|July 10, 2014||Posted by russmead under Action alerts, Animal Cruelty, Washington, Wildlife|
You may have heard about the growing debate involving the three elephants held at the Woodland Park Zoo. For decades, Watoto, Chai, and Bamboo have languished in a cramped, barren, antiquated exhibit that harms their physical and psychological health. Now the zoo intends to get rid of Watoto. On July 14, 2014 the Seattle City Council refused to hear supporters’ pleas to help save Watoto from being sent to another zoo or exhibit and instead allow her to retire to a sanctuary. [Read more…]
|July 7, 2014||Posted by russmead under Gas Chambers|
Though the fine print of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s current and past Euthanasia Reports contain strong evidence of the cruelty and danger of carbon monoxide gas chambers used to kill shelter animals, the AVMA has continued to insist such use of the medieval devices is "acceptable".
|July 1, 2014||Posted by Laura Allen under Animal Cruelty, Wildlife|
The Zoo has two lobbyists. The elephants, Chai, Watoto, and Bamboo, whom the Zoo is holding in abysmal conditions, only have you.
Time for us to speak up for the elephants.
Please write to the Mayor and City Council. [Read more…]
|October 1, 2013||Posted by russmead under Farm Animals, New Jersey|