Craigslist STOP the animal abuse
  • Petitioned Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster

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Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster

Craigslist STOP the animal abuse

    1. Kristen Kaminski
    2. Petition by

      Kristen Kaminski

      Manteno, IL

People are posting "free to a good home" or "small re-homing fee" because they do not want the animal any more or "can't keep the animal". The animal should be taken to a rescue or a non kill shelter. A better way for Craigslist to go about this is to only let shelters and rescues take the dogs posted on their site. This way the shelter or rescue can go about the adoption process the right way. There are cases when it does not work out with who the shelter lets adopt an animal, but most shelters and rescues want you to give the animal back if you cannot keep it. This would stop people that should not have animals from just taking these poor innocent being and abusing them, using them for dog fights or breeding them.  Craigslist STOP letting people give away animals to who ever or stop letting people post animals on the site period.  Except shelters and rescues.  

Kristen Kaminski

CAPS Chicago Volunteer Coordinator


Recent signatures


    1. Reached 3,000 signatures
    2. 1000

      Kristen Kaminski
      Petition Organizer

      So glad that there are a lot of people that support me and this cause. It is important to get the word out to everyone about what is happening to animals with the help of Craigslist. Thank you all so much for your support.

    3. Reached 1,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Dee-Dee Lovering PERTH, AUSTRALIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Animals are not objects to be traded, swapped, bought and sold. Shelters are crammed, and vets put down hundreds of healthy animals every day.

    • Claire Hebert SOUTHWICK, MA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Animal cruelty is unforgiveable and Craigs list needs to stop making it easy for these in humane poor excuses for beings to get a free dog (or any other animal) to torture...please stop

    • Rachel Youngblood WEST NEW YORK, NJ
      • almost 2 years ago

      Why make it easier for creeps to torture and abuse animals?

    • Barbara Groff RESEDA, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Attn.: Mr. Jim Buckmaster,

      CEO - Craigslist

      ANY and ALL PROBABILITY that animals, like cats and dogs offered on Craigslist will fall into the hands of

      UN-HUMANS and being tortured by whatever means is unconcionable, and Craigslist SHOULD NOT ANY LONGER ALLOW such listings. Period.

      Please seriously consider the collective wish of "normal people" to protect these "unwanted" creatures, and do not allow any longer "for free give aways" of beautiful living creatures.

      Most sincerely,

      Barbara Groff

    • Cammy Parker AUSTIN, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      Craiglist enables people to just give way their "problems" for someone else to resolve, and it's NOT worth all the horrific cruelties being inflicted on animals just because you don't want to change a simple policy.


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