ban cruel hunting traps
  • Petitioned U.S. Dept of Wildlife Services; BLM; Dept of Interior

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U.S. Dept of Wildlife Services; BLM; Dept of Interior
The U.S. House of Representatives
Tennessee Governor
President of the United States
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives
Tennessee State Senate
Tennessee State House
Tennessee
Sen. Bob Corker

ban cruel hunting traps

    1. Kelly Snyder
    2. Petition by

      Kelly Snyder

      Baxter, TN

Trapping animals is extremely cruel and a barbaric throw back from the dark ages. Trapped animals are terrified, suffer enormous physical pain, extreme emotional distress, are subjected to the elements and predator attacks, become dehydrated, and cannot return to their young who starve without them. 

Many times trapped animals become so desperate to escape the torturous trap that they actually chew off their own paw; only to later die of a gangrenous infection.  

Non-targeted and domestic animals, like dogs, are often very injured in traps every year, in the thousands the one that do survive loose legs from trying to free them self's.

Most civilized countries around the world have already banned trapping - time for the United States of America to adopt a no-trapping policy. 

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    1. Reached 500 signatures
    2. update on Dove

      Kelly Snyder
      Petition Organizer

      sorry it has been awhile but dove is doing great her fur is growing in and she loves to be petted she is never still for long so no pic she is looking for her forever home

    3. Reached 250 signatures
    4. Dove update

      Kelly Snyder
      Petition Organizer

      she is doing much better she now can walk around the center 24/7 her foot looks a lot better if i can get a pic i will post it

    5. dove update

      Kelly Snyder
      Petition Organizer

      from FFRC's blog
      Dove had her surgery visit at the vets yesterday. Everything went really well. Her middle toe (right leg) was removed, the 1st and 3rd toes had a small portion of the toe (including toenail) removed and then these 2 toes were sewed together to make a bigger pad. We're still watching the outcome of toe 4. The foot is wrapped for 2 reasons--to keep it clean from litterbox usage and to keep undue pressure off the bottom of her paw for right now. I'll change the dressing on Sunday. Also on Sunday, we will remove her sutures from the left leg amputation. All in all, Dove is doing good. She's still on pain meds and antibiotics.

    6. dove update

      Kelly Snyder
      Petition Organizer

      from FFRC's blog
      We have an appointment for Dove tomorrow at the vet's office, with a probable surgery time slot saved for her. One toe and 2 partial toes are having some trouble healing and not looking very good on her front right foot. We will see what the vets say tomorrow. She's not feeling too good yesterday which was the indicator that her toes were bothering her. We'll keep you posted. Her sutures from her left leg amputation will come out on Sunday.

    7. update on dove

      Kelly Snyder
      Petition Organizer

      she had surgery today her left leg was amputated to the shoulder the right leg is being left alone for now

    8. Reached 100 signatures
    9. dove the cat that was injured

      Kelly Snyder
      Petition Organizer

      this is from the rescues blog Her front left leg continues to be useless and is "hardening" around the trap wound. It's clean--no infection--but is indicative of a leg that isn't usable. Her right front leg is definitely a bit less swollen, but she is showing some nerve damage and circulatory damage in the foot. This week will be a big week to see how much healing we can get. she jumped into Dodger's Pen all by herself! to follow her go to http://www.ustream.tv/ffrc

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    10. how the bans are decided

      Kelly Snyder
      Petition Organizer

      i just found out that the bans are decided on a state level and told to start in my home state then move to the next because if i get my state of TN which is a big hunting state to ban them others would be much easier i am waiting to find out who to contact in my state and will update this as soon as possible

    11. Reached 50 signatures

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    • ZILKA DAMIEN AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE
      • over 1 year ago

      yes i sign !!!!

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    • Rochelle Appleton KEMPTON PARK, SOUTH AFRICA
      • over 1 year ago

      Please stop this cruelty!!!

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    • A. C. ELLENSBURG, WA
      • over 1 year ago

      Cruelty is cruelty...and this is one the cruelest death of all...no living creature should have to die like this...

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    • Kim Holleman BROOKLYN, NY
      • over 1 year ago

      This is important to me, because I am not a piece of degenerate human excrement, like the people who set traps to destroy living beings.

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    • Connie Dears HIXSON, TN
      • over 1 year ago

      I am against TRAPPING animals,if you MUST kill them then use a gun!I have pets and if someone caught one of my fur babies in a trap I would be pissed to the max!I'd most likely look for this person and put the trap on them!It's just NOT fair!

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