Recent Petitions

Support Tougher Animal Shelter Regulations

Support Tougher Animal Shelter Regulations

A leader for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is seeking to make it mandatory for dogs to be microchipped, giving them a public identity and more protection. Support the SPCA now and keep the dogs of South Carolina safe.

Rescue Abused Elephant from Circus Industry

Rescue Abused Elephant from Circus Industry

Captive elephant Nosey has been forced to perform in a family circus for years, despite her owner’s extensive list of animal care violations. Urge the USDA to rescue Nosey, relocate her to a happier home, and seek justice for her mistreatment.

Prosecute Bear Cub’s Murderer

Prosecute Bear Cub’s Murderer

A bear cub was brutally murdered and dumped in Central Park. Urge the police department to do everything in its power to find and punish the individual responsible for this innocent animal’s death.

Punish Serial Cat Killer Who Burned Kittens to Death

Punish Serial Cat Killer Who Burned Kittens to Death

A teenager has been caught allegedly torturing and killing cats, including burning them to death. Demand this serial cat killer be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Applaud Agency for Protecting Threatened Snakes

Applaud Agency for Protecting Threatened Snakes

The northern Mexican and narrow-headed garter snakes’ natural habitat and numbers are rapidly declining. Thank the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for granting these snakes threatened species status, offering them much-needed legal protections that will ensure their survival.

Support Shutdown of Toxic Fracking Sites

Support Shutdown of Toxic Fracking Sites

Injection sites where toxic fracking waste is thought to have affected drinking water have been shut down by officials. This emergency measure is drawing increased public attention to an unsafe, environmentally damaging practice. Thank officials for halting work at these toxic sites.

Save African Penguin from Extinction

Save African Penguin from Extinction

If action isn’t taken immediately, the African Penguin could be extinct within 15 years due to habitat pollution and a reduction in food supply. Tell the EPA to further protect the African Penguin population before it’s too late.

Thank Conservationists for Preventing Wolf Slaughter

Thank Conservationists for Preventing Wolf Slaughter

A targeted slaughter plan to decrease the already-declining population of gray wolves has been temporarily halted by wildlife conservationists. Thank conservationists for suspending this killing program and fighting for the preservation of all species.

Demand Retired Circus Animals be Given Freedom

Demand Retired Circus Animals be Given Freedom

The oldest circus in the world has closed its curtains for good, but the fate of the retiring performance animals has yet to be determined. Urge that the animals be placed back in their natural habitats or restful sanctuaries to live out their lives in peace.

Protect Pygmy Rabbit’s Fragile Habitat

Protect Pygmy Rabbit’s Fragile Habitat

Pygmy rabbits, which typically live in sagebrush areas, are rapidly vanishing due to factors such as climate change and development. Demand that the EPA protect these creatures’ fragile habitat.

End Brutal Mass Murder of Native Wildlife

End Brutal Mass Murder of Native Wildlife

The Wildlife Service uses taxpayer dollars to inhumanly kill hundreds of native animals every year using painful, unnecessary, and cruel methods. It is unacceptable to horrifically end the lives of so many animals because they’re considered a nuisance to some. Urge a California county to end their use of this outdated, barbaric service.

Ban Wildlife Exhibitors from Late Night Show

Ban Wildlife Exhibitors from Late Night Show

Wildlife exhibitors are frequent guests on the popular ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’ The wild animals used in these exhibitions are often treated cruelly and kept in unsanitary conditions. Urge the show’s producers to take a stand against animal cruelty by banning wildlife exhibitors from the show.

Protect Wolverines from Extinction

Protect Wolverines from Extinction

The wolverine is in serious danger of population decline due to climate change, but proposed protections for the species may be withdrawn. Help save the wolverine by urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to classify the species as endangered.

Protect Endangered Turtles from Trap Nets

Protect Endangered Turtles from Trap Nets

Endangered loggerhead turtles are being killed by drift gillnets, which trap turtles and other marine animals, causing them to drown. Urge officials to ban these nets in areas where loggerheads migrate, and help ensure protection for this at-risk species.

Save Animals from Inhumane Glue Traps

Save Animals from Inhumane Glue Traps

Cruel and deadly glue traps are being used to kill mice and rats. Not only are rodents in danger, but other small animals that get caught in the traps are also threatened with a painful death. Urge authorities to stop using this inhumane method of rodent control.

Protect Vulnerable Seniors from Abuse

Protect Vulnerable Seniors from Abuse

Elderly and disabled Californians in assisted living facilities often face terrible mistreatment. Neglect and abuse have claimed many innocent lives. Applaud the governor’s efforts to address these inexcusable human rights violations.

Thank Judge for Keeping Guantanamo Bay Trial Public

Thank Judge for Keeping Guantanamo Bay Trial Public

A lawsuit by a Guantanamo Bay detainee who suffered repeated force feedings will remain open to public view thanks to a federal court decision. Praise the ruling, which will promote a fair and transparent trial.

Praise Festival for Canceling Captive Elephant Appearance

Praise Festival for Canceling Captive Elephant Appearance

The festival appearance of a captive elephant was recently canceled, saving her from being forced to entertain patrons. Praise the festival chairman for making this caring decision.

Thank Authorities for Denying Bail to Animal Abuser

Thank Authorities for Denying Bail to Animal Abuser

A man charged with animal cruelty is being held without bail, after hoarding over 90 animals in his home. He allowed his animals to live in deplorable conditions and suffering in his care. Please sign this petition to thank the police officers for prosecuting him and saving the animals.

Demand Cleanup of Potentially Toxic Pond Site

Demand Cleanup of Potentially Toxic Pond Site

A pond that is fed by a metal-contaminated river has not been included in remediation efforts to clean up the metal contamination, threatening the health of local residents. Protect citizens and wildlife by demanding this pond be included in the environmental cleanup.

Ban Poisons that Kill Wildlife

Ban Poisons that Kill Wildlife

Dangerous pesticides being used in public places are killing both wildlife and domestic animals. Help end the use of these pesticides and tell officials to ban these deadly poisons.

Don’t Let Company Backtrack on Animal Cruelty

Don’t Let Company Backtrack on Animal Cruelty

A once cruelty-free brand has betrayed its loyal customers by supporting animal testing behind the scenes. Tell the company to stay true to its original values by remaining cruelty free.

Thank Aquarium for Banning Breeding of Captive Whales and Dolphins

Thank Aquarium for Banning Breeding of Captive Whales and Dolphins

Breeding of captive beluga whales and dolphins has been banned at an aquarium. This ban will hopefully set in motion more protective measures for marine life and put an end to their captivity. Thank the aquarium’s board members for introducing this ban.

Success: Consensual Sex on College Campuses Redefined

Success: Consensual Sex on College Campuses Redefined

Sexual assault on California’s college campuses is being addressed by a new law requiring clear consent when engaging in sexual activities. Support this law, which gives victims a voice against assault.

End the Child Sex Tourism Industry

End the Child Sex Tourism Industry

Tens of thousands of children have been sold into Kenya’s sex tourism trade. Help stop this cruel industry and protect children from the terrible fate of slavery.