This week is National Justice for Animals Week, an important time to focus on one of the most vulnerable victims of abuse. It is vital that people take action to protect animals and give a voice to the voiceless. Many of our supporters have kept up to date on Hardy, a cat Alley Cat Rescue saved who had endured weeks of torture and mutilation. Although his recovery was inspiring, it was a difficult story for many to hear. ACR has been advocating for Hardy and cats who have endured similar abuses, to end this senseless violence. You too can help victims of animal cruelty by calling your representatives and urging them to take action on these important bills:
State and Local Laws:
 Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act. N.d. Retrieved from https://awionline.org/legislation/dog-and-cat-meat-trade-prohibition-act.
 Sharp, M. (October 20, 2017). “It’s time to go cruelty-free.” Retrieved from http://m.humanesociety.org/news/magazines/2017/11-12/cruelty-free-they-are-worth-it.html.
 United States Department of Agriculture. (2016). “Annual Report Animal Usage by Fiscal Year.” Retrieved from https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/downloads/reports/Annual-Report-Animal-Usage-by-FY2016.pdf.
3/1/2018 09:11:57 am
Laws need to be more strict to protect all animals
Alley Cat Rescue
3/1/2018 11:05:18 am
We agree! Contact your legislators and let them know.
8/17/2022 12:44:58 pm
The intentional act of animal crushing. Animal crushing is the barbaric act of torturing an animal by crushing them. Thank you for taking the time to write a great post!
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