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ACTION ALERT: Protect Our Wombats - Online Petition- Stop The Killings!!

Animals  (tags: wombats, farmers, conflicts, culled, buried alive, killed, conservation protecton )

- 3350 days ago -
Wombats are wonderful animals living only in some areas of Australia. Sadly, in these areas they often come into conflict with farmers who complain about their burrows and their delight in digging under fences.


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Claire N (20)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 2:59 am
Noted and signed ty Simone

Cheree M (46)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:08 am
Noted & Signed, TY Simone!!

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:09 am
Noted with thanks Simone! Like us, the wombats need to make their homes and are at it...this is not an excuse to kill them in such a horrible manner!

Pam F (221)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:42 am
Signed, shared, and forwarded, thanks Simone.

ilja c (48)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:45 am
Poor. Signed.

. (1)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:53 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Simone

Naoko i (257)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 4:26 am
noted and signed. thanks, Simone.

Anne T (286)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:07 am
Signed and will certainly share. Thankyou dear Simone!

Luisa F (144)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:08 am

Simone Duffin (1462)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:09 am
Thank you so much everybody.

sonsydee E (36)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:26 am
Noted and signed Thanks Simone.

Bill C (94)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:39 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Simone.

liz c (827)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:42 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Simone.

Peggy A (109)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:42 am
Noted,signed and forwarded.People can't allow anything to live in peace.I think they just enjoy the killing and bloodshedding

mary f (200)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:46 am
signed noted

Melissa Martin (19)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:03 am
Signed. I hope it helps. Seems like nothing helps these days but we just have to keep trying though!

Elm M (357)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:11 am
Sent the email. Thank you Simone

Elm M (357)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:13 am
Once signed and sent the page reloads for a request to help the wombats - sarcoptic mange. Please take the time to read it, and donate if you can. Even the smallest creature deserves help.

arcoptic Mange is a killer. Wombats with mange simply do not recover alone. The itch caused by this mite is insatiable (trust me, I know!) and for the poor wombat, there is no relief in site...their anxiety is devastating.

You can help! Do you know it only costs us 5 cents to save the life of a newly infected wombat?

Treatment is simple, finding help isn't.

There are wombats everywhere suffering with Sarcoptic mange, volunteers are needed in all wombat habitat. Please contact us if you can assist by donating time, medications or petrol, travel for debilitated wombats or constructing simple self treatment systems. There is lots to do but you will make a difference!

WAO received their first grant from the Foundation of National Parks and Wildlife! Thank you to the Wombat Protection Society of Australia who's invention of 'self treatment flaps' will be trialled for the first time on the Southern Hairy Nosed Wombat!

Here is the link: (copy and paste into your browser)

ivona P (145)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:22 am
Signed and noted.Thanks Simone.

linda b (186)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:26 am
All living creatures deserve to be protected.Signed and noted. TY Simone.

Jenny O (0)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:36 am

Thank you - signed and am forwarding now!


corinne ramsden (5)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:42 am
noted and signed

Gregory H (422)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:43 am
Signed Simone, thank you

Maryanne C (111)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 8:31 am
Noted and signed,thank you Simone.

Anna K (58)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 8:39 am
Noted & signed, thanks Simone.

Jason G (235)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 8:46 am
noted and signed thank you Simone

Katz R (54)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 8:55 am
here we have aramillos [the same actions along with badfers but looks totally different] I like them and leave them be

dian W (82)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 9:10 am

Tonya B (120)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 9:14 am
Signed and noted.

wendy w (47)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 9:16 am
Poor little wombats. Too bad man can't co-exist with animals. Their first action is always to kill. Here, its moles. They burrow & "ruin" peoples perfect lawns. They use horrible traps on them. My yard is a no kill zone. I do get annoyed when they burrow in my garden tho. I just have to keep stomping their tunnels back into the ground. They have the softest fur ever. Signed & noted. Thanx for all, Simone

Alice C (1797)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 9:26 am
Thank you Simone ~ signed ~ Happy Springtime !

Patricia C (96)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 9:54 am
Signed, thanks Simone.

Cheryl U (110)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 9:59 am
Signed and noted ! TY Simone

Robyn L (80)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 10:41 am
Signed. I had no idea about the mange problem for these poor littl animals. How horrible! I hope they truly have found a way to help stem the problem.

Mervi R (74)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 11:00 am
Noted and signed.

Pat B (356)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 11:17 am
TY, Simone. Signed

Donna B (39)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 11:47 am
Noted and signed.

Henriette M (154)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 1:38 pm
Signed! Killing is a form of power & control for sadistic humans!

Mandi T (367)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 2:26 pm
Signed with pleasure. TY Simone

kathryn cook (628)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 2:27 pm

Odin Torchwood (45)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 2:27 pm
Merci, Simone, j'ai signé et noté. Another wonderful animal suffering humain cruelty towards them. More efforts to find treatment for mange suffering animals (all kinds) so more will survive. The pain that wombat is in can be identified just by the facial expressions, sad. It is great that the Wombat Protection Society of Australia are taking this probleme seriously. Good luck!

kathryn cook (628)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 2:32 pm
btw the information - facts about them on that petition site is quite interesting. Do they ever try to domesticate them in the same reference as the kola bear or kangaroo?

Judy C (91)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 2:44 pm

Annie Cowling (116)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:29 pm
done thank-you Simone

Brigitte H (35)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:34 pm
Noted & signed.

Anita B (69)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:39 pm
This truly, utterly awful. What's the is going wrong? Noted & thanks - Simone

Stuart O (32)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:47 pm
Plant extra crops to allow for losses or keep a natural predator or dog on the land as a deterent. Scent from predatory animals can sometimes be enough to drive off an animal. Killing them is just cruel and lazy.

Rhonda Maness (580)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 3:49 pm
Signed, Thanks Simone

Gillian M (218)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 4:37 pm
Noted & signed. They are cute but the trouble with Aussie farmers is that don't like wildlife and exterminate all that they can.

Nelly P (85)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:02 pm

Rosemary R (642)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:06 pm
Posted on my Twitter page with Donations requested. Noted & Signed Simone.TY.

Elena M (142)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:31 pm
Human overpopulation is the key to all wildlife and environment issues...

Elizabeth C (25)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:34 pm
signed ...oh what lovely creatures. i hope they will be protected by law. Thank you Simone.

Eternal G (734)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 5:46 pm
Noted and signed.

Maggie Keegan (32)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:18 pm
It is about time that something was done to protect wombats. why does it always have to wait until they are on the edge of extinction. I'm sorry to admit that I have always just assumed that they area protected species.

Noted and signed.

Deborah O (98)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:18 pm
It should be obvious just from this article, comments and petition alone that wombats DO have their fans and supporters. I like them better than many people I've attended school with or worked with--lots better.

Linda B (71)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:27 pm
Signed and noted.

. (0)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:29 pm
Signed and noted. Thans.

Michael Masley (4)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 6:46 pm

Valerie S (70)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 7:01 pm
Signed & Noted, Thanks!

Alicia V (181)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 7:19 pm
Thank you Simone. Noted and Signed.

Rosemary Mchugh (127)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 7:38 pm
Both signed.

H Nick H (1826)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 8:27 pm
signed and noted

Shirley S (187)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 10:06 pm
Noted & signed. I guess it's another tale of farmers encroaching on the wombats territory.

. (0)
Saturday March 20, 2010, 10:59 pm
A new animal for me----be good to all of them!

Nancy P (67)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 12:24 am
Signed, Thanks Simone.

Deborah T. (0)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 1:48 am
When will farmer's stop killing everything. Just because you farm the land, doesn't mean you really own it. God owns the land, and he placed animals about the land for man to enjoy, not kill. Maybe farmer's should start reading the bible again...maybe they'll learn to get along with the other creatures we share the earth with....

Annabelle T (1)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 3:02 am
Noted and signed. Thanks, Simone.

Maricica I (34)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 3:10 am
Noted and signed.

gail dair (0)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 3:31 am
noted and signed thanks

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 3:45 am

Yu L (41)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 5:57 am
oted and signed

Fallon Edmunds (10)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 6:59 am
Noted and signed - thank you Simone x

sarah h. (0)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 7:25 am
wombats are amazing creatures.

Ilonka S (21)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 7:39 am
Thank you Simone, noted, signed and shared

Debbie Peddicord (0)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 9:59 am

. (0)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 10:02 am

Kari D (192)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 1:02 pm

Deanna Zimmerman (74)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 1:10 pm
Thanks. Noted and signed.

Mattie D (13)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 2:04 pm
Noted and signed

SuS NoMail Plez P (244)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 3:34 pm
Noted and signed Simone. ThankX

Nancy P (67)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 7:10 pm
Signed, thanks.

Laura H (950)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 7:15 pm
Noted and signed-thank you Simone!

Gudrun D (447)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 8:04 pm
Signed - thanks Simone.

Vinnie m (333)
Sunday March 21, 2010, 9:35 pm
Noted and Signed Simone.I Know for a Fact, Wombats are on The Endangered Species Act because I seen it on Animal Planet and so are the Tasmanian Devils.. How sad!! The Australian Government should clean house and get their act together to Save theses National Treasures for futute generations and the world..Hope I didn't offend any of my Australian friends.Peace out, hugs to all the Care2 network here tonight, even tho I'm a few days late.

Ildi P (76)
Monday March 22, 2010, 12:51 am
I have signed. Thank you from Australia.

Monday March 22, 2010, 1:26 am
signed thank you.

Simone Duffin (1462)
Monday March 22, 2010, 1:27 am
Thank you so much everybody !! Much appreciated. xx

Tekla D (82)
Monday March 22, 2010, 2:54 am
noted and signed!

Judith C (159)
Monday March 22, 2010, 2:54 am
Protect wombats

Antonio Amador (60)
Monday March 22, 2010, 3:14 am
Signed. Thank tou

Agnes H (144)
Monday March 22, 2010, 6:00 am
Noted and signed Simone. THabk you and some people say they shared as well so is this Petition on the petitionsite as well then? I'd love to know about that?
It was a very interesting read though.

Chioni M (0)
Monday March 22, 2010, 6:19 am
How horrible! I'll sign and spred the word! Poor Little Wombats! :(

Elaine D (17)
Monday March 22, 2010, 10:12 am
signed and noted...

Veronica P (67)
Monday March 22, 2010, 11:23 am
Awe they are so freakin' cute! How could anyone want to shoot an innocent animal? Thanks for posting this!!

Ira P (28)
Tuesday March 23, 2010, 3:32 am
noted and signed, thank you.. poor them

SANJA l (96)
Tuesday March 23, 2010, 5:57 am
Noted and signed. I wish we should have done this. Poor animals.

Tierney G (381)
Tuesday March 23, 2010, 7:51 am
Signed thank you Simone

Jools F (71)
Tuesday March 23, 2010, 10:39 pm
Petition signed! I live in Australia and wombats are just the cutest and loveable creatures, it makes me very sad what is happening to them! I would like to give the same treatment to the people who are doing such cruel things to these wonderful animals!!!!!

FulviaAway M (314)
Wednesday March 24, 2010, 4:02 am
Signed. Thanks a lot!

NoEmailsPls W (95)
Wednesday March 24, 2010, 1:58 pm
Gladly singed. I love wombats. Told friends as well.

Gemma H (48)
Thursday March 25, 2010, 9:08 pm
Noted & signed ~ Thanks Simone

Andreas K (7)
Friday March 26, 2010, 3:26 pm
Signed, Thanks!

Julija M (2)
Friday March 26, 2010, 4:46 pm
noted and signed

Pam B (25)
Friday March 26, 2010, 4:50 pm
Noted and Signed...This is another case of "the human VIRUS" taking all available space without a care for ANY OTHER CREATURES NEEDS.....

Patricia N (41)
Friday March 26, 2010, 6:18 pm
Signed and noted.Thank you Simone.

Hugh M (75)
Friday March 26, 2010, 6:30 pm
Wombats are a lovely fat non-aggressive creature like a Koala without a tree. Some friends and I once came across a wombat while bushwalking. It immediately started digging itself into the ground to escape us (but we would have loved to love it) and within a couple of minutes it had disappeared from sight. They're not really cuddly and have powerful claws for digging so don't cuddle them, just enjoy looking at them.
I'm appalled to learn how weak our so-called protection can be, but farmers have too much power here and though many are now very active in the environmental movement many are still ready to shoot anything that does even the slightest damage on their property or nibbles a blade of grass or two.

Stacey S (27)
Friday March 26, 2010, 11:32 pm
Signed & noted thank you!

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 12:10 am
Noted and signed !

Tere M (75)
Monday March 29, 2010, 12:05 pm
Noted and signed. A bit late, sorry! ~
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