Animal Welfare

Praise Rescue of 33 Abused Big Cats From Circuses

Praise Rescue of 33 Abused Big Cats From Circuses

Thirty-three lions were recently rescued from cruel circuses in Peru and Colombia. The animals will spend the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary. Thank Animal Defenders International for its incredible efforts.

Suffocating Smuggled Monkeys Deserve Justice

Suffocating Smuggled Monkeys Deserve Justice

Many monkeys that were stuffed into bags and suffocating to death were recently rescued from a smuggler’s vehicle. Demand officials do everything they can to find and apprehend all individuals who are thought to be behind this disgusting crime.

Demand Breeding Facility Retire Chimpanzees

Demand Breeding Facility Retire Chimpanzees

A former breeding facility allegedly holds 17 chimpanzees that are kept in small, dirty cages and are neglected. Sign this petition and demand these chimpanzees are released to an accredited sanctuary where they can happily live out the rest of their days.

Free Suffering Chimpanzees From Former Breeding Facility

Free Suffering Chimpanzees From Former Breeding Facility

More than a dozen chimps are confined to cramped, filthy cages at a former breeding facility. Many of them were exploited as juveniles for human entertainment. Demand that they are retired to a reputable sanctuary immediately.

End Rampant Tiger Poaching

End Rampant Tiger Poaching

More tigers have been killed in India in the first four months of 2016 than in the entirety of 2015. Urge the Indian government to intervene and save these precious animals.

Stop Vegan Restaurant Owner From Using Profits to Slaughter Animals

Stop Vegan Restaurant Owner From Using Profits to Slaughter Animals

A vegan restaurant owner has revealed that he used profits to slaughter and eat animals raised on his farm. Demand that he stop using vegan restaurant profits to fund his non-vegan lifestyle.

Help Life-Saving Animal Shelter Facing Imminent Closure

Help Life-Saving Animal Shelter Facing Imminent Closure

A life-saving animal shelter is being evicted and requires urgent help to find a new home for the thousands of animals it cares for. Demand that this shelter is given a plot of land and assistance with relocation costs so that vulnerable animals are not left without care.

Punish Man Accused of Violently Attacking Endangered Pregnant Seal

Punish Man Accused of Violently Attacking Endangered Pregnant Seal

A man allegedly violently attacked a monk seal, chasing her into the ocean. The seal is pregnant and highly valued due to her endangered status. Demand the harshest penalty for this troubling assault.

Stop Killing Ostriches for Fashion Bags

Stop Killing Ostriches for Fashion Bags

Prada uses ostrich leather from cruel slaughter farms in its luxury “goosebump” handbags. Sign this petition to demand that the fashion house ends its support of this unethical practice and stops using ostrich leather in its products.

Abandoned Chimpanzee Deserves to Be Rehomed

Abandoned Chimpanzee Deserves to Be Rehomed

A chimpanzee named Ponso was reportedly left to die on an island by a company that allegedly performed medical testing on him for years. Demand that the company pay to have him moved to a proper sanctuary at once.

Praise Circus for Dropping Animal Acts

Praise Circus for Dropping Animal Acts

A circus has decided to put together an animal-free show this year. This is great news for animals. Animals used in circuses are typically held in small cages, neglected, and abused. Sign this petition and thank the circus for putting together a fun, compassionate show.

Urge City to Reach No-Kill Animal Shelter Status Before End of Year

Urge City to Reach No-Kill Animal Shelter Status Before End of Year

Los Angeles is well on its way to becoming a no-kill city for shelter animals by next year. However, hundreds of animals will be euthanized as population control until then. Urge the city to take action to reach its goal faster and save even more innocent lives.

Praise Retailer for Ending Its Sale of Fur

Praise Retailer for Ending Its Sale of Fur

A large retailer for luxury hotels has announced it will no longer stock its stores’ shelves with products using fur. This is great news for animals and people alike. Sign this petition and thank the retailer for making the compassionate choice.

Tell Nasdaq To Stop Promoting Animal Abuse

Tell Nasdaq To Stop Promoting Animal Abuse

Nasdaq stock exchange invited UniverSoul Circus to participate in its Closing Bell ceremony in Times Square, in spite of the circus’ well-documented animal abuse. Urge Nasdaq to stand up for animals and stop promoting such cruel establishments.

Justice for Murdered and Barbecued Dog

Justice for Murdered and Barbecued Dog

A dog was found cooked on a grill in a local park and testing found a skull fracture and other injuries on the body. Demand the perpetrator(s) of this horrific animal abuse are found and prosecuted to the fullest extent possible.

Justice for Kittens Colored With Toxic Ink

Justice for Kittens Colored With Toxic Ink

Someone reportedly colored a pair of kittens with toxic, permanent ink. Even the fur around their eyes was colored. Demand that whoever did this to these innocent animals is found and prosecuted for animal cruelty.

Justice for Elephant That Died Giving Rides

Justice for Elephant That Died Giving Rides

An elephant collapsed and died of a heart attack while giving tourists a ride. Sign this petition to demand that cruel and unnecessary elephant rides are stopped and the remaining elephants be retired to an accredited sanctuary.

Justice for Dog Tortured and Left to Die

Justice for Dog Tortured and Left to Die

A dog was found beaten, shot, and left to die chained to a post with its mouth taped shut. Demand that those responsible for this heinous cruelty are found and punished to the fullest extent of the law.

Tell Groupon to Stop Endorsing Animal Abusers

Tell Groupon to Stop Endorsing Animal Abusers

By promoting SeaWorld, UniverSoul Circus and Ringling Bros., Groupon endorses the abuse and exploitation of animals used for human entertainment. Urge Groupon to disavow these sordid establishments.

Revoke License of Vet Who Admits to Shooting Cat With Arrow

Revoke License of Vet Who Admits to Shooting Cat With Arrow

A veterinarian has admitted to shooting a feral cat with a bow and arrow. Demand her license be revoked and that she is banned from working with animals in the future.

Police Horse Fatally Attacked by Politician Deserves Justice

Police Horse Fatally Attacked by Politician Deserves Justice

A politician who brutally attacked a police horse and subsequently caused the animal’s death has faced no consequences for his act. Urge authorities to properly punish this man for his crime.

Ban Festivals Where Elephants Are Paraded and Abused

Ban Festivals Where Elephants Are Paraded and Abused

Over 70 elephants used in a festival were allegedly mistreated, not given food or water for 36 hours, and forced to stand near loud fireworks. Urge authorities to harshly punish the people responsible for this cruelty, and ban the use of animals in festivals altogether.

Tell TripAdvisor to Stop Promoting Cruel Animal Attractions

Tell TripAdvisor to Stop Promoting Cruel Animal Attractions

TripAdvisor continues to promote and sell tickets for cruel wildlife attractions despite these attractions subjecting animals to abuse. Urge the travel website to stop encouraging tourists to visit cruel animal attractions.

Stop Working Elephants to Death Hauling Tourists

Stop Working Elephants to Death Hauling Tourists

An elephant recently died of exhaustion after it was forced to carry tourists on its back in the excruciating heat. Elephant tourism is a common and cruel industry in many countries. Sign this petition to stop the abuse and murder of elephants for profit.

Demand Monkey Breeder Shut Down Operation

Demand Monkey Breeder Shut Down Operation

A company based out of North Carolina is breeding and selling monkeys. A monkey the company sold to a family became so stressed due to his confinement that he nibbled off his toes. Sign this petition and demand the company shuts down.

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