Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Petitions and More, April 30   Criminalization of Extreme Cruelty to Animals in Bulgaria!   Ukrain, City of Kharkiv, stop killing Dogs, accept and apply TNR!  Romania, Stop the Live Export of 500,000 Dairy Cows to China!   South Africa, Stop Canned Hunting!   Improve Working Conditions for Horses in Vienna!  We, the undersigned, urge the modification of the legal status of the dog and cat so they are no longer regarded as ‘things’ but as sentient beings! Confirm in the (spam) mail please
Stop Air France From Shipping Monkeys to Their Deaths!   Against Fur; use ‘reload’ first  Stop the Cruelty to Animals and say no to fur! Pledge
More signatures please!  The living conditions of chickens and turkeys in Austria will deteriorate drastically! Protest please!  Tell the BLM to protect the wilderness gems of Wyoming’s Red Desert from future oil and gas drilling!  Non-US: State=none, ZIP=5 digits
                                                                ========   News, video’s  =============

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Petitions and More, April 29  Improve Your State's Animal Protection Laws! US States
More signatures still needed!  Australian Defence Force: Stop Live-Animal Trauma Training!  Many important petitions, they all can use more signatures!   Maintain protections for gray wolves in the lower-48 states!  Non-US: State=none!    Suspend the Wolf Hunt emails sent on behalf of Minnesota wolf supporters were intentionally BLOCKED by the Minnesota’s House of Representatives’ email system. We have worked around the block and re-sent those messages to your state representatives. Please make a phone-call if possible!   Please show your support for Labour’s stance against the testing of recreational drugs on animals by emailing party leader David Cunliffe  congratulating him on his stance and ask him to keep up the good work for animals!  Restore after-hours holds for Hillsborough County Animal Services, Florida   Stop Wildlife Crime, develop a Council approved EU Action Plan! Int.  Avoid suffering - Hunting with welfare-friendly ammunition.   Confirm   PepsiCo: Time to Take the Conflict Palm Oil Challenge;jsessionid=6E31DA78DA99AF2687DAACD53927CDD3.app214a?page=UserAction&id=13462    Prioritize marine mammals, not dirty fossil fuels ( BOEM-2014-0028-0001 )   Romania petitions, if not signed yet, please do!  Stop poaching, illegal settlement, land-grab and deforestation in the Dabena and Didessa River Valley   As well
                                                            =============    News, video’s, poll’s if any   ============  Dachshund, playfull                                                   

Monday, April 28, 2014

South Korea, STOP the Dog Meat trade!

From:  Say No To Dog Meat.Net    Thank you Nina
Subject: South Korea, STOP the  Dog Meat trade!   Please divide mail addresses over several messages,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, OfficeI@CHRISTUNI.VA,,,

Group 1;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;

Group 2;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;,;;;;;;; ;;;

Group 3;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;

Group 4;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;

Group 5;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;

Group 6 – Seoul Tourism Organization;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;
“Dog Meat Festival,” planned to be held at Moran Market on July 1, 2011, was cancelled under thepressure of animal rights activists in South Korea.

Dear President Park Geun-hye,
Dear Mrs. Dear Sirs,
Mayor Jae-Myung Lee
To whom it concerns:

Whilst consumption of dog and cat meat is acceptable to some South Korean citizens because of their superstition it being a 'cultural medicinal food', the torture and obscene animal abuse seen on such a grand scale at the horrendous Traditional Moran Meat Market is totally unacceptable in today's modern world.

Since the beginning of 2000, people have watched in horror and shock the heinous acts of animal abuse, canine and feline torture to increase taste of meat, have witnessed smugglers delivering many cages of dogs to the Moran Meat Market traders and even seen the appalling state in which dogs and cats at the Moran Meat Market are kept.
A total of 1.4 million dogs are butchered for meat or soup yearly in South Korea, the largest consumer of man’s best friends.

Confined to rusty, metal cages, seven to sixty dogs kept in filthy, crowded death cages, the pain these animals are going through can be seen vividly. Their fragile bodies shaking, cold and riddled with disease.

I am fully aware of the fact that there are no real laws applied against animal abuse or any welfare laws within South Korea.

However, we have to act now Mayor Jae-Myung Lee, sooner rather than later, to combat the risk of viruses spreading into the public domain from the consumption of both cat and dog meat and cease the animal cruelty, bringing South Korea in line with other countries that do have professional humane animal welfare laws!

Viruses are mutating and building more powerful resistance to the humans immune systems' antibodies.

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome and the highly contagious H1N1 virus are becoming more viral, mutations from these two killer viruses will soon emerge, placing human and animal life in danger even more.
Intestines of the dogs butchered become food for the waiting dogs in cages at Moran Market in Seongnam City east of Seoul.

Are we prepared to take this risk, continuing a trade that is not only torturously cruel and barbaric but a public health hazard to locals and international citizens as well?

There is no trade control, Mayor Jae-Myung, of dog and cat meat in South Korea.

Food hygiene laws are violated everyday placing yet again the public at increasing risk of pathogenic food bacteria being passed on from spoiled and/or diseased dog and cat meat.

Dog and cat meat is no different to that of lamb, beef, pork, duck, or chicken.

Market stalls on Moran Meat Market display butchered dog and cat meat products in wholly inadequate and unhygienic environments, which places the purchasing consumer and their immediate families and friends at risk of food borne bacterial disease.

Salmonella and Campylobacter better known as the barbecue bug kills many people every year worldwide and is responsible for headaches, dizziness and fever followed by severe stomach pains and diarrhea, which may be bloody. Although vomiting is rare, occasionally pains are so severe that sufferers are misdiagnosed as having appendicitis.
In the middle of “Dog Days,” hot summer days, Koreans used to eat dog meat to invigorate their emaciated body. The old habit of dog meat eating has been increasingly opposed by the lovers of pet dog, which numbers around 10 million.

Children and the elderly that suffer from Immunosuppression are more at risk from contracting such food pathogens from consuming diseased and infested dog and cat meat. Both Salmonella and Campylobacter as well as Noroviruses (NoV) that derived from the highly contagious Norwalk virus can be transmitted to humans too, from unsanitary food and slaughter preparation areas and contaminated food and water. Noroviruses (NoV) affects some 260 million people a year and is responsible for the deaths of some 200,000 people a year.

E coli, and Listeria are two of the most common food pathogens associated with food poisonings that can occur from preparing dog and cat meat in unsanitary conditions thus spreading onto humans leading to a range of unwanted gastrointestinal symptoms. Some of these symptoms and secondary disorders can range from projectile vomiting and kidney and liver disease.

In rare cases death can occur, even in those that have strong immune systems. The most worrying aspect of the dog and cat meat trade is the pathogen E coli 0157 that produces a powerful poison called verocytotoxin which can cause kidney failure and death.
Situated in Seonnam City just east of Seoul Moran Market is notorious for butchering dogs and selling dog meat.
E coli 0157 is usually passed on from raw and undercooked meats, or cooked meats that have been left at ambient room temperature above 5 degrees Celsius, from which in one hour over one million bacteria can multiply. Just think in five hours how many bacteria can multiply just on one cooked or undercooked dog or cat carcass.
We, Say No To Dog Meat.Net and its supporters are petitioning the South Korean government President Geun-Hye Park, asking to take dog and cat meat of the menu. Since the beginning of November 2013 our petition has gathered worldwide support and media attention, attracting some 21,200 signatures out of the 100,000 we are calling for. The petition is amassing some 1,100 signatures a day and we will not stop lobbying until change is seen.
Mayor Jae-Myung, we as a collective organisation and concerned citizens, politely ask you to lobby President Geun-Hye Park to take dog and cat meat off the menu, thus wiping out this heinous animal torture culture and protect South Koreas citizens and international tourists from food virus's and biological virus mutations, which are increasing and worrying many scientists from around the world.
We do not expect a reply, however we will continue to lobby, email, call in media and press and will be taking the final petition to all South Korean Mayors, President Geun-Hye Park and her Deputy.
We say no to torturous dog and cat meat. Do you?
Are you only conscious of the fact that these animals if close men undergo ? !
No living being, none! deserve a death so atrocious!


Related Articles
    Dog Lovers Vs. Dog Meat Merchants
    250,000 People Stand Up against S. Korean Dog ...
    Over 170,000 People Protest Against South ...
    Inhumaine Animal Treatment
    Over 113,000 Signatures Gathered in 3 Weeks ...
    Appetite for Dog Meat
    Taiwan Helps Korean Animal Rights Groups
    Seoul Moves to Classify Dogs As Livestock
    14,075 Dogs, Animals Discarded in Seoul in 2006
    Koreans' Uncivilized Treatment of Dogs & Cats
    Refuting Writing on Animal Cruelty
    Korea's Horrible Torture & Death of Dogs, Cats
    Danish Prince Loves Eating Dog Meat
    "Korea Should Stop Eating Man's Best Friends"
    Dog Meat Restaurants Crowded with Diners
    Animal Abuse To Be Heavily Punished from 2006
    "Korean Government Should Not Allow This ...
    I Applaud Koreans That Do Not Eat Dog Meat
    Dogs Adored While Being Eaten in Seoul

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Petitions and More, April 27

Air France, Stop Transporting Primates to Laboratories!  To sign, scroll down please   Peter Dinklage Wants You to 'Face Your Food'. Pledge  Ask Animal Planet to Take Cruel Hunter Jim West Off the Air   Nosey Needs You! Urge the FWC to Revoke Circus's Captive Wildlife Permits   Needs more signatures!  Confirm signature please!  Ban Foie Gras in Montreal. Confirm please  The corrupted "ban gas chambers, but endorse animal cruelty on factory farms" bill, HB 222, died last week at the end of the Kentucky legislative season. This is a 'thank you...'  Int.;jsessionid=BFC28ACE424BF2811537D3B57F81CCED.app252b?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=853   Tell the Monticello BLM to Do Its Homework Before Designating More Illegal ORV Routes. Int. ZIP=5 digits   Collect every cent deadbeat rancher Cliven Bundy owes  Remove R. Weinstock as ex. dir. of NYC Animal Care and Control
                                                                         ==============     News, video’s, poll’s   ==============  Alley Cat Allies offers a cash reward of $750 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the deaths of at least 25 cats found in Yonkers, NY