Articles written by: Skye Bar

Save the Giant Armadillo

The giant armadillo is at risk of extinction, having lost almost half of its population over the past 30 years. The laws protecting them clearly aren’t doing enough. Sign this petition to provide a good protein alternative to the native people, so they don’t have to resort to eating a vulnerable species.

Shut Down Traveling Circus Act Accused of Abusing Tigers

Tigers are allegedly beaten, starved, and forced to endure freezing temperatures by the circus act ShowMe Tigers. Sign this petition to close them down for good.

Stop Ripping Fur Off Live Animals to Make Brushes

Animal hair is cruelly harvested from live animals in torturous conditions. The hair is then used for paint brushes and cosmetic brushes. Sign the petition to end this unnecessary cruelty to animals.

Justice for Thousands of Roosters Forced to Fight to the Death

7,000 birds were recently seized by authorities in a huge cockfighting bust. Every last one of them had to be put down and no arrests have been made. Sign this petition to seek justice for these poor abused animals.

Don’t Keep Animals “Freed” From Zoo in Cramped, Inhumane Cages

Hundreds of animals are still living in small cages after being “rescued” from a zoo that couldn’t care for them properly. Sign this petition to urge the city to take good care of them now or find new homes for them.

Justice for Allegedly Starved and Neglected Pet Store Animals

Small animals, including rats, gerbils, and hamsters, were confiscated from a pet store after reportedly being severely neglected. Witnesses say they were left without food and water and some even resorted to cannibalism. Sign this petition to demand that the people responsible for this horrific cruelty be punished to the full extent of the law.

Stop Breeding Big Cat Hybrids Doomed to Short, Painful Lives

Ligers and tigons, or crosses between a lion and a tiger, often end up with horrible health problems, yet they keep being bred for the sake of greed. Sign this petition to outlaw interbreeding of big cats.

Demand Justice for 1,000 Baby Chicks Cruelly Abandoned and Left to Die

One thousand baby chicks were left in a field, some of them suffering. The perpetrator of this heinous act must be found and face justice. Sign this petition to urge the local police force to continue their investigation and punish those responsible.

Success: Bestiality Banned in Nevada

Until recently, sexually abusing animals wasn’t illegal in the state of Nevada. Thanks to the work of animal rights activists, new legislation has been passed prohibiting bestiality. Sign this petition to applaud this important new law.

Success: Shark Fin Ban Approved By Senate

The import, export, and sale of shark fins has been banned in the U.S. Sign this petition to thank Congress for taking a stand against this cruel and unsustainable practice.

Denounce Politically Motivated Prairie Dog Hunt With Donald Trump Jr.

The Republican candidate for Congress in Montana recently slaughtered prairie dogs with Donald Trump Jr. for publicity. The prairie dogs are important ecologically and the hunt took place during their breeding season, when females were pregnant. Sign this petition to denounce this disgusting politically motivated animal hunt.

Success: USDA Reposts Animal Welfare Information

Thousands of records of animal cruelty were removed from the USDA web site, impeding efforts to hold abusers accountable. The USDA has faced a huge outcry from concerned citizens and in response they’ve re-posted some of the records. Sign this petition to praise them for this step in the right direction.

Save Endangered Tree Frogs From Habitat Loss

A rare frog will die out if we don’t take action to protect its habitat. Please sign this petition to restrict businesses from building near the frogs’ habitat.

Success: Florida Black Bears Will Not Be Hunted

The 2017 black bear hunt has been cancelled. Sign this petition to praise those responsible for saving hundreds of Florida black bears.

Shut Down Allegedly Abusive Sloth Sanctuary

Sloths are reportedly being abused and neglected at a “sanctuary” in Costa Rica. These creatures have very specific needs that it appears are just not being met. Sign this petition to shut down the allegedly abusive sloth sanctuary.

Demand Justice for Starved Livestock

Over two dozen pigs and cattle were allegedly severely mistreated at the hands of one farmer. A few even had to be euthanized. Sign this petition to make sure the accused faces justice.

Save Endangered Tree Snails with Cultural Significance

The “singing shells” of Hawaii are vanishing due to the introduction of a predatory lizard. Sign this petition to help protect endangered snails from invasive predators.

Justice for Rosita, the Abandoned Guinea Pig

A guinea pig was abandoned in a mailbox and could have died. The perpetrator will likely face only minor repercussions. Sign this petition to make sure justice is served, even for a small creature.

Stop Poaching Unique Endangered Fish for Expensive Gourmet Food

The humphead wrasse, a huge endangered coral reef fish, is being hunted to extinction in the name of luxury cuisine. Sign this petition to ban the poaching of this important and rare marine species.

Stop Mailing Live Tadpoles for Cruel Science Experiments

Frog tadpoles are commonly sent through the mail in kits for science experiments, dooming them to a short and unpleasant life. Ban this inhumane practice immediately.

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