Punish Man Accused of Forcing Badgers and Dogs to Fight to the Death

Target: Llandudno Magistrates Court

Goal: Prosecute fox hunt master allegedly involved in badger baiting to the full extent of the law.

Badger baiting is a sport in which dogs attack and kill a badger; it has been illegal in the UK since 1803. David Thomas, a master of a fox hunt, has been exposed for alleged badger baiting. Thomas reportedly forced the terrified badger to fight, outnumbered, against dogs at his farm while other men watched for fun. Mike Nicholas, a member of the League Against Cruel Sports, said: “Badger baiting is a cruel sport we have long suspected to be organized by those engaged in illegal hunting.”

Badger baiting is especially cruel because in its natural environment, the badger is a quiet and docile animal. It is only when exposed to a threat that it will fight, using its dangerous bite and formidable claws to defend itself. Thus, badger baiting not only injures the animal itself but also the reputation of the badger, making them more susceptible to harm from fearful humans. In addition, while badger baiting usually ends with the death of the badger, the dogs themselves are usually severely injured, making badger baiting a sport that is cruel to two animals at once.

Video of Thomas’ farm reportedly reveals pipes designed to hold badgers captive, without means of escape, while dogs attack them. After a judge saw video, Thomas was convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to a badger in addition to six other animal welfare offences. He will go to trial in February. Sign this petition to urge the Llandudno Magistrates Court to prosecute Thomas to the full extent of the law.

PETITION LETTER:

To the Judges at The Llandudno Magistrates Court,

After a judge viewed a video that revealed special pipes on David Thomas’ farm property used in the illegal sport of badger baiting, Thomas was convicted and will face the court for trial in February.

Badger baiting has not only been illegal in the UK since 1803, but it is also an incredibly cruel sport that exposes two different animals to risk of injury and death. The badgers themselves are made to fight for their lives, disturbing their normally peaceful disposition. The dogs that are involved in badger baiting are usually severely injured by the defending badger. David Thomas was allegedly badger baiting on his property for fun and invited other men over to watch for fun. I urge you to prosecute Thomas to the full extent of the law so that it is made abundantly clear that the practice of badger baiting will not be tolerated.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]

Photo Credit: Killianwoods

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16 Comments

  1. Round then all up and then lock them up! Cruelty must be punished!

  2. SHAME ON THOSE SO CALLED CIVILIZED BRITISH people. These type of people cannot be civilized under any circumstances. They are the most backward Barbarians who are still existing in this modern era.

  3. SHAME ON THOSE SO CALLED CIVILIZED BRITISH people. These type of people cannot be civilized under any circumstances. They are the most backward Barbarians who are still existing in this modern era.

  4. D. Farrimond says:

    JAIL AND A MASSIVE FINE IS ALL THESE TRASH UNDERSTAND

  5. simon hooper says:

    A lot of welsh are cruel to animals but I hope this cruel bastard dies a really terrible death bowel cancer Im hoping for.

  6. What is up with all the sick fucking men in this world!!!!

  7. Lock these absolute bastards up forever or stick them in a pipe and seal both ends …this evil cruelty cannot be tolerated.

  8. DISGUSTING PIECES OF SH!T❗️😠
    Signed & shared 😡

  9. Making animals fight is a mortal sin. Please give the maximum punishment to show you are not party to animal cruelty in the slightest degree.

  10. Barton Dixon says:

    “Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.” Authur Schopenhauer

    “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” St. Francis of Assisi

    “If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.” Albert Einstein

  11. PUT THAT MONSTER IN A CAGE WITH A BUNCH OF WILD DOGS SO THAT THEY SHRED HIM TO PIECES. IF HE’S ALIVE, PUT HIM IN PRISON.

  12. Jaime Perez says:

    This is so horrible and inhumane. This monster needs to spend the rest of his miserable life in jail! Sharing a cell with an animal lover.

  13. Bloody bastard! Let him swing!

  14. This is disgusting and cruel. Lock all those scumbags involved!

  15. agree all above give him to a dog to be killed

  16. I would also like to burn this whole pack of animals abusers and torment a lot more to death. It is no longer enduring like these poor animals must suffer. These are all feeling cripples of these monstermen.
    They should be extinguished. So much exorbitant brutality and absolute cruelty is no longer to be surpassed.

    Cowardly human scum

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