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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  Two little ducklings were rescued from a storm drain after quick-thinking workers coaxed them to safety with an iPad recording of their mother’s quack. The birds, which were only a few days old, fell down a manhole in Burton Bradstock in West Dorset last week. They were discovered when holidaymakers heard the mother duck …

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‘Save Lolita’ Public Service Annoucement from Underdog Entertainment on Vimeo. A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling against animal rights groups that want orca whale Lolita removed from an oceanarium in Florida. Lolita has lived at Miami Seaquarium since 1970. Last year, a local judge dismissed the groups’ lawsuit which alleged that the tank holding …

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  Thank you to everyone who signed the petition to free Ricky the Bear, who had spent her entire life caged in a concrete enclosure outside Jim Mack’s Ice Cream Parlor in York, Pa. Ricky is now living at The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado. Click on CARE2 logo for the full story.   See …

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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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Save the SEA LIFE London Aquarium penguins Petition by Lex Croucher London, United Kingdom “The Gentoo penguins at the Sea Life London Aquarium are kept in a small underground room, with no natural light and completely unacceptable quality of life. I started this petition after I visited the Sea Life London Aquarium and saw the …

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author: Judith B. target: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK Yet another problem has arisen with the controversial badger cull, which has already attracted intense criticism from scientists, animal welfare groups and others for being a complete waste of time. Using the Freedom of Information Act, an animal welfare group has thwarted attempts from the …

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author: Chris Wolverton target: UK Government English circus performer Thomas Chipperfield has joined Jolly’s Circus with a new lion and tiger act, despite past statements that big cats are dangerous and “one wrong move can be fatal.” Animal welfare is also a concern, as Jolly’s circus reportedly tethered a mule in the heat last month with no …

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