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ACTION: Free Caged, Forgotten Bears in Romania! PLEASE SIGN!
Animals  (tags: romania, bears, caged, imprisoned, suffering, cruelty, boredom )

- 861 days ago -
At least five captive bears live illegally under lock and key at an isolated private property in the west of Romania. Year on year, they have little to do but pace the length of their concrete prisons. Some may bite the bars in frustration or boredom.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Maine: Stop Pseudo-Sanctuary For Solitary Elephant, Rosie! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: rosie, elephant, captivity, loneliness, boredom, suffering, protection, sanctuary )

- 2799 days ago -
Despite pleas from Maine citizens, experts from around the world, and actor Lily Tomlin, a veterinarian is moving forward with his plan to bring a lone elephant named Rosie to live in a backyard "sanctuary" that is a anything but a refuge.
PETTION ALERT: Release Elephants to a Sanctuary! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: miami zoo, elephants, imprisoned, suffering, diseases, boredom, cruelty, freedom, sanctuary )

- 2862 days ago -
The elephants at Zoo Miami live in tiny displays, most measuring less than one-half acre size. Elephants at this zoo have endured obesity, foot disorders, degenerative joint and disease.
ACTION ALERT: Ban Dog Chaining 24/7 in Missouri: End Dog Chaining in Missouri! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: chained dogs, horrendous cruelty suffering, boredom, imprisoned, laws, banning, protection )

- 2869 days ago -
All of us have passed, with sadness in our hearts, a chained dog who is chained for his entire life - often neglected and ignored by his irresponsible "owner" without food, water, shelter or vet care.
ACTION ALERT: 10 More Reasons the Manila Zoo Should Close! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: manila zoo, animals, cramped, imprisoned, horrendous conditions, neglected, boredom, cruelty suffering )

- 2891 days ago -
Animals at the Manila Zoo are housed in small barren cages that can't compare to their natural habitats. Many exhibit neurotic behavior, such as constantly pacing, swaying their heads, and walking in small circles. Because of the lack of funding and
PETITION ALERT: Please Sign to Unchain Dogs in Kyle, TX ! !
Animals  (tags: dogs, boredom, cruelty chained, imprisoned, suffering, laws, protection, welfare, kyle, texas )

- 2894 days ago -
We are working to help stop the dangerous and cruel practice of chaining and tethering dogs as a means of stationary confinement. Humane and responsible treatment of dogs. As an alternative to dog chaining, Chain Free Hays County encourages bringing
The Lonely Polar Bear
Animals  (tags: gus, ida, death, zoo polar bears, loneliness, grief, boredom, welfare )

- 2902 days ago -
MY heart goes out to Gus, the famously neurotic polar bear in the Central Park Zoo, who used to swim endless laps around his pool. He'd dive to the bottom in a froth of bubbles, surge across and then surface like a bear obsessed.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Hope, Maine To Shut Down Plan To Keep Solitary Elephant! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, rosie, loneliness, imprisonment, boredom, suffering, welfare )

- 2906 days ago -
The Planning Board for the town of Hope, Maine, will decide next week whether to approve the construction permit for a proposed "sanctuary" for just one elephant, Rosie, who would be obtained from a circus. IDA opposes the project for many reasons,
Animals  (tags: lolita, boredom, imprisonment, suffering, captivity, killer whale, welfare, freedom, sanctuary )

- 2938 days ago -
Lolita is a 43 year old captive killer whale (orca) living at the Miami Seaquarium in Florida. Since her capture in 1970, she has been kept in a tank that is illegal by the Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) standards for size requirements.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Battery Sheep! Sheep Are Confined 24/7 for 4-5 Years in Tiny Pens for Wool ! - PLEASE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: ltra fine wool industry, sheep, imprisoned, boredom, suffering, tiny pens, cruelty, animal welfare )

- 2945 days ago -
And factory it is... Specially bred sheep are kept indoors in individual small pens 24 hours a day for 4 or five years. Nylon coats are worn by the 'shedded' sheep to further ensure that dust and dirt does not enter their fleece, and--like
ACTION ALERT: Help End 'Battery Sheep' Farming!- PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: sheep, imprisoned, boredom, cruelty, suffering, ban battery sheep, factory farming, investigation )

- 2946 days ago -
A 2004 investigation by Animals Australia in a wool factory farm in Victoria revealed hundreds of sheep being confined in a shed in tiny individual pens in order to produce 'ultra-fine wool' for high end fashion garments such as suits. Investigators
ACTION ALERT: Tell USDA: Get Queenie Out of San Antonio Zoo and Send Her to PAWS Sanctuary !!!
Animals  (tags: queenie, relocated san antonio zoo, suffering, isolated, boredom, loneliness, captivity, paw sanctuary )

- 3340 days ago -
In a shocking development, Queenie was moved Wednesday morning to the San Antonio Zoo despite widespread public opposition to her transfer. The move was part of a settlement agreement with circus handler Will Davenport for federal animal welfare charges
Free Laxmi, the Elephant
Animals  (tags: intruder, enclosure, boredom, suffering, zoo elephants, killed, man, chianed, cruelty )

- 3358 days ago -
The killing of a man by an elephant at Byculla zoo last Sunday draws attention to the unbearable stress felt by large animals kept in close confinement. It also begs the question what influence it has on children when they see animals kept in cruel
ACTION ALERT: Justice For Chained Dogs Starved To Death !!
Animals  (tags: chained dogs, boredom, prisons, cruelty, suffering, egypt, animal welfare )

- 3364 days ago -
The vast majority of Egyptians are not knowingly or deliberately cruel to animals though they might vary considerably in what they consider to be fair and kind treatment of them. This thinking can extend to the keeping of companion animals, and indeed,
ACTION ALERT: Pledge That You Won't Go To a Dolphin/Whale Show!
Animals  (tags: dolphins, whales, wild marine mammals, freedom, pledge, captivity, suffering, boredom, prisons, exploitation )

- 3396 days ago -
Captivity is cruel - don't go to a show! Please sign this pledge, and then forward this link and encourage more people to pledge never to go to dolphin/whale shows, dolphinariums or swim-with-dolphins programs

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