
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
Last week saw the sad news that Suni, a 34 year old northern white rhino, has died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. Although it looks likely that Suni died from natural causes, this news is all the more tragic because he was one of only seven remaining
Prosecute Owners of Puppy Mill to the Highest Degree of the Law - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: puppy mills, Puppy Mill Rescue, puppy cruelty )

Slava
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Just recently, in Palm Harbor, Alabama, forty poor, sweet dogs were rescued from deplorable conditions at this Alabama puppy mill. Many of these animals spent their entire lives in cages. Rescuers stated that "They are poor defenseless babies that have be
World's Rarest Parrot Is A Loner And Can't Even Fly But Is Utterly Fabulous
Animals  (tags: owl parrot, wildlife, rare, endangered, AnimalWelfare )

Jean
- 1 day ago - thedodo.com
Meet the kakapo (Strigops habroptilus), or 'owl parrot.' This New Zealand bird just happens to be the world's rarest parrot. (see cute clips)
Petition: Maximum Penalty For Steven Blankenship! Left His Dogs In A Cage In 106 Degrees Heat For 5 Hours! | YouSignAnimals.Org
Animals  (tags: Steven Blankenship, Cresview, animal abuser, pets, dogs, caged, truck, sun, heat, no water, no shadow, no shadow place, shade, animalwelfare, animalrights, protection, law, sadness, suffering, investigation )

Susanne
- 11 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
The incident happened back in August 25. When the police arrived at the scene the dogs were locked in a cage in the back of his truck and left in the scorching heat for more than 5 hours with no shade or water to cool down...
Woodland Park Zoo 'Sets Record Straight' on Elephant Care
Animals  (tags: Seattle, Woodland Park Zoo, elephant care, animal rights groups )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - king5.com
The zoo's COO insists the elephants do come first, and that they have an excellent quality of life. Critics argue the elephant enclosure is too small and Seattle's weather is too cold and wet. -3rd. attempt :)
Petition: Maximum Penalty for Benjamin Conley! Man That Severely Mistreated His Pit Bull!
Animals  (tags: Benjamin Conley, animal abuser, court houses, justice, pit bull, pitbull, hanged from roof, weighted down, chain, cinder blocks, animalrights, animalcruelty, pets, law, protection, investigation, suffering, cruelty, crime, dogs, abused )

Susanne
- 11 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
This evil person, mistreated his dog, hanged him from the roof of his house, placed him in a shallow hole weighted down with a chain and cinder blocks so the dog was unable to raise its head. The poor animal had to be euthanized....
Tiger Kingdom in Thailand - Ban Visitors From Entering Cage With Animals! - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: thailand, tiger enclosures, Tourist Attractions )

Slava
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign and share this petition in an effort to demand that the Tiger Kingdom in Phuket, Thailand never allow tourists to get into their enclosures, putting them in danger of being scratched, bitten and mauled as Mr. Goudie suffered
 

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