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Pigs and Shelter Cats Killed at University of Michigan ACTION

Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, cruelty, Michigan, protection )

- 2659 days ago -
Documents obtained by PETA reveal that the University of Michigan's (UM) Survival Flight course for nurses has been tormenting and killing live cats and pigs in cruel and archaic medical-training exercises, even though UM already uses state-of-the-art hu


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Michela M (3964)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 1:12 pm
SIGNED and Noted!! Thanks!! Ciao!! Michela

Carolyn S (151)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 1:46 pm

patricia lasek (317)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 1:47 pm

Alicia V (181)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 2:00 pm
Signed and Noted. Thanks

. (0)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 2:33 pm
signed - I thought universities were backing off from animal testing. I hope they get the message.

Maura Graham (31)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 2:47 pm
Signed. Why continue using / abusing animals when there are other non-animal options?

Andrea Jones (0)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 2:49 pm
disgusting that we still use animals for unnecessary experiments in the 21st Century!!!!

Sally M (72)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 2:49 pm
Hideous practice! Why don't Univ's. teach compassion, love, and be a voice for the voiceless, instead of killing innocent animals? Information gleaned from death and torture is always wrong and will come back to haunt them.....they know better, so they are ultimately responsible.

Mary T (178)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 2:54 pm
Thanks Nancy, So gladly signed, This is so disgusting that they are still using experiments on animals, Love your comment Sally thanks.

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 3:46 pm
Disgusting & horrid beyond my comprehension. Signed & noted.

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 3:58 pm
Thank You for Helping Stop Cruel Cat and Pig Labs at the University of Michigan
2x, thanks Nancy

Carol H (229)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 3:58 pm
signed and noted for sure!!!

Alison A (244)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 4:06 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Nancy.

Cristina M (137)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 4:08 pm
Torturing and killing animals should always be punished and never allowed. It's disgusting that just because it's called science or education this horrors are legal. Signed and noted. Thanks Nancy!

Walter Firth (45)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 4:13 pm
Signed. Thanks Nancy.What a lovely bloody bunch of people..Is this the standard of conduct in this so called institution of higher learning..

Penelope Ryan (178)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 4:27 pm
Nancy I question the motives of those who wish to continue this horror. There as so many alternatives, this is not a practice used by dedicated researchers of today. More likely those who enjoy the suffering of others.

Thursday December 8, 2011, 4:39 pm
Signed! Thanks.

. (0)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 5:11 pm

Brittany D (28)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 6:16 pm

Dana W (9)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 6:39 pm
Noted and signed, hope it helps.

Terry King (113)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 7:45 pm
Action taken

Shane Leach (0)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 8:09 pm

Constance F (418)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 9:17 pm
Thank you, signed!

Evelyn B (79)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 9:22 pm
Noted and signed Tks. Nancy....R.I.P. Critters..

. (1)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 9:55 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

Regina P (65)
Thursday December 8, 2011, 10:13 pm
noted & signed. thanks

P A (117)
Friday December 9, 2011, 12:21 am
Appalling - signed - thanks Nancy

Danuta W (1251)
Friday December 9, 2011, 12:51 am
Thanks for sharing.

Andrea Nemec (213)
Friday December 9, 2011, 2:04 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!

Dawn Harvey (23)
Friday December 9, 2011, 3:13 am
So sick, signed

Elizabeth Fuller (134)
Friday December 9, 2011, 6:18 am
Signed, ty.

. (0)
Friday December 9, 2011, 6:45 am
2 sigs

Shelli S (374)
Friday December 9, 2011, 7:15 am
Signed and noted.

Nancy Roussy (79)
Friday December 9, 2011, 9:06 am
Signed and noted, thank you!

Ruth C (87)
Friday December 9, 2011, 10:50 am

Animals have brains but no understanding of knowledge, Humans have knowledge but no brains, if they (Humans) did have brains they would not do all the horrible things that they do!!!

Past Member (0)
Friday December 9, 2011, 1:30 pm
We should nurture compassionate thought. Since we wish to live, we should not kill any other living being. Furthermore, the karma of killing is understood as the root of all suffering and the fundamental cause of sickness and war, and the forces of killing are explicitly identified with the demonic. The highest and most universal ideal of Buddhism is to work unceasingly for permanent end to the suffering of all living beings, not just humans.
'With the Medicine Buddha mantra you can liberate numberless sentient beings from oceans of suffering and bring them to enlightenment.' - Lama Zopa. Tayata Om Bekanze Bekanze Maha BeKanze Radza Samudgate Soha

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”. Mahatma Gandhi

Past Member (0)
Friday December 9, 2011, 1:30 pm
Thank You for Helping Stop Cruel Cat and Pig Labs at the University of Michigan

Past Member (0)
Friday December 9, 2011, 1:44 pm
Thank You for Helping Stop Cruel Cat and Pig Labs at the University of Michigan

Ana Fontan (16)
Friday December 9, 2011, 1:49 pm
Signed and noted! Thanks!

Laverne Wallace (59)
Friday December 9, 2011, 2:05 pm
Signed and noted

Lisa N (204)
Friday December 9, 2011, 2:05 pm
Thank You for Helping Stop Cruel Cat and Pig Labs at the University of Michigan

Shirley H (49)
Friday December 9, 2011, 2:08 pm
Sadly signed for the cats & pigs. Sick people to do these horrible things to innocent animals.
Shirley H.

Marilyn M (145)
Friday December 9, 2011, 2:13 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you for posting, Nancy.

ilja c (48)
Friday December 9, 2011, 2:34 pm
Sorry, could not open. Anyway, experiments on animals are horrible.
Logic conclusion: If something is terrible how University (high awareness expected) can perform.

Iwona Krzeminska (73)
Friday December 9, 2011, 3:19 pm
Done, thank you. Nancy

Kimberly McMahen (25)
Friday December 9, 2011, 5:25 pm
With all the technology that is at their disposal, this seems to simply be cruel, callous and downright evil. Yet arrogant mankind neverr seems to get over the ego trip he gets from savage cruelty

Michelle S (462)
Friday December 9, 2011, 5:44 pm
These labs KNOW human models and methods are more effective and humane. We're supposed to be a "civilized" species. Based on labs such as these, the notion is laughable.

Esther Z (94)
Friday December 9, 2011, 6:11 pm
Noted and signed.

Eternal Gardener (734)
Friday December 9, 2011, 7:28 pm
Action taken.

Ann L (15)
Friday December 9, 2011, 9:09 pm
Noted and signed. My that makes me angry. These are intelligent humans with tecnology coming out their ears. Why are they still using God's helpless creatures. We are supposed to protect these creatures not mutilate the. Thanks for the post.

Ellen m (215)
Friday December 9, 2011, 9:32 pm
Already signed via email alert. Thaks

Susanne R (236)
Friday December 9, 2011, 11:09 pm
If human patient simulators are available at UM, why in the world are they still using live animals for any of their courses?

Signed and noted. Thanks, Nancy!

Kim O (396)
Saturday December 10, 2011, 1:18 am
Signed in seconds flat! Thanks Nancy!!

Stephen Hill (633)
Saturday December 10, 2011, 8:42 am
Blessings to you Nancy! Thank you for sharing! With pleasure noted

Nancy C (806)
Saturday December 10, 2011, 10:14 am
Dear Nancy,

I have very exciting news to share about one of our campaigns to end university animal experimentation.

After more than a year of pressure from PETA and over 100,000 people—including students, alumni, and Michigan natives Iggy Pop and Lily Tomlin—wrote letters and led protests, the University of Michigan (U-M) has announced that it has replaced the use of cats in its Survival Flight training course for nurses with modern and superior human simulators. This means that cats will no longer have hard plastic tubes repeatedly forced down their delicate windpipes before being killed.

U-M's announcement comes just one day after PETA released an exposé on how the school was buying lost, stolen, and homeless cats from a notorious animal dealer and revealed that school officials had lied to the public about the fate of the cats used in the course.

PETA will continue to urge U-M to end its trauma training laboratory that uses pigs and fully align its training curriculum with the guidance of medical experts and professional organizations that endorse the use of simulators as complete replacements for these cruel and archaic animal laboratories.

In the meantime, please take a moment of your time to urge St. Louis Children's Hospital to follow in the footsteps of U-M and end the hospital's use of animals for intubation training as well.

Ingrid A (524)
Saturday December 10, 2011, 1:01 pm
How sad.

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 10, 2011, 1:20 pm
signed and shared,thanks nancy,xxx

Elizabeth P (99)
Saturday December 10, 2011, 4:28 pm
Noted and Signed. Thanks.

Elsie Au (259)
Sunday December 11, 2011, 9:58 pm
Signed and forwarded. I don't even know how anyone come up with the idea of using animals like this. It is totally unnecessary and cruel.

Jane Parker (70)
Monday December 12, 2011, 5:31 am
Bruce and Wendy signed.

Past Member (0)
Monday December 12, 2011, 12:40 pm
Noted & Signed

SANDRA R (145)
Tuesday December 13, 2011, 4:18 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 14, 2011, 8:32 am

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Saturday December 31, 2011, 9:47 am
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