• Petitioning University of Wisconsin - Madison

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University of Wisconsin
National Institutes of Health
University of Wisconsin - Madison

University of Wisconsin: Stop Experimenting On Cats

    1. Reannon Branchesi
    2. Petition by

      Reannon Branchesi

      Madison, WI

Why is the University of Wisconsin - Madison torturing cats? This has to stop. And the National Institutes of Health (NIH) needs to stop funding cruelty to animals.

I'm a native Wisconsinite, got my degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and I'm raising my family in Madison, so it makes me especially sick to know that violent animal tests are being conducted in a place that I love. You would never expect such an ugly and cruel thing to happen on an otherwise beautiful campus in a wonderful city.

According to documents obtained by PETA, a cat named Double Trouble had her eyes, ears, and brain operated on. Steel coils were implanted into her eyes and a stainless steel post was screwed into her skull so that her head could be immobilized during experiments. Then, she had holes drilled into her skull so that electrodes could be inserted in her brain. Experimenters then applied a toxic substance to her inner ears to deafen her and electrical implants were placed deep inside both of her ears.

Don't believe me? Watch the video.

I know that UW-Madison can do better than this, and I don't want my tax dollars used to support NIH-funded cruelty.

Please sign my petition asking University of Wisconsin to stop all experiments on cats and ask the NIH to stop funding this cruelty everywhere it takes place.


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    Reasons for signing

    • Olga Djurdjevic KENOSHA, WI
      • about 2 hours ago

      Torturing living beings really uwmadison it's time to use the golden rules, Treat others the way you wish to be treated whatever religion you get what you give, you reap what you sow, what goes around comes around my God have mercy on your souls

    • Maria Dajcar SEVIERVILLE, TN
      • about 4 hours ago

      As a devoted cat lover, this type of abuse sickens me, even more so because it is being done under the guise of "education". The purpose of a university is not merely to educate the young, but to instill in them the kind of values and respect for others (including animals) that will make the world a better place. The University of Wisconsin should be deeply ashamed of itself.

    • tristen coon DENHAM SPRINGS, LA
      • about 6 hours ago

      This is inhumane and cruel.

    • staunzi bursell SEATTLE, WA
      • about 18 hours ago

      Testing on animals is disgusting and needs to stop. No living creature deserves to have their life thrown away to be a science experiment. This is unlawful and delusional.

    • Madeline Anguiano KENNEWICK, WA
      • about 21 hours ago

      Experimenting on animals purely for the sake of profit is probably one of the most heinous things I have ever heard of. Congratulations; you just pushed someone over the fence into animal activism.


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