England: Killing The (Hunters) Myth Of Hunting To Control Fox Numbers – The LACS Exposes Fox Cubs Kidnapped For Cruelty.

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Fox cubs kidnapped for cruelty

Watch the video footage here:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7PjfphDsc0

Dear Mark,

Last month we received a tip off about a barn on land linked to the Middleton Foxhounds. We went to investigate and what we found was shocking.

If you were watching BBC News last night you may have caught their report on our investigation which has resulted in massive media exposure. So what did we find which has caused the media frenzy and a deafening silence from the Countryside Alliance and hunting community?

We found 16 fox cubs as young as 8 weeks without adults or vixens present. We also filmed an employee of the Middleton Foxhounds enter the shed.

So considering that hunts try to justify the cruelty of chasing and killing foxes as necessary to keep the fox population down, why would people working for a hunt be keeping young foxes? The answer is simple but terrible – they capture foxes so there is always a ready supply of animals to be chased by the hunt. Put bluntly, these foxes were kidnapped for cruelty.

VIDEO – WATCH OUR INVESTIGATION         

We alerted the police who removed the foxes and arrested the hunt employee. The foxes, one of which sadly died shortly after the rescue, are being kept at a secret location and are now safe. Take a look at some of the photos following their rescue.

The hunters are trying to get the Hunting Act repealed, and one of their key arguments is that hunting with dogs is some form of ‘fox control’ service. Anyone seeing this footage can now see what a despicably false argument that is. Hunting with dogs is simply a cruel sport, nothing more.

Please share this footage far and wide to help us expose the lies and cruelty promoted by the hunters and Countryside Alliance. The BBC, Channel 4, Independent, Mirror, Times, Closer and many more are covering the story and we are delighted that our good friend Ricky Gervais is sharing the footage on social media.

But none of this could have happened without the generosity and support of people like you, Mark. Thank you so much. Together we are making a difference for animals.

Look out for even more coverage in the press over the weekend and for adverts we are placing in the papers to raise even more awareness of this shocking behaviour.

Kind regards,

Mark McCormick

Senior Communications Officer

11/6/15 – Latest Global Petitions.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Petitions and More, June 11

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https://www.facebook.com/notes/nina-carlotto/action-yulin/1625938324359916 China, Yulin, please send your letters!

https://sites.google.com/site/c4capetitioncenter/ Yulin, China, petitions, if not signed/shared yet

https://www.facebook.com/notes/compassion-for-chinas-animals-%E9%A2%97%E5%AF%B9%E4%B8%AD%E5%9B%BD%E5%8A%A8%E7%89%A9%E7%9A%84%E6%80%9C%E6%82%AF%E5%BF%83/for-twitter-users-who-love-to-tweet-links-to-twitter-auto-tweetsheets-from-c4ca/503866559767489 Tweet sheets, Yulin, China

https://savedogs.soidog.org/vietnam

http://www.yousignanimals.org/Demand-a-nationwide-animal-offender-registry-in-the-United-States-t-3158

http://www.yousignanimals.org/Justice-for-small-dog-dragged-behind-truck-by-heartless-truck-driver-in-Florida-t-3150

http://www.yousignanimals.org/Justice-for-Otis-Louisiana-puppy-found-with-muzzle-duct-taped-t-3163

http://www.yousignanimals.org/Justice-Trooper-for-emaciated-dog-found-with-schackle-embedded-in-his-neck-t-3151

http://www.yousignanimals.org/Stop-hunting-raccoons-for-sports-in-the-United-States-t-3162

http://www.petitionhub.org/Dog-Left-With-Severe-Injuries-After-being-Dragged-By-a-Truck-in-Charlotte-County-Demand-Punishment-For-The-Owner-t-2203

http://www.petitionhub.org/Maximum-Penalty-For-Clinton-Joseph-Johnson-For-Attacking-A-Dog-With-A-Bladed-Object-t-2213

http://www.petitionhub.org/Lifeless-Dogs-In-Garbage-Bags-Found-On-The-Property-Of-Animal-Rescue-Operator-Demand-The-Max-Penalty-t-2204

http://www.petitionhub.org/Justice-For-Rebel-Hunted-Down-By-A-Neighbor-In-Front-Of-A-7-Year-Old-Police-Looks-The-Other-Way-t-2212

http://www.petitionhub.org/Justice-For-Otis-Found-On-The-Streets-Of-LaPlace-With-His-Muzzle-Taped-Shut-And-Two-Broken-Fingers-t-2205

http://www.congressweb.com/awi/90 Call for Action for the World’s Most Endangered Porpoise

http://www.enlapieldeltoro.org/ Spain, action: sign in defense of the Bulls in Pamplona!

http://forcechange.com/143741/make-dognapping-a-serious-federal-crime/

http://forcechange.com/category/animal-welfare/

http://forcechange.com/category/environment/

http://act.alaskawild.org/sign/tongass_welcome/

http://advocacy.pewtrusts.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1793&ea.campaign.id=39451 Stop a threat to our public lands and wildlife

https://www.change.org/p/washington-and-new-jersy-tell-sister-state-jeollabuk-do-south-korea-that-we-re-opposed-to-torture-and-consumption-of-dogs

https://www.change.org/p/carloslozanoags-sancionen-a-quienes-quemaron-vivo-a-un-gatito-en-aguascalientes Mexico, punish those who burned a kitten alive in Aguascalientes!

https://www.change.org/p/saluda-county-mayor-amelia-herlong-to-hold-christian-aldair-barrera-quiroz-accountable-to-the-fullest-extent-of-the-law-for-the-abuse-neglect-cruelty-and-willful-starvation-of-this-small-dog-that-we-now-call-doodles

https://www.change.org/p/steve-beshear-greg-fischer-paul-davenport-end-animal-abuse-in-kentucky

https://www.change.org/p/judge-barone-asst-da-drmacich-justice-for-mutley-d05be4d6-e40a-4ca9-8788-53029dcba263

https://www.change.org/p/barack-obama-michelle-obama-barbara-boxer-carla-cunningham-dick-dever-eliot-engel-elizabeth-esty-franklin-foil-frank-farry-fetu-fetui-gerald-greene-gene-green-geoffrey-gratwick-gayle-g-stop-makeup-companies-from-testing-on-animals

https://www.change.org/p/bürgermeister-der-stadt-rhodos-herrn-chatzidiakos-die-kalithea-auffangstation-für-streunerkatzen-auf-rhodos-darf-nicht-sterben Save the Kalithea-sanctuary for stray cats in Rhodes! Incl. English text

https://www.change.org/p/gov-chris-christie-change-the-operating-procedures-and-staff-at-the-helmetta-regional-animal-shelter-in-helmetta-new-jersey

https://www.change.org/p/gobierno-de-espa%C3%B1a-tomen-medidas-en-la-cr%C3%ADa-de-animales-dom%C3%A9sticos-y-el-abandono Spain, take action in animal husbandry and neglect

https://www.change.org/p/sen-amy-klobuchar-to-end-the-inhumane-procedure-of-declawing-pets-in-the-state-of-minnesota-by-placing-a-ban-on-the-practice

https://www.change.org/p/usa-government-stop-cat-declawing-in-usa

https://www.change.org/p/james-duddridge-mp-keep-the-ban-on-fox-hunting

https://www.change.org/p/newburyport-waterfront-trust-stop-killing-skunks

https://www.change.org/p/rtve-no-emitan-mas-corridas-de-toros-en-horario-infantil Spain, RTVE, no more Bullfighting while children watch TV

https://www.change.org/p/georgia-state-house-georgia-governor-toccoa-board-of-education-toccoa-georgia-immediate-firing-and-prosecution-of-sadistic-teacher-responsible-for-castrating-cat-without-sedation-in-classroom-in-front-of-students

https://www.change.org/p/change-org-take-down-i-hate-dogs-from-facebook

https://www.change.org/p/whole-foods-please-stop-selling-rabbit-meat

https://www.change.org/p/ayuntamiento-del-prat-de-llobregat-por-la-utilizaci%C3%B3n-de-m%C3%A9todos-%C3%A9ticos-y-efectivos-en-el-control-de-poblaci%C3%B3n-de-palomas-en-el-prat-de-llobregat-en-vez-de-su-captura-y-muerte Use ethical and effective methods to control the pigeon population in Prat de Llobregat, instead of netting and gassing!

https://www.change.org/p/los-angeles-department-of-power-and-water-to-fire-dwp-employee-who-threw-cat-from-bucket-truck-on-11-15-14

https://www.change.org/p/%C3%A0-l-intention-de-la-ddpp-de-la-loire-du-d%C3%A9put%C3%A9-maire-yves-nicolin-et-le-minist%C3%A8re-de-l-agricultur-nous-demandons-au-maire-d%C3%A9put%C3%A9-yves-nicolin-de-roanne-dans-le-42-un-terrain-pour-r%C3%A9gler-le-probl%C3%A8me-de-la-surpopulation-de-la-spa-chiens-de-roanne-l-eut France, solve the problem of dog-overpopulation, euthanasia is not a solution

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/302/666/268/urge-china-to-stop-the-extinction-of-the-elephant-by-shutting-down-its-trade-in-ivory-immediately/

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/242/144/203/  Urge India’s Government: Save Endangered Tigers from a New Four-Lane Highway!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/307/254/991/demand-the-international-whaling-commission-support-sea-shepherd-and-stop-japan-from-whaling/

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/976/875/917/ Chile, create an Animal Protection Act with sanctions for Abuse and Neglect!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/734/789/545/make-animal-abusers-register-just-like-sex-offenders-and-restrict-them-from-getting-another-pet/

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/480/634/527/tranquilizers-for-tess/ More signatures needed!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/596/772/773/indian-minister-of-environment-do-not-mark-wild-animals-as-vermin-and-hunt-them/ More signatures!

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/715/245/352/please-help-me-keep-buster-my-life-line-/

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/783/546/610/tell-port-orange-police-department-to-respond-quickly-to-animal-abuse/

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/684/547/372/demand-glaxo-smith-kline-drop-their-big-bad-commercial-demonizing-wolves/

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/743/207/019/stop-this-ghoul-making-profit-from-selling-murdered-animals-on-etsy/

                          ==========  News and more   =========

https://www.revealnews.org/article/theres-a-reason-youve-never-heard-of-this-wildlife-killing-agency/ Febr. 2015

http://rmc.bfmtv.com/emission/debat-gg-faut-il-interdire-les-experimentations-sur-les-animaux-643075.html Vote OUI/YES please!  Should we ban animal testing?

http://www.youcaring.com/pet-expenses/help-eleni-to-support-the-native-dog-shelter/341842 Volos, Greece!

http://www.youcaring.com/harmony-fund-365604 Underdog Animal Rescue Squads Plead for Food

http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=82734fd9caf7030a9bfd4991b&id=504c6a051a&e=7a64b9f0d4 One Green Planet

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USA: Help Sperm Whales Swim Free! – Petition To Support.

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Dear Mark,

California’s endangered marine wildlife like sperm whales are being harmed and killed by the incredibly wasteful California driftnet fishery for swordfish. It tosses back, dead and injured, almost two-thirds of its catch, so for every fish caught two are tossed back to the ocean, unlikely to survive. But with your help, we are fighting to end this fishery.

This week the Pacific Fisheries Management Council will begin meeting to discuss the fate of the fishery. In advance of the meeting, Turtle Island Restoration Network submitted our petition with over 6,000 signatures by activists like you, on it calling on the Council to phase out the deadly fishery.

 

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If you haven’t signed the petition, please sign now!

There is still time to do so by clicking here.

In addition to submitting the petition, I will be traveling to Spokane on Friday to speak in front of the Council, and demand that they put a stop to the use of drift gillnets in California.

Please lend your support for California marine wildlife by making a donation on our secure website. Your donation will be used to protect sperm whales, sea turtles and other wildlife from entanglement and death in drift gillnets.

Thank you for taking action and working with me to safeguard California’s oceans.

Sincerely,

Doug Karpa
Legal Program Director
Turtle Island Restoration Network
SeaTurtles.Org

 

© 2014 Turtle Island Restoration Network. All rights reserved.
Mailing Address: PO Box 370, Forest Knolls, CA 94933 USA | Phone: (415) 663-8590

England: Hen Harrier Day.

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Subject: Hen Harrier Day

Hello, friends,

You will probably know that hen harriers, scarce in England anyway, have been disappearing lately in mysterious circumstances. They have a taste for grouse – which could be significant. You might have heard about their plight also on Spring Watch.

You might also have signed the Ban Driven Grouse Shooting petition (now closed, but there could be another one).

That ‘s the background. Last year, a Hen Harrier Day was held in Staffs. near to August 12, the Inglorious Twelfth.

This year, there will be at least one other such event on August 9.

http://henharrierday.org

More details will be forthcoming nearer the time.

Best wishes,

Marian.

Animal Interfaith Alliance

www.animal-interfaith-alliance.com

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Serbia: The Better Weather Has Arrived So Enjoy It – June Pictures from Felix Shelter.

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Danica Mirkovic Shelter Felix

All of the kitties in the shelter are safe and loved for life, but they do need help.

PayPal button:

http://catshelter-felix.com/ and http://novisadcats.blogspot.com/

For lots more photographs please click on  https://www.facebook.com/milance.felixmace/media_set?set=a.1024710857557973.1073741901.100000572065633&type=3

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Thank you for your continued support !

From the Cats !!

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Bye for now