Thanks again to all of Tony’s friends for your great support. Tony’s three petitions have a total of appx. 91,266 signatures as of this posting – a very impressive number that shows people truly care about him and believe a truck stop is a totally unacceptable and unhealthy environment for a tiger or for any animal. Networking Tony’s petitions keeps his story active as well as people involved and supportive, so please continue to post the links on Facebook, Twitter, or in emails – there are easy share options on the petition sites. All petition links an be found at: https://freetonythetiger.wordpress.com/petitions/
More ways to help Tony: https://freetonythetiger.wordpress.com/2011/09/07/tony-still-needs-us/
Important Reminder – Deadline September 21, 2011!!
An important reminder to voice your support for Tony and tigers like him privately owned in the United States. Please submit a comment to the USFWS in support of the proposal to eliminate the exemption for “generic” tigers today. http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComment;D=FWS-R9-IA-2011-0027-0001
If you need more information please see the action alerts from The Animal Legal Defense Fund: http://www.aldf.org/article.php?id=1801 or Big Cat Rescue – Tampa FL: http://capwiz.com/bigcatrescue/issues/alert/?alertid=53173501
There is also a petition sponsored by World Society for the Protection of Animals concerning the above action. Please also sign and share: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/212/433/912/
Once again thank you for caing about and supporting Tony and the appx. 5,000 other tigers privately owned in the United States.