Debbie Taylor Darino
Daytona Beach, FL

Feb 13, 2018 — Ponce’s Law, SB 952, passed the Judiciary Committee this afternoon unanimously. We have one last committee to pass and then we’re on our way to the “floor” to make it a LAW. This law will apply to the entire state of Florida in ALL aggravated animal abuse cases!!

2/6/2018 SB 952-PONCE’S LAW passes unanimously in Criminal Justice Committee!!

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Petition update · Jim & Happy are warm and safe! ·

Permanent housing for Jim and Happy

271K supporters
Petition update
Jim & Happy are warm and safe!
Emanuela Visone
Brooklyn, NY

Feb 8, 2018 — I’m very happy to announce that Jim and Happy are doing great in their safe haven. They are one step closer to a permanent home. If it wasn’t for the nearly 300,000 people that took the time to sign this petition, this wouldn’t be happening. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

270,763 have signed. Let’s get to 300,000!

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Petition update · The fight for Nosey unfortunately continues… ·

Please help to rescue an abused elephant named Nosey

The fight for Nosey unfortunately continues…
CompassionWorks International

Feb 3, 2018 — Friends,

This morning we learned the unfortunate news that yesterday the Liebel family filed an appeal in Lawrence County, Alabama courts.

The Liebels have filed the appeal in an attempt to regain custody of Nosey from Lawrence County, which placed Nosey at a sanctuary in Tennessee following her seizure last year.

While, yes, the judge did find in Nosey’s favor and Nosey won her court case last January, Nosey’s case will now be heard by a jury. The family has secured a new lawyer and have filed the appropriate paperwork with the courts, as is their right under the law.

This does mean that Nosey’s ability to remain in sanctuary is in jeopardy and will be in the hands of a jury. However, there is no action you can take as this matter will now be decided by the court system.

If you have questions about Nosey’s case, we encourage you to read through the other updates we have made to this petition, as we have provided a thorough and detailed summary of Nosey’s situation via these regular updates over the last three years.

The best way to ensure that Nosey and NO animal suffers inside the circus is to continue to protest the circus, work toward passing local laws in your community, and spread awareness about circus cruelty with your family and friends.

At CWI, we fight against circus cruelty every single day and already this year have staged dozens of circus protests. Please visit to continue to support our work and to stand beside us as we fight for Nosey, Anna Louise, Bo, Cindy, Jenny, and numerous other elephants still suffering behind the big top.

Thank you once again for all of your actions for Nosey, your vigilance in notifying us when you have seen her or any traveling performing animal, and for supporting CWI in our efforts to put an end to circus cruelty once and for all.

We will continue to keep this petition open and active until Nosey’s life in sanctuary is secured forever.

For the animals,
Carrie LeBlanc, M.A.
Executive Director
CompassionWorks International

Nosey the elephant is FREE!!!!

200,901 have signed. Let’s get to 300,000!

USDA and Congress: Please help to rescue…

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Success: Pepsi Cuts Ties with Palm Oil Plantation

PepsiCo has cut ties with a destructive palm oil plantation accused of using illegal child labor. Thank the company for putting human rights ahead of its bottom line.

Source: Success: Pepsi Cuts Ties with Palm Oil Plantation

Petition update · Same View of Original Picture ·


Same View of Original Picture

David Rassel
Crystal Falls, MI

Jan 23, 2018 — If you look at the picture of the Forest on the original page of this petition, this is the same road looking in the same direction just over 1 year later. How pitiful it is becoming. There are No Plans of DNR Replanting.

31,615 have signed. Let’s get to 35,000.


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Petition update · HB646 will be heard on 1/29! ·

Pass a Virginia law to protect dogs in harsh weather

201K supporters
Petition update
HB646 will be heard on 1/29!
Gary Sweeney
Ashland, VA

Jan 22, 2018 — Hello supporters!

On Monday, January 29th, the Agriculture and Natural Resources subcommittee will be reviewing a bill to protect animals from being tethered in extreme conditions in our state. They need to hear our voices and we need to be loud!

Please take a quick moment to send a POLITE, COURTEOUS email to the following delegates on the Agriculture subcommittee asking them to please support HB646:

These emails will make a difference if they come from Virginians. PLEASE EMAIL EACH DELEGATE INDIVIDUALLY! If you do not live in Virginia, you can also email the delegates, but please don’t mention that you live in another state.

Delegate Knight:

Delegate Poindexter:

Delegate Orrock:

Delegate Morefield:

Delegate Bloxom:

Delegate James:

Delegate Keam:

Delegate Rodman:

200,864 have signed. Let’s get to 300,000.

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Petition update · Opposition Continues to Mount Against PSE’s Fracked Gas LNG in Tacoma! ·


Jan 20, 2018 — We are grateful for all people standing up to say No to PSE’s proposed fracked gas LNG facility in Tacoma. Your signatures and comments are making a difference and our voices are being heard! The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI), and the Puyallup Tribe of Indians have all passed resolutions opposing the PSE LNG project. Democratic representatives in Washington State Legislative Districts 43, 32, and 36 have all passed resolutions to support the Puyallup Tribe and stop PSE’s LNG facility. Seattle City Council has voted unanimously to consider a similar resolution. Their final vote will be on Monday, January 29.

Keep standing in peace and prayer! Keep signing and sharing the petition. Our hands go up to all fighting the LNG injustice!

Watch Seattle City Council press release here:
50,377 have signed. Let’s get to 75,000.

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Petition update · TODAY: For National Cheese Lover’s Day, ask Little Caesars for vegan cheese! ·

Jan 20, 2018 — Help make National Cheese Lover’s Day fun for everyone by asking Little Caesars for vegan cheese TODAY! Just submit a comment to the company at — use our sample text below!

Millions are going dairy-free for their health, animals, and the environment — but Little Caesars has yet to catch up with its competitors, including Pizza Hut UK, Domino’s Australia and US-based chains like Mellow Mushroom and Blaze Pizza, that are already dishing up dairy-free cheese. The chain has a huge opportunity to get a slice of a massive, growing consumer market by offering vegan cheese, but it needs to hear from YOU first!

TODAY, tell Little Caesars to celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day by opening up its menu to non-dairy cheese lovers, too! Just visit and use our sample comment below or a polite one of your own.

SAMPLE COMMENT: Happy National Cheese Lover’s Day! I hope you’ll use this opportunity to serve ALL cheese lovers by offering vegan cheese! While milk sales slump, the dairy alternatives market is soaring–and your competitors like Pizza Hut UK and Domino’s Australia, as well as US chains Mellow Mushroom and Blaze Pizza, are already getting a slice of the action. And according to international restaurant consultants Baum + Whiteman, 2018 will see the widespread adoption of vegan cheese on pizza and burger chain menus. You can attract a massive, growing consumer base that’s consistently seeking dairy-free dining options by offering vegan cheese. Please become a pizza industry leader and add vegan cheese to your menu today!

Don’t forget to email with any response you get from the company. Thanks for helping us spread compassionate eating nationwide!

People should have the choice of vegan or regular cheese.
Cheese from cows milk is poison, full of casine, which is glue and causes osteoporosis, cancers etc. 

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Little Caesars and Papa John’s: Take a…
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Update on Petition: We Demand Judge Sign Warrant To Arrest Animal Abuser

Petition update · Are you ready ? ·


158K supporters
Petition update
Are you ready ?
CAGED Nationwide
Manchester, United Kingdom

Jan 13, 2018 — Are you ready ?
The GBGB AWARDS PROTEST is the biggest protest on the anti racing movement calender. Animal protection advocates will be travelling from Italy, France, Ireland, Scotland, Wales & all four corners of England.
Only recently the event has come under attack which shows how much of an impact we all make.
We are asking you to join us in solidarity.

More information here

Greyhound Awards Protest 2018
Greyhound Awards Protest 2018
The official date and venue for the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) awards gala has been…

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Petition: No Panda Prison in NYC, New York City, NY

Petition update · PYEONGCHANG 2018 – Time reports “Winter Olympics Tickets Aren’t Selling.” ·

Boycott PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, A Dog Eating Nation!
Dec 27, 2017 — Time has reported on December 20 that “The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are facing a hurdle before the games begin on Feb. 9: lackluster ticket sales.” This article doesn’t mention dog and cat meat cruelty as one of the factors for the low ticket sales but we hope that it at least played a small part. Now the ticket sales have surpassed 60% but it is still well below their expectation.
Click here to learn more:

Click here to take action to “Boycott PyeongChang 2018” and speak out against the South Korea’s brutal and appalling dog and cat meat industry!

Click here to take action on campaigns – National Olympic Committees: Take a stand in Pyeongchang 2018 against the dog and cat meat trade!

Click here to take action on our new campaign – South Korea’s filthy dog meat trade #noshopit2stopit

Compassion Through Action!


What you can do:

Call the South Korean Embassy and Consulate General Offices in your country:
This Petition Closed

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Petition update · Public Hearing Notice ·

Stop a Factory Farm from Coming to Montague

3K supporters
Petition update
Public Hearing Notice
Montague, MI

Jan 2, 2018 — The petition has made so much progress in the last month and a half! A public hearing has been scheduled for January 10th at the Montague High School Auditorium with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. From 6-7 PM there will be a Question and Answer session and from 7-8 PM the people of the community will be allowed to share their comments to the DEQ.
We want to have as many people as possible in attendance to send a strong message to Marsh Swine Farm and the DEQ that we do NOT want the permit granted. All are welcome to attend!

2,730 have signed. Let’s get to 5,000. 
Marsh Swine Farm: Stop a Factory Farm…

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Petition update · B.C. Government Ends Grizzly Bear Hunt, calls it ‘No Longer Socially Acceptable’ ·

B.C. Government Ends Grizzly Bear Hunt, calls it ‘No Longer Socially Acceptable’
Salty Dog
Pacific Palisades, CA

Dec 24, 2017 — The British Columbia government is bringing an end to the hunting of grizzly bears throughout the province, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, announced today.

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Petition update ·  Lamby arrived in Austin today where she will be care for by the good folks Austin Pets Alive·


Dec. 20, 2017 — Dear Friends,

Lamby arrived in Austin today, where she will be cared for by the good folks at Austin Pets Alive. Thanks to the efforts of many incredible people, she has another chance at life. This time, a happier one. Anyone who wishes to continue to follow her story can find updates here:–ARAARbj8-62vrPVZt_kW9vSjwUhOZqLoL5PRBUhgQZeGxdSsxk4A9l5EbuX8cHTYiw10nS7oSHRdVQkrq3s4IHnG8mMg_bHfWfYzeCIHFJzPxs5olUdzxIU&enc=AZPRjhoFqWOp9ekHj0L1DESghfQO6uiQYntqPjp6Yuov3slIQnhCuqmc0nq5kmLBIT949x0ph-6JAbxh8LUw6yI-Enpr1lou_6AROaovYhFd4vCpZfYnfl7rppTqh24LWSddB2RGHqamv6BECN4_4JUdx2vxth-Wkrr7sIUttOB4hQ&s=1.

Thank you to Raine Devries and Jessica Brodsky, for standing up for Lamby, and for all the work you put in from the very beginning to save her! Thank you to all the attorneys, and city officials, and concerned citizens who got involved on her behalf. Thank you to Austin Pets Alive for being her safe harbor, and thank you all for your support and your help in saving Lamby!

Wishing you Happy Holidays,

Dee Dee
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Petition update · Breaking: Hundreds gather to block construction at LNG site ·

Stand with the Puyallup Tribe – No LNG Fracked Gas in the Salish Sea!

Puyallup Water Warriors & Redefine Tacoma

Dec 18, 2017 — At 5:30 am this morning, several hundred people gathered outside all three entrances to the construction site for Puget Sound Energy’s fracked gas LNG facility. Several water protectors chained themselves together at the gates and supporting water protectors stood in solidarity and song. When news of the devastating train wreck near Olympia, 30 miles south, broke, leaders immediately led everyone in prayer for the victims and their families. The day continued peacefully in prayer and solidarity. One activist and one elder were arrested – we will keep you updated on their situation.

You can see several live feeds of the action on Native Daily News’ Facebook page. Here is one example:

Check out more of Elliot Stoller’s beautiful photos of the event (pictured above):

This is the fourth of several direct actions we are taking to raise awareness and bring a stop to construction on this dangerous facility that is being built in violation of federal and state permits. We are deeply grateful for your support along the way. Thank you for sharing!

44,231 have signed. Let’s get to 50,000.

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Petition update · One Final Update: Victory! Hank is Going Home ·

Jann Propp-Estimo
Centralia, WA

Dec 19, 2017 — Hank is a free dog. “Today Court of Appeals Commissioner Eric Schmidt vacated the rulings of Judges Buzzard and Edwards.” animal lawyer Adam Karp stated. Owner Jann Propp-Estimo of Centralia says: “Hank’s history has been wiped clean, and there are no restrictions….he’s a regular dog! Yahoo! Best Christmas present ever!!!

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Petition update · Lamby is getting her second chance! ·

Dee Dee Duncan
United States

Dec 19, 2017 — Dear Friends of Lamb,

Today we have great news! Judge Acuna has signed off on an agreement between the City of Dallas/DAS and the attorneys working pro bono to save Lamby. She will be released to Austin Pets Alive for rehabilitation as early as tomorrow. We are so grateful to all of you who have supported Lamby’s second chance by signing, sharing, and donating! Our Gofundme page at will remain open for a few more days for anyone who still wants to make a contribution toward her future care and rehabilitation. We are truly moved by the outpouring of support that Lamby has received, and thoroughly relieved that she will finally have a chance at a better life. Special thanks to City Council Member District 2, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Adam Medrano, who advocated for Lamby at every turn, taking up her cause as his own! We will declare victory on this campaign as soon as Lamby is released into the care of Austin Pets Alive.

Thank you!
Lamby’s Legal Battle Continues!
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Petition update · Alert! Nosey’s Owners Arrested This Morning! ·

CompassionWorks International

Dec 16, 2017 — Friends,

While we had intended on not providing a new update until we have a verdict from Nosey’s trial, we received some stunning news just moments ago: the “owners” of Nosey the elephant have been arrested for charges of animal cruelty related to Nosey!

The Liebels are being processed into jail in Lawrence County, Alabama as I type this update. To obtain the most up-to-date information on this new development, please follow us on our social media channels. The links are listed at the bottom of this post.

We can also share that the trial for Nosey took place yesterday and went on for an extremely long 10.5 hours during which time both sides presented their case. During the trial, the veterinarian for the prosecution shared that Nosey has had x-rays completed that prove she suffers from osteoarthritis. When she arrived at the sanctuary, she was also found to have a urinary tract infection, roundworm, and an ongoing severe skin disorder, which has caused deep and painful cracks in her skin that were also riddled with infection. This disorder has been present for some time, and causes her pain as she moves.

In short, Nosey needs the ongoing care of a professional veterinarian in order to live her best life, which is NOT something the Liebel family can or will provide.

The judge will be issuing a written decision in the near future. CompassionWorks International has already filed a request to be immediately notified when that decision has been filed. At that time, we will provide yet another update on the fight for Nosey!

Supporting Nosey and other elephants that continue to languish in cruel circus life takes a village!, and we thank you so much for being a part of ours. To continue to support our work to combat circus abuse, please visit Donations are currently being matched dollar-for-dollar by a generous donor.

Thank you once again for all of your actions for Nosey, your vigilance in notifying us when you have seen her or any traveling performing animal, and for supporting CWI in our efforts to put an end to circus cruelty once and for all.

For the animals,
Carrie LeBlanc, M.A.
Executive Director
CompassionWorks International
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Petition update · Victory! Prison for the men who laughed as a tortured a shark in Florida ·

259K supporters
News alert
by the team

Dec 13, 2017 — Mugshots and everything. We did it. Thank you so much for your help everyone. Thank you for your signature, your emails. Thank you for calling the FWC and the State Attorney’s office. Thank you for sharing. Thank you for having faith even when the odds were against us. Thank you for uniting and encouraging each other.

Of course, we still must await the outcome of the trial, but the fact that charges were even pressed is monumental. They had been getting away with this behavior for years until all of us stood up and said no more. This is proof that we can make a difference.
Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with cruelty
The three men in a viral video showing a shark being violently dragged behind a speeding boat have…

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Petition update · THE TIME IS NOW! Act to Help Preserve the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ·

THE TIME IS NOW! Act to Help Preserve the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Michael Cianos and Frank Escalona
Baltimore, MD

Dec 11, 2017 — Dear Supporters,

The moment is upon us to take action in our fight to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. PLEASE take a moment today to call the following House Representatives and urge them to continue their leadership and outspoken support for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by doing everything they can to insist that Arctic drilling is removed from the bill.

PLEASE NOTE: The following representatives are already working to keep Arctic drilling out of the final bill. We are calling to THANK THEM and to REINFORCE THEIR EFFORTS. Our decision to call these individuals is a result of extensive research and deliberation.

Dan Donovan [R-NY]: (202) 225-3371
Frank Lobiondo [R-NJ]: (202) 225-6572
Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]: (202) 225-4276
Ryan Costello [R-PA]: (202) 225-4315

IF ASKED BY A RECORDING IF YOU ARE A CONSTITUENT, select “Yes.” Then tell them later that you are not, but that you are working in their district alongside environmental organizations to bring awareness to the Representatives’ views on this issue.

Remember, we’re working not only to protect the Arctic, but also to show that our democracy still works. The people DO NOT want drilling in the Arctic. Here is a poll from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication to prove it:

There is bipartisan alignment AGAINST this provision–we must not stop our fight now. Please take a few moments to call the numbers above, and tell your friends to do the same. THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT UPDATE TO SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS.

Also, please share Robert Redford’s video from the NRDC:

Thank you again for all your support. Let’s do this!
Americans oppose drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Americans oppose drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The tax bills that were recently approved by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives each contain…

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Petition update · BREAKING NEWS: Water Protectors Lock Down at Tacoma LNG Site ·

Stand with the Puyallup Tribe – No LNG Fracked Gas in the Salish Sea!
BREAKING NEWS: Water Protectors Lock Down at Tacoma LNG Site
Puyallup Water Warriors & Redefine Tacoma

Dec 11, 2017 — Friends,

Early this morning, two water protectors locked themselves to a crane 60 feet high at the LNG build site in the Port of Tacoma. They are participating in direct action to call attention to a dangerous facility that is being built without permits, and against the wishes of the Tacoma community.

You can watch a live feed of the action and leave messages of support here:

Right now it’s very foggy out, but the water protectors are holding strong, and we are outside with them. For realtime updates follow Native Daily Network who has covered the story from the beginning. 


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Petition update · Counting down to a court date for Lamby! ·

Dec 7, 2017 — Dear Friends of Lamby the Dog,

As we cross the 100,000 signature threshold, we want to say THANK YOU for taking time to sign the petition asking the courts to reconsider the order to have her destroyed. Destroyed. That’s the legal term for putting a dog to death and it makes your blood run cold.

At any moment, the Municipal Court judge in Dallas is going to announce a new date/time for a hearing on Lamby which will decide whether she dies or can have a second chance at life with a rescue group or in a sanctuary. The attorneys – who are working pro bono — have said they expect a bond to be required by the court in the amount of $2,000 to $5,000 in addition to court filing fees.

Please help with this next stage of this challenge by contributing to Lamby’s 2nd Chance Fund at

If only 8% of your donated a single $1, we could ensure the funds are available to help Lamby at this critical time!

Once this case is over, any monies not applied to expenses and Lamby’s welfare will be contributed to worthwhile rescue groups and charities that are helping dogs recover from abuse.

BACKGROUND: Lamb of God (Lamby) is a mixed-breed female dog that has been used as a prop by an aggressive panhandler in the Dallas entertainment districts. Lamby was forced to wear comical hats and glasses that cut deep into her fur by rubber bands while she was restrained within a little milk crate that was strapped to a bicycle’s handlebars and forced to pose for photos in exchange for money that went into the pockets of the panhandler. Witnesses have seen the panhandler feed Lamby candy instead of a proper diet and he had an astounding 16 warrants for his arrest. For months, citizens in these entertainment districts have called law enforcement and Dallas Animal Rescue to help get the dog out of her abusive situation.

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Petition update · 12/6/17 HB 473-Ponce’s Law PASSED in the Criminal Justice Subcommittee ·

Petition update
12/6/17 HB 473-Ponce’s Law PASSED in the Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Debbie Taylor Darino
Daytona Beach, FL

Dec 6, 2017 — Ponce’s Law HB 473 passed unanimously in the Criminal Justice Subcommittee this morning. We still have 2 more committees to get passed in the “House” and the “Senate” still needs to get it set on the committee agendas in the senate. Here is a show for today’s meeting:

Bill Number: 0473
Action: Favorable
Committee: Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Date: 12/6/2017 8:00:00 AM
Sponsor: Leek (CO-SPONSORS) Brodeur; Clemons; Killebrew; Ma…
Subject: Cruelty to Animals
Record Vote:
– Alexander Y Gonzalez Y Latvala Y Richardson Y Sullivan
– Altman – Hager – Moskowitz Y Slosberg Y Yarborough
Y Eagle (Y) Harrell Y Pritchett Y Spano

Total Yeas: 9 Total Nays: 0 Total Missed: 5 Total Votes

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Petition update · Victory! YOU saved Kevin, Dazz and Driver ·

374K supporters
Petition update
Victory! YOU saved Kevin, Dazz and Driver
Dec 4, 2017 — Three hero dogs facing lethal injection have been saved by YOU.
The Sun tomorrow reports how Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has ordered Kevin, Dazz and Driver to be rehomed.
Thankyou to everyone who signed the petition.

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Petition update · VOTE COMING THIS WEEK! ANWR Petition Could be Delivered to Senators TOMORROW! ·

Petition update · An Update on Nosey the Elephant ·

Nov 20, 2017 — Dear friends:

As many of you know by now, Nosey was lawfully seized from the Liebel family on November 9th in Lawrence County, Alabama. The local animal control officer, Kim Carpenter, became concerned for Nosey after finding her chained and standing in her own waste. Carpenter also claims that Nosey seemed stressed and her travel arrangements were inadequate. The courts agreed that further investigation into the issue was warranted and remanded Nosey into the care of Lawrence County pending an additional trial. The County felt Nosey would receive excellent treatment at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee (TES) while awaiting her court date, and that is where she is living at the moment.

TES has provided some amazing photos of Nosey enjoying her freedom. We have included one here, but you can see more of Nosey at TES by visiting their Facebook page.

According to a news article that was released yesterday in the, the trial to determine Nosey’s fate could take place as early as this week. We will continue to update this petition as new information comes into our office.

Many, many of you are asking us: “what can I do??”, and we genuinely appreciate your concern. At this juncture, sadly, there are no actions you can take to help Nosey in her court case. The case is in the hands of the Lawrence County prosecutor, and we can assure you that Lawrence County is receiving all of the information they need to adequately speak on behalf of Nosey. We flew to the east coast last week to have conversations regarding Nosey’s situation with those involved, and we ask you to please trust us that no further action is needed from the public. In this instance, we must let the professionals involved do their jobs undistracted, so as to not compromise Nosey’s case.

If the courts choose to return Nosey to the Liebel family, our work continues; however, the Liebel family still have many obstacles to clear in order to keep Nosey. Currently they have been denied a permit to keep Nosey in Florida, so an additional hearing will await them if they return to Florida with her.

CWI is closely monitoring the situation and developing contingency plans if she is released. Please continue to read our updates for any future action you may be able to take. We also ask that you continue to share this petition, so that we can reach more individuals with information about Nosey as this case proceeds.

We also encourage you to support ALL elephants confined to the circus by speaking out against circus cruelty at every opportunity, and working toward passing local law in your area to ban the use of elephants in traveling entertainment. If you need assistance, or a circus travels to your area, please contact us at

To support our work to end circus cruelty, we gratefully accept tax-deductible donations of any amount to:

Thank you once again for caring about Nosey and supporting the efforts to free her and all elephants from the cruelty of circus life.
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Petition update · Victory! Burlington has gone Fur-Free!! ·

November 17,2017- the care 2 team has just announced that Burlington will go fur free starting in the fall of 2017…. I think that’s a misprint and they mean 2018. I don’t believe they’ve been sitting on that news this long… either way good news. Thanks to everyone who supported this petition.

Petition update · Help stop Ireland’s greyhound industry from receiving massive state funding! ·

Petition to Ban horrific Hare Coursing Cruelty in Ireland
John Fitzgerald
Kilkenny, Ireland

Nov 15, 2017 — This shocking picture, taken earlier this month, shows a man throwing a live greyhound off the pier at Hartlepool, County Durham, England, into the freezing North Sea. A family witnessed the incident and reported it to police. Sadly, this is typical of what awaits many greyhounds once their racing days are over or their owners’ tire of them.

Coincidentally, Ireland’s government plans to hand over a €16 million subsidy to the country’s greyhound industry despite knowing the fate that awaits the unfortunate dogs.

The Irish Council Against Blood Sports (ICABS) is asking people to send messages to the Irish parliament, urging that this funding is withheld in view of the widespread cruelty and corruption that besets this appalling industry. Here is the ICABS statement:

The government is poised to hand over another massive €16 million in funding for the cruel greyhound industry. This month, TDs will have an opportunity to vote on this funding. Using the template letter below, or a personal letter of your own, please join us in urging TDs to vote against the funding. With numerous revelations in the past 12 months about cruelty, doping, injuries and killing of greyhounds, our politicians should not hesitate to say NO to further funding.
Since 2001, the greyhound industry has received nearly a quarter of a billion euros of taxpayers’ money. Such funding should be redirected away from a cruel and crumbling gambling industry and into struggling community groups, health bodies, sports clubs, animal rescue centres, etc.

Following is a sample letter…or you may wish to send a brief message. Below you’ll find the email addresses of Irish members of parliament…in lists. Just email your message to your own email address, having pasted the lists (one list at a time) into the “blind backup copy” (BBC) line.


Dear Deputy,
I am writing to urge you to vote against the proposed additional €16 million in funding for the greyhound industry.

This is an industry which is not only cruel – dogs are injured/mutilated/dumped/killed – it is also doing untold damage to Ireland’s international reputation. In the summer, the case of a greyhound which tested positive for cocaine on three occasions generated a massive amount of negative media coverage around the world. The ongoing export of Irish greyhounds to countries such as Pakistan and China, where little or no animal welfare standards exist, is similarly denting our image.

The Irish public is increasingly rejecting greyhound racing – evident in a 50 per cent fall in track attendance and a 58 drop in sponsorship.

This has been accelerated by a string of revelations (Prime Time, Drive Time, Claire Byrne Live, etc) exposing the injuries, killing and doping of greyhounds. Minister Andrew Doyle’s presentation of a farcical “Personality of the Year Award” this week to a greyhound trainer who was fined in February after a greyhound tested positive for a prohibited substance will further hasten the industry’s demise.

The greyhound industry is undoubtedly a dying industry and it is wrong for the government to squander taxpayers’ money on propping it up – particularly when there are so many community groups, health bodies, sports clubs, animal rescue centres and charities crying out for funds.

I urge you to please vote against the Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund Regulations 2018.

Thank you.
Yours sincerely,

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