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URGENT: Public Schools in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Are Using Cruel Glue Traps ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, glue traps, suffering, protection, environment )

Cher
- 3087 days ago - peta.org
Tulsa Public Schools is using glue traps to kill rodents in its K-12 schools. PETA informed district officials of the extreme cruelty of these traps, but our concerns have apparently fallen on deaf ears



   

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Cher C (1424)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 1:58 pm


Please contact Tulsa Public Schools today! Politely ask district officials to remove all glue traps immediately and to join the many academic institutions that have sworn off the cruel devices for good.

Dr. Keith Ballard
Superintendent
Tulsa Public Schools
3027 S. New Haven Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74114
918-746-6295
918-746-6334 (fax)
poindpa@tulsaschools.org

Todd Lee
Chief Information and Operations Officer
Tulsa Public Schools
3027 S. New Haven Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74114
918-746-6800
918-746-6334 (fax)
jamesgl@tulsaschools.org

 

Michela M (3964)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 2:09 pm
Noted
 

Rosemary Rannes (642)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 2:39 pm
Posted on my Twitter page http://twitter.com/#!/babar2/status/24958429785235457
 

Tom M (814)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 3:01 pm
Why are they still allowed to be sold?
 

Kate A (10)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 3:15 pm
There are better ways and more humane ways to handle rodents. Glue traps are cruel
 

Judith K (93)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 3:43 pm
Disgusting, what kind of a sick mind has invented them?
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 4:21 pm
noted and emailed both, thanks
 

Mervi R (74)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 4:25 pm
noted, action taken
 

Susan S (187)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 6:34 pm
Thanks for posting Cher. Schools are supposed to educate and are sending a very bad message if they use glue traps. Enforcing and promoting the abuse and cruelty towards animals is not acceptable as children should be encouraged to have care and compassion for all animals.
 

MmAway M (519)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 6:48 pm
Thank you Cher will write a letter!

While I am not crazy about RATS, I would hate to see any creature suffer with these glue traps...Tried to sign, but went around all over...Pls advise and I will get it done!
 

Robin Thomas (0)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 7:38 pm
These teach a terrible lesson to the children. I wrote a letter. Thanks for the info.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 8:31 pm
My limited experience with mice has been with humane trapping and release into a haystack or other area in the wild. One trap was just a box with one-way door, but, I haven't seen those in years. The other was the glue trap! I simply put a bit of oil down on the feet after the little guy or girl was stuck there, and before setting her free outdoors in the cold cold grasses near an old mission school. (I tried put less oil in than actually poured out, so I always have worried about that mouse). So, people are SUPPOSED To loosen the mice from the glue and set them free with a bit of oil! If they are not doing this, there are great testimonials on those gadgets that emit sound waves to keep the mice away. I hear that these work very very well!
 

Stephanie S (43)
Tuesday January 11, 2011, 8:32 pm
Messages sent, thanks for sharing. I don't understand why these traps have not been outlawed yet.
 

Arild Warud (174)
Wednesday January 12, 2011, 4:10 am
TY Cher.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Wednesday January 12, 2011, 7:46 am
Noted, thank you!
 

. (0)
Wednesday January 12, 2011, 2:02 pm
noted and sending email.
 

. (0)
Thursday January 13, 2011, 1:55 pm
noted and sent emails
 

Claudia Elliott (42)
Saturday January 15, 2011, 12:27 pm
Thanks for sharing and caring.
 
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