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Kendra Richards

Kendra is a freelance writer, copywriter, and blogger who believes cats are superheroes in disguise. Her compassion for animals and her fellow humans is what drove her to Force Change. When she isn't writing (or knitting), Kendra enjoys spending time with family, her spouse, and pets. You can connect with her on Linkedin [https://www.linkedin.com/in/kendra-richards-0846b043/] or Twitter [https://twitter.com/kendra30752].

Dog Allegedly Sexually Abused Repeatedly Deserves Justice

Dog Allegedly Sexually Abused Repeatedly Deserves Justice

A teenager reportedly admitted to having “marathon sex sessions” with his family’s small dog. Less than a year prior, he was charged with bestiality and animal cruelty when, according to investigators, he admitted to molesting the dog. Please sign this petition to demand that this apparent serial animal abuser be stopped once and for all.

Prosecute Humane Society Director Accused of Asking Employee to Break Cat’s Neck

Prosecute Humane Society Director Accused of Asking Employee to Break Cat’s Neck

The director of a humane shelter allegedly had employees break a cat’s neck, claiming it as a form of euthanasia. Cruel and barbaric practices must not be tolerated. Please sign this petition to demand that the director be severely punished and permanently barred from working with animals in the future, if found guilty.

Police Must Stop Protecting the Illegal Killing of Animals in Ritual Ceremonies

Police Must Stop Protecting the Illegal Killing of Animals in Ritual Ceremonies

Two police departments allegedly allow the illegal killing of chickens to take place for an annual religious ritual. The ceremony involves live chickens being swung around before they’re slaughtered. Sign this petition to demand that police not turn a blind eye to the illegal killing of innocent animals.

Justice for Dog Reportedly Strangled Until His Eye Came Out of Its Socket

Justice for Dog Reportedly Strangled Until His Eye Came Out of Its Socket

A man admitted to strangling a small dog until his eyeball popped out of its socket and his body went limp. Demand that this apparent psychotic monster be given the maximum punishment the law will allow.

Officer Who Allegedly Shot and Killed Dog Must be Punished

Officer Who Allegedly Shot and Killed Dog Must be Punished

Police reportedly shot and killed a dog during a home raid. The officers claim that the dog charged at them. Please sign this petition to demand that an investigation be conducted, and the officers punished if guilty of unnecessarily killing a dog in his own home.

Justice for Family Dog Stabbed by Burglars

Justice for Family Dog Stabbed by Burglars

A dog was stabbed multiple times by burglars. The innocent dog, named Gracie, had been tied to her leash and inside of a fenced-in yard, yet these cruel burglars stabbed her anyway. Please sign this petition to demand justice for Gracie.

Severely Punish Man Who Allegedly Trapped and Burned Cat Alive

Severely Punish Man Who Allegedly Trapped and Burned Cat Alive

A cat was reportedly trapped, set on fire, then turned loose just so she would run home to her owner while burning alive. The poor cat had to be euthanized due to her injuries. Please sign this petition to demand that the apparent sadistic monster accused of this crime receive the most severe punishment the law will allow, if guilty.

Justice for Emaciated Puppy With Metal Collar Embedded Into Her Neck

Justice for Emaciated Puppy With Metal Collar Embedded Into Her Neck

A puppy was chained to a fence for so long that her metal collar embedded into her neck and caused an infection. She was found extremely emaciated. Please sign this petition to demand that whoever did this be found and brought to justice immediately.

Severely Punish Man Who Reportedly Stabbed Dog, Then Called the Owner to Brag

Severely Punish Man Who Reportedly Stabbed Dog, Then Called the Owner to Brag

A man reportedly stabbed and killed his neighbor’s dog, then called and bragged about it. He appears to have thrown the body in a truck where it wasn’t found for weeks. The dog had multiple stab wounds and had apparently been struck with a sharp object. Sign this petition to demand justice.

Justice for 115 Dogs Reportedly Kept for Dog Fighting

Justice for 115 Dogs Reportedly Kept for Dog Fighting

Over 100 dogs were allegedly locked inside a home where they were being bred and kept for dog fighting. The owners are reportedly refusing to sign over the dogs. Please sign this petition to demand that these innocent dogs be given the justice they deserve.

Museum Must Stop Promoting Animal Cruelty with Dog Fighting Video Exhibit

Museum Must Stop Promoting Animal Cruelty with Dog Fighting Video Exhibit

A video of pit bulls trying to attack each other will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at a musuem. The video, which shows eight pit bulls on a treadmill, promotes the cruel practice of dog fighting. Please sign this petition to demand that this so-called “artwork” be pulled from the exhibit immediately.

Man With History of Animal Sex Abuse Must Face Prison Time

Man With History of Animal Sex Abuse Must Face Prison Time

A man with a decades-long history of animal cruelty and sexual abuse, including killing animals, reportedly asked the court to release him under the condition that he receive hormone treatments. Please sign this petition to demand that this repeat offender not be allowed to escape justice.

Justice for Puppy Reportedly Locked in Crate Until She Starved to Death

Justice for Puppy Reportedly Locked in Crate Until She Starved to Death

A puppy was reportedly locked in a crate where she starved to death. The poor animal’s dead carcass was reportedly emaciated and covered in urine and feces, but the dog’s owner was only sentenced to one day in jail. Sign this petition to demand that this disgusting injustice be reversed.

Punish Man Who Allegedly Poisoned and Killed 13 Dogs

Punish Man Who Allegedly Poisoned and Killed 13 Dogs

A man allegedly killed a over a dozen dogs by applying poison to a dead calf and leaving the poisoned bait out for dogs to eat. Witnesses say the dogs were bleeding and frothing at the mouth. Sign this petition to demand justice for these innocent animals.

Justice for 70 Dogs Tied to Trees in the Woods and Left to Starve

Justice for 70 Dogs Tied to Trees in the Woods and Left to Starve

Seventy dogs were reportedly found starving and tied to trees in a wooded area. The poor animals were sick and emaciated, said police, and the owner was previously charged for dog fighting. Please sign this petition to demand that the owner be severely punished and never allowed to own animals again.

Veterinary Nurse Convicted of Poisoning Her Dog On Purpose Must be Punished

Veterinary Nurse Convicted of Poisoning Her Dog On Purpose Must be Punished

A veterinary nurse was found guilty of poisoning her dog deliberately by injecting insulin into the animal. The poor dog kept collapsing and having seizures, which required emergency treatment on multiple occasions. Sign this petition to demand the vet receive the maximum sentence.

Justice for Puppy Severely Mutilated and Left in Woods

Justice for Puppy Severely Mutilated and Left in Woods

A puppy was reportedly found stumbling out of the woods after being severely mutilated. The poor dog had to be taken to a critical care unit to undergo surgeries for her severe wounds. Please sign this petition to demand justice for this puppy.

Harshly Punish Teen Who Allegedly Kicked Puppy to Death Over A Chewed Shoe

Harshly Punish Teen Who Allegedly Kicked Puppy to Death Over A Chewed Shoe

A puppy was reportedly kicked to death for chewing up a shoe. The owner, a 17-year-old, reportedly admitted that he kicked and hit the poor animal. Please sign this petition to demand justice for this innocent animal.

University Ranked High in Animal Abuse Must be Stopped

University Ranked High in Animal Abuse Must be Stopped

The University of Minnesota ranked the worst offenders for animal abuse, according to a study of reports conducted on the mistreatment of mice at top universities. The University has received 60 animal welfare violations in just two years. Sign this petition to demand that they stop using animals in experiments.

Justice for Dogs Injured After Allegedly Being Tied to Trailer and Dragged by Truck

Justice for Dogs Injured After Allegedly Being Tied to Trailer and Dragged by Truck

A dog was seriously injured after reportedly falling off of a moving trailer and being dragged down the road. The owner had carelessly tied two dogs to a crowded trailer, then allowed one to fall off and be dragged, according to police. Please sign this petition to demand that these innocent dogs get the justice they deserve.

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Justice for Cat Allegedly Beaten, Tied Up in Bag, and Tossed in Dumpster

A live kitten was reportedly tied up in a bag and thrown out like garbage in a dumpster. The kitten could be heard crying from inside the dumpster, and officers say the poor animal was wet and shivering when they opened the bag. Please sign this petition to demand that the cruel people who did this be brought to justice.

Justice for Horse Allegedly Tied to Truck and Dragged

Justice for Horse Allegedly Tied to Truck and Dragged

A horse was reportedly tied to a trailer and dragged down the road at 35-40 miles per hour. The poor horse was suffering from road rash, deep lacerations, missing skin around the eye, and large bald spots. Please sign this petition to demand justice for this innocent horse.

Dog Beaten and Forced to Eat Feces in Video Deserves Justice

Dog Beaten and Forced to Eat Feces in Video Deserves Justice

A couple appears on video violently punching and kicking a dog named Chico before forcing him to eat feces. Please sign this petition to demand that Chico receive the justice he deserves and that the accused couple never be allowed to own pets again.

Demand Harsher Punishment for Man Caught Kicking and Punching Dog

Demand Harsher Punishment for Man Caught Kicking and Punching Dog

A man was caught on video violently punching, kicking, and choking his dog. The poor dog had to later be euthanized because of behavioral problems, which likely stemmed from being abused. Despite having a record of violence, the owner was given only a fine and a 10-year ban from owning animals. Please sign this petition to demand a harsher punishment.

Punish Repeat Offender for Allegedly Starving Dogs After Previously Being Charged for Dead Bear and Rabbit

Punish Repeat Offender for Allegedly Starving Dogs After Previously Being Charged for Dead Bear and Rabbit

A dead dog was reportedly found inside of a metal cage after starving to death, while 10 additional dogs were also reportedly starving and kept on short leashes without shelter. The owner has a history of animal cruelty charges stemming from an investigation where dead rabbits and a black bear were found in his home. Sign this petition to demand that this repeat offender be brought to justice.

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