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Lickety-Split Owner Misses Date in Court..........Where Are The Animals..........

Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, animalsuffering, cruelty, neglect, Tyson, kangaroowildlife )

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The owner of a controversial roadside zoo in London failed to appear in court July 23 on charges she did not renew her annual zoo licence. But about a dozen protesters, inside and outside the courtroom, vowed to ensure justice takes a serious look at how


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elle v (339)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 3:09 am
Where is Poor Tyson ? He needs to go home or to a sanctuary?

This is NOT acceptable ! ! ! ! ! Why have the RCMP not tracked this crimal down and arrested her !!!!

Mantha - I'll call and complain too. And write - Again....

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 3:51 am
THANKS elle ~ this case has been the 'one that has finally'cracked' me..... heartbreaking...........

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 3:57 am
If you live in London ~ Ontario.. you can help by attending this meeting shortly......

Focus: Animal Welfare
Action Request: Visit - in person
Location: Canada

Event: Lickety Split Meeting THURSDAY (that's tomorrow)
"Get organized, get informed, meet people in the group and other pioneers for the cause!"
What: Rally
Host: Close Down Lickety Split Ranch
When: Tomorrow, July 26 at 6:30pm
Where: Fred Landon Public Library Branch ~ London ~ Ontario.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 4:01 am
The full story on this case can be read in my Friends Of Australian Native Wildlife Group here...

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 4:24 am

Margaret C (13)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 4:44 am
We sure do need to help that kangroo and any other animals in dire need of emergency assistance! I would definitely go to that meeting if I lived near that location. Hope alot of people attend to save that adorable kangroo and any other animals.

LD A (20)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 4:52 am
thanks noted and passed on

Alf I (246)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 5:13 am
These places make me SICK!! Why not just get down there enmasse and 'confiscate' the animals. It has been done here before and courts have ruled in favour if the animals are being mistreated or neglectd. If she has no permit that is enough grounds to get them OUT!!

Ruth S (78)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 5:23 am
< noted and will pass it on

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 5:36 am
I AGREE WITH ALF and if I was able to get there.......although I would be probably get myself 'arrested' I would track Tyson down.

Samantha O (374)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 5:41 am
I hope Tyson and all the other animals find some humanity somewhere now.Thanks Mantha.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 6:04 am
She has gone underground..................QUICK..fill the hole in..............

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 8:12 am
Noted and heartbreaking/thank/duely noted.

Tim Redfern (581)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 8:20 am
I surely hope they find this McElroy woman, and in a hurry. I am actualy glad she's running. This makes her look very guilty, and may hopefully increase the severity of her punishment. But, they'll find her. Remember the motto of the RCMP, They always get their man/woman!!

Tina Mixon (113)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 8:21 am
I noted it and will forward around to all my Care2 friends.Definitely needs to be high priority.......It's always been a dream of my to have a wildlife refuge and it seems like these people that have the precious God's creatures just get their prioriites screwed up!Let's all pray and bond together and hopefully this story too will have a happy ending..when people join together in peace and love and common goals things get done...we have a saying in red-neck country,we get it done whatever it takes,with not harm no animals,of course,us humans may get a little scratced up physically.

Charles C (160)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 8:22 am
Noted and ty

Alf I (246)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 8:31 am
Tina a wildlife refuge is one thing, a zoo is something entirely different. If these people stop making money by no-one frequenting them they would soon close down. You can bet!!

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 8:54 am
Noted and thank you !

Mara G (411)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 10:18 am
Thanks Martha, wrote and noted.

Brenda H (29)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 10:42 am

Melanie T (82)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 10:50 am
Noted/ This is very sad. I hope they find her...

Cal W (37)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 10:52 am
Noted, How long can a person hide a Kangaroo? I think the wrong animal was locked up in the cage.

tammymarie h (24)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 11:37 am
I wish I were there to protest! Thanks for the info and awareness Mantha. I'm praying for these animals. :)

Black Cat (103)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 12:32 pm

Tamara M (21)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 1:23 pm
Very sad story. Noted. I hope there's a positive outcome to this.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 1:28 pm
THANK YOU Friends...
A lady who I have spoke with in London..lived accross the road from this "House Of Animal Horrors."

she speaks of her husband being chased by a Cougar that got loose and a Lion in a cage that even her 3 year old son could escape from........and the 'rotting' Deer carcass in the driveway............


Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 1:29 pm

In the group "Close Down Lickety Split Ranch" there is a horroring account from a lady who had a farm accross the road from this Animal House of Horrors......

she speaks of her husband being chased by a Cougar that got loose and a Lion in a cage that even her 3 year old son could escape from........and the 'rotting' Deer carcass in the driveway............

Olga M (324)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 2:12 pm
noted horrified!!!

Priscilla P (124)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 2:50 pm
Geez I hope they find her soon!!! Atrocious

. (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 4:08 pm
first of all kaqngaroos do not need to be fenced in i hope they ki8ck the fence down and run free

. (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 4:08 pm
first of all kaqngaroos do not need to be fenced in i hope they ki8ck the fence down and run free

Lynn Busby (26)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 4:19 pm
The WORLD society etc? This is all very sad but nothing compared with what is happening to animals in the WORLD outside America nd Northern Europe. I get SICK of stories...which are heart rending of course.........but in the "civilised" world, you have NO IDEA what goes on outside!!!!!! PLEASE think about not giving your money to charities which are WELL supported in America and Northern Europe and instead look to the places where your dollar/pound/euoro would REALLY make a difference. For example, in Portugal (where I live) there is not even legislation to protect animals....if you want to starve, beat your animal to death, there is nothing to stop you doing that! We do not have national or ever regional charities. A dog is dying by the roadside...someone might kick it into the gutter....a horse looks like a coat rack....nobody cares and it just drops dead.....a stray cat scraps in the bins for's a nuisance, stick it in a bucket of happens evey day and there are no laws to stop it. At least you have legislation.

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 26, 2007, 5:18 pm

Salama Shaquana (39)
Friday July 27, 2007, 4:14 am
When will we learn. Very, very sad. Noted

Past Member (0)
Friday July 27, 2007, 6:19 am

Anna W (39)
Friday July 27, 2007, 9:41 am

Jennifer S (82)
Friday July 27, 2007, 10:45 am
Hi Tina, good on you, know nothing about how to go about it, but would love to start up something for cats and maybe dogs, but definately cats to start of with.
REad and passed on.

Alecia D (37)
Friday July 27, 2007, 1:53 pm

Bobbie W (113)
Friday July 27, 2007, 8:48 pm
Well, first of all, it makes no sense to keep a kangaroo in Ontario! Gone are the days when children could only learn about animals by seeing them in zoos! Watching them on television as they are in nature is so much more educational. I vote for an end to zoos all together! kangaroos belong in Australia! All zoos stink! Get rid of them! Free the animals!

Elise n (18)
Saturday July 28, 2007, 7:12 am
Noted! Man inhumanity never ceases to disgust and amaze me. WHen will the world change?

gina m (29)
Saturday July 28, 2007, 8:47 am
Thankyou Mantha for sharing this sad news! The video on Tyson is so heartbreaking! Why can't someone just cut the cage, and release him, get him medical treatment and have him taken to a healthier environment for Kangaroos?? I don't understand!!!!! Why are people not breaking into that zoo to release our beloved poor, neglected animals??? I wish I lived there, because I would do just that, and long ago!!!!!! I'm disgusted, and this woman needs to pay a price, and not moneywise !!!!!!

I also feel that if Tyson has passed on, that this would be a blessing for him, for he would be in a much better place, and he would be healthy, happy, and hoppin allllllllllll over paradise in Heaven.

Jean Smith (108)
Friday August 3, 2007, 4:32 am
I sure hope they fine this woman and don't just give her a slap on the wrist

. (0)
Thursday August 23, 2007, 12:10 pm
I hate to think of what did happen to those poor soil's.
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