Articles written by: Victoria Paige

Stop Confining Chickens to Small, Filthy Cages

Chickens on battery-farms are forced to spend their entire lives in tiny, overcrowded cages with no access to sunlight and no room to stand. Australia has promised to phase out this cruel agricultural practice by the year 2036, but that’s not soon enough. Demand a ban on battery-cages now.

Stop Suffocating Millions of Terrified Animals on the Way to Slaughter

Millions of animals die stuffed inside transport vehicles without air or water before they even make it to the slaughterhouse. Call for an end to this horrific cruelty.

Return Formerly Threatened Species to Their Habitats to Restore Ecosystems

The reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone had transformative effects. Now, scientists are suggesting similar steps be taken to reintroduce several select species into their former habitats. Demand the government fund these efforts and help to replenish entire ecosystems.

Stop Killing and Wasting Sealife With Fishing Nets

Millions of metric tons of fish are unintentionally caught and killed through a fishing technique referred to as bottom-trawling. Most of them never even make it to our plates. Demand an end to this excessive waste and better regulate bottom-trawling.

Stop Treating Alligators and Other Wildlife as Pets

Wally, an emotional support alligator, has brought up questions around the legitimacy of using undomesticated animals as therapy pets and the morality of keeping wild animals in homes. Protect wildlife and people by demanding that wild creatures no be used as service animals.

Stop Algae Bloom From Suffocating and Poisoning Thousands of Marine Animals

Toxic algae is killing thousands of fish, poisoning marine mammals, and harming local fishing economies around San Francisco Bay. Demand the State of California take action and fund bay recovery.

Stop Selling Wild Animals as Family Pets

Live animal markets and auctions throughout Texas legally sell wild animals to unqualified buyers. Demand the sale of wildlife at these events is banned and help protect animals from the exotic pet trade.

Cats and Dogs Reportedly Found Covered in Maggots and Living in Filth Deserve Justice

Thirty-three dogs, cats, and puppies were reportedly found covered in maggots and with broken bones, mange, and parasite infections. Demand justice for these innocent animals.

Stop Recreational Hunting, Trapping, and Terrorizing of Big Cats

An attempt to ban the recreational hunting of mountain lions, bobcats, and Canada lynx failed, leaving these species at risk. It’s time to take a stand. Demand Colorado protect thousands of beautiful cats from being trapped, poisoned, and slaughtered.

Five Guys: Add Vegetarian and Vegan Options to Your Menu

Five Guys is one of a few fast-food chains to not include vegan and vegetarian meal replacement options on their menu. Demand Five Guys choose compassion and inclusion and start offering plant-based alternatives to their popular menu items.

PetSmart: Stop Apparently Letting Sick Animals Languish Without Care and Die by the Hundreds

PetSmart has been accused of denying sick animals access to veterinary care and stuffing hundreds of dead rodents, reptiles, birds, and fish in freezers. Demand PetSmart stop selling live animals at their retail locations.

KFC: Stop Misleading the Public With Animal Welfare Claims

Footage taken by undercover investigators at a KFC supply farm appears to show the horrific conditions chickens are kept in. Demand KFC stop misleading the public, and instead focus on actually upholding the high standards of animal welfare they claim to have.

Success: Ban on Retail Sale of Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits Receives Support

New York is attempting to prevent the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits from pet stores throughout the state. This is also a major step in shutting down puppy mills. Thank lawmakers for prioritizing animal welfare and encourage further support.

Protect Giraffes From Poachers Before it’s Too Late

Giraffe populations have declined by an estimated 35% over the past three decades, but officials still refuse to grant these animals the protection they deserve. Demand efforts to restore giraffes before it is too late.

Success: New Mexico County to Stop Funding Federal Wildlife-Slaughtering Agency

Grant County, New Mexico commissioners recently voted against funding a federal agency responsible for killing millions of wildlife each year. Sign this petition to thank commissioners and to encourage other counties throughout the nation to do the same.

Protect Endangered Animals From Climate Change Induced Catastrophes

Record-breaking floods have destroyed precious Australian forests, threatening thousands of already endangered species. Demand the US reduce their carbon footprint and to help ease the impact of global flooding.

Don’t Let Poachers Steal Lions’ Limbs

Poaching continues to threaten critically endangered species that are killed and dismembered in the name of profit. Demand the U.S. increase funding for international anti-poaching agencies and do our part to help conserve global biodiversity.

Stop Offering Cash Bounties for Killed and Mutilated Beavers

Hunters have been incentivized to kill beavers and cut off their paws for money due to recent mass flooding caused by their dams. Animal mutilation or death should never be encouraged. Demand an end to this gruesome practice.

Stop Subjecting Millions of Animals to Torture for “Research”

Tens of millions of animals are subjected to torturous research experiments, despite the many viable, non-animal testing methods that exist. Demand Congress pass pending legislation to promote the use of these alternative measures and reduce the number of animals used in testing.

Success: City to Lift Discriminatory Pit Bull Ban

A city recently lifted its antiquated, decade-long ban on pit bull ownership. This gives the millions of dogs a better chance at finding a forever home. Thank the Excelsior Springs City Council for speaking up for pit bulls across the U.S.

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