Get rid of animal abuse on Youtube!
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Get rid of animal abuse on Youtube!

    1. Leanan Sidhe
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      Leanan Sidhe

      Torquay, United Kingdom

 There has been an increasing number of animal abuse videos appearing on youtube. Petition:  http://www.thepetitionsite.com/4/get-rid-of-animal-abuse-on-youtube  Videos include baiting videos (animal fighting, tank baiting, etc), illegal use of weaponry (knives, pellet guns, firearms, cross bows, etc) to main and torture both domestic and wild animals, use of pest control devices to inflict cruelty on both wild and domestic animals for sick titillation, the list is endless.     There is an alarming number of tank baiting videos where pets (rabbits, hamsters, rats, mice etc - not in anyway the natural diet of the captive animal) are fed alive to captive wild animals such as snapping turtles, snakes, bass, etc. for sick titillation. Both animals are being abused, the wild animals should not be taken from the wild and incarcerated in a small tank and the small pets should not be tortured to death for tank baiting. If it were educational the footage would be of animals in the wild consuming their natural diet (which is definitely not small pet animals) with no captive baiting involved.     Many tank baiting videos have been flagged by hundreds of concerned you tube users yet these illegal animal abuse videos have not been removed.     By allowing these videos Youtube is encouraging illegal activity and promoting animal cruelty.     Youtube needs to enact good practice by banning these videos and removing all of them. We the undersigned herby call on Youtube to stop promoting animal cruelty and to remove all the animal abuse videos.     Note: animal cruelty awareness campaign videos obviously do not fall under this category and should not be banned. There is an obvious difference between charity campaign awareness videos and animal abuse videos posted purely for titillation.     Petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/4/get-rid-of-animal-abuse-on-youtube

                         

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    • pure bullshit OVERLAND PARK, KS
      • about 9 hours ago

      You tube is not promoting abuse , they are making us aware of what's going on .thank you you tube.

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    • Katherine Flaherty HAVRE DE GRACE, MD
      • 10 days ago

      I have flagged a cruel cat video I accidently stumbled on because it was misleading title, and they will not remove it. I keep flagging it though. It's disturbing that YOu Tube allows cruelty. I expect better from you Google!

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    • Tina Sabey WALNUT CREEK, CA
      • about 1 month ago

      No abuse is acceptable

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    • Shanice Heggs LEICESTER, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 5 months ago

      So sad watching them videos. All animals are so precious and caring. they should NOT be treated like that!!!

      STOP ANIMAL CRUELTY SICK PEOPLE!!!!!!!!

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    • Naomi Edwards MERTHYR TYDFIL, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 6 months ago

      Youtube actively encourage distressing videos by using animals for laughs. some video's are funny but others are just plain cruel. I just watched one of a load of cat videos strung together, most are of stressed cats being filmed and of the person videoing laughing. I found it highly emotional and disturbing. Youtube need to take charge of this and ban all content of this kind.

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