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News and posts about rabbit rescues, and other rabbit support.

Huffington Post Covers Pel-Freez Rabbit Cruelty

The Huffington Post has detailed the undercover investigation and legal action brought against Pel-Freez, the notorious slaughterhouse that Last Chance for Animals (LCA) has recently exposed.  The graphic details and footage covered by LCA are disturbing and shocking, and reveal the

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RRR Call for Equal Pet Rights

The Scotsman reports on Rabbits Require Rights (RRR), a Scottish charitable organization devoted to educating and advocating for the welfare of pet rabbits.  RRR has recently called upon  the Holyrood’s Public Petitions Committee to grant protection for rabbits similar to

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LCA Petition Against Rabbit Cruelty

Last Chance for Animals (LCA) has recently reported on an undercover investigation at Pel-Freez, the largest rabbit slaughterhouse in the United States.  They have documented horrific abuse and started a petition calling upon the prosecution of Pel-Freez for subjecting the

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Compassion Fatigue

Regina Lizik of BarkPost has written a compelling article about compassion fatigue, the emotional exhaustion caused by the stress of caring for traumatized or suffering animals or people.  In her article, she describes the devastating effect that compassion fatigue, or

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Myxomatosis Hits Australian Rescue; Petition for Vaccine

The Mercury reports on a myxomatosis affliction that has hit Big Ears Sanctuary, an Australian no-kill animal rescue and sanctuary.  Myxomatosis is a painful disease that has been used in Australia as an attempt to control wild rabbit population due

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New Zealand Bans Cosmetics Animal Testing

Humane Society International (HSI) reports on the success of their #BeCrueltyFree campaign in New Zealand.  A successful vote for an amendment to the New Zealand Animal Welfare Act, where animal testing of finished cosmetics and ingredients intended exclusively for use in

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Madrid Becomes No-Kill

Life With Dogs recently reported on a new law in Madrid, which makes it illegal to euthanize stray and abandoned animals living in a shelter.  From their post: Local animal organization El Refugio started advocating for this law back in

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UK Call to Action

The Huffington Post reports on a petition brought forward by Rabbit Require Rights in Scotland.  From their post: The aim is to give rabbits the same protection by law as dogs and cats currently have by ending the widespread sale of

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Spanish Bunnies Rescued from Slaughter

OneGreenPlanet reports on eight rabbits that had been rescued after spending their life being used for medical testing.  From their post: Covered in puncture wounds, tumors, and missing large chunks of fur across their little white bodies, the rabbits were

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IDA Demands Sanctuary for Seized Bunnies

The animal welfare organization, In Defense of Animals (IDA) reports on a rescue of 161 rabbits and more animals from an uncontrolled hoader situation, followed by the unjust dissemination of these animals to breeders.  They’re demanding proper sancuary for these

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