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Rabbit Runaway Orphanage (RRO) is a non-profit organisation and operates as an incorporated association. It is a public charity, run by a committee under Australian Law, with membership and a small dedicated group of volunteers. It is Victoria's first and only dedicated No Kill Pet Rabbit Sanctuary.
RRO receives no government funding and is reliant soley on donations and fundraising. It is an entity that belongs to all people that care about the welfare of pet rabbits. They are unique as Bunny orphans come to RRO as ‘overflows’ from other animal shelters.
RRO aims to provide care for sick, unwanted, stray, or mistreated rabbits and facilitate appropriate short-term care, medical treatment, rehabilitation treatment, long-term re-homing solutions, educate the public on rabbit ownership and care, prevent unnecessary euthanasia of rabbits and discourage the cruelty inflicted upon rabbits.
We (the volunteers and supporters) want to get Judi and Bryce Inglis on the Ellen show when she comes to Australia in March. We want them to have the opportunity to be exposed to a wider audience, tell their story and help educate on pet rabbits.
Thrills and skills for life is a company based in the UK offering activities for children, some of which involve animal trapping, slaughter and cooking.
This is their website listing the activity in two of their courses;
This is a post on their website from 28th May 2011 where children took part in and watched rabbits and squirrels being stripped, gutted and roasted on a spit.
Another post on their website from 6th April 2011 where children witnessed pigeons being skinned and helped to roast them on a spit.
Another post on their website from 15th March 2011 describes rabbits being skinned and cooked on a spit.
A video of the activities on this course showing a rabbit being caught by a snare and a pigeon having its heart and lungs removed. The video was made independently of thrills and skills and the children themselves did not kill the animals.
I am writing about the proposals to build a new town called Cranbrook near where I live. If you do this, millions of animals, birds, insects and even people will lose their homes and livelihoods. I know that it is now far too late to stop the building, but it is not too late to reduce the plans to half the size. This is the flood plains that you are about to build on so your building work will only be destroyed if there is a flood, which there is a high risk of.
This is supposedly to reduce homelessness and to increase the number of people employed, but it will actually destroy more employment by destroying the farmers’ land and the forest where the forest rangers work. If we do need more business jobs, old buildings can be reconstructed and reused wherever possible. As for the homeless issue, I feel that the right way to deal with this would be to reuse old homes wherever possible and to reduce household costs.
Haven’t you ever taken the time to observe and try to understand the beautiful wildlife that live there? The wonders of nature should teach you why it is so important that you reduce the planned area to around half its size. Trees are vital for our survival as they produce life-giving oxygen as well as providing a home to the unique British wildlife.
Unless you at least reduce the planned area, you will never be forgiven by the environmentalists. There may be protests outside the Council houses, letters of hate and disgust, and maybe even economic boycotts of this county. I will not support the Council in any way until you reduce the plans and unless you do so, I for one will never forgive you".
This was how my letter to the Devon County Council read. Unless I get enough signatures here, beautiful innocent wild animals will die.
Currently the myxomatosis vaccination is not available in Australia, even though it is available in other countries.
Due to high rainfall and an increase in mosquito breeding in 2010/2011 hundreds of pet rabbits in Australia have already been euthanased from this fatal introduced disease. Myxo is fatal and there is no cure.
Australia's wild rabbit population have already developed a mild immunity from myxomatosis.
Pet rabbits do not carry any immunity and 100% will die from the disease. Pet rabbits are highly unlikely to pass on immunity to wild rabbits if vaccinated as there is less chance a person who would vaccinate their rabbit would also release it into the wild.
Pet rabbits do not carry the capabilities to exist in the wild due to their colourings, build and lack of survival skills.
Α football fan sprayed a rabbit with orange paint in an attempt to taunt the other team’s supporters whose color is orange. The rabbit’s legs were broken probably so he can't move or run away from the field. The rabbit died while dozens of people girls and boys were laughing and applause the hero...
This petition has nothing to do with football, we don't support any team, all we ask for is for the people who tortured and killed the animal to be prosecuted for what they have done. We want Cyprus to respect that EU has laws for the animals also. As European citizens we demand Cypriot authorities to respect and follow the EU laws for animal abuse and protection.
Our group, Japan Anti-Vivisection Association (JAVA), has been seeking the abolition of animal experiments in Japan.
As animal testing for cosmetics has been banned in EU since March 11, 2009, we took this opportunity to launch a campaign to seek the abolition of animal testing for cosmetics, targeting SHISEIDO, the largest cosmetic company in Japan. However, the company still refuses to stop animal testing despite our repeated cry against animal experiments.
In cosmetics and household products research, painful experiments are carried out on animals, including rabbits, mice, rats and guinea pigs. Animal testing is not legally required in Japan. Only when an additional ingredient is included in “the limitation on combinations of preservatives, ultraviolet absorbers and tar dyes (positive list)” or where the maximum acceptable quantity is changed, and in manufacturing the products, such as permanent wave solutions, hair dyes, or skin lightening/whitening cosmetics, classified as “quasi-drugs” containing new ingredients (the “quasi-drugs” is the classification used only in Japan and Republic of Korea and such products are regarded as “cosmetics” in the United States and EU), animal testing data is required. So it is possible for companies to manufacture ingredients, combination of ingredients and final formulations of cosmetics without animal testing. There are about 100 cruelty-free cosmetic companies listed in JAVA’s shopping guidebook for consumers “JAVA Cosmetic Guide”, but unfortunately SHISEIDO and other major companies keep conducting animal testing simply because they want to make excessive profits by patented medicinal properties.
In spite of the fact that since March 2009 the EU has banned animal experiments for cosmetics in EU countries and the sale of cosmetic products in EU countries for which animal experiments were performed outside the EU, SHISEIDO has been keeping making products for EU consumers from ingredients that are not tested on animals, despite the continuation of animal testing in Japan and other countries.
So EU consumers are still be in danger of buying products made by the company which keeps conducting animal testing in other countries It means that EU ban cannot protect EU consumers from cruel cosmetics.
A survey conducted by JAVA has revealed that approximately 90 percent of people say they would choose a brand that has not been animal-tested. Japanese consumers also want cruelty-free cosmetics. Japanese major companies should not ignore the global trend and should stop animal testing voluntarily. If they want to develop new ingredients, they should wait until alternative non-animal testing methods have been fully established.
Myxomatosis is a deadly strain of virus that affects the European and Cottontail rabbits, and there is currently no vaccination available in Australia against this virus.
The myxomatosis virus was originally spread through the American wild rabbit population during the late 1800’s and was subsequently introduced into Northern Australia and its relative parts so as to control the rabbit problem in crops and other plantations around Queensland. It managed to control the pest problem, devastatingly reducing the rabbit population from 600 million to 100million in two years.
The ones that survived developed a strong immunity to the disease, and as a result wild rabbits are more immune now to myxomatosis than when the virus strain was implemented into Australian rabbit populations during the 1950s.
There is however, no vaccination currently available in Australia to domestic rabbits and they remain at a constant risk to contracting the virus. Myxomatosis usually proves fatal for any rabbit exposed to it, and they can die as soon as 48 hours after being exposed to the virus.
Australia has been overrun with feral pests like the Canetoad, Fox, Rabbit, European carp, Pig, Wild dogs and cat, Indian Myna etc.
These pests cause enormous damage to farmers as livestock is killed by wild dogs and foxes. Many farmers can not afford the time and money to kill these pests and they wear the financial losses these pests cause.
A bounty of $10 for cats, dogs, pigs, foxes, rabbits, European carp, Indian myna would be a good start to clean up these pests and help our environment.
The price per pest would increase on scarcity and heavy fines and jail would occur if anyone was breeding up these pests to claim a high price for the pest killed.
A bounty for the canetoad could start at 20 cents each and every canetoad would be turned into fertiliser as well as the European carp which is now a garden fertiliser called Charlie carp.
The pelts of Rabbits and foxes could be made into coats,hats etc and the bodies could be turned into blood n bone fertiliser.
Every year, over 50 million foxes, minks, rabbits, otters, and other animals across the globe are killed for their fur.
For animals raise in fur farms, their life is a miserable one. They spend their existence in tiny, cramped cages, without enough room to stretch or even pace. They are surrounded by thousands of other animals in such chaotic conditions that many animals go mad and turn to self mutilation out of desperation.
When it comes time for these animals to be slaughter, they are beaten, drowned, or electrocuted- all in the name of preserving the pelt. Even worse, many animals are simply knock unconcious, and regain their senses as they are being skinned alive. Because of these atrocities, many major companies in the Untied States have sworn never to use fur again.
Nordstrom however is one of the last major clothing companies to use fur. Please sign this petition to let the officials at Nordstrom know that there is a large number of consumers who are disgusted by the atrocities Nordstrom supports through it's continued use of fur.
Each year more than 33,000 rabbits are handed over to shelters because their owners can’t or won’t look after them. Caroline Collings runs the Rabbit Residence rescue centre by herself, with only a hand full of volunteers who come and go.
The rescue is based on a 1/3rd of an acre which was bought with £5,000 kindly donated by a benefactor. The rescue is not a profit making business and relies solely on donations made by people adopting rabbits.
The rescue is now under threat of closing unless planning permission is obtained. With almost 100 rabbits that are housed in runs and hutches awaiting new homes, the closure of this rescue centre would be devastating.
At The Mayhew Animal Home we are not against some form of parking controls as we have suffered the same difficulties as the local residents when trying to park our Animal Ambulances close to The Home, however we believe that we are being treated unfairly by the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham by the introduction of Controlled Parking in the area, for the following reasons:
1. The Council is classing The Mayhew as a business and charging us business rates for parking permits. We are quite clearly not a business, but a charity: A not-for-profit organisation that provides numerous services for the local community and London as a whole.
2. We are being allowed 2 permits, but on a daily basis use four vehicles: Three Animal Ambulances and one general purpose vehicle. Two permits alone will cost The Mayhew £1760.00 per year.
3. The Council have brought in a height restriction for vehicles of 2.28m. Our main Animal Ambulance, funded by supporters money and launched April last year, is ten centimetres taller than this and is being refused a permit altogether.
The movie, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," directed by Robert Zemeckis and based partly on a novel by Gary K. Wolf, was made in 1988. (Steven Spielberg was one of the executive producers.)
It is historical, in that it not only combines live-action and animation - and pulls it off brilliantly - but Disney and Warner Brothers BOTH have characters in the film. (Although Bugs Bunny and Mickey Mouse had to have the same amount of screentime.)
The title is without a question mark, because that is considered bad luck in the movie industry.
Although the movie was very succesful, there is no sequel. A prequel, was started, but Spielberg disliked the plot, which included a Nazi spy. The plot was changed, and the prequel began again. Then, due to budget problems and other complications - including the amount of time that had passed since the first movie - the project was apparently dropped.
13. Boycott Wet Seal
Hundreds of millions of rabbits are slaughtered for their fur and
flesh every year. Like other animals who are "farmed" for their fur,
rabbits are kept in tiny, filthy cages, where they are surrounded by
their own waste. They spend their entire miserable lives standing on the
thin wires of their cage floor and are never given a chance to dig, jump,
or play. The methods of slaughter are inhumanefur farmers snap rabbits'
necks or smash their skulls before stringing them up by their legs and
cutting off their heads.
Wet Seal still sells rabbit fur, but you can help convince it to stop.
Recently I was sitting and discussing animal rights to a meat clerk for stater bros, and he said they started to ship rabbit meat to be sold. Please don't let them kill the rabbits and sell them to sick people. Save our animals!