The “world’s saddest zoo” is in the Grandview Shopping Mall in Guangzhou, China. Polar bears, arctic foxes, beluga whales, a wolf, and walruses, are being kept in conditions that are so vastly removed from their natural habitat, they represent one of the most distressing examples of animal deprivation. Conditions at the Grandview do not even …

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Although I have promoted various petitions in the past, I have not promoted any funding requests from charitable organisations. I am making an exception today. The Captive Animals Protection Society, which is a small charity, is being threatened with an injunction by a company that provides animals to the entertainment industry. This would severely restrict …

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In the last PETA UK article that I posted, a comment by Mél@nie made me think that I have not posted anything for a long time, regarding animal cruelty, which actually had a good outcome. So here is a happy PETA story:   Author: Ruby Le Galle digital marketing assistant at PETA. PETA Awards Teen Who Campaigned …

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Ringside Seats for a Spectacle of Cruelty Animals don’t want to ride bicycles, stand on their heads, balance on balls or jump through rings of fire. Elephants, big cats, monkeys and other animals used in circuses perform tricks because they have no choice. If circus audiences knew the truth about the violence and suffering that …

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A new bill is up for debate this Wednesday that could finally spell the end of cruel wild-animal circuses in England and Wales. For years, the government has been promising to ban the use of wild animals in circuses in England and Wales by 2015, but progress has stalled. These delays mean that wild animals …

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      £10,000 Reward Offered After Elmo the Dog Had Almost All His Bones Broken and Was Dumped in a Graveyard A heartbreaking case of cruelty has unfolded in Prenton, Merseyside. A small dog, named Elmo by rescue staff, was discovered abandoned in a cemetery with an extensive list of injuries. Almost every bone …

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The unethical dog-racing track will now be turned into a football stadium and new affordable housing. The decision comes after years of campaigning by local groups and almost 15,000 PETA supporters signed a petition to the council. Full post by Anne Clark  HERE More posts by Anne Clark.                  …

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An email I received from PETA recently, had the above picture in it. I looked at the image, but I could not understand what I was seeing until I read the description. “A spiked ring was fastened to this calf’s nostrils to prevent nursing. Rings were sometimes screwed on so tightly and left on for …

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Dozens of lions, tigers, zebras and camels are still used in travelling circuses in the UK. A new law to ban this use of wild animals in circuses is being repeatedly blocked by three Conservative MPs, despite the personal support of David Cameron, the government, Labour and over 90% of the British public. The British …

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Free Ricky The Bear Author: Chris Wolverton Ricky, an 18-year-old black bear, has spent her entire life caged in a concrete enclosure outside Jim Mack’s Ice Cream parlor in York, Pa. The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) observed and took footage of Ricky with matted hair, eating dog food with only green-looking water available. The …

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This video, narrated by Paloma Faith, is a compilation of footage from fur farms in countries qualified to bear the “Origin-Assured” label, which was created by the fur industry. It shows shockingly cruel treatment of animals. Foxes, minks, raccoons and rabbits suffer from weeping open wounds, chew off their own limbs in desperation and go …

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  Petition Author:  Georgina B Update #5 December 4, 2014 Success! An Indian Court has ruled in favour of keeping Raju with his rescuers. The court agreed that — without a license from the Chief Wildlife Warden — the “owner” had no legitimate claim to the elephant. Raju is free to spend the rest of …

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