February 28, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Animal Lovers, Advocates, Rescuers & Activists:

My word! there's so much going on in rescue and advocacy in this country!  Stay heartened everyone.  There is a lot afoot for changes in this country for animals.

This spring sees the roll out of a march across the province to Parliament. More info to come. Stay tuned.

BREAKING NEWS

Lions and tigers to be banned from UK circuses!

India leads the world once again! Birds win fundamental right not to be caged:

Our friends at Animal Justice are calling for investigation of Hensall barn fire! 

Oh happy day! Seaworld reports $11million in losses 2015:

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ANIMALS & RESCUERS IN NEED
URGENT - The heartbreaking story continues. I recently posted of a man with terminal cancer not wanting to leave his 12 and 15 yr old cats behind. They were going  to the SPCA if a home was not found. Unfortunately, our long term foster fell through at the last minute. The man has entered palliative care. A lovely woman called Kristina stepped up and took them in but can only keep them for another week or so max. These cats are very loving but traumatized. They are bonded and need to be adopted or fostered together. They are currently being given lots of love by Kristina and her family but we need them in a longer term situation now. I do not want to bounce them around. Can anyone give these healthy seniors a second chance? They are fully vetted and will get their updated vaccines shortly. We do not want these guys going to the SPCA. Please share and contact me Susan Mackasey through FB for more info or email me at smackasey@gmail.com.

 

 
ADVOCACY ACTION ALERTS

Here's a great way to help the 21 Chatham Pit-Bulls:
https://www.youcaring.com/legal-fees-for-motion-to-intervene-for-the-21-dogs-524672#.Vsju6s3DWSk.facebook

OSPCA if you can't save them, find someone who can:
http://animalallianceoffice.blogspot.ca/





INFO

Excellent article on the emotional lives of dogs, and dog depression:

What a fish knows blows fishy old biases out of the water and shows what these animals really are like.

Have a read about the TOXIC ingredients in pet dental treats (thanks Jan Clare for posting): 

Check out this story on retired service horses (thanks Gervais Vignola for sending): 
http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/free-to-a-good-home-horses-who-have-served-their-country
  



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