START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.


- RSPCA South Australia
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, abused, animalrights, death, humans, protection, rescued )

- 1 hour ago -
PLEASE Sign and Share .... Very Important for the Innocent Dogs Lives !!!! Thank-You !!
Ireland Agrees Dedicated Funding for Research Into Alternatives to Live Animal Testing in An Historic First Anti-Vivisection Ste
Animals  (tags: GoodNews, Ireland, animal testing, alternatives )

- 1 hour ago -
There is now a very real hope that thousands of animals in Ireland will be spared from painful laboratory testing thanks to new funding from the Government for alternative scientific research.
Up Close and Personal With the Siberian Wildcats Driven to the Brink of Extinction By Predators and Poachers Hunting Their Fur
Animals  (tags: pallas cats, wild cats, Siberian, fur, animals, pictures )

- 1 hour ago -
Rare images of a wildcat on the brink of extinction have been caught by animal protection volunteers in Siberia.
Four Puppies Discovered Stuck to the Ground and Covered in Black TAR in Shocking Animal Cruelty Case in Romania
Animals  (tags: Romania, tar, dogs, puppies, animal cruelty )

- 1 hour ago -
Animal activists fear a local is torturing puppies in a Romanian city after four dogs were found covered in hot tar.
Mexico Bans Gillnets to Protect Rare Vaquita Porpoise
Animals  (tags: vaquitas, protection, goodnews, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2 hours ago -
To protect the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest and most threatened marine mammal, Mexico will permanently ban the use of gillnets throughout the range of vaquita porpoise from September, and phase out night fishing by the end of this year.
Justice for Puppies Found Stuck to Ground and Covered in Tar PETITION
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, protection )

- 3 hours ago -
Find and severely punish whoever is responsible for covering dogs in hot tar.
Save the Narwhal From Extinction PETITION
Animals  (tags: narwhals, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat )

- 3 hours ago -
Save the severely endangered Narwhal from the brink of extinction
Bloodsport Britain Activists Reveal Secret Video Showing Foxes Raised to Be Slaughtered
Animals  (tags: Fox Hunting, Hunt Saboteurs, Blood Sports )

- 3 hours ago -
The video, filmed using hidden cameras, shows weeks old fox cubs caged in underground tunnels. Hounds can then be heard barking and howling before running off through the woods, followed later by footage of a fox pegging it through an open field.
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, grizzly bears, endangered, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4 hours ago -
Without our help, these magnificent animals, which used to roam throughout much of the West (including California and now remain only on our state flag) could be subject to trophy hunting within a few months!
Shut Down Animal Park After Woman Was Killed By Tiger
Animals  (tags: Why brain-limited human, put his stupid nose, everytime in the nature )

- 5 hours ago -
Target: Chen Jining, Minister of Environmental Protection of the Peoples Republic of China! Goal: Shut down the animal park where yet another visitor has been killed after being mauled by a tiger and send remaining animals to a sanctuary!
Photos: The Freakiest-Looking Fish
Animals  (tags: fish, strange looking )

- 11 hours ago -
Thirty photos of strange looking fish.
Vibrantly Colored 'Starburst' Scorpionfish Discovered in the Caribbean
Animals  (tags: scorpionfish, new species )

- 11 hours ago -
A riotously colorful new species of scorpionfish has been found deep in the Caribbean near Curaçao.. The fish is orange-red, with splashes of yellow and pink decorating its fins and face.
19,000 Sea Turtle Eggs Seized in Anti-Smuggling Operation
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, crime, GoodNews, investigation, sea turtles, pangolins, arrests, smuggling )

- 13 hours ago -
In this weekâEUR(TM)s crime blotter: Filipinos detained on suspicion of smuggling, an ivory kingpin jailed for 20 years, and seized pangolin scales worth $1.8 million.
Put An End to Torturous Shark Finning
Animals  (tags: shark, fin, finning, overfishing, animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, ethics, protection, suffering )

- 13 hours ago -
Every year, an estimated 73 million sharks are killed to supply shark fin soup to those who consider it a delicacy
The Fascinating Way Whales Experience Grief.
Animals  (tags: Orcas )

- 15 hours ago -
I've seen a common squirrel grieving over its mother squished on the road. It kept coming back until the carcass was removed. Why should Orcas, Whales and Dolphins be any different?
Tell Backyard Brains to Discontinue Cruel Robo Roach Toy! PETITION
Animals  (tags: insects, cruelty, suffering )

- 15 hours ago -
Backyard Brains' "Robo Roach" toy encourages children to mutilate real roaches and control them with their phones like remote controlled cars.
ACTU Animaux - Antoine, Cat With Fractured Leg- Needs Help By July 30th- 5 Clicks Every Day to Save Him!
Animals  (tags: )

- 15 hours ago -
Please click 5 times on the red button (Reste 5 Clics) every day for every animal- your clicks really do save lives!
Tesco: Don't Wait Nine Years to Ban Battery Cages! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 15 hours ago -
UK grocer Tesco promised to phase out cruel battery cages for egg-laying hens, but they don't plan to stop selling their eggs until 2025.
Canada: Ban Battery Cages! PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 15 hours ago -
Please sign the petition to urge the National Farm Animal Care Council to work towards banning battery cages in Canada!
Demand An End to Breed Spacific Euthanasia PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, dogs, cruelty, suffering )

- 15 hours ago -
This law has been proven to be one of the most unpopular and unjust laws ever created as it has done nothing to aid the cause for the reason it was created in the first place.
Justice for Decapitated Wallaby PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 15 hours ago -
Investigate death of a decapitated wallaby and punish whoever is responsible.
Thank Zoo for Closing Touch Tank After 21 Animal Deaths PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 15 hours ago -
Thank the zoo for closing its touch tanks after 21 animals died.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Alberta: Protect Caribou Habitat Instead of Culling Predators
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, CARIBOU, endangered, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 16 hours ago -
Alberta has proposed a dangerous plan to protect caribou. Instead of slowing development and protecting key habitat the province will enclose a herd in a 100 square kilometre space and eliminate any predators that might threaten the herd.
Please Sign- Sarah Schak Has Animal Abuse Record But Runs Puppy Mill
Animals  (tags: puppy mill, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, death, sadness, dogs )

- 17 hours ago -
The animals are in horrific shape and there are rescues ready to step in. Let's help close them down.
ACTU Animaux - Goa, Kitty Abandoned in the Mountains- 5 Clicks Every Day to Help Her!
Animals  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
5 clicks every day will pay for this cat's spay surgery, vaccines, and parasite control, after being so cruelly dumped. Please also click for the other needy animals, by scrolling down the page to the lower left, and clicking on their photos.
Justice for Dog Shot Three Times - PLEASE SIGN -
Animals  (tags: dogs, shot three times, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, protection, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Goal: Fire police officer responsible for shooting and killing family dog.
Save Feral Cat Colonies From Death - PLEASE SIGN -
Animals  (tags: cats, feral cats, neuter-release program, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, humans, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Goal: Reinstate the life-saving trap-neuter-release program for feral cats.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts in Animals

1. Barbara K.   22 notes,
  95% popular

2. Carole K.   127 notes,
  94% popular

3. Rita S.   117 notes,
  93% popular

4. Jojo M.   110 notes,
  92% popular

5. Liz W.   115 notes,
  90% popular

6. Betty G.   79 notes,
  89% popular

7. Wylie Peters   115 notes,
  87% popular

8. JJ L.   114 notes,
  87% popular

9. Berit Hastad   7 notes,
  86% popular

10. Andrew White   6 notes,
  83% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
Animae C. 842
Dawn W. 535
Janice Banks 319
Ljiljana Milic 241
Nyack Clancy 210

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.