Last Few Days To Help Captive U.S. Tigers Like Tony!!   Leave a comment

Photo: Big Cat Rescue - Tampa Florida

This very tragic disturbing story : Police hunting escaped exotic animals in Ohio demonstrates the urgent need for better laws prohibiting the private ownership of exotic animals and another reason why it is so important to be a voice for animals and advocate for such regulations.

Please Take Action For The Animals Killed in Zanesville Ohio

Ohio: It’s Time to Ban Dangerous Exotic Animals
https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=5229

Ohio Residents: Take Action After Exotic Animal Massacre
http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5154/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=8525

Gov. John Kasich: Ban the sale, ownership, and harboring of wild and exotic animals in Ohio
http://www.change.org/petitions/gov-john-kasich-ban-the-sale-ownership-and-harboring-of-wild-and-exotic-animals-in-ohio

“Generic” Tigers Comment Period – Deadline October 21, 2011!!

Please take a moment to submit comments to the USFWS stating you support the proposal to eliminate the exemption for “generic” tigers. More information from The Animal Legal Defense Fund  http://www.aldf.org/article.php?id=1801 and Big Cat Rescue – Tampa FL: http://capwiz.com/bigcatrescue/issues/alert/?alertid=53173501

This is such an important action to take for tigers – please share the ALDF and BCR links above.

You can continue advocating for Tony and supporting the efforts of The Animal Legal Defense Fund to have Tony released to an accredited big cat sanctuary by signing and sharing petitions:

Current Petition Numbers

1. http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5154/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6207  (38372)

2. http://www.change.org/petitions/speak-out-for-tony-the-truck-stop-tiger  (11,623)

Care2 Sponsored Petition:

3. http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/129/272/008/  (43,856)

Upcoming hearings for Tony are scheduled for November 2, 2011.

Thanks again to everyone for caring about Tony and all animals who need us to be strong advocates on behalf of their welfare.

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