WalMart Stores, Inc: Stop the sale of toxic pet treats or face Black Friday for Pets protestors at WalMart stores nationwide
  • Petitioned Doug McMillon

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Executive Vice President
Doug McMillon
William S. Simon
Walmart heir and Board of Directors member
Jim Walton
Walmart Board of Directors member
Jim Cash
Walmart heir and Chairman of the Walmart Board of Directors
Rob Walton
Walmart Board of Directors member
Douglas Draft
Former Walmart CEO and current Walmart Board of Directors member
Lee Scott
Wolf Walmart Board of Directors member
Linda
Walmart Board of Directors member
Aida Alvarez
Walmart Board of Directors member
Jim Breyer
Walmart Board of Directors member
Greg Penner
Chief Executive Officer, President of WalMart Stores, Inc.
Michael Terry Duke

WalMart Stores, Inc: Stop the sale of toxic pet treats or face Black Friday for Pets protestors at WalMart stores nationwide

    1. Mollie Morrissette
    2. Petition by

      Mollie Morrissette

      willits, CA

For five years we have campaigned for stores to stop selling the toxic treats from China. Politicians and policy leaders have protested on our behalf, media networks have covered the story hundreds of times, thousands have signed petitions and written letters.


But, in all that time, not one store in America has voluntarily stopped selling the death treats.


Now, we ask Walmart to join us in being a leader in pet product safety. We ask that WalMart, the global leader in retail, to be the first retailer to pull the toxic treats from their stores out of an abundance of caution.


We want WalMart to be the global leader in caring about customers first. We want WalMart to care as much for pets as they do for people and the planet. We want WalMart to demonstrate to other retailers what it means to be an ethical corporation.


We urge Walmart to make the right choice, the only choice that will save American families from poisoning their pet because of a treat they bought at a Walmart store.


Unless the toxic treats are removed from your stores consumers whose pets were poisoned will gather on Black Friday, November 23, 2012 at Walmart stores across the Nation.


Before the doors open at WalMart stores to the throngs of eager post-Thanksgiving holiday shoppers we will be there. Every person who has been touched by the tragedy of having a pet poisoned by the toxic treats will be there; in 3000 locations across the US, consumers will be there, demonstrating.


On Black Friday reporters will be there to film the eager shoppers and we will be there to answer their questions. Holding signs, talking to reporters, shoppers, telling them why we are there. We didn't come for the specials; we came because we love our pets. We will be there on Walmart's most important shopping day of the year.


We know WalMart to be capable of compassion. Walmart demonstrated their willingness to put people before profits during a very difficult time involving the tragic death of an infant last December and a product that WalMart carried. I want to think that Walmart cares for infants as much as we care for our babies - our fur babies.


The time is right for Walmart to do the right thing this holiday season. Because for many families, it will be a difficult time. In those families, an empty stocking will hang and an empty pet bed will remind them of the empty place in their heart and their home.


A home that once was filled with joy and laughter, now is mourning a much-loved member of the family that will be deeply missed. The member of the family greeted them with nose kisses, gave them unconditional love and asked for nothing in return. Their devotion and implicit trust and was rewarded with a treat that pet parents were assured was healthy and wholesome.


We know now that unless those treats are removed from sale, more American pets will continue to be poisoned.


We ask that Walmart show you care about the American families that rely on Walmart for their needs and their pets, that trust Walmart to provide them with safe, wholesome and affordable goods. We know consumers will have more trust and faith in a store that puts people and their pets before Walmart’s profits.


Respectfully,


American consumers with pets


To find out more, please visit Black Friday for Pets.

For information about the campaign sponsors, visit Susan Thixton at Truth About Pet Food and Mollie Morrissette at Poisoned Pets for further information about the Black Friday for Pets Campaign.

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    1. Reached 500 signatures
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      Mollie Morrissette
      Petition Organizer

      To everyone who signed the letter - a great big thank you!

    3. Reached 100 signatures

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    • Fran Kelly LAKE RIDGE, VA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Unless those treats are removed from sale, more American pets will continue to be poisoned. Our pets trust us and depend on us. We trust and depend on you Walton family to do the right thing by our family pets. Get RID of the toxic pet foods.

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    • Valerie Noyes FALLON, NV
      • almost 2 years ago

      Stop being such an ugly corporation full of nothing but greed. These so called treats from China are sickening and killing our pets. You know this but do nothing. It's disgusting. All of these deaths are on your hands and other retailers who care only about the almighty dollar and nothing about innocent lives. One day you will pay for your greed. You kill animals, treat your workers horribly, harm the economy by selling nothing but cheap Chinese crap. You're a blight on the earth.

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    • Dawn Mello CLARKSVILLE, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      I have 5 dogs and 3 cats to feed. I am tired of products of China killing animals. I can promise if something happens to any of my furry family members end up sick or dead, I am legally coming after any store that sold poison to my babies.stores that

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    • Valery Picard COCAGNE, NB, CANADA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Please....

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    • sophie Lockhart WINNIPEG,, CANADA
      • almost 2 years ago

      I DO A LOT OF SHOP IN WALMART. THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS PER YR. BUT IF YOU DON'T TAKE THESE POISONED TREATS OFF YOUR SHELVES I WILL STOP SHOPPING AT YOUR STORE'S. I HAVE ANIMALS AND DON'T WANT THEM TO DIE BECAUSE YOU WILL NOT TAKE OFF THE TAINTED PRODUCTS FROM CHINS. WHATEVER HAPPENED TO CANADIAN PRODUCT OR AMERICAN?

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